Home decor inspiration

Some more inspiration photos for you.

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I love the orange door, I don’t think it’s something that I will be bold enough to do.
Iky

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Operation White Out

In my quest to turn my apartment into a see of white :), this is what I have come up with. Remember these pieces that I scored on Craigslist?

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Well this is what they look like now…

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…and I LOVE them!! Yea I bought some white paint from Lowe’s and went to work. My hubby is scared I’m gonna paint the tv, lol. But anyway here are some more white stuff in my place

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I know there’s some turquoise-y color in there, but I want to add some accent colors and that’s the color I’m going with for now. Next I’m going to tackle my dining set. This is before picture..

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So stay tuned! Have a good day! 🙂

Home decor inspiration

I’ve found myself being drawn to French antique furniture lately. I mean don’t get me wrong there was a time when I was all ultra modern with my home decor but as I have began to come into my own ( you know grow up and all that lol), I realize how much I would rather have character. Like wood floors, crown molding, baroque style etc. and because a teeny weeny part of me still likes a modern touch, I have been trying to think of ways to modify these classic pieces to reflect that. I have seen pictures where some of these have been spray painted a glossy white or blue color to give that modern effect without losing the character and I absolutely love it. But have a look at these originals.

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And these are what I believe are the more modern ones I would be brave enough to use in my home

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All images from google

Well in my quest to infiltrate my home with this lovely inspiration, seeing that I could not afford the restored furniture ( yea those things are expensive), I hit good old Craigslist. I got the idea of furniture hunting on here from the ..in the fun lane… Blogger called Holly. And this is what I scored for amazingly low prices.

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I know for sure I’m gonna paint the queen Ann table, but I really don’t know what I’m going todo with the chairs yet ( I got two of the chairs). I don’t want to slip cover them cos I love the tufting detail, so I’m still trying to see if I can steam clean them. Any ideas

Home decor inspiration

So on one of my daily excursions on Houzz, I came across this amazing home decor. I took an instant liking loving to this home. The airiness and all neutral tones, the furniture and rusticity, I mean it all works perfectly. I’m even thinking of redoing my apartment lol. Anyway the home belongs to a blogger named Holly, the blog is called Life in the fun lane. Visit the blog and check out her space, here are a few of my favorite rooms.

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Don’t forget to check out her kitchen renovation as well.

Insights Col 3:1-17

This passage was my devotion for today. I’m trying to read my bible more everyday, it’s hard sometimes but I have learnt not to depend on my own strength but on Him. The part of the passage that ‘spoke’ to me was:

It doesn’t matter if you are a Greek or a Jew, or if you are circumcised or not. You may even be a barbarian or a Scythian, and you may be a slave or a free person. Yet Christ is all that matters, and he lives in all of us. (Colossians 3:11 CEV)

Christ is really all that matters, we should forget about the stress of life cos everything is secondary, as long as we have Christ we’re good :).

I will love to hear your favorite part of us passage so comment and let me know ok.

Before I leave I got some goodies from online the other day. I have been meaning to buy some new coats for the season and I happen to come across these that we’re half off (yeah!!). I like them a lot, what do you think?

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Have a blessed day,
Love Iky

Sunday Funday

Happy Sunday friends. Hope everyone’s day is going great so far. Had a really good time in church today. How was yours? This is what I learnt today.

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And this is what I wore

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I would say my style has evolved a lot in the past couple of years. I have gone from trying to buy every new fad out there to being more innovative and dressing to suite myself. As someone once said you do not have to have a ton of money to be stylish. I have adopted that motto for myself. There are many different ways to don (yes I said don hehe) an article of clothing that really all we need are the basics. I got this sequined knit top from F21 and I love it! Have worn it twice already. This time paired it with a pair of ‘hammer’ pants and some fab wedges. What you think?

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Love Iky