Tag: Liberty of London for Target

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Fun With The Dressform: Warming Up

Apr
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We’re in the season of turning on the defroster in the morning, but rolling down the windows when you get off work.  Layering season!  I went with a jacket that isn’t too heavy, so you won’t look too silly carrying it around with you at the end of the day.  You can wear the scarf with the dress after ditching the jacket- some lady on t.v. said it’s okay to wear a print and a stripe as long as they’re in the same color family.  Holding a bunch of tulips optional.

Jacket: Gap

Scarf: Liberty of London for Target

Dress: Old Navy

Sandals: Gap

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Bed Makeover

Apr
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I once read in an old Girl Scout manual that it’s important to keep your bed looking nice because it’s the largest piece of furniture in your room.  Looking back, this was probably just bed-making propaganda, but that little piece of advice has always stuck with me, because it’s true: your room does look a lot nicer when your bed is made.

Lately, it didn’t seem to matter how neat and tidy the bed was, it was just looking blah.  I think the trouble started with the area rug we got in December; that rug is quite the attention-getter, so the bed just looked lame in comparison.  The time had come for a new bedspread.

Before:

After:

The new bedspread is a quilt from Liberty of London for Target (no longer available).  The shams are also from Target.  I love how well the quilt and rug go together.  Hmm, the space above the headboard is looking pretty weak now…

(Image: Gretchen Lilly)

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Hutch Update

Mar
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Back in October, I blogged about turning a bookcase into a china hutch.  I didn’t really have much worth displaying, but I’ve picked up a few things in the past week that I’m happy to show off.

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I got to Target at 8AM sharp last Sunday (I remembered Daylight Saving Time and everything!) and picked up this Liberty of London teapot and mugs (among other things).  Yes, I bought three mugs on purpose.  Because groupings of three look good, that’s why!

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Behold my new GurglePot.  I found it at Value Village yesterday!  I’ve seen these in shops, and I’ve (kind of) wanted one because I like the design and I was intrigued at the idea of a noise making pitcher.  I don’t know if I’m pouring it wrong (is that possible?) or because it’s a small one, but the gurgling it makes is like one second long.  Oh well, it coordinates with the fabric on the hutch (total accident) and it was only $2.99!  If you visit the GurglePot website there is an audio of the pitcher being poured.

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