Rug Round-up

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It has been way too long since I stopped in here and did a little round-up! I am on the hunt for a rug for my mater bedroom so I thought I would share some of the ones I am considering! Most expensive rug in the round-up is $184.00 (for an 8 x 10), so some pretty awesome deals!

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(From left to right)

1. Mistana Rug: (8 x 10) $112.00 2. Hannah Rug: (8 x 10) $155.00 3. Ernest Rug: (8 x 10) $148.00 4. Olga Rug: (8 x 10) $184.00 5. Reynolds Rug: (8 x 10) $164.00 6. Distressed Cream: (8 x 11) $139.00  7. Sofia Rug: (8 x 10) $159.00           8. Abbeville Rug: (5 x 8) $114.00 9. Distressed Silver Rug: (8 x 10) $130.00

West Elm Sale Selections!

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Here are my top picks from the West Elm Sale! Some KILLER Deals, like that chair for $179.00 or the floor lamp for $79.00!

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Sofa//Floor Lamp//Wood Nightstand//Chandelier//Table Lamp//Floor Mirror// Side Table//Cream Chair//Blue Chair//Bed

And one of the best sales is this leather sectional! Regularly $4498.00 on sale for $1348.00! OH MY!

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I love the lines of the arms too!

Don’t forget to use the code PREMIER at checkout for free shipping!

My Living Room Lighting Selections!

*I partnered with World Market for this post but all opinions are my own*

Deciding the right lighting for my living room was one of the hardest decisions in the design process. Lighting is considered the jewelry in interior design, so making the right selections is really important to the overall look.

Our living room does not have a ceiling light, so not only did I need my selections to be ascetically pleasing, I also needed them to provide all the functional lighting for the room.

Early in the design phase I fell in love with this World Market Floor Lamp. I love the matte black finish paired with brass and the shape of the shade. The long stems are adjustable making endless configurations possible and adding a unique element to the room. It also gives out awesome light which was a must for this room.

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Floor Lamp//Table Lamp//Side Table//Ladder

Don’t you think it is so unique? When I look at the space I can’t help but notice it. I LOVE that.

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I am not a big fan of matching all the lighting in a room. Since the floor lamp is black and metal, I wanted to pair it   with a table lamp that adds a little warmth and introduces a new material. This Wood Table Lamp was a winner for me from the moment I laid eyes on it.

And don’t they look so pretty together?

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I love the soft light the cream shade gives off and the pieced-together wood base. And it so nicely ties in my with my ottoman and chairs!

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Mixing textiles, leather, wood, and metals are so important when creating a space. It adds that visual interest and really makes things feel welcoming. Lighting is the perfect place to do this!

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I really love how things are coming together, and I can’t wait to get some drapery up to help keep some warmth in during out first Wisconsin winter! AHH!

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Floor Lamp//Table Lamp//Side Table//Ladder

 

I also snagged my ladder, tree basket, and marble side table from World Market. Man, they are killing it lately! So what do you think? Do you like my selections?

My Beautiful Room

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My sweet friend Hailey introduced me to this book My Beautiful Room and I quickly fell in love! It is the PERFECT book to introduce young designers to the world of Interior Design. Emory is now 9.5 and finding gifts for her is getting harder. She’s not that interested in toys anymore and its nice to find something that is not electronics. Plus teaching her about Interior Design just might make my heart swell.

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The book introduces them to all the basic elements and principles of design but in a way they can understand and practice them. It is so cute!

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First they start out by writing down how they will use their room.


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Some of Emory’s ideas and wishes for her room were:

  • Twin Bed
  • Pretty flowers by window
  • Comfy spot to chill at
  • Shelves to put books on
  • Taylor Swift poster

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Then the book starts teaching them about design! Pages explaining pattern, color, texture etc!


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It also talks about furnishing your room!

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Then it is your turn to create your floor plan.


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The back of the book has pages of cut outs that they can use to create their furnitures layout. I LOVED helping her create a design that is functional and pretty.

 

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There are pages for them to practice using color, pattern, and texture.

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And stickers to help make their designs come to life!

 

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They also have a 3D section where they can create a 3D version of their room. SO cool. You can get this book here for only $14.99!

Yep, I love it. Maybe I should get one for myself?