Category: Lifestyle & Home

Brass Glass Coffee Tables

Image Source The Everygirl I am currently coveting a brass glass coffee table for our front living room. This week marks the 1 year anniversary of moving into our home. I have been slowly decorating it room by room. The best advice I was given was to take my time. As a procrastinator and bargain hunter I interpreted that as leave some rooms empty. Our home is older and has a ‘formal living room.’ The room serves no real purpose since I do not host swanky cocktail parties or ladies lunches. It’s current contents are a sad undersized area rug and a Craigslist sofa....

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Bright Persian and Oriental Area Rugs

Persian and oriental area rugs have gotten a modern upgrade with bright hues and bold designs that instantly elevate any space. As I have started my hunt for the perfect area rug and I wanted to share what I have learned. Persian rugs are from Iran made typically from wool and are woven with a single knot. Area rugs woven with a double looping knot are considered to be Turkish. Authentic oriental rugs are hand knotted and from any of the other Middle Eastern countries. The next room that I am decorating is our front living room. It is the first room...

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Pineapple Decor & Accents

In August my husband Phil and I moved into our first home. Thankfully the prior owners had wonderful taste and now we are just personalizing the space. Our latest project is the downstairs powder room. Little did I know that Phil is apparently a design expert and wants to be involved in all the decisions. If it were up to him our home would look like a Brooks Brothers store with lots of nautical and hunting themed chatskis. Sometimes I wish he would just tell me “whatever you want” and let the lady of the house handle the interior...

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In the Clear

Acrylic Furniture I have been slowly decorating our new home. Like many young couples we are on a budget, but do not want to sacrifice quality or style. My approach to this dilemma is to invest in everyday staples and save on trendy accent pieces. Currently, one of those trendier items I am on the hunt for is an acrylic Louis style arm chair.  Chairs I am looking for a ghost chair for my vanity and came across the Casper Dining Armchair in Clear and  Modern Ghost Chair Armchair on Amazon. If you are looking for a pop of color the Olympic Side Chair comes in purple, amber and black. All options...

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