Thou Shalt Not Covet

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I’m not prone to envying people for material things. But if I was…I would want a ginormous closet like this. A glamourous place to hang a chandelier, have a zillion drawers and organize my bags and shoes so I don’t have to dive into the bottom of my closet to find things.

It would look just like this all pink and pretty and with the white dog. For the record I have the dog already…I just need the closet.

#closetLove #closetEnvy #sigh

Back to the 60’s

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Having lived through the 60’s as a young girl, it is so interesting to me to see the return of furnishings from this time period.

The trend was very minimalistic and comfort driven. But it was replaced by a more gaudy and shabby chic style of furnishings.

Most homes that feature Mid-Century modern furniture are fun and fresh with a colorful mixture of furnishings.

As for me, I mix it up. I don’t like one single style to dictate the design of my home. I do like mid-century and I hope the trend lasts for a while. I also wish I had my Mother’s orange silk curved sofa from the 60’s. It was spectacular.

Check out: www.DotandBo.com

for more vintage designs.

Original Decorating Ideas

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I love it when people think “outside the box” and come up with an original kitchen that screams luxury. These green cabinets and shiplap siding are just the right mix for fun and elegance not to mention the upscale Wolf gas stove. Did you know that kitchens are the most requested item for most buyers? This house would sell quickly.

You can view the rest of this farmhouse at:

http://cococozy.com/connecticut-farmhouse-restoration-5-remodel-tips.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+cococozy%2FzOlp+%28COCOCOZY%29

Mirror Magic

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Magazines often feature the most beautifully decorated rooms but they are large rooms and not comparable to our own homes. As for me, I prefer a more “intimate” space.

However, you can make any room look bigger. One way is to use mirrors and reflective finishes, from bed frames to side tables, to create a vista, bright light into dark spaces and create faux doorways or windows, all of which make any room seem bigger.

Mirrors are an affordable and fun way to create space.