FRIDAY VIBES // Paint it Black

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Call it a moody May, but I've been really inspired by dramatic inky black interiors lately. I love how a coat of black paint can make something worn look chic, hide imperfections, and really make the interesting lines in a vintage or sculptural piece sing. Whether fully committing to a room with black walls or just adding a graphic impact in a mostly white room, one thing's for sure, black is always a good choice.

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Would you paint a room black?

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Dress Your Nest | Pantone Colors of 2016: Rose Quartz and Serenity

A fashion-meets-interiors celebration of Pantone's colors of the year, Rose Quartz and Serenity. The more I take a look at these two hues, the more I'm loving them. To me, they are a perfect blend of uplifting, energizing freshness and peaceful calm. It's basically yoga for your eyeballs.  

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rug  |  coat  |  lamp  |  sunglasses  |  bracelet  |  coasters  |  bag  |  toaster  |  pillow  |  skirt  |  shoes  |  chair

 

 

Are you loving these colors yet? Would you incorporate them into your home or wardrobe?

 

Come back tomorrow for a quick and easy Rose Quartz and Serenity gradient mani!

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Five Ways to DIY It: The Artsy Credenza

Ever since these gorgeous credenzas from DENY caught my eye, I haven't been able to shake the idea of having one for my dining room. If I had an spare $799 (a pretty reasonable price) in the budget, I would have one heading my way in a heartbeat. But for me and my personal finances, this is definitely not making the list of "must buys" anytime in the near future.

Especially when I can see so many great cost-cutting DIY possibilities! Using a thrifted sideboard or a basic IKEA piece and a little ingenuity, you could pretty easily replicate some of these looks in your space for half the cost- or even less!

Check out my 5 Ways to DIY It, while I look up all the upcoming garage sales in my area. ;)

 

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inspiration  |  paint  |  brushes

 

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inspiration  |  paint  |  tape

 

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inspiration  |  utility knife  |  mural

 

Five-Ways-to-DIY-it-Statement-Credenzas-Diamond-Stencil

inspiration  |  paint  |  brush  |  stencil

 

Five-Ways-to-DIY-it-Statement-Credenzas-Photo-Transfer

inspiration  |  blueprint copy  |  photo transfer medium  |  brush

 

I'll definitely be keeping an eye out for a frugal, DIY-able piece because I am crazy about the first look- the graphic word art. I also love the photo transfer idea (which by the way, would use a photocopy as opposed to an actual photo or anything with a high gloss finish). Wouldn't it be a wonderful way to use a vacation pic? It's a perfect blend of sentiment and good design. Which style is your favorite?

Would you give any of these DIYs a go?

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