>> Wednesday, July 27, 2011
>> Friday, July 22, 2011
>> Monday, July 18, 2011
The furniture resembles the janie line from pottery barn ( Now discontinued) /Jenny lind bed sold at land of Nod but I paid much much less at an vintage store who specializes in kids furniture in Martinez. He even repaints them in any color that you like. It was maple colored wood and was painted and I asked it to be painted white. It definitely did not look like this before it was refinished.
The desk also doubles up as a dresser.
The growth chart is a decal that I got from Etsy.
from Ikea which provides great lighting for reading.
2 photographs of my darling daughter and hooks fill up the empty wall on one side. A great place to hang her dress up stuff and backpack etc. I will explain in detail how to make these in my next post. These pics were clicked by me at home and not in a studio with a white background.
The finishing touch was the bunting that I made with textured scrapbook paper and some ribbon. It was a great way to spread out the colors from the bedding to the other side of the room.
>> Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Ever been in a situation where you are at a friends house only to discover they have the exact same pieces in their house as you do. I have. I love ikea for it's prices and design. It works great for renters. You can take it a step ahead by customising your ikea furniture. Yes you can add some glam and pizazz to your ikea.
Here are some examples.
>> Monday, July 11, 2011
Sarah also has an Etsy store where she sells Infinity Curtain Tie Backs which she designs from vintage jewelry, oil paintings and fabulous fabrics. You can also find unique vintage finds in her Etsy store.
She was featured on Etsy's blog for GET THE LOOK DECOR: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2011/get-the-look-decor-upscale-downhome/
Do visit Sarah's blog and say Hi from me.
>> Sunday, July 10, 2011
I have started working on my living room. I have grey walls, a beige sofa and a lucite table. I love neutral colors for the upholstered pieces as it allows me to change the look easily.
I was looking for pillows on Etsy while I came across one with a bold graphic pink fuchsia flower. I had to buy it! There are some things that you fall in love instantly.
If you think pink is for little girls, think again. Pink paired with neutrals like beige, white,brown, black and grey create very classic elegant elegrooms. Pink works great with other accent colors like apple green, blue and orange.
I love the use of metallic accents paired with pink. Think of pink flowers in a silver cup. You cannot go wrong with that!
Here is a quote I found on the Pantone website for the color Honey suckle pink which is hot this year -- Courageous. Confident. Vital. A brave new color, for a brave new world. Let the bold spirit of Honeysuckle infuse you, lift you and carry you through the year. It’s a color for every day – with nothing “everyday” about it.
Here are pictures that inspire me.
>> Wednesday, July 6, 2011
okay, back to blogging! I came across this wonderful site with crib/ kid's bedding that is a little different from the standard. I have expressed my love for block print bedding in one of my earlier post. I love this block print bedding for kids from Richshaw design.
You can select from any of their 5 collections Bombay, Goa, Taj, Udaipur and Lali. I love the elephant , monkey and Giraffe motifs used in the Taj and Udaipur collections.
If you are looking for a nursery which has animal prints but want to stay away from the standard barnyard or jungle themed bedding, this is a great option!
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