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On redecorating living room shelves

Living room shelves then…

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and now…

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People say that one’s personality is pictured from their homes. If that’s the case, maybe we’re the moody type. Or probably dynamic? Well yes, I admit that I get bored quite easily. Things are always changing around our place. We like experimenting with things. On our regular visit to IKEA (at least once a month), my husband usually says “you know, I’m gonna change our …. with this” so he comes home with a handful of stuff and DIY everything right afterwards until midnight. And as soon as I wake up in the morning, I often get surprised with a few changes around the house. And me, whenever Linoluna is having new arrivals I usually say “this is lovely! it will look good here (any part of the house), I’m gonna change … with this”. Haha. I guess one of the perks of running a home decor store is that you get to experiment with the stuff at your very own place. Haha.

So, one corner around our house that often gets changed and redecorated is the shelves in our living room. It used to be very very vibrant with pops of colours everywhere. And then came Christmas, it was all in Christmas mood. Now, it’s in this monochrome colour tone. Black-and-white dominated with just a very little bit of colours. And this morning I told my husband that I’m going to change it again soon, which he seems okay with. I’m thinking about pastel tone but it still isn’t final. We’ll see…

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Etsy Finds

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1. Patterned patchwork throw pillow, cottonandflaxshop // 2. Paddle cutting board and kitchen utensil, ForTheHost // 3. Old books – soy candle, Frostbeard // 4.Color block yellow and salmon coin purse, littlebrightstudio // 5. Contemporary napkin valet stand, BrightonExchange // 6. Toddler girl tunic dress, internaht // 7. Bath and body oil, EvyJoAndCo // 8. Vintage bright enamel kettle, thewhitepepper // 9. Embroidery starter kit, kirikipress

Besides Pinterest, Etsy is also my go-to place when I’m thirst for inspiration, or when I simply just want to spend a good time with myself. I like seeing pretty things and creative ideas. Etsy is just the right place! Above are some of my recent finds. I’m thinking of making this post regular. Because pretty things are better when shared, aren’t they?

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Pimp my desk!

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Last week I pimped my desk a little and really loved how it turned out! If you follow me on Pinterest, you can actually notice that I pin a loootttt of workspace inspirations on my board. Yes, I’m obsessed about nice workspace designs. The other day I talked about peg board and such a shame that I couldn’t find it anywhere in this city. Until one day my husband gave an idea to use a supermarket wire mesh, instead. He found that wire mesh at a store that sells supermarket supplies and materials. It’s such a clever idea, indeed. I think this one looks just as nice as peg board, even nicer. I get to hang and display some of my crochet creations there and love that it serves as pretty decorations as well. This little change actually makes a big difference to my desk. It looks much more lively and cheerful now. It even gives better organisation and less clutters all over my desk. Here’s to more DIY and ideas from this fresh workstation!

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Ashley Goldberg’s works

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I have a huge craze on abstract painting all these years (and I love colours!). And talking about abstract painting, it’s really easy to fall in love with Ashley Goldberg’s works just at first glances. I’m totally in love! There’s just something special in her picks on colours, shapes and how nice and quirky they are when put together. I’ll probably need to befriend with brushes and paints then try creating a few swatches myself.