Sunday, August 28, 2011

Found the Fabric!


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Good news! Every since I starting blogging and sharing pictures of my home I would get emails asking me where on earth did I get my dining room curtain fabric from? Of course I purchased it several years ago and had no idea of the name. I originally purchased from Fabric Guru, it was a discontinued pattern and all  I knew was I loved it. I received another email last week and it finally hit me to search back 3 years of emails hoping to find the confirmation order email and hoping it would have the pattern name and company, yeah!!!! It did!

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Here it is made into pillows, isn’t it pretty!
Abbey Lane by Laura Ashley- the Lapis color version. I also found it here for a great price, it’s a discontinued pattern so if you love it and want it you better get it now!

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Book Page Print Giveaway

I wanted to share my new store with you and offer a giveaway!


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Print Press FMT is a new store on ETSY, in it I sell book page prints and art prints.

To enter: just visit my store HERE,If you're already a follower just leave a comment on the print you would pick
or become a follower and leave your pick.
For a second chance to win, post the giveaway on your blog. It’s that easy!

A random number generator will pick the winner.
Giveaway ends September 3rd at 5:00 pm EST.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Design Shuffle

Today we have a special guest from Design Shuffle!

Hi all! I’m Jennifer and I write for Design Shuffle, a social media site that chronicles the work of top interior designers around the world. I've been writing about home decor since graduating university and have loved it ever since. I'm addicted to patterned fabrics, Jonathan Adler, chaise lounges, old doors, milk glass jars, antiques, and more. I'm always on the hunt for a great bargain, just like the owner of Flea Market Trixie, and I love how we both get excited over trash-to-treasure finds. We're also big fans of colour, and I'm excited to share some pretty turquoise and green spaces.

One of the best interior design ideas is to opt for a bold colour - from kitchen design ideas to bedroom designs, every space looks better decked out in a bright hue, especially soothing tones of turquoise and green. On the walls, furniture or accessories, here's how to take visions of turquoise and green and apply them to interior designs.

Turquoise and Green Design
The Ccsi Project via
Two contrasting colours balance each other out in this shabby chic bedroom design - a bluish turquoise is paired with lime green, each being used in equal doses.



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DESIGN Style Guide via
While these shades may be bold in their primary state, softer versions of turquoise and green are incorporated into the window treatments, throw pillows and striped area rug.



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Home and Decor via
Decorating ideas for living rooms with high ceilings can be daunting but never fear - turquoise stripes and sweeping green patterned drapes accentuate the space's dramatic configuration.


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The Lennoxx via
Sometimes a mix is best - this sitting room looks inviting with differently-styled chairs, such as a plain reupholstered green club chair along with a floral blue vintage dining room chair.



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Autolazy via
A melange of bright colours looks interesting in a cozy corner - this kitchenette set-up features antique blue glassware and retro espresso machine as well as green teacups, dinnerware and serving tray.


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Lisa Goulet Design via
A turquoise claw-foot tub is the centrepiece of a white bathroom - the green accents come from the trees through the windows, giving the space a soothing atmosphere.


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Cococozy via
The turquoise and green touches in this dining room are more discrete when flanked by dashes of red - the striped backs of the chairs and blue leather fronts are also visually appealing.


Turquoise and Green Design
Houzz via
Subtle smidgens of turquoise and green are applied to the pillows, end table and lamp - they're just colourful enough to keep this bedroom interesting.


This content is provided by Design Shuffle, where you can find and share talented interior designs from from New York interior designers, Los Angeles interior designers, and more, check out the latest at Design Shuffle.

Gorgeous rooms, I want them all! Check out Design Shuffle for your next inspiration.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Destination Chair

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I took an old ice cream parlor chair that I found at a garage sale and funkified it.
This is what the chair looked like before.
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The frame just needed a fresh coat of cream spray paint.
For the back and seat fabric, I used my black and cream chevron and destination fabric, both are from my new line of fabrics.

I call it the DESTINATION CHAIR.
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P.S. I'm for sale at my ETSY store.


I'm linking up here:

Funky Junk's Saturday Nite Special

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Last Day for Giveaway

Today's the last day to enter the UPRINT BUSINESS CARD giveaway.
Enter HERE