Something about January makes me feel all crafty (and I am never crafty!). I’ve been looking into something to add a little more life to our walls. Here’s a few amazing project ideas I stumbled across. Click through each of the photos for tutorials!
Hexagon Wall Mural via Delightfully Tacky
A custom dot wall via Taylor Made
Paint Pen Statement Wall via A Beautiful Mess
Washi Tape Decals via Everything Emily
Gold Moon Wall via A Beautiful Mess
Isn’t that gold moon just stunning? I can’t get over it! Hopefully once I tackle the January Cure, I can start getting creative!
Ah! My headed exploded this morning with news of this fab collaboration. Two of my favorite things ever combined to make some pretty adorable housewares. Perfectly pretty prints & pieces.
Check them out!
Kate Spade Saturday floral bedding
Kate Spade Saturday globe floor lamp
Kate Spade Saturday mirrored wall art
Kate Spade Saturday building blocks bedding
Kate Spade Saturday pillows
Eek! I want them all!
images via west elm
The January Cure has officially begun! And I’m officially two steps in. Phew! What’s the January Cure you say? It’s this wonderful idea from Apartment Therapy on how to get your home organized.
They said it best:
“Do you want 2015 to be your best year yet? We believe that when your home is under control, fresh, clean and organized, good things happen throughout your life. If you are ready to get your place back in shape, the very best way is one manageable step at a time, during our once-a-year-only January Cure. By the end of the month, you’ll be sitting pretty in a clean, fresh, organized home. We can do this – together!”
I love that the weekend assignments include flowers. Really does brighten up the place.
Yesterday I tackled the list. I did a walk-through of the whole house, and wrote down notes of all the little projects and things that need to be taken care of. And I’m posting it here so that I’m a little more committed to it (eek).
- Living Room
Clear out the clutter from the living room
Create a better mail/bills organization
File the mail/bill things that are laying about
Hang all the wall things
Reorganize both book shelves to mix/match items and books
Clear out the clutter from the dining room
Find a place for the extra pots, pans & large appliances
Reorganize the bar
Put away the extraneous things that are on top of the fridge
Find a better more accessible place for cookbooks
Clean out and sell/donate old clothes
Organize my nightstand
Hang all the wall things
Reorganize the shoe closet
Fix the vent in the downstairs bathroom
Reorganize the downstairs bathroom closet/toss old makeup things
Rearrange the area around the ellyptical for better use
Get a lampshade for the Guest Room
Put the remaining tiles up around the pole
It looks like a WHOLE LOT, but the idea isn’t necessarily to get everything on your list done this month, but to locate trouble spots, set goals, and begin a new rhythm of staying organized. And I could really use the help!
There’s still time to sign up here if you’re interested. xoxo
Ah! I received a message today “I can’t believe it’s already December!” I definitely knew it was coming, but just didn’t expect it to be here so soon. And so it has begun! And the first list: kitchen wishes. A few great ideas for the chef in your life!
A non-stick baking mat! If I baked more, I’d have 10 already.
A foldable grater! Genius. I have at least 3 that are either too difficult to hold or too big for the drawer. This one is perfect.
I think this sink gripping cutting board & strainer combo would help me make a little bit less of a mess in the kitchen (and I think my dear husband would be grateful!)
These awesome reusable food savers! How many times do you use just half an onion?
Although these magnetic stickers are shown in the bathroom, I’m pretty sure I could find a use for them in every room.
So many fun little goodies! Still dreaming of that bigger kitchen…
Happy Friday! I hope your holiday weekend is filled with friends, family & food.
We’ll be grilling for sure and crossing our fingers for no rain!
Provisions, the gorgeous shop of my favorite recipe site food52, is giving away $30 credits to new customers when you spend $50. They have everything from beautiful copper dishes to french fry cutters to DIY Gin making kits to the most delicious almond butters you’ve ever seen. I recently bought this “tap it” cap so my darling husband can keep his beer carbonated a little longer in the growler. Love!
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I know this store is supposedly for kids, but I am completely obsessed! It’s a great mix of cute and classic, with fun colors, clean lines and great art. It has just the right touch of whimsy.
So many great lamps! How could you ever choose just one?! But it’s the little neon nightstand that has caught my eye. We don’t have room for it now, but it’s definitely high on my wish list.
These little honeycomb shelves are just the cutest. I’ve got some cute little Johnathan Adler pieces I think would look just perfect on these geometric beauties.
Gorgeous, anthro-esque bedding. I’m thinking this might look great in the guest room…
And seriously fab wall art! We just bought a sweet little piece of canvas for the bedroom, but this one would look fantastic in the kitchen.
I’m sure I’ll find another 50 things I’m in love with by the end of the night. Their rugs are lovely too…
images via land of nod
My lovely sister and her amazing friends are all incredibly talented and super artsy folk. I feel so fortunate to be connected to such an awesome group and talented ladies. And I’m currently loving this super sweet set of beauty-themed mini paintings that Tess painted for me.
Check out her shop and some of the other very cool and adorable little collections she’s put together!