Tuesday, June 26, 2012

A Clean Way(fair) of Living

I have always dreamed of walking in my front door to a living space that looked like the one I created for the third, and final, week of the Wayfair contest on Olioboard. Why? It makes me say "ahhhh" and relax, but is functional for entertaining with separate but open access joint spaces. Why is that important? Well, in this house you could have several different things on TV, and depending on the groups you may want to be close but, well not so close to the MMA fight on TV!
Here's the design!

Vote for this look and shop its contents here!

I visualize this space to have a fabulous kitchen around the left corner, and an incredible view outside of that wall of windows! It's a dream design so I can do anything I want right?
These weeks of contests have been incredibly inspiring! It's all perfect timing too because I have been able to use my creative energy and actually make decisions about our home makeover, work on design boards for my mom's new townhouse, and seriously purge my home! We will be having a massive yard sale here July 14th (tentative date!) with a bunch of furniture and other fun finds!
Speaking of fun finds, I snagged a $10 organizational bin to help clear the clutter in our living room from HomeGoods today! We have three big dogs, lots of dog toys! Let's face it, they're even worse than Dablet at picking up their toys so I need somewhere easy to toss them!
See how much of a difference something small can make? I love the mini chalk board too!

Another fun find that might make its way over to my house (from my mom's!) is this incredibly cool light!
I LOVE industrial looking metal lighting! I think this brings chic to industrial! My mom told me I would just need to find a lamp shade, but I think I might see how it looks with a frosted bulb and keep it exposed as is.

Keeping the eye on organization and re-purposing, I want to tell you all that I will be a blogger on the 2nd OlioHop coming up next Monday July 2nd with the theme of organization! I just hope I can find a way to use some of my tips myself! 
Hope you all have a fabulous week! I know Dablet and I will! We're off to pick up Fairy Godmommy from the airport for a few days of visiting!


  1. I so need to get our pup, Savannah, a box for all of her toys. Love that yours had a mini chalkboard...so cute!

    1. It almost turns into a play area for the dogs! Dablet has her play nook (soon to be playroom!) so the kids that came before her needed one too!