Giveaway: Midnight Velvet Bedding – Step Up Your Style And Add Beauty And Luxury (US, Ends 8/13) @ShopMV #MVFabBloggers

I had so much fun creating this post.  I love makeovers, don't you?  The seasons are changing and Fall is the perfect time to update your bedroom with a new look.  Are you ready for my "before" and "after"?  I didn't hate my "before".  It wasn't awful, but it wasn't good either.  It was zzzzzzzzz, boring.  Z's are good in the bedroom but it should be because you are ready to sleep, not because your decor is boring!  Okay, here it is, my … [Read more...]

Giveaway and Review: Room Recipes – A Creative & Stylish Guide to Interior Design by Tonya Olsen (US, Ends 10/19)

About the Book: From exciting entryways to DIY dining rooms, professional interior designer Tonya Olsen has just the right recipes to make every room in your home a show stopper. Room Recipes: A Creative and Stylish Guide to Interior Design is the ultimate resource for homeowners looking to spice things up or decorate a space from scratch. Inside this guide you’ll find: eye-catching examples of beautiful, budget-friendly … [Read more...]

Fun Find at Pier 1

I was shopping yesterday at Pier 1 and found these fun glasses! I think you could use these for so many things and they are reasonably priced at $4.99.Here's the description from Pier 1, where they are described as margarita glasses:but I think you could also go with:*ice cream / dessert dish*fruit cup*shrimp cocktail*vase for floating flower*holder for floating candle*candle holder for pillar candle*potpourri holder*air freshener bead … [Read more...]

Yooooo-hoooooo! Design Star, where are you?

*sigh* Design Star, Design Star..... *sigh* Where are you? I'm afraid that this show I was so excited about, has lost it's way! The last two episodes have been disappointing for me. Are you watching? What do you think? I don't get the "team" dynamics. Is hosting your own design show that much of a collaborative effort? *sigh* This week the designers were split into two teams - the boys and the girls-plus-Dan. They were each given an … [Read more...]

Design Star

I watched The Next Food Network Star and HGTV Design Star and I'm hooked! I love both of them. I'm going to look forward to Sunday Night TV!Did you watch? What did you think?Ooooo, which one to talk about first? Okay, Design Star. There are 12 designers in the competition to win their own show on HGTV. And it IS a competition. Hehehe. You can tell Mark Burnett is a producer, there was Drama - with a capital D. I loooooved it!The Design … [Read more...]