Keeping Cool! Spotlight on West Elm Online Sales

July 22, 2011 § Leave a comment

Well, as we all know it’s a hot one out there today! In fact, I wish I had a dollar for everytime someone said that because I’d be super rich … and then I could spend my money on all these great online sales that are going on! If you don’t have a pool (or a friend with one!) this is a good weekend to catch up on movies or just sit in front of your air conditioner and check out some of the amazing deals online.

West Elm is offering free shipping on a bunch of items, including these gorgeous sheer cherry blosson curtains, $39-$54. I love the way sheer curtains let so much light in but still give you a decent amount of privacy. I have similar curtains in my living room and have never made the switch to more insulated curtains because I just can’t get enough of that sunlight!

W.E. is also offering 15% off on home office furniture, which I couldn’t be happier about. I have my eye on two desks and I can’t decide which one I want. The first is the Cabriole Leg Desk, on sale for $296. The second is a really cool mirrored desk, and I kind of swoon over the idea of having mirrored furniture (that doesn’t cost over $1,000 like most do) on sale for $509. Which one do you like best? I have a VERY small space in which to put a new desk and I think either of these would work. I would love to hear what you think in the comments!

Desk #1
Desk #2

Whatever you decide to do this weekend, I hope you stay cool and have fun. Thanks for reading my blog and please come back again!



Love it or Hate it? The Cake Candelabra

July 19, 2011 § 1 Comment

I was browsing through the sale items at Z Gallerie because I felt a little inspired after watching Million Dollar Decorators (my new fav Bravo show!) and came across this piece: a cake candelabra. If you don’t know this about me yet I can tell you that I have a serious obsession with chandeliers and candles and want every room in my house to contain them! So of course at first I thought this cake topper was amazing but the longer I looked at it, the more I wondered if it was just a little too much? Maybe it’s because the cake in the picture is rather small and for such a large topper you might need a bigger cake?! What do you think? Do you love it or is it cheesy? I’d love to hear what you think!

Z Gallerie Cake Candelabra, $8.95

Washington Sports Club made it to the Huffington Post!

July 8, 2011 § Leave a comment

My boyfriend, Tambe, works at Washington Sports Club at the Chinatown location in DC and his photo has been making it’s way around the internet! A user on Riddit captured an image of him standing outside next to a sign that reads “Politicians, get in shape for your next scandalous photo” and it eventually made it’s way to the Huffington Post! I thought it was really funny so even though it doesn’t really have much to do with my blog, here it is (photo from Reddit):

Red, White and Blue Room Inspiration!

July 4, 2011 § Leave a comment

Red, White, and Blue Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

July 4, 2011 § Leave a comment

Red, White, and Blue Chocolate Dipped Strawberries.


What a perfect treat for today! Check out this post by Life Tastes Like Food.


Happy 4th!

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