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Living Large- Cool Clothing Storage

clothing storage

clothing storage
I was looking on Pinterest for clothing storage ideas, and just some cool storage ideas in general. I also spent the day at Ikea and The Container Store yesterday agonizing over what to pick for storage in my bathroom. This picture from Pinterest almost looks like something I was going to choose for my bathroom storage. A lot of people think you can’t have stylish looking clothing storage in your home. Thanks to the powers of the internet, you can find clothing storage that doesn’t look like it came from a big box store, unless you are looking for something like that. I love the minimalistic look of the whole piece. It looks sparse, but intricate at the same time. This is something I could get into. Picture from here. Check below to figure out how to keep up with the blog after Google Reader ends.

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Living Large- Tabletop Spinning Cosmetic Organizer by Lori Greiner

Tabletop Spinning Cosmetic Organizer by Lori Greiner

Tabletop Spinning Cosmetic Organizer by Lori Greiner

Have y’all seen the Tabletop Spinning Cosmetic Organizer by Lori Greiner at QVC.com? I have looked at this thing for months, and now I think I am finally going to buy it. I could use a better cosmetic organizational system in my bathroom. This spinning organizer can fit up to 100 pieces of your and my cosmetic junk. Plus it has a removable top as well! The Tabletop Spinning Cosmetic Organizer by Lori Greiner is only $29.82, so I won’t be breaking the bank when I buy it. Then again, I might end up buying new cosmetics to fill up all the space I just freed up. [SOURCE]

Living Large- DIY Glitter Lamp Shades

DIY Glitter Lamp Shade

DIY Glitter Lamp Shade

I saw this glittery lampshade on Pinterest and thought about how this would be a great DIY project. Apparently the people of Pinterest thought so too. Maybe you could use some glitter or some sequins? I think it would be great either way. Maybe you could try different color glitter or some fabric? That would be nice too. This seems like something that would be really fun to do on a Saturday. I’m getting ideas.

The We Love Colors contest winner is Ruhamah Dunmeyer. The Sonsi winner is Kimberlee Van Der Wall. The Eden Body Works contest ends tonight!

Living Large-Recycling Old Christmas Cards To Make Holiday Decor

Recycling Old Christmas Cards To Make Holiday Decor

Recycling Old Christmas Cards To Make Holiday Decor

Have a ton of Christmas cards, and you don’t know what to do with them? Well fear not because you can totally use them to garland for next year. This tutorial is eco-friendly and helps you recycle old cards instead of letting them either collect dust in your home or being wasted in a trash dump somewhere. Have fun and happy holidays! Check out the tutorial here!

Living Large-Spiral Staircase and Slide?!?!

Spiral Staircase with Slide

Spiral Staircase with Slide

Talk about all kinds of awesome! How would you like to have a spiral staircase that has a slide attached to the side? I would love to have one of those in my possession. If I moved, I would totally take the staircase with me and try and install it again in my new place somehow and some damn way. What do you think of this spiral staircase/slide contraption? Photo from here.

Living Large-Hollywood Regency

Hollywood Regency

In 2013, one of my many goals is to get an apartment. I really feel like decorating it will be fun and overwhelming. The good thing is that I have already decided what interior design style I want to decorate it in. Hollywood Regency is the style that I am loving at the moment. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, since I am in love with the Hollywood glamour of the 1930s.

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Living Large-Craft Storage

craft storage


craft storage

So I have been cleaning and rearranging and updating my decor for the past two weeks now. One of the things I needed to do was update my craft storage. I ended up buying a storage container with three drawers in it. When I finally get a bigger place, I would love to have a separate room for my crafts. I mean who doesn’t dream of a neat and tidy craft storage room? These pictures from Pinterest should give me proper craft storage inspiration.

craft storage

 

Living Large- Stacking A Bookshelf

Pretty Office Bookshelf

Pretty Office Bookshelf

I suck at stacking bookshelves. Stacking a bookshelf is somewhat difficult when you are trying to make things pretty. I always start out with some kind of cute configuration and then I start adding stuff as I accumulate things. The bookshelf slowly goes from stylish to overstuffed. I would love a bookshelf like this one shown on La Dolce Vita, but I know that I couldn’t possibly organize it like this. I would fill it to the brim in no time.

Living Large- Lillesand Wrought Iron Bed From Ikea

Ikea Lillesand Bed

I have been obsessed with the Lillesand wrought iron bed from Ikea ever since I visited the store last week. Okay so this bed isn’t actually a wrought iron bed, but it has that vintage look. The white bed that I saw in the store was so fresh, light, and airy looking. I can imagine it in a country home with some fresh sheets and some linen fresh scented candles burning. Maybe the window is open, and the smell of freshly cut grass is coming through the window with the breeze. Okay…okay. I am totally daydreaming right now, but you get my drift. The Lillesand bed looks amazing and totally provokes the idea of easy country living. This bed costs $199.99 at Ikea. Photo from 79 Ideas.

Living Large- Monochromatic Molding

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Green Bookcase

This is definitely a trend I wouldn’t mind creating in my future home. Monochromatic molding can seem a little stale to some, but to me it is totally perfect.  Adding on color to a room can balance it out with respect to the rest of the house, and it can add a little somethin’ somethin’ to a plain white room. You don’t need to change the furniture or the decorations. All you have to do is pick a color that matches everything in the room and paint the molding  Photo from here.