Pickin’ Hardware

Back to the dresser transformation! To update all of you, I’ve picked the exact shade of orange but before the big reveal I realized that some way to actually open the drawers and cabintes might come in handy. Let’s face it, the not so pretty brass handles and knobs are begging to go: I thought … Continue reading

Color Inspiration: Blue

Don’t worry I’m not changing my paint color decision (read about my dresser here) but some of you very, very, very kind readers asked for the Color Inspiration series to continue so here is the next installment, inspired by my winter blues…okay, okay more like post-turkey blues!  via via  via  via  via via

This Weekend…

I hope everyone had a fantastic looooong weekend! I had a great time catching up with family and friends and taking a few pictures for all of you. So here is the second installment of This Weekend… Watch: Avon/Jeans: Gap/Purse: Aldo/Shoes: H&M Top: Gap/Necklace: Forever 21/Jeans: Gap/Purse: Aldo/Shoes: H&M

Etsy find of the week: hoakonhelga

Before everyone empties their wallets with all the Black Friday Madness, here’s a little reminder of all of the great finds (and small businesses) that you can support on Etsy! My latest pick is hoakonhelga created by Andi (from our northern neighbor) who uses vintage and reclaimed materials to create her one of a kind … Continue reading

Inspiration: Painted Furniture

I’m on to the second step of my dresser project (read all about it here)! I picked up a few swatches today and now I’m working on deciding which is the perfect shade. In the meantime, here’s some gorgeous painted furniture from the blogosphere:  via via via via via via Okay, okay, so she’s not … Continue reading

This Weekend…

I hope everyone had a great weekend! I’m introducing a new weekly feature on Homes & Heels – “This Weekend” that will feature an outfit that I wore over the weekend. So here goes… Clutch (gifted)/Bracelets (top down): Forever 21, Forever 21, H&M Shoes: Aldo Jacket: Forever 21/Shirt: Club Monaco/Skirt: Urban Outfitters

Choices & Decisions

If you haven’t noticed, an ugly duckling has been hiding in my newly painted living room. Do you see it?  Okay, so it’s not exactly playing hide and seek – it’s that half-sanded, handles falling off, massive dresser. I purchased the piece off Craigslist a few months ago for $30! I loved its clean lines … Continue reading

Color Inspiration: Yellow

As I mentioned here, I’m looking for color inspiration for an upcoming project and yellow might be another possibility…  via  via  via  via  via

Color Inspiration: Orange

I’ve been scouring the internet looking for color inspiration for my next ReDesign project and orange just might be a possibility after seeing these images…  via  via  via  via via

DIY Necklace

I recently decided that I was going to start building a jewelry collection beyond the basic studs and few necklaces I have right now. So when I came across this striped dress a few weeks ago, I began scouring the Internet looking for “black & blue” inspiration for a necklace. For girls on a tight … Continue reading