Put Some Paint On It.

headboard with paint / sfgirlbybay

This is quite a clever idea I found over on IKEA. They invited blogger Agnes Hammar of Hej Regina to join them in their idea lab and she shared her ideas to freshen up IKEA furniture using a bit of colorful paint. Instead of replacing furniture you tire of, Agnes gave pieces new life by painting background scenarios on the walls. We don’t necessarily need to fix the furniture... 
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A Bathroom is Reborn.

bathroom remodel / sfgirlbybay

I’ve got the teeny tiniest bathroom and have been trying to brainstorm on how to remodel it to add more space. So when interior stylist and beloved blogger Kirsten Grove of Simply Grove sent me photos of her recent remodel project I was inspired! The space was once a bedroom, and her client needed a master bath so they split the bedroom in half to create the bathroom.... 
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hi everyone, hope you all had a wonderful week! as usual i have a few of my favorite pins that i want to share with you. first organic linen by nancy straughan (no. 1), lemon yogurt bundt cakes from call me cupcake (no. 2), gorgeousinvites for lilia & ryan’s wedding (no. 3), signage for an aquatic center designed by DES SIGNES. (no. 4), and last but not least... 
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unexpected guests: uppercase magazine.


today on unexpected guests we’re headed up to chilly calgary, canada, but this home is anything but cold. it’s the warm and cheerful home of Janine Vangool, publisher of UPPERCASE magazine, her husband novelist Glen Dresser, their toddler Finley and Percy the dog. Janine publishes the beautiful Uppercase magazine, as well as incredibly inventive books for the creative... 
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i could live here: a photographer’s minimalist home in italy.


hello, si from the french by design blog here for a new “i could live here” tour. today, we’re heading to mantoue, italy to visit a photographer’s sublime home. federica bottoli and her companion vittorio share the same passions: architecture and the love of design and art. their mantoue, italy, home, is minimalist, simple and authentic, a perfect haven for this family... 
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