I’m sure it’s no surprise to know that I like things colourful – even Christmas decor. While the traditional red and green colour scheme is beautiful, I prefer a modern take on holiday decorating. Let me show you what I have in mind…get your jingle bells on, it’s time for a colourful Christmas! Of course… Read More
It’s almost Halloween witches!! I thought I would chime in today before all of the spooky festivities begin with a little, err large, Halloween recap of sorts. From adult beverages and vegan pumpkin recipes to orange/black furniture makeovers and thrilling tablescapes – you know you can read it all here at the asylum. Get your… Read More
Disclaimer: Stencil Revolution provided the stencil for this project. All opinions are 100% mine. Halloween is my all-time favorite holiday. *shocker I know* Maybe it’s the mystery in the air, the freaks that come out at night, or the excuse to drink vodka and eat gummy bears that makes my black heart go pitter patter…. Read More
Dark Romance. A luxurious and moody style. It’s a beautiful look and Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to share a few dark, romantic, and sexy interiors. These spaces make my black heart go pitter patter…let’s see if you agree! 🙂
This post contains affiliate links. If you click and purchase I may make a small commission. Yay me! However, it does not cost you one red cent more. Yay you! I call that a win/win. Thank you for helping buy gifts for my snarky Valentine, the BHE! Valentine’s Day, it’s not my favorite. I know,… Read More
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching! I have gathered a few gift ideas to help you out with your Mother’s Day shopping or creating your Mother’s Day wishlist. Okay, I really wrote this post so that the BHE + Moto Boy will read it… ? Regardless, here are a few Mother’s Day Gift Ideas that She… Read More
Valentine’s Day is all about the L O V E and spending time with your significant other. The BHE and I usually spend time at home just chilling with each other, of course with a festive drink in hand. If you’re looking for yummy Valentine’s Day Drink ideas here are 14 that may get you… Read More
Wrapping gifts can be a daunting task. Not enough paper, not the right kind of paper, not enough bows, ribbon, etc. etc. The list can go on and on. Never fear, there is a much simpler way to wrap gifts for all occasions with the same paper!! That’s right. There’s no need for tons of different papers… Read More
Christmas is almost here and I’m FINISHED with my decor, grocery shopping, and gift wrapping! Hey – this is a huge accomplishment, since I generally procrastinate with all things Christmas. Just keeping it real guys. If you’ve followed the Merry & Bright Holiday Home Tour this year, I hope you found lots of inspiration for decorating,… Read More
It’s that time of the year when we are all in the Christmas spirit, listening to Christmas music, buying gifts for the ones we love, eating food galore, and of course wearing UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATERS! That’s right, tis’ time to get decked out in the most ridiculously ugly Christmas sweater that you can buy or create!… Read More
We all know I struggled this year with decorating for Christmas. My plate runneth over. But just when I’m starting to pick up a little speed, our Home Tour Blog Hop is sadly coming to an end. So please join me as I share the extent of Christmas decorating that will be done at the Casa… Read More
‘Tis the season to be merry! And there’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than with a cocktail. Here are 12 Easy Christmas Cocktails That Will Make Your Holidays Even More Merrier… Trust me! 😉
I consider myself a bow making expert. Seriously, I’ve earned it. I have multiple lifetimes in retail and have wrapped a gazillions gifts. Want to learn how to make a hand-tied bow? It’s easier than you think. Here is the Ultimate Guide to Hand-Tied Bows…
It’s time to kick off the 2016 Merry and Bright Holiday Home Tour If you’re here from my pal Jenna at Wife In Progress Blog, welcome! And you guys…. I. Am. Not. Worthy.
Men. What do they want for Christmas? Especially men that have everything? I am determined to get the BHE something he will never expect and I wanted to share my gift ideas with you! So here they are, Gift Ideas for Men that Have Everything…
Can y’all believe that Christmas is almost here? It has snuck up on me big time. Again. Today, I wanted to share some Christmas Inspiration from Velvet Finishes. Now in my book, Christmas colours are not always the traditional red, green, and white. As you can see from my Merry and Bright Holiday home tour I used an… Read More
Christmas Decorating. Dun, Dun, Dun. Never fear, there are many different ways to deck your home for the holidays. Here are just a few fun and festive ways to turn any area of your home into a stylish holiday retreat! 10 Quick and Easy Ways to Decorate your Home for the Holidays…
No dairy. No meat. No problem. Have a fabulous Vegan Thanksgiving feast! I have browsed the web and have found 12 Mouth Watering Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes you are going to LOVE!!!
As you know, I am not just a colour aficionado – my big girl job is that of an interior designer. I adore all things colourful, fashionable, architectural, and stylish – I find that many of my girlfriends tend to love the same types of things! Not sure what to give your friend who loves to decorate?… Read More
It’s time to layer on the pillows, bring out the throw blankets, light some yummy candles, and drink your weight in all things pumpkin spice. If you need some ideas for yummy pumpkin spice recipes, here you go! But alas, we are not here to talk about food – I have rounded up my favorite… Read More
Bring on the BOO’s and BREWS – Halloween is near! I love a cool Halloween Tablescape and I adore Halloween Adult Drinks. I have searched the web to decide which Halloween adult drink(s) I will be making this year and I found so many fab ones it’s going to be hard to choose! So get your… Read More
Fall is officially here – the coziest time of the year! My designer roots are coming out and thinking of ways I’m going to cozy up Casa de Loco for fall. But let’s be honest here – we all know I’m probably not going to decorate for fall. I’m just keeping it real with you… Read More
I love the taste of pumpkin. Vegan + Pumpkin = Totally Delicious I’ve been drooling over the vegan pumpkin recipes that have been popping up all over my Pinterest feed. I thought I’d round up a few that really stood out to me and that I plan to try in my kitchen this season. I’m… Read More
Cooler weather is rolling in, the leaves are changing colour, and decor around the house is also changing! Maybe it’s the designer in me, but I think that the exterior of houses look more fresh when decorated for the appropriate season. Now, don’t fret – the front of my house has absolutely zero festive decor… Read More
Well my friends, Fall is near!! Can I get an amen?! I’ve not been a huge fan of this Georgia heat this year, so I am welcoming Fall with open arms… Oh and with this DIY deco mesh pumpkin wreath!! Super cute right? I’m going to show you how EASY it is to make a… Read More
Happy July Everyone! This month, I wanted to do something that we have never done before… We are offering not 1, not 2, but 3 Velvet Finishes Colours of the Month!!! That’s right – we have 3 Colours of the Month and you can receive 20% savings on any or all of them by using the code… Read More
The 4th of July is quickly approaching y’all and you know what that means…. Fourth of July Shindigs!! I know how hard it is to think of Vegan recipes that are sure to please all since there is people that is into fitness, healthy diet and taking proteins using protein promo deals and offers, so… Read More
Father’s Day is right around the corner! We all know that it’s not easy to find gifts for husbands and dads besides the new pair of socks, dress shirts, wallets, and coffee mugs. So, I have worked hard to find a few unique items that any man in your life would love to receive this… Read More
I like my plants like I like my furniture paint….no-brainer easy. My black thumb doesn’t really allow for much else. Besides the fact that there are really easy step for preparing your yard to make it look good and they´re really easy take care of, indoor plants + herb gardens are super beneficial. Here’s 11… Read More
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching! I have gathered a few gift ideas to help you out with your Mother’s Day shopping or creating your Mother’s Day wishlist. Okay, I really wrote this post so that the BHE + Moto Boy will read it… 🙂 Regardless, here are 12 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas that She Actually… Read More
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. 2016 is on the move people!! Check out these Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
Christmas is over.
If you’re looking for drinks, vegan snacks, and sparkling tablescape inspiration for your New Years Eve par-tay you’re in luck! I am a vegetarian. Mostly vegan. I am an interior designer. I love to par-tay. (when I am not in my pajamas at Casa de Loco, which is the typical when I am not watching Moto-Boy on the… Read More
New Years Eve is quickly approaching. 15 Signature New Years Eve Drinks You know what that means? A time to reflect on the 2015 year, make our New Years resolutions for 2016, and decide what we will be drinking at the New Years Eve par-tay! Need some ideas on what to drink? You are in… Read More
It’s time for our final Holiday Gift Guide! Let’s take a look at perfect gifts for the Monogram Freaks in our lives. You know, the ones that monogram everything and anything. This one is for them.
Holiday Gift Guide for your Artistic Friends! We love our artsy friends but selecting gifts for them can sometimes be a challenge. Here’s a few ideas they are sure to love!
Holiday Gift Guide for the Fashionista The Fashionista. We all have that one friend that always looks put together and loves everything about fashion. Not sure what to give your Fashionista friend for Christmas? Take a peek at this Holiday Gift Guide for the Fashionista!
Have you heard of the Naughty Elf on the Shelf? I am sure that you have heard of the Elf on the Shelf, but the naughty one? Yes, he exists. And he is hilarious! They even made a book about him: The Elf on the Shelf – a Christmas Tradition Gone Bad Check out these… Read More
Merry and Bright Holiday Home Tour Part Two Welcome to our second post for the Merry and Bright Holiday Home Tour! Nine bloggers are sharing their holiday and home decor. Just for you!! If you are popping over from Elaine’s OMG Lifestyle blog, thank you so much! And welcome everyone!
The holidays mean Party Time! Great Hostess Gifts But you can’t show up empty handed. Here are just a few ideas to make your host/hostess smile!
I’m so excited that you are here for the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour Join me and eight other bloggers as we hope to inspire you this Christmas Season! If you are coming to me from Confetti Style, welcome! Thank you for stopping by! Isn’t Shelly fabulous?
Ya’ll it’s coming! Black Friday Deals are starting to pop up everywhere! My mom and I are heading to sunny Florida to watch Moto-Boy race this week but I’m taking my i-pad. I’m going to take advantage of some of the steals and deals out there. Some of these companies are signs miami – Expose… Read More
It’s that time of the year, Can you believe it’s already Christmas? Another year has practically come and gone. This. Year. Has. Flown. My Favorite Things Huge Giveaway!! I’m excited to share with you My Favorite Things along with 12 other fabulous bloggers. And you don’t want to miss the giveaways at the end.
Check out these 12 gorgeous Thanksgiving Tablescapes! I love fall. I love the colors. And I love Thanksgiving! That’s because I like to cook. Let’s be honest, it’s because I love to eat. Whatever my reason is let’s just say I am thankful for Thanksgiving. As a designer I can appreciate a fantastical tablescape and… Read More
For the next several weeks I’ll be sharing my favorite picks from some of my favorite shops to help make your holiday shopping easier! It’s time for my second Holiday Gift Guide! Men. They are pretty easy to please. You know, just hand ’em a sandwich. But just in case you are stumped as to… Read More
It’s my first Gift Guide! For the next several weeks I’ll be sharing my favorite picks from some of my favorite shops to help make your holiday shopping easier! First Up? Gifts for your Sarcastic Friends I start here because it was the easiest for me. Probably because I relate so well. And if you… Read More
Find your Halloween party inspiration from these 13 Spooky Halloween Table Settings Every year I tell myself I am going to host an All Hallows Eve Dinner. Every year, I do not. Sigh. But if I did, I would find ideas from these 13 fun table settings!
Fall is a magnificent time of the year and one of the best times to host a party! From the tablescape to deciding which drinks to serve, a lot goes into party planning. Use these different posts that discuss all of that plus more and get a head start on preparing for your fall feasts… Read More