Friday, March 26, 2010

Burlap Pillow Project

Haven't started on this yet, because I don't have a sewing machine --
but want to create pillows similar to these to place casually in the dining room chairs.
Once I make my own, I will post here with some instructions :)

Dining Room Chairs

It's a toss-up between these two, just trying to make a decision! I leaning towards the first option (from CB2)... the others are a good deal on Overstock. What do you think?

Dining Room Lights

We replaced the recess lighting in our dining room with these great (and inexpensive) IKEA hanging pendants. Want to keep the light fixtures modern and industrial throughout the house.
Turned out to be more of a process than we expected, but worth it. Here is the sequence:

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Watercolor Inspiration

Also found on decor8 are these lovely watercolors that have inspired me break out my on paints today from Christine Lindstrom of Mia Autumn.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

flower school

I found this great blog on decor8 that is run by a florist group. They offer several classes as part of their business. Here are some images to brighten up this dreary day, or visit the Flower School blog. Enjoy!