12/24/13

Applique Onesies

Happy Holidays!!! I am currently thawing out inside my brothers home in Chicago. Yup, it’s about 5 degrees outside. This Cali girl will be staying indoors.

The best part is that I get to snuggle with my new little baby niece. She’s delicious and scrumptious and cuter than I could imagine.

Of course I had to make sure she got some of her Auntie’s appliquéd onesies:

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Here’s the breakdown:

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John + Lisa = meeeeeee

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Put a bird on it.

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If she’s got her daddy’s genes, she will definitely make use of these spectacles.

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But in the meantime she can just look like a hipster baby.

Ok back to snuggle-time!!

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09/17/13

Painted Wall Patterns

So I’m kind of obsessing over wall patterns lately. I have been able to be a part of some really fun projects lately where I am actually celebrated when I think outside of the box! Yay!

Let’s look at some fab wall patterns for the Bold and Restless- haha, get it? Like the Young and the Restless? Oh dear, I’ve outdone myself again… carrying on:

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Pretty obsessed with this pattern inside the office nook. Is it bold? Yes but so fab! (source)

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I love this because the colors and the pattern is so fun. Perfect for a beachy kids room. (source)

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This one is pretty fun. I’m a fan of metallics against neutrals. It is like perfect jewelry for a room without it being obnoxious. (source)

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This was done with a sharpie!! Ya! A flippin sharpie! How rad (source)

a76b51a6e0bf575f25b1f5abd3e5768eI had to source her twice because she has no limits and I love her so much for that! I am loving this honeycomb gradient wall (source)

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Chevron pattern is kind of overplayed but I like this version of it. (source) Also note that most nurseries have the raddest, boldest wall patterns. What’s up with that?

a64222a9d6ac0b0054654dbe43cc756cI don’t know if this was painted or sharpied but I have to appreciate the effort, focus and awesome creativity.

Alright! There you have it. I hope you feel inspired to be bold and brave and beautiful!- Isn’t that another soap opera?

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09/2/13

Wall Collages

Happy Labor Day mis amigos!!

Today I wanted to share some of my favorite wall collages around the webosphere.

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I fancy this one in particular because of all the bold colors. Yellow and blue is such a fun combo but mixing it with neutrals, like the grey wall, allows this space to be fun, not a headache.

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This is a really interesting idea. Wrapping the wall with a photo collage. I dig.

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This is a really nice mix of art and nik naks that decorate this wall. I’m a big fan of mixing up photos and other wall decor pieces for wall collages.

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Keeping it simple with black and white images and metals frames.

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This is a really sweet frame collage wall. You can easily find frames you like from thrift stores and take out the images, spray paint all the frames one color and either have them empty inside or throw something cute inside like this simple butterflies for a girls room.

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Mirror collages are great! I am actually working with a client who inherited a bunch of antique mirrors from her parents and I plan on creating a beautiful mirror wall collage. Stay tuned.

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This is beautiful. A major family wall portrait in a collage form. Plus I am totally digging the table/desk.

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This is by far my favorite wall collage out there. It took these guys quite a long time to finish but it looks so dang beautiful. Inspired, I am!

Alrighty my loves. I hope you are enjoying your day off and getting out there in the world to inspire your lives and others. Wow, I guess that yoga class I took this morning is rubbing off ;)

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08/26/13

Inspiration Monday

Happy happy Monday, blog lovers. Today I wanted to share some inspirational photos that got my design belly filled with butterflies as well as some yummy recipes for the week:outdoor officeOutdoor portable offices brought to you by Apartment Therapy . You know those moments when you are working indoors and every ounce of you is craving some vitamin D?! Well, here’s your answer. Got get that sun!

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Succulents are my favorite plants because they come in so many beautiful shapes and designs but they are also really easy to keep alive. I need this because I tend to be a plant killer. I love this garden in the birdcage.

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I love these blocked out quotes for art.

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My girl Mandi from Vintage Revivals gives us one of the best  affordable DIY pillow tutorial out there.

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My all time favorite blog crusher Justina Blakeney shows us how to create a hanging basket for your fresh garden pick ups.

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I love love love this painted brick floor by Little Green Notebook. You don’t have to forever live with those ugly red bricks anymore!

recipe 1Veggie-Stuffed Portabello Mushroom…. YUM!! Loving this gluten-free recipe.7951316f2531b03d15cdc2bff63cef77And another mouth watering one. This is a Roasted Shrimp Spaghetti Squash delight!

framesAnd finally, KFD Designs shows us how to work some sweet thrift store art into a wall collage.

Alrighty my loves! Stay inspired… Here’s to a productive, fun and exciting week!

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