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Kellie Smith

interior design, looks to love, Obsessions and Inspirations

Maximalist Decor

July 17, 2018 • By

Less is more?

Sometimes.

And other times not.

At times, interiors are literally begging for something radical.

Whether it be an unexpected use of colour or the mix of multiple patterns and textures, maximalist decor is a trend that’s rising.

I’m literally jumping up and down with joy.

Neutrals and playing it safe aren’t my thing and if you agree, you’re my people.

Let’s see these interiors that SCREAM maximalism and what exactly makes them fall into the maximalist decor category…

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interior design, looks to love, Obsessions and Inspirations

Creative Ways to Use Peel and Stick Wallpaper

July 5, 2018 • By

Temporary wallpaper/peel and stick wallpaper/removable wallpaper is here my friends, hallelujah!

This design option is a smart choice for those with commitment issues, that like to change it up a bit, or one that wants things in their life simple.

Another fabulous thing about temporary wallpaper?

It can be used on surfaces other than walls! From furniture, backsplashes, floors, and ceilings – the sky is the limit as to what temporary wallpaper can do!

I’M USING MY CAPS LOCK BUTTON TO SHOW MY EXCITEMENT HERE PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ready to get your hands on some wallpaper? Here is where you can buy peel and stick wallpaper and what you can do with it!

Peel and Stick Wallpaper can be used on surfaces other than walls! From furniture, backsplashes, floors, and ceilings - the sky is the limit as to what temporary wallpaper can do!

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Velvet Finishes Painting Tips with Lotus Theory Designs

July 2, 2018 • By

Today is an exciting day – we have Lotus Theory Designs guest blogging for us!

Bianca is a breath of fresh air to the furniture painting world and recently painted an amazing hutch with Velvet Finishes.

She brings BOLD, FUNKY, FRESH, and LIBERATED works of art back to life, in an otherwise monochromatic world.

Her furniture is all about expressing the evolution of her personal journey through the wonders of re-design.

So without further ado, get ready for Bianca…she’s a badass with a paintbrush friends!

See this amazing purple hutch tutorial using Velvet Finishes from Lotus Theory Designs. Velvet Finishes furniture flip makeovers and tips, with video!

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14 Rooms that Prove Black Shiplap is the New White

June 26, 2018 • By

Shiplap / aka country-chic wood paneling.

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. 

Sick of seeing white shiplap everywhere like me? I have found a solution that makes my black heart go pitter patter…yep you guessed.

black shiplap

An edgier take on the trend, black shiplap is a great way to combine modern and farmhouse style. Let’s admire these interiors that embrace the moodier side of shiplap!

Welcome to the dark side…

Black shiplap is the new white! An edgier take on the farmhouse trend, black shiplap is a great way to combine modern and farmhouse style. Let's admire these interiors that embrace the moodier side of shiplap! Welcome to the dark side. #blackshiplap #modernfarmhouse #shiplap

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