Love Your Home
My blog features crafting projects, home care tips, fresh decorating ideas, and fun accessories in the market.
- Published on Friday, 17 August 2012
Authors: Antonella @ LoveYourHomeIs it too early to blog about fall? The season and all of its wonderful qualities - the crisp, cool outdoor air; the warm, inviting colours of nature; pumpkin spice and apple cinnamon scents - has been on my mind for some time now. Autumn has always been the season I look forward to the most. When I was a studen...
A Tall Order
- Published on Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Authors: Antonella @ LoveYourHomeYou may have heard this before: window drapes are the finishing touch to every space. You have definitely heard this from me before: drapes are a great way to bring in pattern and colour to a space, large or small. Drapes also do something else that I haven't talked about before: they can help a room appear...
Owls in Orange from Great Britain
- Published on Monday, 13 August 2012
Authors: Antonella @ LoveYourHomeDo you sometimes feel that when you fall in love with a new look that you've been decorating your home all wrong? Don't sweat it. Mixing styles is what makes a space unique and yours. Adding a new accessory or two that is completely unexpected and so wasn't you last year, isn't going to spoil all y...
How to Create a Vignette
- Published on Sunday, 12 August 2012
Authors: Antonella @ LoveYourHomeWhat is a vignette in decorating? All it is really, is a display of carefully chosen pieces that work together in harmony. It differs from a collection of like items because a collection isn't needed to create a vignette. Let me show you the difference:
These aqua coloured pottery set on a vintage radio...
5 Smart Bedroom Storage Solutions
- Published on Friday, 10 August 2012
Authors: Antonella @ LoveYourHomeIt doesn't matter how large or small your bedroom is, storage is key. Even if the room was massive, you're not going to dress it with five armoires; maybe two at most. How do you maximize storage in a bedroom? There are 5 simple solutions:
1. Buy the right furniture: bedside tables are important to have,...
A New Place to Store Blankets
- Published on Tuesday, 07 August 2012
Authors: Antonella @ LoveYourHomeThis curio cabinet has been a bit of a problem since the day we brought it home. It was too good of a "steal" to pass up, but it never found a true spot in our home. After a few moves, we squeezed it in the hallway outside the bedrooms. Today I decided its contents didn't make any sense: my col...
More Pyrex For My Collection
- Published on Monday, 06 August 2012
Authors: Antonella @ LoveYourHomeAnother Kempenfest show, another success! I found this set of 4 Spring Blossom 1 Pyrex bowls to add to my collection:
Recommended Reading: August...
- Published on Sunday, 05 August 2012
Authors: Antonella @ LoveYourHomeThe book I chose for this month's reading is called Natural Style (2008) by Janet Sobesky. Back in July, I wrote a post about decorating with natural elements, which mostly covered the materials and textures needed to create that natural look at home. You can read more about that here. Sobesky's book...
An Afternoon in NOTL
- Published on Saturday, 04 August 2012
Authors: Antonella @ LoveYourHome
Breathe Easy; Open the Windows
- Published on Thursday, 02 August 2012
Authors: Antonella @ LoveYourHomeIt feels like it's going to rain today. I wouldn't be against it at all either. While briefly taking a break on the balcony from activities today, I noticed the wind picked up a bit and the temperature dropped significantly. The sun was hiding behind some pretty gray clouds.
I decided the AC wasn't...