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Loft Beds!!

Loft beds are GREAT space saver/creators so they work well in small spaces. Don’t confuse loft beds with bunk beds. Loft beds do not have beds below them like bunk beds do. For me, there is just something so private and “my own secret haven” about loft beds. They are definitely not just for kids. Love ’em.  See it over there in the corner? LOVE it! (photo from Apartment Therapy)…

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Room For Color 2012

Apartment Therapy’s Room for Color Contest is on! If you consider yourself a master of color combos and are proud of a particular color palette in your home, send off your picture to enter. Here are some of the previous winners – Hmmmm. Lots of blues.  2011 Winner, Alison 2010 Winner, Joshua 2009 Winner – Beth 2008 Winner – Jesse – Unique Furniture and Accessories for the Eclectic, Modern…

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Ravishing Red!

Red. So romantic, so glamorous, so….. versatile. Red can be used in so many different ways to change-up a room. It can be bright and cheery and also deep and dramatic. If you’ve wanted to add some red to your space but need some motivation, here you go!  Touches of red. (photo from Elle Decor via Pinterest)  Love those red chairs at the table! (photo from Desire to Inspire) There…

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Ennis Lamp!

Flipping through my mother’s Real Simple magazine, I came across a lamp that I KNEW I had seen before. I have loved this lamp before….. haha. That sounds all dramatic. But seriously, Real Simple featured the Ennis Lamp (also sold at High Fashion Home) as part of their “40 Elegant Home Furnishings” in this months issue. The Ennis was added to the list by interior designer, Jon Call who had…

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Carolina Herrara Baez’s Madrid Home!!

I came across the home of Carolina Herrera Baez (daughter of uber famous fashion designer, Carolina Herrera) via Elle Decor. Carolina Jr. does her own interior designing mixing and matching colors and patterns and making over old and found furniture. Her Madrid apartment is full of color and style and there is one decor dtail that I think is particularly fabulous!!(photos from Elle Decor)  The suzani upholstered settee is fantastic!…

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“Trashy” Construction!!

A home with glass bottle walls? A house with an exterior covered in old bottle caps? 5,000 glass bottles, 30,000 bottle caps, 1.5 million plastic bottles?! People all over the world are taking what would usually wind up in their landfills or waterways and using them to build walls, homes for families or simply giving the outside of their house a seriously colorful facelift! See what I mean….  Olga Kostina…

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Love for Canopy Beds!!

I never got to have a canopy bed when I was younger (still don’t) but I always wanted one. There’s just something so romantic and luxurious about canopy beds. Soak up the fabulousness! So awesome! So bright! (photo from My Favorite and My Best) Oh so gorgeous! (photo from Shelterness) Round bed and round canopy. Nice! (photo from We Heart It) More romantical gorgeousness!  (photo from House Beautiful)  A rustic…

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Swing Table by Duffy London!!

I LOVE this idea!! The Swing Table (designed by Duffy London) has a powder coated mild steel frame, ethically sourced wood for the tabletop, 8 hanging chairs and a GEO lampshade. So fun!!  The table surface is screwed to the frame so the only things swinging are the chairs. (photo from Dezeen)  (photo from CasaSugar)    A little park in your dining room. (photo from Style of Design) –…

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Love for Chesterfield!!

I was inspired to blog about Chesterfield sofas by my friend, Whitney. She has said several times in the last 2 months that she really wants to get a Chesterfield and after looking at LOTS of pictures featuring these gorgeous, deep button tufted, leathery, velvety beauties…. well, here we are. I heart Chesterfields. Thanks, Whit. ; )Check out all the High Fashion Home Chesterfield options here!   Fabulous! (photo from Apartment…

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Decor Gone Wild!!!

Animal prints are EVERYWHERE!! No, this is nothing new but I just feel like I have seen more animal hide inspired looks that ever before. What do you think?? This room is an animal print explosion! An small office/study in the House of Windsor, Peter Dunham designed this look and used his own linen wall pattern all over the place! I am so in love with the green desk!!!!!(photo from…

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