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Velvet Finishes + Blogger Project Round-Up (part 2)

October 20, 2016 • By

Velvet Finishes + Blogger Project Round -Up


There are  a lot of great Velvet Finishes projects out there.

There are a lot of great bloggers out there.

Great Bloggers + Velvet Finishes = AMAZING PROJECTS!!

I thought I would corral just a few of these fabulous projects from fellow bloggers and share them with you guys.

It’s a BLOGGER + Velvet Finishes Round-Up!

What happens when awesome bloggers get a hold of Velvet Finishes furniture paint? They create awesome projects, that's what! Check out these ten!

Check out these awesome projects by my super talented and creative blogger friends!

(you can take a look at part 1 here)


holiday and seasonal decorating, interior design, seasonal

15 Cozy Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall

October 17, 2016 • By

Fall is officially here – the coziest time of the year!

My designer roots are coming out and thinking of ways I’m going to cozy up Casa de Loco for fall.

But let’s be honest here – we all know I’m probably not going to decorate for fall.

I’m just keeping it real with you guys. 🙂

However, I love all the ideas you festive overachievers have!!  Here are 15 Cozy Ways to Decorate your Home for Fall…

Here are 15 cozy ways to decorate your home for Fall! All are easy, inexpensive, and sure to bring the Fall season indoors! Tips from Designer Kellie Smith


interior design, looks to love, Obsessions and Inspirations, velvet finishes

DIY Wall Treatments Other Than Shiplap

September 20, 2016 • By


It.  Is.  Everywhere.

Shiplap in living rooms, shiplap in dining rooms, shiplap in bathrooms, shiplap in kitchens.

Here a shiplap, there are shiplap, everywhere a shiplap. 

HGTV and Joanna Gaines has taken this farmhouse, shiplap phenomenon to the extreme.

Now, please don’t get me wrong…as an interior designer I appreciate different styles, design asthetics, and I do like shiplap, but it’s being overdone!

There’s more wall treatment options out there besides shiplap so let’s check them out!!!

Take a look at a few DIY Wall Treatments that I have completed over time, other than shitlap, I mean shiplap…

Are you sick of SHIPLAP? Here are a few DIY wall treatments other than shiplap that are sure to inspire via Design Asylum Blog. #VelvetFinishes

If you’re here from Monica Wants It, welcome! I’m SO glad to have you here!

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15 Vegan Pumpkin Recipes to Make this Fall

September 18, 2016 • By

I love the taste of pumpkin.

Vegan + Pumpkin = Totally Delicious

I’ve been drooling over the vegan pumpkin recipes that have been popping up all over my Pinterest feed. I thought I’d round up a few that really stood out to me and that I plan to try in my kitchen this season. I’m sure the family will love this!  We are all pumpkin lovers!!  Here we go…

Here are the BEST Vegan Pumpkin Recipes to Make this Fall - there's pumpkin drinks, pumpkin dessert ideas, pumpkin dinner recipes, + more!

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