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Archive for July, 2010

Inspiration: Bathrooms

I love looking at photographs of beautiful rooms. Collecting images of spaces I love helps me define my own style and inspires me when the time comes to do some designing/decorating/renovating.

Today's inspiration? Bathrooms.

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Image credit: Canadian House & Home

I chose this bathroom because the design is crisp and clean, yet peaceful.

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Placemat Throw Pillows

Before I get started, credit must be given. I totally stole the idea of making a throw pillow out of a placemat from Katie at Bower Power. Take a moment to explore her blog; it's lots of fun.

Right before my surgery I found this idea on Katie's blog and vowed as soon as I was up and about I'd make a few of these. True to my word, last week after my physical therapy appointment I headed over to Bed, Bath & Beyond and chose a few placemats I thought would make pretty pillows. I chose three but for the purposes of demonstration I'll use the zebra print.

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This is what it looked like when it was just a plain ol' placemat and not a super-terrific pillow.

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