5 Ways to Get this Look: Aqua and Yellow Living Room

Hiya Papaya shared pictures of a really pretty house in the Utah Parade of Homes, designed and built by  Lindy Allen of Four Chairs Furniture and Cadence Homes….and I’m pretty much crushing on every room.  Especially this living room, which is such a perfect combination of a neutral pallet with bright pops of color.  Well, you’ll be happy to know I’ve done the leg work for you, and found five DIY projects that will help you achieve a look similar to the decor of this pretty room.  Enjoy!
Hiya Papaya living room inspiration numbered

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Summery Living Room

Ahhhh….summer is here at last!  I’ll be honest with you, though, in my part of the world that warm weather usually comes with humidity, so I’m as thankful for air conditioning as I can be.  Even in a climate controlled house, though, I really like our rooms to reflect the seasons.  While browsing Pinterest, I came across this gorgeous room that seemed like a perfect reflection of summer.  

Pinterest Inspiration Picture

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Formal Living Room

I like to keep the decor in my home fairly casual and kid-friendly, but I have to admit to dreaming just a little bit about rooms like this one.  I kinda love all that beautiful trim work, the eclectic yet elegant furnishings, and the fun punches of color.  This is a beautiful room that manages to look formal without feeling fussy or unapproachable.   I’m confident you can get this look for less.  Check out the DIY tutorials I found to replicate 5 elements of this room.

White and Green Living Room numbered

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5 Ways for Wood Pallet Recycling

If you are like most DIY decorators, you may not have realized that the alley behind your local grocery store is a source for trendy, new design accessories! Repurposing wood pallets into pieces of furniture or art is an inexpensive and relatively easy way to insert texture, visual interest, and green living into your decor. {…Read More…}