Fabric Love: Purple Ikat

In love with this ikat fabric seen in a few different applications:
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Looks like the one in the first picture is Iris Mu and the one in the second picture is Purple Mu, both by Madeline Weinrib.
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Head Turning Color

Feeling inspired by this spread from the April issue of Instyle Australia, beautifully photographed by Kane Skennar and styled by Kelly Hume. Absolutely loving the rich hues and bold patterns.
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Beautifully Organized Space of the Week

Loving these beautifully organized kitchen shelves from the home of Alexx and Paul featured in issue 7 of Covet Garden. Particularly drawn to the repurposed similarly sized glass jars which hold spices idenitifed with handwritten labels. So perfectly imperfect -charming and homey :)
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photography by Andrew Grinton
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$100 Joss and Main Giveaway

Have you heard of Joss and Main yet? It’s the newest flash sale site focused on premium goods for the home at discounts of 25 to 70 percent off retail. It’s brought to you by the folks behind CSN stores and they have kindly offered to give one lucky reader a $100 e-spree! For a chance to win, all you have to do is click on over to Joss with this invite and leave a comment with your favorite find. *If you are already a member, just sign into the site and report back.
Below is a sampling of a few fabulous things I’ve found (a few from sales coming up!):
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Giveaway closes 11:59 pm April 12th. Winner will be announced shortly thereafter!
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Closet Offices

With the help of a few shelves, office storage, and task lighting, you can put a closet to work and turn what might otherwise be a dumping ground for random clutter, into a highly functional space.
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Bonus: By simply closing the door (or curtain) you can enjoy a work-free environment!
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Happy Weekend!

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Hope you get the chance to enjoy some spring sunshine!
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Heidi’s Home Office

Recently was delighted to stumble upon this lovely office from the home of fellow design blogger Heidi of A Thousand Laughing Starfish. I’m loving the pops of color, the orange chair with nailhead trim detail, the blue knobs on the desk, and the vase filled with vibrant fresh flowers.
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Beautifully Organized Space of the Week

This week’s beautifully organized space is this closet from the latest issue of Lucky magazine:
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Shelf organizers help keep handbags tidy and contained. Labeled shelves help distinguish between piles of jeans. A corkboard provides a space to post outfit inspiration.
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Sweaters are folded neatly by type in stacks no higher than 10 inches, with bulkiest pieces at the bottom of the pile to avoid an unstable top heavy formation.
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Thin huggable hangers prevent garments from slipping and, unlike bulkier wooden hangers, don’t eat up valuable hanging space
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A mounted wall rack concealed behind a lovely curtain takes advantage of a nook and holds shoes.
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Drawer dividers help keep delicate lingerie organized and prevent any snags from tangled bra hooks.
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Jewelry is kept untangled and organized in velvet jewelry trays.
Photography by Mark Lund for Lucky Magazine
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Spring

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Taking a few moments during this busy busy week to appreciate the fact that spring has, as of March 20th, officially arrived. Happy for lovely blooming branches and more days outdoors taking in the sun and fresh air…. ahhh….What do you love about spring?
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Find me over at be inspired

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The lovely Nycia of Be Inspired has featured me today on her beautiful blog. Click on over to check it out.
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