Favorites Of The Week

Boy has this been a crazy week and to top it all off, I am in a battle with Target trying to get an online order issue resolved.  It is so sad that customer service has just fallen by the wayside and that companies just don’t seem to care.  When I had my store and even now with my design and Etsy business my #1 priority is to provide a great product and great service and to leave my customers satisfied and happy.

Enough about my trials and tribulations…let’s get on the some happy stuff.  I’ve been sharing inspirational photos and links on Saturdays for a while but a couple of weeks ago I reworked the Saturday post to share my favorite Posts, Pins and Products with you.  I really like the format so I’ll be sprinkling more of these post into my lineup going forward.

I hope you find inspiration in what I’m sharing and are enticed to shop some of the great products I come across (No affiliate link involved).  Enjoy!


Favorite Posts



This home tour is just beautiful.  Proof of just has beautiful simple details and a neutral color palette can be.

SImple Details Blog

This home tour features a few of my favorite things…blue and white, milk glass, brass and gorgeous pillows.

Favorite Pins



Every little detail in this bedroom just has my heart a flutter.  That headboard, wow!


I think everyone might want to paint their bathroom black after seeing this space.

Favorite Products

Have you checked out all of the new items at Anthropologie.  So many cute things!

Belleville Serving Set

Wedding season is coming and these beautiful salad servers would make a perfect gift.  They look far more expensive than they cost.

Horn Inlay Flatware

Boy would I love to design a party table around this gorgeous flatware.

Whimsy Monogram Hook

These monogram hooks are just adorable.  I’d spell out WASH or DRY and hang them in a bathroom.

Tote with Handle Detail

Cute bag alert!  This tote/handbag is a great price and I love the handle.

See you back here Monday with a fun gift wrap idea.

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Day Beds via Apartment Theraphy

Apartment Therapy

When it comes to furniture and creating cozy spot in a home, I love the idea of a daybed.  Daybeds are often relegated to a guest bedroom, a kids room and sometimes are used as causal seating in a room that serves multiple purposes.

If you do a quick search on the interest you’ll see that daybed styling has come along way.  Yes, you can still find metal styles like the ones you see in a lot of dorm rooms or first apartments but don’t fret if you’re looking for something with more style…they are out there.

You’ll even see daybed designed for outdoor use which takes decorating outdoor spaces to a new level.

A daybed is an easy way to create a cozy outdoor lounge space that can be shared my several people and used as a unique summertime porch bed.

Doesn’t this outdoor space make you want to curl up with a good book and a cup of tea?

Day Beds

Dominique Decoratrice


Daybeds can be used indoors to create a retreat space in pass through areas of your home which are often challenging to decorate.  Think of them as an oversized window seat.

I just love the blue and white fabrics used on the daybed and window to create a stylish setting for this space.

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The Enchanted Home


You can create a charming daybed set-up in a guest bedroom that will make your guests feel like they are at a luxury hotel.

A fabric canopy is a great way to frame a daybed and give it a more luxurious feel.

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And daybeds are a fun way to add seating  and a reading nook to a home office.

This day bed has a middle trundle which makes it even more functional and I love how the bolster pillows add a stylish touch and make it look more dynamic.

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Design Dump

Now that I’ve got you inspired and thinking about Daybeds in a new way, you can shop my favorite Daybed styles.






OK, who else out there is a fan of daybeds?

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DIY Monogram Dinner Napkins.001

Ever since I moved to the South I’ve been smitten with the charm and style of monogrammed decor.  I especially love incorporating monograms into my tablescape designs whether its barware like this, glassware like this or plates like these.

When I was creating my blue and white table which I shared with you yesterday, I realized I wanted to incorporate red monogrammed napkins.  I already had the napkins on hand but didn’t want to pay a lot of money to have them monograms.  A quick trip to Hobby Lobby and the problem was solved.

Here’s what it took to make DIY Monogrammed Napkins…


Blue and White Tablesetting


Embroidered Iron-On Script Letter–$1.39 ea (available in white and black, online and in stores)

Embroidered Iron-on Script Letter


Red Cloth Napkins–$7.99 for set of 4


Red Cloth Napkins

and your trusty iron


And then the hard work starts….spend about 5 minutes ironing the embroidered letter on to each napkin!






Blue and White Tablesetting



Blue and White Tablesetting


If you love the look of a three-letter monogram, I noticed the other day that Hobby Lobby is now selling an iron-on version.  The letters are packed by position (left, middle and right) and sold separately so you’ll spend $4.47 ( without a coupon) to create your monogram.  As my luck would have it, they were all sold out of S and M which is something I run into all the time.

Three Letter Monogram


With this easy and inexpensive DIY process you can create monogrammed napkins in a load of colors to match all your entertaining decor.

Happy Crafting and Happy Entertaining!


DIY Monogrammed Napkins by ConfettiStyle

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Don’t you just love spring?  The  bright colors, beautiful flowers, birds chirping and all that sunshine.  Spring is one of my favorite times of year and the season always pushes my creativity to new heights.  Over the weekend as I was moving the accessories around, the creative bug hit and I decided to pull together a spring tablescape featuring blue and white.

It’s been a while since I’ve shared seasonal table decor with you so I’m excited to unveil my Blue & White Spring Tablescape!

Blue and white tablescapes have always caught my eye but until recently I never owned enough blue and white decor to create one of my own table setting.  Over the last year or so I’ve collected a handful of blue and white porcelain pieces and together with some new items I picked up recently, my spring table was easy to pull together.  Let’s take a look…

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Hello there.  Is anyone else out there feeling the effects of all this spring pollen?  

I woke up yesterday at 6:30 am ready to hit the ground running and get some stuff done.  I had two morning appointments and then had to go by the post office to drop off some shipments.  By 12:30 I was on my way home and feeling a little scratch in the throat but I still felt like I had lots of energy.

Once I hit my garage door I felt like someone had pulled the plug on my energy supply and the idea of sitting at my computer and working didn’t sound like fun.  All I wanted to do was take a nap so that’s what I did.  A nap in the middle of the day is such a magical thing especially when you’re lying on your bed with the sun streaming through the window.

Needless to say I didn’t get around to posting yesterday so today I’m sharing my spring door basket.

DIY Sunflower Basket!



When we first got married, my hubby sent me a huge bouquet of sunflowers in a beautiful cobalt vase.  It was the most beautiful arrangement I’d seen and since then I’ve had a love for sunflowers.  They are kind of like an afternoon nap and always put a smile on my face.


Anyhow, I knew I wanted to use sunflowers in my spring door basket so I set out to find some.   I hit up my favorite craft stores and some pretty stems but most were $6.99 or more per stem.  Then I stopped by a Dollar Tree to pick up some items and spotted beautiful bundles of sunflowers in the flower aisle.  Sold!

Putting the arrangement together was really simple.

I pulled out this woven basket I picked up at the Country Living Fair last year and gathered a few stems of greenery (from Hobby Lobby) and got busy.


I layered my stems placing the green leaf stems at the back of the basket, the sunflowers in the center and the succulent sprays at the front so they would drape down the front of the basket.

I love how the yellow sunflowers pop against the black door and the greenery provide a color and texture contrast.


Here’s my little basket transformed into a water-color image using the Waterlogue app.


Ok, spring….I’m ready for you!



Shop the materials and create your own sunflower basket:

Woven Door Basket or Welcome Door Basket with Leather Strap (great price)
Green Leaf Stem
Sunflower Bush or head to the dollar store like I did
Succulent Sprays

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Boho jewelry


Two thumbs up for the weekend!

Now that we’ve sprung forward and the first official day of spring is just days away, I feel like its time to make the switch in my closet from my winter wardrobe to my spring wardrobe.  It’s also time to take stock of what I own and head out to buy a few new fashion pieces.  On my shopping list this spring are boho inspired looks.  Boho style is a lot like my design style–eclectic, whimsical and full of personality so it’s no wonder I like this look.

 Here are a few pieces I’ve spotted while shopping the web.

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top / bags /kimonojewelry 


Since we’re on the topic of fashion, I’ve rounded up a few fashion related links I think you’ll enjoy.


OMG, more women need to watch this video!  #coveryourtush #findyourfashion

If you’re looking for a great tote bag, this one is fabulous.  Warning, you might want to get more than one color.  And this one is a cutie too.

The 50 Best Fashion Tips of All Times

Tips for Creating a Signature Style

Building a Classic Earring Wardrobe

I must say, I’m excited about all 8 of these 2016 spring  fashion trends.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


Irish Quote


Don’t you just love the good ‘ole Irish blessing.  There is just something so cheerful and uplifting in the rhyme and rhythm of it all.

Another thing I love is  beautiful green and white decor so in honor of St. Patrick’s Day I’ve rounded up some green and white design inspiration for you!


Green and White Decor Inspiration


One of the things I love most about decorating with green and white is that there are so many shades of green to pull from.  This vignette is a great example of mixing different tones of one color to create depth and interest.

Green and white chinoiserie
Luxe Addition


Green is a fun accent color in any room and is so pretty mixed in with a bright white palette.

Chinoiserie via DecorPad

This bedroom space is really beautiful and is a great example of how to pattern mix with success.  It’s all about using different patterns scales so that nothing competes and each pattern stands on its own.

Chinoiserie via Traditonal home
Traditional Home

Thanks for stopping by today.  If you happen to see me out and about, don’t pinch me because I forgot to wear green today.

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Words of Wisdom

What I Know For Sure

If you’ve ever read O Magazine you’re familiar with the article Oprah writes at the end of issue, What I Know For Sure.

The idea for her column started when film critic Gene Siskel asked her the question, “What do you know for sure?’ during an interview.  The question had become a hallmark for Siskel during celebrity interviews and it made a big impact on Oprah.  Today, Oprah says she uses that question as a way to take stock of her life.

Have you ever given thought to that question?  I often do but recently that question came up during a conversation with a friend as we were talking about having a fulfilling life and career.

Here’s the wisdom I shared with her and What I Know For Sure…




I talk a lot about following your passion on the blog and truly believe that everyone has a calling in life, one that centers around something they have a passion for.  The goal is to figure out what your passion is, what sets your soul on fire and how you can use that passion to help others, give back and make the world a better place.


Having experienced periods of fear in my life, I know that it is one of the key things that hold people back for living the life they want.  If you looked in my high school year book, you’d see that my quote for how I wanted to live my life was to have “no regrets.”  Letting fear control you is what’s holding you back for the job you want, the relationship you want and the dreams you have for yourself.  Let go of the fear and door will open for you to achieve it all.



Like fear, self-doubt can dilute your dreams and rob you of your happiness.  I believe that everyone was put on this earth for a reason and that we all possess our own set of talents and skills, something that no one can take from you.  The goal is to be true to who you are and to find your own path to success and happiness.


I’m sure you’ve heard the quote, “Comparison is the thief of joy”,  and boy does that quote hold so much truth.  I think many people (me included) get caught up in what everyone else is doing and allow that to influence the way we live our lives.  What I know for sure is that if you want to live life to the fullest it doesn’t matter what others are doing, it matters what YOU are doing.


And one of the most important things that I know of sure is that Believing in Yourself is one of the most important gifts you can give yourself.  It’s never to late to change your path, follow a new dream or rewrite your story but as you do that, remember that the secret to having it all is believing  you already do.


For more wisdom and inspiration, pick up a copy of Oprah’s book, What I Know For Sure.


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