Mirrored Furniture: The Fairest of Them All
Apartment Therapy Re-Nest

2011 June 9

From my post on Apartment Therapy Re-Nest…

Mirrored furniture always brightens up a space. While it’s usually associated with glam looks, mirrored furniture isn’t limited to it. It coordinates tastefully with contemporary, vintage and eclectic decor. It’s shiny surface adds a nice mix to the other textures of the room like soft textiles, satin woods and painted walls. All five of these picks are vintage and available online. Read more for details.

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Who’s Your Daddy?
Lamps Plus

2011 June 8

From my post on Lamps Plus…

Ties, socks, bad shirts and golf club cozies.  Poor dads.  They always get the same things!  This year, don’t get your dad the same old gift; thank him by adding a bit of style to his life.  From club chairs to family photo galleries, these five gifts will make him smile, the goal of all who love their dads.  See more…

Pink Mood: Pink Home Decor Picks
Apartment Therapy Re-Nest

2011 June 7

From my post on Apartment Therapy Re-Nest…

Pink is a gorgeous color that sometimes gets a bad rap. I love pink, and I freely say it now that I’m completely clear of my brash adolescent feminist phase. A spot of it here or there will do wonders for livening up a space. Made of eco-friendly materials ranging from wool to recycled paper board, these four pink home accessories will do the job justice. Read more for details.

Patterned Chairs: Unexpected and Delightful
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2011 June 3

From my post on Lamps Plus…

Single colored sofas are everywhere.  Incorporating a patterned piece of furniture here or there adds an unexpected element to the room, especially if the pattern has a vibrant palette.  See more…

Glass Tables: Clear Uncluttered Furniture
Apartment Therapy Re-Nest

2011 June 2

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From my post on Apartment Therapy Re-Nest…

Clear furniture and accessories have been immensely popular with designers. Unfortunately, much of what’s seen on the market has been made of acrylic, adding to our planet’s plastic burden. If you love the look of clear furniture, glass is a great option. It’s recyclable so it’s gentler on our environment and much more scratch resistant than acrylic, keeping it beautiful and longer lasting. Read more for details.

Clear Furniture: When Less is More
Lamps Plus

2011 June 1

From my post on Lamps Plus…

Clear furniture gives rooms an uncluttered and spacious feel.  Even if space is not a concern, the shine of clear furnishings and accessories is uniquely beautiful.  Translucent materials like acrylic and glass create an environment that looks sleek and modern.  Their clean simplicity helps balance ornate items in the room, like inlay ceramics or hand-carved wood pieces.  See more…

No Closet? No Problem: Five Wall Mounted Garment Racks
Apartment Therapy Re-Nest

2011 May 31

 

From my post on Apartment Therapy Re-Nest…

Not too long ago, a dear friend moved into a compact space with barely any closet space. Buying a wardrobe or armoire can quickly consume a budget, as well as precious floor space! This presented itself as a home organization challenge to me. My solution was a wall mounted garment rack. They are space efficient, consuming zero floor space, freeing it up for other storage solutions like shelving, drawers or hampers. Furthermore, they are inexpensive compared to armoires and for the large amount of clothing storage they provide. Read more for details.

DIY It! Five Easy Patio Set-Ups
Lamps Plus

2011 May 27

From my post on Lamps Plus…

A simple patio is easy to set up and incredibly rewarding.  No other room can make workday worries melt away like a patio.  It’s that special combination of being outdoors and the creature comfort of sitting with drink in hand that make patios the best seat in the house.  These five simple patio set-ups bring outdoor lounging within reach.  With a helpful buddy, each of these looks is achievable in just a day.  See more…

Fun Bike Prints from Birch Fabrics
Apartment Therapy Re-Nest

2011 May 26

From my post on Apartment Therapy Re-Nest…

These bike prints from Birch Fabrics are fantastic. Designed by Jay-Cyn, these 100% organic cotton fabrics come in a nice array of coordinating colors. With an attractively gender neutral palette, it’s easy to incorporate into a bedroom scheme for kids’ rooms. For adults, it also makes a playful skirt, boxers, top or sun dress. Read more for details.

DIY It! Magnetic Flowers for Fabrics and More
Lamps Plus

2011 May 25

From my post on Lamps Plus…

I love good DIY projects that are both fun and functional.  This project involves faux flowers and magnets!  See more…