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Running Around

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The view from the front door during the move

Whew! What a day! I helped a friend of mine move a friend of hers… before looking at two rooms in my friends house that she’d like to makeover… going to Lowe’s to buy paint stripper, safety goggles, and gloves… stripping the drawers for a dresser we’re working on… and making plans for our next DIY session.

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Stripping the drawers

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The disassembled office chair… still working on the upholstery staples. :-/

Then… disassembling the office chair I told you all about last week. Next Friday (our DIY day), we’ll be painted the drawers, staining the body of the dresser, and stripping the paint off the office chair. Then, hopefully, if time permits, we can at least get a primer and paint on the frame.

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Dalesford fabric by Duralee at Lewis & Sheron.

I found another DIYer at work that likes to sew and has said she’ll help us out with the fabric. I’m thinking about using Dalesford in the green colorway with an emerald green paint on the frame. I like Benjamin Moore’s Emerald Isle. I’m open to suggestions (Thanks, Michelle, for yours!)

So you can see what I mean by running around, right (and why I’m posting at nearly 9pm)? I’m grinning from ear to ear though because I’m totally enjoying this! It feels amazing to be finally doing something I’ve always wanted too.

I hope you all are having a rocking Friday. Have a great weekend. I’ll see you next week!

Friday Finds

Here is the rundown of some of my favorite discoveries This week:

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More of Sandra Suy’s artwork. It’s official, I’m hooked! I was turned on to her artwork by a N.E.E.T. magazine article and I’ve been a fan ever since. She has an Etsy shop where you can buy select prints or you can view some of her portfolio work on Dripbook.

I’m sure this has been around for a while… but it is new to me: Kelly Wearstler’s china collections for Pickard.

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Hillcrest Pattern

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Mullholland Pattern

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Trousdale
There is another pattern available at Pickard… totally mix and matchable, right!? She’s also got a blog now!

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Anthropologie’s Arthurian knobs. These filigree beauties would be really pretty on a gray, greige, or black lacquer furniture piece. Or a nude pink – my new favorite color!

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Speaking of nude pinks – Benjamin Moore’s Bashful is a lovely example.

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The Voliere Drum Table Lamp at The Conran Shop. This whimsical little lamp is also available as a floor lamp or a large or small pendant.

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I love anything and everything to do with Anthropologie… so I was excited to learn that they now have a dedicated online wedding shop called BHLDN. Their amazing aesthetic is evident in all the pieces here, definitely check it out! There is tons to coo over.

That’s all from me this week; I’ll see you on Monday. Have a fabulous weekend!

Bright Eyed Nook

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On one of my many wishlist surfs across the internet, I found this cheery yellow settee at Urban Outfitters. I thought, “That color is so fun, two is better than one!”. I don’t think I meant to rhyme… Of course, I started planning a room around them. Imagine two of these charming two-seaters facing each other across Blu Dot’s iconic table and you’ll see where I’m going with this! Fill in the details with:

Daydreamer settee/Citron – Urban Outfitters
Strut medium table/White – Blu Dot
Island Chevron rug/Cream – Crate and Barrel
Nelson Swag Leg chairs/Grey – Room and Board
Antiqued Gray Cabinet – Ballard Designs
Etch pendant light – Tom Dixon @ DWR.com
Fireworks pillow – Crate and Barrel
Jeanne/Lola prints – Sandra Suy @ Etsy.com
Midnight Navy paint – Benjamin Moore