Monthly Archives: June 2010

stILe finds: Boy's Nursery

Nope, still not pregnant.

I spied on The Sistah’s facebook comments after she posted about my mention in the SFGate and read her pregnant friend’s comment that asked if I’d design her nursery. She may have been kinda joking, but I’m dead serious and created an inspiration board with no clue as to what she even has in mind for her little man. Here’s what I came up with.

Boys  Nursery

In case you’re wondering what those two dots are on the top left corner, they’re paint swatches. The darker hue would be an accent wall and the three remaining walls would be painted in the lighter color. The crib is from The New Traditionalists. The black and white striped rug is from IKEA, as is the white side chair, which I thought should have a throw pillow made from fabric from here. The giraffe lamp is Jonathan Adler. Bamboo Shades can be found at Home Depot and Lowe’s, I’m sure. Espresso changing table adds contrast amongst the white crib and side chair. Two custom wall prints from here and here bring in personal touches, and the seagull one I’ve had my eye on since April.

High Five to all the Mom-to-Be’s,

Irene Lovett

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stILe finds: Boy’s Nursery

Nope, still not pregnant.

I spied on The Sistah’s facebook comments after she posted about my mention in the SFGate and read her pregnant friend’s comment that asked if I’d design her nursery. She may have been kinda joking, but I’m dead serious and created an inspiration board with no clue as to what she even has in mind for her little man. Here’s what I came up with.

Boys  Nursery

In case you’re wondering what those two dots are on the top left corner, they’re paint swatches. The darker hue would be an accent wall and the three remaining walls would be painted in the lighter color. The crib is from The New Traditionalists. The black and white striped rug is from IKEA, as is the white side chair, which I thought should have a throw pillow made from fabric from here. The giraffe lamp is Jonathan Adler. Bamboo Shades can be found at Home Depot and Lowe’s, I’m sure. Espresso changing table adds contrast amongst the white crib and side chair. Two custom wall prints from here and here bring in personal touches, and the seagull one I’ve had my eye on since April.

High Five to all the Mom-to-Be’s,

Irene Lovett

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Bargain Bin: Take Three

I share with you some stylish yet extremely affordable items that I hope you like enough to add to your wardrobe. And if you do, let me know so I can borrow them. : )

Bargain Bin

Dresses are the solution when an easy outfit is desired. Try this Striped Maxi Dress from Forever 21 – $15.80

Protect your eyes from the hot Summer sun with these Old Navy sunglasses – $7.97

Jot down your Summer memories with this journal from Anthropologie – $12

Don’t be shy with color this Summer. Try painting your nails a fun one. Mint Candy Apple from Essie is on my list – $8

Multi-Chain Necklace from Forever 21 is only $8.80 but its statement is priceless.

Perfect for a beach trip, stash your Summer essentials in this Canvas Carryall from Urban Outfitters – $29.99

Asos Suede Cork Pumps are a steal at only $25.

I hope the Sun will make an appearance on this gloomy Tuesday,

Irene Lovett

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Music to My Eyes In Rotation: MGMT

Sorry I’m updating later than usual. Yesterday was Dad’s Fiesta and stayed at my parents’ house to help clean up with the aftermath of throwing a party. I’m hoping to share photos soon. Fingers crossed.

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I’ve been listening to MGMT’s song, Congratulations, on repeat after the first initial play of the day (I’m on about day five now). I figure I should stop playing it after the tenth time in a row so I don’t grow sick and tired of it. But for now, I listen and think of it as a modern day hippie song and sorta wish I was born in the free-spirited era of peace signs, bell bottoms and platforms.

Though not a room, this pool space is an interpretation of the surreal wave on MGMT’s new album cover and makes me wanna take a dive on this warm Valley day.

Enjoy the rest of your Monday,

Irene Lovett

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Friday You're So Romantic

After watching An Education last night, which was just okay (although Carey Mulligan is a cutie), I felt the sudden urge to travel back to Paris and gallivant through the City of Light with The Husband. Since traveling abroad is not on the agenda this Summer, I’ll gawk at these photos and chalk up romantic ideas that are closer to home.

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Note to self: wear a tutu at least once this Summer.

Look Out Weekend ‘Cause,

Irene Lovett

images via maryruffle, weheartit and vi.sualize

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Friday You’re So Romantic

After watching An Education last night, which was just okay (although Carey Mulligan is a cutie), I felt the sudden urge to travel back to Paris and gallivant through the City of Light with The Husband. Since traveling abroad is not on the agenda this Summer, I’ll gawk at these photos and chalk up romantic ideas that are closer to home.

https://i2.wp.com/whi.s3.leg.entries.lg1x8.simplecdn.net/20090716032535.jpg

https://i2.wp.com/img3.visualizeus.com/thumbs/09/11/01/eiffel,tower,paris,lights,starts,citylights,dreamy-ff6e88e03ee45cdf8aa1886411ed7460_h.jpg

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Note to self: wear a tutu at least once this Summer.

Look Out Weekend ‘Cause,

Irene Lovett

images via maryruffle, weheartit and vi.sualize

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I like Your stILe: Katie Holmes

Not to be misquoted, but I should have titled this post; I Like Your Outfit. I usually think of Katie’s stile to be kinda blah. Nothing really stands out other than her constant wear of flats and boyfriend jeans. But I may be biased on this one because a plaid shirt and high-waisted jeans are items you can easily find in my closet. Either way, this outfit speaks volumes and if she continues to change things up, I may keep her on my radar.

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Evan loves it when I wear these types of outfits. He says they make me look like a wife. I guess that means on an average day I dress like a girlfriend.

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I still have not been able to achieve the perfect messy bun.

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I’m almost positive her purse is the Lanvin Happy Sac Partage Bag, which looks a little (a lot) like the Chanel 2.0. Love that she’s decided to carry it like a clutch at the end of the day.

It’s almost Friday,

Irene Lovett

images via Coco’s Tea Party via picApp

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