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February 2007

flowers on fire!

ok, not really, but they are in the fireplace. I spotted this interesting idea for what to do with a fireplace you’re not using on the cover of the February 2007 Vogue Living (Australia). They placed various bouquets of flowers in different vases inside, which added a nice springtime burst of color. Another fireplace option I saw in the same issue was this:They filled it up completely with cut pieces of wood. I
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Blue monday: bed side vingette

It’s a blue munday. yay. yipee. To cheery up and get the week started, here’s a lovely blue bedside vingette. This could be a great DIY project if you happen to have an old wood side table that needs some lovin’. Painting only the outsides in a high gloss turquoise, and adding a little collection of turquoise bits on top looks so fresh. I love how they paired it with the vintage-y seafoam background
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Snap Cups

Over the weekend, saw this post on INV/ALT design on D*S, which featured these fun plates/platters that used recycled dishware, but it also led me to the “snap cups” that she (Angela Schwab) makes. She takes the “mix and match” concept to a whole other level! Each set comes with extra snaps and epoxy, so you can snap them anywhere, and there’s all kinds of attatchments that snap to it. M
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TGIF: cupcakes!

Happy friday to everyone. It’s been a long week for me (even though it was short) and friday couldn’t have come sooner for me. Time for cupcakes! I picked some up this morning from Mrs. Beasley’s. I devoured one already… but I know you probably need one too- so you can have either mocha, mint chocolate chip, or blueberry… (more posts this weekend…)
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Butterflies Attack!

I don’t have many (if any) butterflies in my home, but that doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate their beauty. (Although, as I’ve mentioned, don’t look toooo close at them!…) Anyway- the other day I noticed that the Isaac Mizrahi collection at Target has brought out a new design for their bedding collection. A pretty graphic pattern of scattered butterflies paired with a nice mossy gree
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Bodie and Fou: bottles and plants

I’m sure many of you have seen Love is Blind’s “bird on a wire” window blind (such a clever name by the way)- However, they just released these other two designs- “bottles” and “plants“- I really love these two! Would also be great for those that use blinds to cover up bookshelves or closets. Available at Bodie and Fou in mid April 2007.
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