5 Ways to Makeover a Light

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Unless you just finished building a new home….chances are pretty high that you have at least one light fixture in your home that isn’t exactly your style. The fixtures that were installed back in the 90’s might not be what floats your boat in 2015. If you get creative, there are plenty of ways to update your lighting without shopping at Restoration Hardware and calling in an electrician.

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DIY Paint Stick Chandelier

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I have been on a little chandelier makeover this week.  First I redid an IKEA chandelier to look like faux Sputnik chandelier for my family room.  Check on Instagram to see the reveal.  Next my friend gave me some old brass and glass chandeliers she didn’t want.  I knew with some spray paint and paint {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Get This Look: Summer Color Living Room

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As the days get warmer, I’m drawn more and more to the kind of colors that decorate beach towels and umbrellas. Sun-drenched rooms have the light to be able to handle saturated colors. This room by Holly Hollingsworth Phillips of The English Room was featured at House of Turquoise. It’s a good example of how a room with great natural light can support a bright, busy mix of color and pattern. Check out the tutorials I found for DIYing several elements of this inspiration room.

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Elegant White Bath

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I think most of us have torn a photo of a gorgeous room from a magazine at some point in our lives…especially before Pinterest!  Here’s a dreamy bathroom from Veranda magazine that is definitely worthy of a tear out.  Once again, I’ve challenged myself to find as many tutorials as I can to replicate elements of this inspiration photo.

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