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Sometimes there’s wrapping paper that’s too cute to rip into and discard. Such was the case with this absolutely adorable hot pink zebra paper that wrapped up one of my birthday gifts, I just had to do something with it to keep it around. I used the top of a wooden box to create a small tray and with some paint and a little decoupage I can enjoy the paper every day now. (I liked the paper so much, I even went back to the store to get some more! You can find it here: Paper-Source).
I’ve been off-line for a few days doing something very important: celebrating my birthday! I’m a very lucky girl and came home to freshly baked funfetti cupcakes by my fiancé and opened some amazing presents (hello, how gorgeous is that pink zebra wrapper paper?) My favorite gift? A new instax mini camera! It was a hit at the bar; I snapped some instant photos and handed them out to friends as ‘party favors.’ Here’s hoping the rest of year 28 is as fun as this weekend was!
Up next in the holiday gift guide color wheel is green — these gift may be my personal favorites since a bright kelly green is one of the main colors for our upcoming spring wedding! What’s your favorite green gift?
Saving up for Scalamandre zebra wallpaper is a long-term life goal of mine, so when I saw these zebra scarves on Pinterest, I actually squealed out loud. They’re not real Scalamandre prints, but they’re pretty darn close (and under $20!). I immediately scooped up the green version, and surprise, surprise — I’m wearing it today!
Confession: I debated over whether or not I should get a kindle for about a year, for some reason I couldn’t pull the trigger on the $80 reader. And then when my fiance surprised me with one a few weeks ago, I ordered a Kate Spade kindle case within 5 minutes of opening the box — which cost about as much as the eReader. Why is it so much easier for me to take the plunge and swipe my credit card when there’s a cute accessory on the line? These iPad cases almost are cute enough to convince me I need another device — it’s the case that’s the easy decision!
Dwell Studio knows the way to my heart; zebras and kelly green are a killer combination. I love this pillow so much I have given a brief moment of contemplation to redesigning my entire living room around it. It doesn’t match any of the tones in my apartment right now, but it does match my wedding colors, which might be enough reason for me to buy it!
via Dwell Studio
I get overly excited about the before-and-afters on Design*Sponge on a good day, but this console table has me really worked up. Can you believe this DIY is just wood covered in zebra contact paper? Amazing.
I have zig-zags on the mind. After posting on Friday about the zig-zag table from Oomph, it reminded me of Lindsey Coral Harper‘s apartment photos, I think it’s an identical print. I adore the zig-zag wallpaper, anyone know where it’s from? My love for zebra print and my compulsion for orderly, symmetrical patterns have joined forces and I want some of it!
It’s so feminine with a punch of her edgy-style, it makes me wish that I could have another room in my apartment to just decorate in pink and black: always a classy color combination.
She also has some really creative ways for displaying her belongings (like using an over sized martini glass to corral her makeup, and creating small vignettes on her built-in bookcase) and re-purposing furniture like a dresser for her entertainment center, an old camp trunk as a coffee table, and a vintage kitchen table as her vanity.