Ok, I am a re-organizing fanatic. I feel like each time I re-organize, it’s like a “reset” in life. I think it’s important to shift, re-organize, and edit your space every once in a while, providing you with a new outlook and atmosphere. I’ve been battling my bedroom bookshelf for sometime as this is the first thing I see when I wake up. The challenge living in a small condo is that you only have so much space to work with and you have to utilize your shelves where you can. Here’s the before image below, (please excuse the horrible camera skills). I felt the shelves looked “uneven” and the entire unit was too “top and bottom heavy”.
I began playing around with the items and used a few very … more …
I am truly excited to get this interview up this month on Interior Designer and Photographer, Gaile Guevara. She’s obviously very talented and I absolutely admire her style and her work.
How did you get into what you are doing now?: As a kid I was inspired by my father and his love of using only the best graphic art tools. I was spoiled with using Pantone felt pens on quality vellum while my kindergarten classmates played with Crayola on craft paper. My artistic side was influenced by my father who was a graphic designer and technical drawing specialist for Albertan Oil companies, developing machinery in the tradition of manual drafting before computer software. My father is an inspiration for his attention to details. My education roots stem from a … more …
Leave daisies and sunflowers in the garden where they belong - not alongside your tissue boxes! Styling your rooms take time - but bright flower-printed cardboard tissue boxes can bring that Florida retirement home feel in an instant. The Toro Tissue Ring is a simple way to sub-in chic for cheap.
Made of uber-hygienic stainless steel, the paper weight/tissue-holder keeps tissue in place, dispensing one at a time while sleekly mingling with your room’s décor. Simply remove cardboard box, and rest the 4″ ring on top; the carefully engineered balance of weight and size allows the ring to keep a tissue stack in place, even when one tissue is pulled out. Ingenious!
Available on www.vessel.com for $18 USD
Jayani Perera, Partly Sunny Guest Writer
Waverly is probably best known for their beautiful home decor products offering everything from paint, to window treatments and bedding. I have to admit my favorite products out of their line are their luscious wallpapers.
Waverly thinks “the walls of a home set its aura and personality”. Their wallpaper designs are rich in texture and in tradition.
To find their products check out their stocklist and enjoy the world of Waverly.
Sunny Shum, Your Industry Insider
We like to be clean, but at what cost? Caldrea creates quality, earth-friendly products for cleaning your entire home. They use the finest plant-derived ingredients and essential oils in their products - No harsh chemicals and no harsh fragrances (and extremely cute packaging)!
All Caldrea products are biodegradable and are not tested on animals. Therefore, great for people who are environmentally conscious, have major allergies and reactions to strong cleaners and safe around children.
The home starter kit is the best place to go. Packaged neatly in a bucket, you should have everything you need to clean your place from roof to floor. ($75)
Deionized Water, Plant Derived Surfactants (cleaning agents), Solubolizing Agents, Sodium Citrate, Birch Bark Extract, Chelating Agent (non-EDTA), Essential Oils of Lavender, Pine Needle and Cedarwood, Fragrance*, … more …