Archive for August, 2011

Decorating with luggage


So it’s 10:30 p.m. and I am leaving for the beach first thing in the morning and I still haven’t packed yet. This is how I roll. I am the worst procrastinator in the whole world. Of course thinking about packing makes me thing about my totally uncool luggage choices are and how I wish I has super cool old suitcases. Lately I have seen a lot of design blogs showing tutorials for turning vintage suitcases into furniture and can I just say — I think I’m in love! Continue reading →

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The joy of entertaining


This past weekend I hosted my first ever bridal shower for one of my besties who will be a Mrs. in just over a month! I must admit, the bride-to-be and I are a bit nontraditional which is why I held it at a karaoke bar. We had our own private room and we all sang until we were hoarse (well maybe that was just me). While I could have held the shower at my apartment I always worry about the potential lack of seating and the fact that we have neighbors above and below us. Continue reading →

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An open and shut(ter) case


Another day, another project from my to-do list finally completed. The past couple of days I have been working on revamping that shutter from thrifting day and turning it into a menu/coupon holder for the kitchen.

This was one of those unusually time consuming projects for me, but I think that has a lot to do with my limited knowledge/access to tools and a few unexpected hang-ups. Continue reading →

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