Posts Tagged ‘Decor’

Trend Tuesday: Burlap and Lace

Trend Tuesday_ Burlap and Lace copy 2Burlap and lace is a trend that is making it’s way through wedding season this Fall. It gives off that rustic vibe that so many brides hope for.

Here is a collection of some of our favorite burlap and lace products that you can buy and make yourself!

1. Personalized Ring Bearer Pillow, My Montana Homestead, $12
2. Burlap and Twine Wine Bottles, Rustic Wedding Chic, DIY
3. Burlap and Lace Wedding Programs, Anna Lou Avenue, $2.65+
4. Burlap Wedding Cake, The I Do Moment, DIY
5. Burlap and Lace Aisle Bows, The Lovely Find, DIY
6. Tan and Black Laced Burlap Bouquets, Gypsy Farm Girl, $85

What do you think of the burlap and lace trend popping up on the wedding map? Do you like it? Are you using burlap and lace in your own wedding? Let us know in the comments below!

Freebie Friday: Printable Office Print

Print for OfficeIt’s Freebie Friday!

Need a little motivation to make your bad day a good day? Look no further! Enjoy this FREE printable for your office!

Check back next week to see what Freebie we have in store for you guys!

To download: Click the link below, download, and print. Voila!
“It’s A Good Day” Print

Trend Tuesday: 6 DIY Wreaths

TREND TUESDAY_ DIY WREATHS

Happy Fall Y’all!

In honor of it being the first day of Fall (our favorite season), we decided to put together a collection of super cute DIY Fall Wreaths. If you are like us and love making your own wreaths for every season/holiday, then this collection is for you!

01. Alabama Roll/Crimson Tide Pom Pom Wreath
ROLL TIDE! Football season is in full swing and what better way to pay tribute to your favorite team than with a super cute wreath hanging on your front door?
Kottage on the Kurve

02. Berry Fall Wreath
This wreath is traditional but still very cute. It only costs about $25 to make, which is pretty cheap when crafting a wreath! Totally worth it!!
The Pink Lou Lou

03. Sunshine Wreath
Mustard is a super hot color for this Fall. Use the color of the season in this super unique wreath!
Yellow Mums

04. Burlap Wreath
Burlap, burlap, burlap! Who doesn’t love burlap these days? It’s classic and trendy at the same time.
The Fab Life

05. LSU Burlap Wreath
I know my in-laws would freak over this wreath. Oh how the Arces love their LSU football!
Peace, Love, Burlap

06. Argyle Yarn Owl Wreath
My love is mint, but Allie’s love is owls! When she saw this wreath she HAD to put it on the list! Dress your door up with be-hoot-iful owls and funky prints!
Handmade is Heartmade

Happy Crafting!

What did you think of our Fall favorites?! Will you be making your own wreath this holiday season? Tell us in the comments below!

Office Transformation: Before & After

Oh my gosh… I am so sorry that I have sucked at posting new blog posts since my very first one, but I promise – I have been busy! It was pretty much a constant scramble trying to get our house ready for our housewarming party on October 19. I’m talking cleaning, painting, decorating, assembling new furniture, installing new appliances, etc etc…. Josh and I were wound up like robots just doing, doing doing right up until the day of the party! Well, the party turned out to be a success, and now we can finally calm down and try to return to normal life (key word: try). I am so relieved and happy that I can return to blogging about everything we’ve been working on, and start doing more little projects at my own snail’s pace.

Today I wanted to share the project that I was most excited about – my office!

I only have a few before photos, as I didn’t really want to get settled in since I knew I would be painting right away. These were taken during the inspection:

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Not too bad, just a standard color and lacking any kind of personality.

Earlier in the month I had posted this photo on Facebook, asking for paint color opinions:Which color

 For anyone who knows me well, you know that my favorite color is mint! So of course, what better color to paint my office 🙂

Opinions were pretty much split between the two I was deciding between. Ultimately, I ended up choosing the lighter color for a couple of different reasons:

1. The lighting in my office does not have as much natural light as I would hope. I had to lighten the photo a little bit, because it wasn’t bright enough to take a decent picture. So it actually does look a little darker in person.

2. I felt that once the room was covered in paint, it would have a more overall “minty” effect, even with the lighter color. I didn’t want to regret having too dark or bright colored of a room. For the record though, the darker mint is more true to my favorite color!

The color I chose was Tropical Dream by Behr. All 4 paint samples on the wall were different variations of Behr paint. I am SO glad that I bought paint samples before I started painting, because the first one I picked, which I thought was the “winner” was the second to left! It turned out being nothing like I expected once it was on the wall. In fact, I think buying paint samples is so important, that I’m going to do a whole separate blog post on it very soon.

Okay. So then…. I started painting!

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Instagram selfie. No makeup, but hey – it’s paint day! And yes, I did wear a matching mint cami…

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See how yellow it can look sometimes?

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and….. AFTER!

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Still looking for something to hang above my white work table.

I painted the ceiling white too. Cutting in the edges was time consuming, but worth it!

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This is a fabric bulletin board that I made! (Blog post in the works) I had the fabric in my stash, and it happened to go with the mint walls perfectly. I wanted a world map so I could put a pin everywhere I’ve sold on Etsy. I also spray painted those honeycomb cubbies white – they were a bare wood before.

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I took the closet doors down. Eventually I am going to hang white lace curtains to drape the space. I thought it would be cool to display all of the colorful fabrics and random other stuff I have.

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Hmm… after adding the chaos, maybe I’ll put those doors back on…

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I also painted those big cubbies white. They were an espresso brown color before. It was the first piece of laminate furniture I’ve painted, and I learned a lot!

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 Where the magic happens.

IMG_1682This is my favorite part about my office: The beautiful Pacific NW view outside my window.

And there you have it! Now you can picture me writing this blog post while sitting in the corner of my mint-colored office! What do you think about the combination of white and black furniture? I originally pictured all white, but it just wasn’t in my budget to replace the pieces I already had. The cubbies were easy enough to paint, but the desk and bookcase – not so much.

What personal touches have you done to spaces in your home that you absolutely love?

Thanks for reading 🙂

Monica