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Finally Fall!

I can’t believe it’s been 2 months since I’ve posted! The late summer & early fall have been crazy busy for me, not only with work, but with trips too! Since the end of August, we’ve been on quite a few excursions, all which I want to post about, so I won’t give too much away! I’m so excited to be planning out these next few posts & getting back into the swing of things as holiday seasons comes up! Here’s a couple of my favorite photos from the past few weeks, just as a sneak preview!

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Happy Friday!!
-S

Decorating Brick Walls

A good majority of Baltimore row homes have a lot of exposed brick and wood accents. Whether it’s been renovated or not, these are two design aspects that have seemingly stood the test of time. The brick really does stand as a unique focal point on it’s own. It’s like having wall paper or textured paint, only it’s a structural piece as well!

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The brick wall runs almost the full length of the house & the wood beams are exposed in the living area & kitchen.

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Hanging both these shelves  & the TV  was quite the hassle!

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I have a big empty space of brick wall that doesn’t have any art or interest pieces. I’ve been looking for the right piece for quite a while now, and when I received my Grandin Road catalog the other day, I was immediately sparked with some ideas!

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These “Vintage Gate” pieces are stunning. I love the idea of having the wrought iron and wood up on the brick walls. This would definitely help accent the wooden beams and the wood floors, but since they’re all different types and colors of wood, I think that it would be a unique look!

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I also found these amazing art pieces. I love to read, and in my dream house, I’ll have a library like the one in Beauty and the Beast.  :) However, in my tiny row home, I love the idea of creating that library feel with art!

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I am also really feeling this bold, modern art piece that brings in a splash of color to the space. It also incorporates the gold that I LOVE to use when decorating!

It’s hard to choose! I think they would all look fantastic, but bring a different feel to my living space. What do you think would look best hanging on the brick ?

-S

4th of July

I can’t believe how fast this summer is flying by! I feel like it was just snowing a few weeks ago! This is going to be a low-key 4th for me, but I still want to try out some of these yummy recipes! Check out some of these fabulous 4th ideas below!

I’m a BIG sangria fan. I like mixing up the types of fruits & wines that I use to create unique concoctions each time I make them.
I’m definitely going to be trying this one for the 4th!

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These light & fresh kabobs are so easy & super cute!

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And these jars are just too cute! Creative too!

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If I was having a party this year…maybe next year ;)…I think these would be fabulous ways to decorate without just sticking up flags everywhere.

I love how the streamers create such at atmosphere…and on such a budget!

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I’m loving the mix of the rustic wood & metal chairs with the bright pops of red & blue.

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Have a fabulous holiday weekend and a great 4th of July!!
-S

Garden Art

As I try to keep my rose bushes alive this summer, I am trying to find an easy-to-care-for plant that will not only look amazing in the house, but also be in a place where my dog won’t tear it up. (aka – that’s what he’s done with 4 of my 6 rosebushes).

Here are some amazing ideas that I’ve seen for indoor planting (and they’re puppy-proof)!

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How amazing are these? And with the copper mirrors behind them!? LOVE.

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Looks so chic!
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socker-greenhouse-white__0165672_PE308979_S4These cute little Terrariums are perfect for window sills or table tops!
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32532772_007_aThese sphere hanging baskets are so cute!

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Now if only I had the green thumb to keep these suckers alive!

-S

 

Office Decor

Those of us who work 40-hour work weeks (or more!) spend almost 1/3 of our time in our offices! With that being said, I think that we should make our office spaces as lovely & comfortable as our homes! Check out some of these incredible office spaces that I’m so envious of! :)

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Image via Best Friends For Frosting 

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Image via Pop Sugar.
This is Khloe Kardashian’s Office! NEVER would have guessed it!

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Image via Little Pink Notebook.
This site is fabulous–she’s a big DIY’er!

Love these! They’re all different, but so chic & functional!

-S

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

 Happy Happy New Years!
Here are some of my favorite NYE posts from some of my favorite instagrammers! :)