I think we can all agree that moon phases continue to be all the rage. Not wanting to pass up on this bohemian trend, I brought moon symbols into my home with a lunar wind chime – keep reading to see how!
Hi! I’m Alexandra Hedin – a lifestyle and entertaining expert from the Pacific Northwest. I provide inspiration, recipes, and crafts for creating a lovely life. It doesn’t take much to make everyday lovely – or to have fun. And isn’t that what life is about? All week I’ll be here showing you how I threw together a little springtime affair that takes only a little thought and some good friends.
Today, the cocktail! Every time I host friends I create a signature cocktail for the event. Continue Reading
First, the obvious: a shelving system made from repurposed coffee tables. Holy cow!
This shelving unit was designed by Isabel Quiroga and made from used tables (sawn in half). The whole concept fascinates me, especially Isabel’s own fascination with the history of each table; this design is named “Storyteller” afterall. Learn more about it on Art Eko.
And now it’s time to talk about purple, y’all. It’s everywhere. On everything. (I even have a chair that I lovingly refer to as “The Purple People Eater“.) Last week, I was having a little twitter discussion about this new emerging color trend and I thought I’d take it to you. Continue Reading
I love purple, but I don’t have any of it in my closet or my home. It’s absent in the first because it doesn’t look great with my skin tone. Why it’s absent from my home, I have no idea. What I do know is that people who do purple rooms are akin to those that do red ones. (I envy their decor temerity.) So, you fellow purple fans out there, take a gander at these babies! Continue Reading
Remember the purple chandelier from awhile back? The color has popped up again in this dressing table makeover. The makeover-er, Lia, guessed the deco-style piece had been used in a salon as its drawers were badly stained with hair dye. For the entire story of resurrection, visit Home Workshop. Via.
If pink doesn’t do it for you, how about purple? If so, check out The Purple Store. Among the grape-y collection are kitchen products, household items, games and gadgets, just to name a few. For your consideration, how about a lavender phone? No? Okay, how about a purple office chair? No?