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Rental? No Problem!

Real Simple asked us to chime in on a few tips to keep your rental space from looking so, ugh. There are tons of great ways to make your rental space feel like home, so pop over to the post to see if any will work for you!

“If your drab cooking space makes you head straight for the takeout menu, you need to make a change. Here are nine easy tricks to personalize your kitchen (without losing your security deposit).”

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Vanity, Vanity

Bathroom vanities can quickly become a cluttered mess, especially if you have limited counter space. I love adding trays to a vanity to organize the items that are used more frequently. Perfume bottles, a pretty little container for q-tips or decorative boxes to hold small earrings or bracelets will help to keep the space organized while still being stylish.

Guest bathrooms are great places to display items from your travels, colorful art or even funky containers of soap since you don’t need to have everyday items on the counter top. Here are a few of our project vanities from the past year or so!

 

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Fabulous New Fall Finds

Our online boutique, Shop Ten 25 is full of fabulous new finds!!! Use code: studio for 15% off at check out side wide to celebrate!!!

 

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Sisterhood Of The World {Blogger Award}

This week the Kerrie Kelly  from Kerrie Kelly Design Lab nominated me  for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award. Kerrie nominated me along with nine other bloggers as a part of her list of ten nominees.  I first met Kerrie when we were style spotters for Cosentino in 2013. Here are the five rules: (1) Thank the blogger who nominated you and link back to her site; (2) Put the award logo on your blog; (3) Answer the ten questions sent to you; (4) Make up ten new questions for your nominees to answer; and (5) Nominate five blogs

 

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What is your all-time favorite book?

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen is one of my favorites! I love the hardbound cover of this edition, it looks so pretty sitting around! And of course the movie lives up to the book, in my opinion!

 

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If you could have any job, besides the one you have right now, what would it be?

I would work with animals in some capacity. Most likely, it would be for a rescue organization. I was always the child that begged my parents to let me keep the stray dog or lost kitten, I just can’t stand to see an sweet animal suffer and be alone on the streets!  My two girls are my “fur-babies” and I love having them with me in The Studio!

 

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What project are you most proud of?

I have a few in mind, but I will go with one that is more recent. I love this bachelorette’s Uptown Dallas home. It it full of color, texture and bold design decisions that had my heart racing with every decision we made.  I sill still and swoon when I look through the project images of her home! We had a blast pulling the home together and pushed the boundaries of design, I have never felt so free!

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What advice would you give someone who is just starting a blog?

Be true to yourself and really share your voice.  Post about things that you are passionate about and your blog will be a success!

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What is a new skill you’d like to learn?

Ok, this is random. But, I have always wanted to learn how to play the banjo! I just love the sound it creates and everyone always looks so happy when they are playing it! It gives a song a little extra oomph and makes you stomp your feet!

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What is your go-to comfort food?

Spagetti!! I love Trader Joe’s Bolognese Sauce, it is my go-to when I am craving Spagetti!

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How would your friends describe you?

Loyal & honest. I love my dear friends and when we are together, there is always laughter!

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What does your perfect day look like?

My perfect day depends on the weather. In the winter, I love snuggling up by the fire, eating homemade chili and watching old movies with my husband and puppies.  My perfect summer day includes long lunches and plenty of time outside enjoying the long day!

 

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Where do you most want to travel?

I would love to go to back to Italy and explore the southern part of the country. I spend a few weeks there in college, we traveled the northern part of the country while studying and it was gorgeous!

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Now it is time to nominate 5 bloggers and have them answer a few questions too!

Erika Ward (@mrserikaward)

Ashlina Kaposta (@thedecorista)

Mandy Kellogg Rye (@waitingonmartha)

Hilary Walker(@hilaryrwalker)

Rachel Cannon Lewis (@rclinteriors)

 

1. Where do you like go to get away from the hustle and bustle of life?

2.  What is your favorite place to go for inspiration?

3. What is a movie that you could watch over and over again?

4. How many times a day to you check your email & social media accounts?

5. What makes you happy when you are feeling down?

6. How often do you find yourself rearranging things in your home?

7. What is your favorite color to style or design with?

8. What is your favorite project from the past 5 years?

9. What is something you wish you could do everyday?

10. What is your Zodiac sign and do you think it fits you perfectly?

Get The Look {Moroccan Master}

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Room Image Via: Montague

SHOP THE LOOK
Carmalita Mirror | Nirakar Sequin Pillow | Yellow Metallic Velvet Pillow | Safari Chic Pillows | Yellow Throw Blanket | Magenta Throw Blanket | Lacquered Box Blue Agate | Hand Knotted Ikat Rug

 

 

New & Noteworthy

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Interior Illustrations

I have been a huge fan of designer and artist Mari Robeson for quite a while now. We carry a few of her fabulous pillows and illustrations at Shop Ten 25 and even have her pieces in our own home. I love working with Mari and her collections never disappoint.  I recently asked her to help me with a  few project illustrations, and she knocked it out of the park!!! If you are looking for illustration, custom fabrics or unique art pieces pop on over to The Shop to see all of her gorgeous pieces!

 

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Get The Look {Leopard Living}

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Turks Outdoor Pillow | Beaded Leopard Pillow | Cheetah Fur Pillow | Turquoise Foo Dogs | Dark Oak Cabinet | Puppy Print | Arabesque Boxes | Gold Brutalist Lamp

Fashion & Furniture

I love the images showing how an outfit translates to a particular room style, I we are playing around with that a bit today.  Jewel tones, brass and updated polka dots are all over the spring runway so we thought it would be fun to pair them with our favorite pieces.  Now you can love the look when you go out and keep your home looking chic too.  You can shop all of the pieces from our Spring Look Book by clicking on the images below.

 

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Get The Look {Light & Bright Bedroom}

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SHOP THE LOOK

Caviar Pendant | Silver Greek Key Tray | Kashmir Pink Pillow | Chevron Pattern Pillow  | Ombre Velvet Pillow | Juliette Zebra Art Print | Large Dove Box | Bliss Studio Gold Bamboo  | Malm Bed