Decor Guide: Rug

With the internet now, anything is possible.  No need to look at magazines, store windows to get ideas of how you want your home to look like.  I mean, I still do that, but let's be honest, if you know where to look online, you will find all the information you need to make your home your own and stylish space.
So I have been looking for area rugs lately, specifically for my living room and bedroom.  As I was browsing, I realized that there were actual guidelines on how to choose the correct rug size! I was so happy.  You may have known about this before me, but if not, this is amazing.
The ones that stood out the most to me are below.  So if you are like me, shopping for new rugs or maybe just want to cross check that the rug you have now follow the rule, use these guides!
Thanks for visiting! Love, Always, Martine
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Kitchen Refresh - DIY

As a new homeowner, renovation is something you want to do constantly.

When we first moved into our house, every single room needed an update. But we knew we couldn't do it all at once. As a result, the kitchen was left untouched.

Until the time comes to build my dream kitchen, I figured why not give it a facelift?

3 days, lots of patience and lots of paint, I repainted all the cabinets for a fresh look. Added some cute wine decals from Target and voila!

I'm so glad I did it. This is giving me time to Pin some more inspiration photos, shop around for contractors and get the best deal on the appliances that I want for when I'm ready to renovate.

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First Communion Decor

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First Communion Decor. How I planned my Daughter's

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It's been almost 2 years since we had our daughter's First Communion. I still remember it like it was yesterday.

The weather was perfect, her dress was just what she wanted and best of all the celebration was unforgettable.

I started planning roughly 4 months before the date.  Visited several places and in the meantime gathered ideas online.

Finally, found one restaurant that was just right.

Booked their private room and that is when the fun began.

Table
Table

After taking some pictures of the restaurant,  based on the vision that I had I created a Power Point presentation to illustrate what I wanted.

Included in the presentation were my comments and reference photos that I had pulled online that I liked.

I have to say, the sales manager was very supportive of my ideas and tried everything to ensure that the right plates, flowers, menu ...were exactly what I had in mind.

The Menu
The Menu

 I delivered the favors the night before, arranged for the Bakery to drop off the cake and cupcakes an hour before the dinner party.

I created and designed the menu with the restaurant's help.

It was all up to the restaurant to set everything up while we were at the ceremony and they sure did.

I walked in after the ceremony so amazed when I saw the set up. It was flawless.

 Moral of the story? Don't be afraid to plan the decor of your next event.  Pull some tears, pin some great images, gather your thoughts and Voila!

Hope this post inspired you and motivated you to plan the decor of your upcoming event.

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