15 December 2008

Quick Fix #2: Affordable Art

In light of reusing and being green, I dug up some old frames and sprayed them black (of course). Next, I just photocopied pictures out of my Newport Mansions book and framed them.



This corner of my apartment is starting to come together. I have to go out and buy a full-length mirror today at Kirklands to finish yesterday's project and will report back later.

14 December 2008

Quick Fixes

I'm officially on a 3-week vacation which means 3 uninterrupted weeks of PROJECTS! Today I was working on dressing up a pedestal table I got from Target months ago. 


Before. Borring!
(Check out Higgins walking away in disapproval.)


I had a few lamps lying around the hosue so I thought I'd throw one up there. First, I tried this one. I bought this a while ago have have been trying to convince myself that I like it ever since. 


First it was white, then I decided there needed to be more contrast with the wall so out came the black spray paint.....eh, I still hate this lamp. Not my style.

Then, I remembered this old lamp I had in the bedroom. I stole the lampshade from the lamp above-better. 

After.

Next, I'm going to get a full-length mirror from Kirklands, spray it gold, and hang it from the wall with black grosgrain ribbon. (But that can wait until tomorrow-the Pats are on in 45 min!)

09 December 2008

Xmas Wish List

When I was little, I used to get yelled at for saying this but:

I want.





New LV Sprouse/Marc Jacobs Limited Ed Scarf

Weird...how did that get in there??

07 December 2008

Like Mother....

...Like daughter.

For all those who fear they are turning into their mother, at least mine's got style!


Mom's Ralph Lauren Basketweave Flatware



Court's Target Version

****POST SCRIPT: Did anyone notice my reflection in the spoon? 

"Well I guess it all started the first time I went through the second grade. I caught my reflection in a spoon while I was eating my cereal, and I remember thinking "wow, you're ridiculously good looking, maybe you could do that for a career."-Derek Zoolander


04 December 2008

Christmas already???

I blinked and it's a week into December. How did this happen?? Since I can't fight time, I decided to roll with it and get festive. Here's the wreath I pimped today after work that got from Target. 



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