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Friday, December 21, 2012

Trending Now: Rustic Chic

It doesn’t have to be country themed to be “Rustic”, or a complete white room to be “Chic”. Here are some beautifully decorative, elegant spaces that show you just that.
Entry Way
Light and airy
Living Rooms
This is probably one of my favorite styles at the moment.
The spaces are so warm and inviting.

I love the combination of white cabinets and dark floors.
Dining Room
Mix & Match
You will notice each space has beautiful chandeliers- which really adds to the chic-ness.
Just by incorporating a few things seen in these photos, you can achieve this very same look.

Check out places like:
Architectural salvage shops
Home Decorators.com
Restoration Hardware
West Elm
Pier 1 Imports
Vintage shops
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Friday, December 7, 2012

Thrifty Thursday: A DIY Christmas

It's almost Christmas!!! This year I could NOT wait to decorative our little apartment. I had ideas brewing since September!
I thought I would share some super cheap and easy DIY's with all of you.
Ornament Wreath
Different size ornaments
Wire hanger
hot glue and gun
Open the hanger, string ornaments onto wire. Use hot glue just incase some of the ornaments come loose.
Total cost = $15.00
Finished Wreath
Window Display
Tension rod
Dollar store ornaments
Super simple and inexpensive.
Total Cost = $10.00
Around the house...
The Mantel
(Yes, I wrapped some artwork in wrapping paper!)
Our first Christmas Village
(We plan to add to it little by little every year!)
You don't have to spend a lot of money to decorate your home for the holidays.
Happy Holidays Everyone.
Remember what this season is really about..