5 Ways to Get This Look: Eclectic Office

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The trick to doing eclectic design well is to be thoughtful about what you are using and how you are using it in the room, and to find ways to tie the different styles of furniture and accessories together, so the room won’t look like a thoughtless jumble. In the case of this office, it’s a color pallet of jewel tones: ruby red, emerald green, and turquoise. I found five similar elements that have successfully been put together by do-it-yourselfers. Check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look for Less.

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Spray Painted Green Chair

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Hey, hey y’all   – it’s Carmel from Our Fifth House and I’m back today with another furniture makeover a’la spray paint!  I heart spray paint in a major way!  The amazingness of its super fast transformative power cannot be beat, and the cheapness factor isn’t half bad either.  I found this chair for $5 at my local Restore.  It was covered in 20,000 layers of dust just hoping someone would see its potential for greatness.  Old ugly furniture calls to me like a puppy at the pound.  I just can’t not bring it home.

green chair makeover

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5 Ways to Use the 2013 Color of the Year: EMERALD!

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One of the signs of a new year in the design and décor world?  Buzz about the latest color of the year!  There are several places that pick their favorite, but one of the most respected comes from the color experts at Pantone.    This year’s color is a gorgeous jewel tone:  Emerald Green.  It’s fun to see who is embracing the latest color trend.   Let’s check out these 5 Ways to Use Emerald Green.

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5 Ways to Creative Mailing Ideas

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There are not many people who don’t love getting mail. I am not referring to credit card offers and Valpaks. I am talking about envelopes and packages that elicit excitement in wondering who it’s from and what’s inside. (In case you can’t tell, I REALLY like getting mail. If you want to make my day, {…Read More…}