Home Trend Alert: Herringbone

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When it comes to hot home decor pattern trends, herringbone is our front-runner. We love this pattern in almost any iteration, from hardwood floors to cozy comforters. It also an easy pattern recreate to make a piece of wall art.e8015ea4c1e0de146c9c2e181263642f (1)

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Herringbone is perfect for adding personality to rooms on the walls and on the ground! It isn’t too busy, looks elegant, and is still playful.

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836c711fca05f05b599bccc19089d816Herringbone makes for a great pattern for textiles. It’s classic, but can be made spunky and fun with the addition of different colors!

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Perfect Pastel Decor

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We think this may have something to do with the promise of spring in the near future, but we can’t get enough of bright and cheery pastels in decor. Get your home ready for the season by adding soft pastel elements to your decor.
60b8fcf8ab48487d99d86c6490de23a1An easy way to add pastels to your decor is with a piece of art. It can also give you a go-to color palette.

La-Provence-from-Catchpole-Rye_EL_4may12_pr_bA pastel bathroom is a bright and cheery alternative to cool and clean tones usually reserved for bathrooms.

cc8627d9aa698fb71d0293d1e2d0ace2Adding natural elements to your space keeps a pink room from looking too romantic.

 

 

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284942Play with repeating patterns and shapes for a fun, graphic look!

Lunar New Year DIYs

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Happy Lunar New Year to all! To celebrate we’ve collected some of our favorite DIYs featuring the moon. From clocks to pillows, there are ways to include every phase of the moon in your decor!    Moon-Phases-Wall-Hanging2Make this beautiful wall art using dye and wax.

 

52fa50eedbfa3f7c69000eb2._w.540_h.720_s.centercrop_Add a little lunar love to your bed with this printed pillow using a sponge and paint!

lunafadoA personal little moon is the ideal nightlight.

DIY-GIant-Moon-Pinata18-600x900Lunar viewing parties that need a little pep would definitely benefit from a pinata like this!

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If you’re in need of a celestial statement piece for your room, look no further than this lunar wall painting.

 

Valentine’s Day DIYs We Love

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Whether you’re looking for a DIY gift for your friend, a significant other, or just a lovely project for yourself, we have some of the sweetest love-themed DIYs to get you in the mood for romance!

IMG_2354_copyPlan for next year’s Valentine’s Day with this beautiful ombre calender from Me and My DIY.

Relief-Candle-13 If you’ve met the one who lights your soul on fire, this DIY carved candle may be just the thing for your flame.

easy-Valentines-day-glitter-sign-2-600x445Keep it simple and sparkly with this numerical glitter wall art. Perfect for a party with friends!

Vday-arrows-2These subtle Valentine’s Day arrows can be a decor staple on any day!

DIY_Glitter_Sequin_Metallic_Heart_Pillow21Snuggle up to this sparkling heart pillow, or give it to a friend!

Valentine’s Party Decor Inspiration

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Valentine’s Day is only a few days away, and if you plan on having a party with your favorite pals or that special someone in your life, we have a collection of party decor ideas to get you inspired for the big day!

IMG_3694We love the vintage details of this tablescape! The printed cookies with vintage valentines really make the presentation sweet.

img_0031-2997791110-oThis romantic and understated setup is perfect for those who love a more rustic approach to decor.

 

DSC_2694-1Highly polished and preppy, this table screams of dramatic details and stylish prints!

 

Valentine's Day Tea 2013a-11The perfect setup for a Galentine’s Day celebration with your favorite ladies.

Lovely Library Inspiration

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Everyone loves a good adventure, but right now most of us would rather escape the cold weather than go exploring outside. Not to mention our homes are looking particularly inviting during this chilly season, especially since some of the best adventures can be had in the coziest nook of the home with a book! The libraries below will have you ready for a weekend indoors curled up with your favorite books.
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Favorite DIYs of January 2015

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We think staying inside to escape the cold has made some bloggers super creative because the DIYs we were introduced to this month are nothing short of incredible!
DSC_0031These adorable bee cloches are the perfect way to add a little bit of sunshine and warmth to the dreary winter day!

6a00d8358081ff69e201b8d0c7aebb970c-800wiFor the book lovers in your life, these quotation mark bookends are the perfect present!

DIY-Travel-Mug7-600x900Keep your beverages hot and sassy with these DIY travel mugs!

dip-dyed-diy-blue-green-stationery-set-10Make your letters and notes pastel and personalized with this dip-dyed watercolor stationery.

Fall-For-DIY-Watercolour-TablewearThis watercolor tableware is almost too pretty to eat off of, even with the use of non-toxic porcelain paint!

DIY: Leather-Trimmed Sailor Mirror

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Want to add an edgy element to your home, while also brightening your space? Check out our latest DIY which uses a rustic tray, a plain mirror and some sassy leather trim to create a chic decoration that is sure to be the fairest on your wall! DSC_0069
What You’ll Need:

Tray
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1 1/4” Stamped Animal Leather Ribbon
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E6000DSC_0070DSC_00751. Glue your leather trim down the middle of the bottom of the tray, and up five inches.

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2. Then wrap the leather around the top of the mirror, with about a foot for hanging of trim hanging loosely at the top.

DSC_00773. Glue the trim to the other side of the mirror. Cut any excess trim leather.

DSC_00834. Place E6000 on the back of the mirror and place it inside the tray.

DSC_00855. Let your mirror dry overnight before hanging.

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Mirror DIY Roundup

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Notice that your wall space is looking a little bare? Spruce it up with some multi-purpose wall decor! Mirrors are a great way to freshen up an empty wall, they instantly make your room look bigger, and they reflect light making your room look brighter too! But don’t settle for just any average mirror, check out these DIY options to add even more personality to your pad. DIY hollywood vanity mirror 12

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Mirror Mirror Inspiration

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Maybe if the Evil Queen from Snow White cared a little more about decor, and less about dominating the land as the fairest one of all, she wouldn’t have taken that beautiful mirror for granted! Mirrors add interest to any room, and can help your space feel lighter and brighter. Check out these inspiring mirrors and let us know which of the picks below gets your vote for fairest in the land!
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