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How to Define your Design Style

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You just moved in or are looking for a new home, you started shopping around online, you made Pinterest & Houzz inspiration boards, you bookmarked all your favorite items, you watched reruns of HGTV shows, you took notes from a YouTube video on how to DIY everything, and you have been stock piling coupons for Bed Bath and Beyond like nobody’s business.

You did the research and you gathered inspiration but ….

…Where on earth do you start??

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Experiment with Color: Fall 2015 Trends

Refresh your home’s color palette with warm, earthy, or saturated tones to warm up your interior during the cooler months ahead. Today I will be sharing a combination of color pairings and how to incorporate these shades into your home. Continue reading

How to Shop for Furniture

Are you ready to redecorate your space but not sure where to start? Well – I am glad your here! In today’s Tip Tuesday post you will learn how to shop for furniture, how to assess your needs, what to look out for when shopping for new furniture, and how to avoid mistakes. Continue reading

DIY Thumb Print Vase

Hello everyone!

It’s been a while since I have posted a DIY. I have been busy creating drawings and paintings, but I haven’t actually made a “craft” in a while that I could share with you.

I wanted to create a bottle that had an all-year round design, texture, and that was sculptural. So I have created a vase that Continue reading

Outdoor Entertaining Made Easy

As the weather heats up, entertaining moves to the backyard. Entertaining outdoors doesn’t have to be complex or over-the-top. Keep it simple with an easy food menu and table settings.

Here are 12 Tips to Make Outdoor Entertaining Easy:

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Design Trend: Blue Hues in Home Decor

Boy oh boy, do I have the case of the blues (not the boo-hoo blues)!! Shades of blue were introduced at High Point Market this Spring. In the fashion industry, Pantone may have announced “Marsala” to be the fashion color of the year but blue is the color of the year in furniture, accessories, and home decor as well.

Today I will be sharing my inspiration and home decor in bright blues that you can add to your home and reinvent your space. Continue reading

Inspired by Fashion: Chinoiserie Decor

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting its “China: Through the Looking Glass” Costume Institute Benefit Gala. During this event celebrities and fashionistas alike gather for the style world’s biggest night of the year. Various famous designers will be featured in the exhibit such as Cristobal Balenciaga, Travis Banton, Bulgari, Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, Callot Soeurs, Cartier, Roberto Cavalli, Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino Garavani, Ralph Lauren, Christian Louboutin and many more.

Chinoiserie print strongly debuts in this exhibit. Not only does this event mark a pivotal point in fashion but the interior design industry as well. If you are unfamiliar with the term “Chinoiserie,” it is a print that reflects Chinese artistic influences.

In today’s post, I will be sharing how to incorporate Chinoiserie decor into your home inspired by the popular fashion trend seen at the Met Gala.

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Small Balcony, Large Style. How to Deck-Out your Deck

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen a small and stylish balcony that truly inspired me. Hours later, I spent the rest of my night on Pinterest gazing over many more trendy decks. So I figured, why not share my lovely findings with you?!

As the weather continues to warm up, we start to spend more time outdoors. Your backyard is an extension of your home to relax and entertain. If you live in an apartment and don’t have a backyard, why not deck-out your deck? By adding the right elements, you can create a charming outdoor living space that you can retreat to by yourself or with friends.

How to Deck-Out your Small Deck or Balcony:

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10 Step Guide to Create an Outdoor Sanctuary

With the warm summer months approaching, It’s almost that time to start prepping your outdoor spaces to entertain family and friends. If you follow me on Facebook, you may have noticed a few outdoor-related posts I shared. I’m in the outdoor-entertaining spirit! Easter is around the corner and I am hoping it’s warm enough to eat outside or pull up a chair in the sun with a drink.

Your backyard is an extension of your home that should not be undervalued. Today, I’ll be sharing how to create an outdoor space that everyone will want to enjoy with 10 easy decorating ideas and techniquesContinue reading

Fab Find Friday!

This weeks Fab Find Friday was inspired by the Safavieh rug found at Target. I created a room with pieces that I think coordinate well with the rug. For easy shopping, visit the direct links for each numerical item. Enjoy!FAB FRIDAY (3)

1. Armless Chair / 2.Multi-piece Artwork / 3. Blue Transitional Rug / 4. Ceramic Turquoise Jar / 5.Red Vase / 6. Mid-Century Modern Bookshelf / 7. Tufted Ottoman / 8. Faux Fur Pillow (Set of 2) / 9. Hedgehog Table Lamp /

Which item was your favorite? Leave a comment – I would love to know! Aside from the rug, I love the artwork, mid-century modern bookshelf, and the quirky hedgehog table lamp (so presh).

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