bemz slipcovers spring collection brera

Good Product: New Linen Spring Collection by Bemz

As a lover of my IKEA couches, I recently found (and became a huge fan) of Bemz. You heard of them? They offer a HUGE variety of designer covers (cotton, linen, loose fit, ect) for IKEA furniture that embraces the Swedish look/lifestyle…and let me tell you…I was super stoked. Must be the Swede in me…. Oh, and I am not getting paid to say these nice things…I just really like the stuff- ha! These images are all Bemz images- from Read More

a good find + quick before and after

Did everyone have a thankful Thanksgiving? Was it immediately followed by feeling behind for Christmas? I feel like my turkey hasn’t even digested and I am seeing everyone with Christmas lights on their porches. Anywho… is a fun thing I did that made me feel like I accomplished something… NO IDEA WHY this wasn’t snatched up already…..but I scored this lamp base for a mere $5 at an estate store the other day… was chippy and had a weird finish Read More

fabric pendant and whats up next

Made this fabric pendant for our living room {inspired by THIS ONE seen on pinterest}….I did mine a little different since I didn’t have doilies. Took a bit of learning and tweeking, but over all very easy! I can do a quick DIY on how I did it if anyone is interested…. AND, we just stained these drawers for the No. 26 set! Made from an old dressing table, these end tables/night stands have got a DOOSIE of a before Read More

a wooden crate with a new bottom

This old crate was a great find by Nathan’s brother…well, it was really just the sides of an old crate. BUT, it was free. We attached those two pieces of wood you see laying in the background. This worked very nicely for many months and ended up a a prop for a several photo shoots….. But, I recently painted the back with leftover red paint- didn’t sand it or nothin. I did clean the crate…but that was about it. Now Read More

animal silhouettes {free font!}

Does anyone else find it strange how LONG weird animal decor has been popular now? You know faux taxidermy stuff and what-not. Don’t get me wrong, when it comes to some of these DIY ideas, I am totally down with some animal silhouette-age…. {via} {via} {via} I have to admit, as of now, I don’t have really ANY animal decor in my home….BUT when you can get THIS SWEET FONT FOR FREE – WHY NOT try it- right? I don’t Read More

The Stylist’s Guide to NYC

My husband is numero uno. He bought me this book. Been wanting it since May. It’s not like I go often, but I have always wished for a non-lame guide book to all the sweet spots in the city for a person like me. From a graphic design perspective, the design of this book is out of control awesome too. All images from The Stylist’s Guide to NYC by Sibella Court. Published by Murdoch Books Australia -s

my new old books

On one of our “day time dates” with out the kids, Nathan and I were at the estate specialist (duh) and started to look at some old books. We scored several unique vintage books that I am so excited about. The BEE on the cover? Yeah, its crazy cool. It is called: Ahhhhh! It is awesome. Period. Look at the binding: A colorful vintage nursery ryme book was in the mix: And last but not least…THIS IS CRAZY. Here is Read More