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Stranger Than Fiction : An Inspiration Blog about art/design/home decor

30 septembre 2018

A Highly Recommended Read

Hello Lovelies, (Image credit: Nancy Mitchell) This article published on the apartment therapy blog about "How to Fall in Love with the Home You Live In Right Now" has been my daily read for the last past months and it has been a life-saver. so full of helpful tips! Of course, these tips and piece of advice only work if you actually DO and act upon them. Taking baby steps, applying each tip one week at a time (or at your own pace) can do wonder for your daily life.   At least, it has worked for me, so I wanted to share. ... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2010

Jewelry Organizing Tips

Hello Lovelies! I'm obsessed with this subject (and I've blogged about it before). Now I found a great gallery of images with simple, easy-to-reproduce-at-home displays of jewelry! image from the Notebook (Australian) Magazine. Enjoy!-Beautymist
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22 mars 2010

My Yellow Kitchen Project (part II)!

Hello Lovelies! And Happy Monday! Photography: Scott Hawkins for Notebook Magazine  Styling: Jo Carmichael The Spring 2010 Cure has begun and I have started to tell you about my kitchen project. The walls are freshly repainted in white, the sink is stainless steel, and to add pizzazz and vitality to the place (it's a narrow corridor, but filled with beautiful Southern light), I decided to go for yellow! Here are some yellow ideas for the home. Check.Here are some great neutral background for the kitchen. Check.And here is an... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2010

Spring Cure 2010 Week1!

Hello Lovelies! I'm doing the One-Room Remedy: photos from Kelly & Jonathan's House Tour. - Choose one room: the Kitchen. In my case, the kitchen also involves the entry and the eating nook. - Gather pictures of rooms you love. DONE! - Start a style tray. Done! My style will be inspired by this photo from Domino: a white/yellow/orange kitchen. That is, a kitchen that is mostly white walls (repainted last August), and yellow/orange finishing touches. - Visit your favourite home store ( Done! I... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2010

March 15th - the AT Spring Cure begins!

From the last AT Cure: Soft Serve Girl added a new beautiful blue to her bedroom walls.What better time than spring to begin a Green cure ?Please visit the apartment therapy site and flickr group to learn (and view!) more. and... enjoy! -Beautymist
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16 octobre 2009

The AT Fall Cure Begins

The Cure begins! The 2009 AT Fall Cure has just begun ! Join on in to "cure" and heal your home, declutter, organize, and decorate better... Apartment Therapy: The Eight Step Home Cure Beautymist.
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25 août 2009

Back to School and Organizing

Hello ! ...and welcome to my house. Below is my bedroom door repainted in light grey : I love organizing and cleaning my home right before back to school. it's like starting a new year with a clean slate. :-) Above, is my bedroom, with one wall repainted in bright white and a new shelf unit hung on the wall. I've also tackled the bathroom, and repainted my living-room door in light grey, as I said. I still have a lot to throw out, mainly magazines, and clothes to give away to charity. There will be more white paint on my... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2009

Happy Coincidences

Hello! original photo by rebranca46 Ever heard about synchronicity? well, it's basically happy coincidences happening in your life. :-)I've been reading Holly's decor8 blog daily, then Holly's "simply stated" chronicle on REAL SIMPLE. Then i scrolled down and found a list of fave links! I clicked on a few, and found true gems. I have then added them to my own fave links under the category: "Simplicity and Zen Habits". Now YOU can scroll down! ;-) So what did I find? Links about cleaning and organizing... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2009

At My "Lab"

Hello, I've had a weird day at my computer desk today. First the computer went mad (and I became amok) because my crazy (beloved) cat, who's on heat, started lying on the keyboard, typing random things that upset the whole computer setting. but you know what? Being unable to use the computer actually HELPED me, because I realized what a mess my desk was, and while waiting on the phone for the computer hotline, I cleared my desk and filed away *tons* of paper. I'm such a paper keeper! I also did a lil' doodle while on... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2009

MORE Artful Ways of Hanging Jewelry

Ekta's tailor dummy. Putting necklaces around a dummy's neck is a nice idea, too! Check out Ekta's dummy above, and Diane's bedroom, below (thanks, xojy!). I also love Emily Ballard's idea, seen on AT. Says Emily "And the necklace idea came from both Pottery Barn/Domino, I made them with small boards covered in foam and then with linen". See for yourself how nice the outcome is: And finally, my own jewelry nook: enjoy! -Beautymist.
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