I fell in love with this kitchen 5 years ago when we purchased our home. Although the oak wood and brass fixtures were eyesores, I could easily envision how beautiful the space would be with a budget and some blood, sweat, and tears. The basic footprint stayed the same in the remodel, but we did relocate the cooktop and refrigerator as well as enlarge the island.
What little girl wouldn’t want to have a vanity of her own? There is something so grown-up and chic about sitting at a vanity and applying makeup, adorning oneself with jewelry, or simply brushing one’s lovely locks.
My five-year-old is a girly-girl for sure. So, when my sweet neighbor, Debbie, offered me her old vanity for only $25, I had to jump on the opportunity! With just a little bit of chalk paint, some elbow grease, and fun fabric, the vanity was like new.
I hope this inspires you to bring an old piece of furniture back to life!
They say that little girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice. My seven-year-old clients, Kate and Sophie, are the cutest little girls around! These twins are full of life, learning, and luster.
My challenge for this dynamic duo was to create a bedroom to match their vibrant personalities. There were two criteria for the space: 1. The design must incorporate the existing lavender walls. 2. The design must be in a style that they will not outgrow.
When your last name is “LEMMON” you can have a lot of fun decorating your home. The other day, I found two classy-looking lemon wreaths at Homegoods and knew I had to have them! I was able to create an entrance that leaves no doubt in our guests’ minds that they have arrived at La Casa de Limon.
Who doesn’t LOVE mint and coral….especially for a little girl? This color-packed combo is a huge trend in fashion and design. My daughter, Delaney, is a girly-girl, and I knew this color scheme would fit her personality. But making your concept a reality can be tough when you have to find things on a budget.
When I am decorating a space, I always try to find a special piece that inspires the design. For Delaney’s room, the inspiration was these beautiful mint nightstands. I found them on Craigslist for $120 each (already painted and distressed). From there, I chose a vibrant lattice print wallpaper for the accent wall. I searched high and low for a bedspread that would bring it all together. I finally located this quilt at Home Goods for $19.99. They only carried it in a twin size, so I decided to turn it sideways to make it fit the full size bed.
Fall is such a wonderful time of the year! We think of many things such as cooler weather, rich colors, football, back to school, and family gatherings to name a few.
In my early days of decorating, fall decor meant bright colored leaves, tole-painted pumpkins, and straw scarecrows. Through time, my approach was refined to a more simplistic style. Instead of taking fall “literally”, I began to do a play-on the season.
This year I chose to decorate with white, gold and various shades of brown. I decided to “keep it simple”.