Decor Steals Giveaway

May 11th, 2012

Greetings all, I’m down in Southern California for 36 hours (without the kids!) to catch some rays and hang out with some cousins I haven’t seen in years. I’ve been looking forward to this mini getaway for some time and finally scheduled myself some girl time, I might have to do a little shopping while I’m here, yahoo!

This weekend I bring all of you décor lovers a great giveaway brought to you by one of my sponsors, Décor Steals (formerly WUSLU, but upgraded!).  Décor Steals is a unique shopping experience that allows you to purchase home furnishings and accessories at a fraction of their retail price.  They offer a new home décor item or “steal” every day at up to 80% off retail.  To never miss a steal, sign up for their daily email alert!  Shipping is only $5 (in the 48 contiguous states).

Here’s a peek at a few of the cool items recently available in the daily “steals”:decor steals collage

Fantastic right?  This weekend, Décor Steals is giving away two $100 shop credits!

Eligibility to win one of two $100 shop credits to Décor Steals.

1.  Hop over to Décor Steals and name a favorite “steal” in a comment on this post.  It can be the daily steal, extended steal, or one of the pick steals – or name something specific you’re looking for that you’d love to see appear in a daily “steal” coming up in the future.

2.  Share this giveaway on either Facebook or Twitter for a second entry.

Giveaway ends Sunday May 13, 2012 at midnight, two winners chosen at random, US and Canada only.  By entering this giveaway you agree to this site’s giveaway policy and Official Rules of Entry.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.

Winners: #54 Lindsay (at) OfffortheSeason and #339 Sydnie Cunningham

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Bringing Back Floral

May 10th, 2012

Greetings and happy (almost) weekend everyone!  I’ve invited Michelle of Ten June back to be a guest contributor on the blog – she has an amazing eye for design and we both agreed that right now we’re big time loving the bold floral patterns reappearing in interior design.  These aren’t the itsy bitsy pastel florals of previous decades, in this century florals are bigger, bolder, and full of unexpected color combinations.  Please welcome back Michelle of Ten June and her five tips for bringing back floral into your home. 

Take it away Michelle!

Don’t you love when old trends make their way back into our lives? I’ll bet you thought you’d never see this fad again… floral décor!  Gone with the days of acid wash jeans and slap-bracelets was flouncy floral décor, right?  Think again! The use of big, bold flower patterns is making a big comeback in interior design these days.

If you, like most of us, love this look but are unsure how to bring it back into your home with style, I’ve compiled five fabulous tips for bringing back floral décor. Ready, set, flower power!

1. Use floral designs with bright, bold colors.

There’s nothing like a graphic pop of color to make floral patterns feel modern and fresh. Forget the pastels and let your flowers shine in bright pinks, purples and yellows. These hues show that you’re proud of your floral décor and you aren’t afraid to show it!

bold floral bedding design sponge

Design*Sponge

 

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