Chic Tabletop Animals

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1. Ceramic Snail, $12 West Elm, 2. Treshold Brass Animals, $9.99 Target, 3. Toikka Grey Whooper Swan, $645 2Modern, 4. Pesque, $49.95 CB2, 5. Silver Antelope, $25 Dwell Studio, 6. Abstract Giraffe, $24 West Elm, 7. Jonathan Adler Katie Owl Bank, $20 JCP

How to Style Your Nightstand

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Having a well styled nightstand is not always on the top of everyone’s priority list when it comes to home decor. To me, a well styled nightstand is like the cherry on top of a yummy ice cream sunday. You don’t have to have the cherry to enjoy the sunday, but that bright red cherry …

Easy St. Patty’s Day Decor

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While it seems like most everyone is busy decorating for Easter/Spring I just can’t let my beloved St. Patrick’s Day pass me by. As a redhead with Irish roots, I’ve always loved St. Patrick’s Day. For years on March 17th, I’ve been dying my food green and pinching all those non-green wearers. As far as …

Gold Ambition: Aerin Lauder

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After dedicating more than 20 years to the family business at Estée Lauder, Aerin Lauder has ventured out on her own to create her debut home decor line, AERIN. Her knack for design and passion for home decor lead to a stunning collection of objects and table top pieces fit for the most stylish of homes. Ranging …

Fall 2012 Color Trends

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I am loving the fall color trends from Pantone. As I mentioned last week, I enjoy infusing non-traditional colors into seasonal decor. Pantone has really hit the mark by introducing bright colors like Tangerine Tango, Bright Chartreuse, and Olympic Blue into the fall lineup. If I was given carte blanch to design a space using these color …

Guest Post: Gold + Silver

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This morning I am excited to introduce Joanna from Arcadian Lighting. I have used Arcadian fixtures in several of my projects and love their selection of styles and price points. Joanna will be showing us how to mix silver and gold into any home decor. You can get more lighting tips and tricks from her …

DIY: Metallic Specimen Art for $25

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Lately I have acquired a minor obsession with gilt objects. My husband often wonders why I rarely become obsessed with something cheap. Where is the fun in that?? Plus, when I find things I love that are out of my price range, it provides incentive for me to make a thrifty DIY alternative. So, I’m …