Creativity

DIY Floral Arrangement

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Being a creative person and a designer, I expected floral arranging to come easy to me. I took sculpture classes for my Fine Arts curriculum in college and have a good idea of how I want an arrangement to look, but achieving results is another issue. Long story short- I’m not so awesome at it  Continue Reading »

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Caesarstone Recipes by Isabel Smith: Kale and Avocado Salad

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I love a fresh salad, especially when it’s crispy, loaded with nutrients, and best of all- easy to make. This kale salad is made with just a few ingredients (that you may already have in your refrigerator!) and is dressed with a heart-healthy avocado and a delicious lemon and olive oil dressing. The key to  Continue Reading »

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DIY Geometric Art

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You guys know I love collecting all different forms of art and am passionate about discovering up and coming artists, but I noticed there’s one type of artwork missing from my collection… a geometric piece. I decided it would be fun (and simple) to attempt a large-scale, black and white geometric art DIY.  You can really get creative  Continue Reading »

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How to Make Shibori Pillows for Your Home

Hand-made shibori pieces make great hostess gifts, home decor, and help transition your home for spring and summer. Are you guys going to try this DIY?

During college, I crammed as many textile classes, including shibori, into my fine arts schedule as I could possibly fit. Lately, I’ve really loved this trend and thought it would be fun to create a DIY post. I styled this corner seat with my newly made shibori cushions and it feels much better suited for spring and  Continue Reading »

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Caesarstone Recipes by Isabel Smith: Paleo Cookies

@CaesarstoneUS These paleo double chocolate chip cookies are not only easy to make but they're gluten and dairy free as well.

Easy and delicious cookies are a must in my kitchen. These paleo double chocolate chip cookies are not only easy to make but they’re gluten and dairy free as well. And there’s an even bigger plus because cocoa is a source of heart-healthy flavanoids– so there’s some good stuff in here for your body as  Continue Reading »

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Think 3D Tile for Bold Interior Accents

3D tile is great way to add depth and texture to an interior room and are guaranteed to capture attention.

One of my new favorite trends in tile is the move towards 3D. I saw more than my fair share of examples at this year’s KBIS in Las Vegas with styles ranging from geometric shapes to others that mimicked the movement of water. 3D tile is great way to add depth and texture to an  Continue Reading »

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Staircases as a Focal Point

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Stairs and railings can either be just a functional part to your home or they can be a show piece, it all depends on your budget and where they are positioned in the house. If you’re fortunate enough to be able to have some fun with your home’s staircase here are some great ideas on  Continue Reading »

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2016 Spring Color Forecasting

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Everyone is eager to transition their homes towards warmer months into summer. It’s time once again to trade out neutrals and heavy fabrics for lighter, brighter, and colorful textiles. Each season, I like to predict which patterns and colors will become the most sought after. Right now it’s obvious that mud cloth, shibori, and batik are having a major moment. I don’t expect  Continue Reading »

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House Tour | J and G Design

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Sometimes we receive a project that’s so stellar, we have to dedicate an entire post to it. This is one of those posts! Feast your eyes on the beautiful work of J and G Design of New York City, who have masterfully integrated kitchen, dining and living areas into a single, spacious light-filled room. It  Continue Reading »

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Creative Ways to Use Backdrops in Your Home

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(Via Engaged and Inspired) Most of us commonly think of a backdrop as a decoration you would find at a wedding or a party, but rarely do we consider using them as an everyday decoration in our homes. They look great at parties so why not use them all the time? Here are six backdrops  Continue Reading »

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