Tuesday’s Tips: no sew curtains and shades

This shade was under $10 and took fifteen minutes using a half yard of fabric. See the tutorial over on Young House Love. We all know the more fabric the costly. These curtain panel puddle to the ground and were only $10. They were made from tablecloths. See how Liz Marie made them look chic…

Nicely Tailored and fabulous Window Shades

{Catherine Martin & Restoration Hardware for the Plaza NY} Usually I gravitate toward lengthening window treatments that puddle to the ground but lately I’ve been seeing great things with shades. No longer old fashioned or stuffy, shades are being made with trendy patterns and gorgeous styles. I still prefer a romanticroman but tailored ones are quite…

White lampshades with black trim…

Sometimes white lampshades can be a bit boring so adding black trim is a surefire cheap way to make it look tailored and classic. I adore this room. The high back wing back chair is all sorts of awesomeness and paired with armless chairs keeps it modern. The deep red walls makes this a cozy…

Monday Inspiration 7.6.15

Hope you all had a wonderful holiday. Thank you to those who take the time to comment. I really appreciate that. {Images via the glitter guide, domaine home, entouriste, beach & flickr} {Keep indulging….follow me on instagram, twitter, & pinterest}

Romantic window drapery….

I really like a silk drape,  typically 95 inches long in a normal height room, that pools to the ground. It’s an opulent look and it’s probably because drapery is expensive. When you are decorating a custom size window and layering multiple types of curtains on one window, the cost can soar. In some spaces…

Tuesday’s Tips: Don’t throw it out…just add gold!

There are so many craigslist postings filled with crap or things collecting dust in your garage that can easily be revamped with gold. Whether you spray paint or gold leaf, adding the metallic hue can give new life to lots of things. Here are some of my favs from my Pinterest DIY board. Above is…

Tiny Tot Thursdays: circus and carnival themes

I am so in love with vintage carnival and circus themed parties, showers and themed bedrooms. This one is so adorable and rustic with bales of hay, wooden crates, etc… I am a sucker for marquee lights and I think the flowers out of the popcorn boxes are genius for centerpieces. There are so many…

Design Takeaways 1.8.15

I want to stumble across some really cool bar stools while thrifting. I want some that can easily be reupholstered and spray painted…. The gold stands out in this bathroom. Has anyone ever painted their hardware? I heard you shouldn’t but I think it may work for handles and pulls…  The paneling in this bedroom…

Selling Your Home: The Natural Rules

If you’re in the process of selling your home, you’ll have probably read countless articles giving you “ten tips” or something similar on how to maximize your sale price. Our advice is going to be a little different and instead concentrate on a set of “natural rules” – which aim to entice buyers by simply…