Can I please move in?

This, my friends, is something I could move right into. Colors, patterns, design, a happy thing every place you look! Designers Emily Henderson & Samantha Gluck designed and decorated blogger/creator OhJoy’s new studio and revealed section 1 today: “The Living Room”. I tend to buy bright and colorful things, and realized from reading this post that I should therefore paint any walls where I live a neutral like gray or white because:

“if you are someone who loves color then you are going to tend to buy things that are colorful, right? So if you paint your walls a bright color and you are buying colorful furniture it can go ‘Willy Wonka’ or ‘SpongeBob’ really fast”

Duly noted!

Oh Joy Blog: http://ohjoy.blogs.com/
Samantha Gluck: http://samanthagluckinteriors.com/
Emily Henderson: Just click the link!

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Texture + Color + Plants= Rental makeover

Rentals usually mean white walls and no painting allowed. Interior designer Emily Henderson did an amazing living room makeover, adding tons of color and style in furniture & accessories- the before and afters look like completely different homes. Color + Texture + Plants= I want to move in ! Click the link for a how-to and decorating suggestions

diy cord

Once again, apartmenttherapy.com does it again. I love myself some bright colors, and I hate ugly electric cords spouting all which ways out of the walls. This picture is an extreme version of covering cords on crack, but if you click the picture to the post, there are very easy ways (bright nylon string) to change ugly lamp cords, or guitar amp cords, into things of beauty!

Permanent Year-Round streamer Decorations

Permanent Year-Round streamer Decorations

I saw the below creation by confettisystems.com on a blog I read over a year ago, but it wasn’t until February that I attempted my own version with some crepe paper I found around the house. I originally made a strand with the reds and pinks and gold shiny streamers for valentines day, and added orange to create a year round color punch as a permanent fixture. Let me know if you want some instruction on how to create one of these!

http://www.confettisystems.com

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