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Get Festive – New Year’s Eve!!

Happy Almost 2015!!! (I know. I can’t believe it either!) Time to get your party hats out, noise makers ready, balloons inflated (and, who are we kidding, you’ll need to pull out the glitter too!) and get the party going. Get festive and Happy New Year!! (photo by Modern Kids Co.) Cotton Candy Champagne  (recipe hint – substitute Champagne for Perrier) LOVE this big fringe idea!!  (photo from 100 Layer…

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Trio Above The Bed

You’ve heard the saying, “Two is company, three’s a crowd”. Of course you have. Clearly, this saying does not apply to the space above your bed! A trio of photos, mirrors, prints, etc. above the bed looks very put together and is definitely NOT a crowd. The look works with a headboard or without and doesn’t feel overwhelming; there is a nice balance. Love this idea!! Photo from Kyle Knight…

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House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Year 2014

House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Year is dramatic and super chic! Designed by Steven Miller and featured at this year’s San Francisco Decorator Showcase, this kitchen is elegant, sleek and features so many innovative design ideas. The outdoor spots off of the kitchen are amazing too. Love it!!(all photos from House Beautiful) – The Premier Destination for Home Decor, Fashion, and Gifts.

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Happy New Year!!

2013 is almost over; say hello to 2014!! You may be going to someone’s party or you may be throwing one yourself, either way, New Year’s Eve party decorations can be so fun!! Just about anything goes. If you need some last minute ideas, perhaps these will help. HAPPY NEW YEAR!! The Tomkat Studio Oh Sugar Events Love It So Much  Delish Brunch at Saks  Quarry Spoon Confessions of a…

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2013 San Francisco Decorator Showcase

Take 27 interior designers, give each of them a chunk of an 8,000 square foot house, let them loose and you have the San Francisco Decorator Showcase house! Every room has a unique look and some are crazier than others but it’s so fun!!(all photos from Houzz) – The Premier Destination for Home Decor, Fashion, and Gifts.

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A Neutral Home by Mary McDonald

Mary McDonald is one of the designers on Bravo’s, Million Dollar Decorators and a highly sought after lady. Mary is the designer mind behind the calm and neutral interior of this California home. Using various shades of gray and complimentary cream with little spots of lavender (navy dominates in the den), this L.A. house is soothing and beautiful. (all photos from House Beautiful) – Unique Furniture and Accessories for…

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Pink and Gray – A Perfect Pairing!

So, inspiration for this post came from the outfit I wore in Easter. A pink dress with a gray cardigan. So simple, so complimentary. Either color can be bold, soft or a mix of both. I know this combo isn’t for everyone. Have you used the colors together in your home?? Here’s some inspiration – The soft pink curtains go so well with the gray walls. I also like the…

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All Hallow’s Eve!!

It’s 2 days away! Halloween is my FAVORITE! I so look forward to this day/night all year long. Decorating the house for this candy and spook filled night is so fun and if you are still not quite finished with your decorations, here are some pics of inspiration. You can go for all out creepy or choose a more kid friendly theme. Either way, have fun decorating it up! (photo…

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10 Decorating Ideas!!

I have been told that people love a good top ten list…. David Letterman sure does! Anyhoo, here is a list of 10 quick decorating ideas as told by House Beautiful! Enjoy! Display a collection on the dining table. Hang a curtain. I actually did this in my house to separate the living area from the bedroom area. It does look really nice when it’s just hanging there but serves…


DIY Garland!

I am so loving all the different DIY garlands out there! Make them holiday themed, colorful, flowers, pom poms, starfish… the ideas gone on forever. Just another cute and easy way to “festive it up!!” Flower Garland made from book pages (photo from Better Homes and Gardens) Starfish Garland from Desperate Craftwives LOVE this felt ball garland! (from My Sparkle)  Felt Flower Garland a la Apartment Therapy! This Paint Chip…

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