Archive | September, 2011

BUDGET FRIENDLY TABLESETTINGS

September 30, 2011

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“Never put off having a party because you can’t do it in the same style as someone else. Do things in keeping with your own budget and surroundings-your entertaining will have a flavor all its own.” – Better Homes and Gardens, “Better Buffets” (1963) For me the Fall/Winter holiday season is the most wonderful time […]

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MIDCENTURY MODERN MEETS GLOBAL BAZAAR

September 28, 2011

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Finding your decor style takes a bit of investigative work. Unless you work in the design industry or consider yourself a design enthusiast, you probably have trouble describing what you like but you are able to recognize it when you see it. During a recent telephone design consultation, my client shared with me her new […]

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HEAVY METAL IN HOME DECOR

September 28, 2011

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This article about heavy metal will not require you to listen to amplified guitar or wear a ripped tank top. It simply exposes the beauty of metal in interior design, outside of hardware and stainless steel appliances. I’ve encountered a number of really beautiful images of with innovative uses of corrugated metal and it reminded […]

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HOW NOT TO BUST YOUR DECORATING BUDGET

September 23, 2011

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Now more than ever it is important to manage your spending, especially in regard to your home decorating projects. Staying on budget can be tough when there are so many options in the marketplace.  via Caldwell Flake I was recently offered a chance to experience the new American Express Prepaid Card and to learn about […]

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SWELL CAROLINE GIVEAWAY – EVERYONE WINS

September 23, 2011

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Congratulations to the winner of a $35 Swell Caroline Gift Certificate Linda of The Lennoxx. Please email me to claim your prize. WAIT THERE’S MORE… The oh so generous ladies of Swell Caroline has offered all BluLabel Bungalow readers FREE shipping within the 48 contiguous United States. Just enter the discount code: blulabel at checkout! […]

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PROJECT ORGANIC GLAM

September 20, 2011

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I’m so excited to get started on a new luxury condo project involving a few of my favorite fall colors–plum, mustard, green, brown, you get the idea. We’re also combining a few rustic elements to pull together a look I call Organic Glam…Weathered wood, mirrored accents, crushed velvet, and a fun feminine color palette is […]

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SWELL CAROLINE GIVEAWAY

September 19, 2011

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[CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED] Happy Monday folks! After a fun filled weekend with family and friends, I figured I would continue the party with a giveaway from my gal pals at Swell Caroline! One lucky reader will receive a $35 gift certificate to purchase from Swell Caroline’s assortment of stylish jewelry, watches, and totes.  Jewelry […]

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