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Lazy Days of Summer?

So, my plan was to write an awesome post about some cool things I’ve seen lately but life, in the form of six loads of laundry, intervened. I decided that I should stop procrastinating and get it done… Which I did.

I also finished the last book of the Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy (more on that in another post)…

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… downloaded a new eBook called The Black God’s War

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… signed up for the email list for my friend Robin Burks upcoming debut novel Zeus, INC

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… played around with a photo editing app called Pixlr

edited and added to some of my boards on Pinterest

… checked out the girly glam blog, This Is Glamorous

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… made two playlists on Spotify and listened to Nero’s Welcome Reality

Um, but not necessarily in that order! Anyway, that’s what I did with my day off. I didn’t really do anything but I feel like that was a lot for one day! Until next time…

Totally Inspiring Room (and Blog)

Last might I decided to go hunting for French style interiors that were primarily green… Yeah, that was a “good luck with that” kind of a search! I will definitely have to keep looking for French greens…

But while I was hunting around I found a blog called Plum Sienna written by Annie, who has an obsession with wallpaper, wall finishes, and aged elegance. Her blog is full of absolutely gorgeous finishing techniques for walls – plaster, lime, gilding,  lacquer… you name it, it’s probably there. The photos are gorgeous and she often gives you a really solid but simple overview of how these techniques work. Please check out her current and previous blogs (there are total gems on both sites): Plum Sienna and Rose & Lis.

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Today’s inspiration room is from Plum Sienna and has the most exquisite color combination I’ve ever seen. I’m totally in love! The color of the artwork? Get out!

I hope your week is going well and Thursday finds you safe and sound (especially after all the tornado and storm warnings throughout the southeast).

Before & After: Sunroom

I found this post on Design Blooms via Little Green Notebook: A sweet before and after of a sunroom. This space is so cute and happy, I just had to share. Plus? The palette is gorgeous. Here’s some Monday afternoon design inspiration for you!

Before:

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After:

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Check out the rest of this spectacular room redo at Design Bloom!

Before & After: Hutch

Megan at A Life’s Design blogged about her sisters hutch makeover a few days ago and the project looks fantastic!

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Before…

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…and after!

Check out Megan’s post to see the in progress and more after pictures… truly inspirational. Think twice before getting rid of that old piece of furniture, people!

Friday Finds

My favorite things from this week…

Dear Blank cards from Sapling Press on Etsy.

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Noir jewelry featured on the Lonny Magazine Blog.

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Alan Campbell Wavelength fabric by Quadrille.

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Alphabet Drawers by Kent and London.

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Donald Judd daybed (as inspiration only! $35,000 for a pine bed is… not my thing).

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Owl measurings cups at West Elm.

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Sea measuring cups and spoons at West Elm.

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Wary Meyers Shop

I was introduced to Wary Meyers through a Domino magazine article on owners Linda and John Meyers. Their style was wildly eclectic and chock full of over the top exuberance. Not really my taste but there were some pieces that were too cool to ignore… and the amazing and starkly evident love for unusual thrift store finds struck a chord.

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Opening spread if the Domino article.

A couple of years later, I’m floating through the book warehouse to pull a new book for an order. The title? Tossed and Found. It’s cover featured a well loved leather chair with a hot pink and gold lightning bolt sewn down the middle of the seat and seat back. I paused (which I only did for interesting covers, sort of a side obsession of mine) to flip through it – not realizing at all what I was looking at.

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Cover of Tossed & Found by John. & Linda Meyers.

Yeah, I bought it and this:

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Le French Dresser… amazing, n’est pas!?

KNOCKED MY SOCKS OFF. This project, Le French Dresser, is on my bucket list – it’s that cool to me.

So you can imagine my delight when while surfing for something completely other, I found the Wary Meyers blog AND news of their new shop. Yay! Below are some of my favorites.

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Striped Sascha Brastoff vase – $35.

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Blue industrial lights – Already sold!

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Shigemichi Aomine Salad Fork & Spoon – $30 the set.

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THE must have vintage book: I Married Adventure by Osa Johnson – $75.

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Handpainted pillows (limited quantity) – $145 each.

A Rainbow of Fruit Flavor

Today, a full spectrum spread.

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Modern Stripe Vase by dahlhaus @Etsy

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The shared bedroom of Mark & Sunrise Ruffalo’s kids. This is literally one of my favorite kids rooms ever. It’s so cute! From Domino Magazine.

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Color Wheel Quilt from Joelle Hoverson’s (Purl Bee) Last Minute Knitted Patchwork & Quilted Gifts.

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Another rainbow colored kids room from Domino Magazine.

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Mod Berry Alphabet Poster by artanphilanthropy @Etsy.

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Mod Citrus Alphabet Poster by artandphilanthropy @Etsy.
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Group Hug print by Inaluxe @Etsy.