Ever notice how a pillow can change the whole look of a room? You can change pillows with the seasons or even with your mood. Making a pillow is actually one of the easiest DIY projects you can do. The fact that you can easily make a pillow in about an hour, makes this a must do. Which is why this week I am showing you how I took a design inspiration pillow and replicated it. I’ll show you how I learned to install an invisible zipper closure to create a custom pillow. diy custom pillow
I love creating designer inspired pieces for my home. I especially love taking something that I have seen and using that as inspiration to create my own piece. One of my best successes has been my bedroom mirror. It took me a while to make but it was worth the wait. Even though my mirror was not exactly
cheap, inexpensive it was far less than the inspiration mirror from ZGallerie. So today I thought I would see if I could find some DIY mirror tutorials that you could create on a dime. Each of these mirror projects is created using finds from the dollar store, but have a designer look that won’t give them away. dollar store mirrors [Read more…]
There are certain design pieces that have truly reached iconic status. The Saarinen table is one. The graceful lines of this table speak to in modern esthetic but could easily work with many different decor styles. That’s probably why you can find this iconic table gracing design magazines or Instagram even more than 60 years after it’s debut.
There are so many versions of the Saarinen table from round to oval, dining table to coffee table, white or black, wood or glass top. Everyone equally sleek and stylish.
I loved the look of this table even before I knew the technical name. I used to call it the tulip table.
Well, today I not only want to show you how you can get the look-for-less but also how to mix the style of the Saarinen table 5 different ways.
Styling the Saarinen Table 5 Ways
Umm, thousands?? No thank you, I’m on a budget.
Now that’s a bargain!
Pull Up a Chair
So what should we pair with our Saarinen Table Dupe?
Here are 5 budget finds that would look fabulous!
DIY The Look
Are you drawn to modern or retro pieces? Please leave me a comment and let me know what your favorite design piece is.
I ask; have you seen the Morrocan Rug. I ask, but I think I know the answer because it’s everywhere. In magazines, design makeover shows and online. It is all the rage and trending. So today I thought we would look at how to get the look for less.
I have seen this rug just about everywhere. And every time I see this rug it catches my eye. I am sure there are other color variations, but I see the cream with black diamond style in most of the room designs. I think this look is most appealing because although the design is classic in style, the plush texture gives it a real ethnic appeal. [Read more…]