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Gift Idea: Glass Cloche Branch Jewelry Stand
Looking for a fabulous way to display your jewelry? Maybe you're in need of the perfect (and very last minute) gift for your sister, mom, or BFF? How about in this lovely gold branch glass cloche from Urban Outfitters?  Wait, it's no longer available? Say i...
Looking for a fabulous way to display your jewelry? Maybe you're in need of the perfect (and very last minute) gift for your sister, mom, or BFF? How about in this lovely gold branch glass cloche from Urban Outfitters?  Wa...
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Suspended Repetition
I love suspended objects. There is a whimsy in hanging things from the ceiling in a fashion that is a bit unexpected or against the inherent nature of that object. The built world relies on a connection to the earth and a strong foundation so when we see th...
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Etsy Shop to Watch: Quartertwenty
I was perusing Etsy looking at shelf brackets (I have big dreams for the shelving in our bonus room) when I came across the shop Quartertwenty and these fabulous wall stirrups. The brackets paired with a wood shelf create such a great mix of warm wood and c...
I was perusing Etsy looking at shelf brackets (I have big dreams for the shelving in our bonus room) when I came across the shop Quartertwenty and these fabulous wall stirrups. The brackets paired with a wood shelf create s...
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The Design Itch Turns TWO and A Round-Up of My Design Tips and Tricks
Ahhh it's good to be back writing on the 'ol blog, and by ol' I mean the blog turned two-years-old last week, and I went ahead and re-upped my domain name, so the world wide web will have to put up with The Design Itch for at least another year (I know what...
Ahhh it's good to be back writing on the 'ol blog, and by ol' I mean the blog turned two-years-old last week, and I went ahead and re-upped my domain name, so the world wide web will have to put up with The Design Itch for at...
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Art to Interior: Georgia O'Keeffe
I figured this Art to Interior series needed some female representation and who better than the Mother of American Modernism, Georgia O'Keeffe. Her long career spanned 1916 to her death in 1986. Here's my take on her art translated into a living room's deco...
I figured this Art to Interior series needed some female representation and who better than the Mother of American Modernism, Georgia O'Keeffe. Her long career spanned 1916 to her death in 1986. Here's my take on her art tran...
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Blog Updates, Early Onset Nesting & 7 Unique Storage Solutions
I just wanted to pop in to say that The Design Itch is still up and running, I however, am a bit distracted these days. Three-years-old is a whole new ball game for us and it seems that the most fun and exciting part of mothering a child at this age is also...
I just wanted to pop in to say that The Design Itch is still up and running, I however, am a bit distracted these days. Three-years-old is a whole new ball game for us and it seems that the most fun and exciting part of mothe...
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DIY: Great Building Garland and a Name That Building Quiz!
When it comes to my Christmas tree trimmings don't try and tie me down to the the usual cast of Christmas characters. Sure, you'll find your shiny glass orbs. You'll find Santa Clause and an angel. You'll find ornaments made of popsicle sticks and glitter b...
When it comes to my Christmas tree trimmings don't try and tie me down to the the usual cast of Christmas characters. Sure, you'll find your shiny glass orbs. You'll find Santa Clause and an angel. You'll find ornaments made ...
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FAN-Tastic! Choosing a Stylish Ceiling Fan for Our Bonus Room
Tuesday , I left you with a cliffhanger. A real nail biter.  To recap, I had the opportunity to partner with online retailer Del Mar Fans and Lighting to select a ceiling fan for our bonus room. I'd whittled my choices down to three, from the more than 3,00...
Tuesday, I left you with a cliffhanger. A real nail biter.  To recap, I had the opportunity to partner with online retailer Del Mar Fans and Lighting to select a ceiling fan for our bonus room. I'd whittled my choices down...
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Seeing Circles
IMAGE 1: Weekday Carnival , IMAGE 2: Desire to Inspire , IMAGE 3: The Design Files , photo by Eve Wilson, IMAGE 4: Desire to Inspire I love spotting mini-trends, Tuesday it was black wood, today it's circles. I figure something semi-productive should come o...
IMAGE 1: Weekday Carnival , IMAGE 2: Desire to Inspire, IMAGE 3: The Design Files , photo by Eve Wilson, IMAGE 4: Desire to Inspire I love spotting mini-trends, Tuesday it was black wood, today it's circles. I figure somethin...
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Vintage Scavenger Hunt with My Mom!
I promised another edition of the Vintage Scavenger Hunt way back in April  and then took my sweet time delivering (which seems to be the same approach sweet baby boy is using to making his grand appearance). Well, I'd like you dear readers to know that I, ...
I promised another edition of the Vintage Scavenger Hunt way back in April and then took my sweet time delivering (which seems to be the same approach sweet baby boy is using to making his grand appearance). Well, I'd like yo...
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Art to Interior: Andy Warhol
My last Art to Interior post brought us down a more traditional route as it was inspired by the paintings of 17th Century artist Johannes Vermeer , so today I wanted to go a bit more contemporary with American Pop Artist, Andy Warhol. His work spans the 195...
My last Art to Interior post brought us down a more traditional route as it was inspired by the paintings of 17th Century artist Johannes Vermeer, so today I wanted to go a bit more contemporary with American Pop Artist, Andy...
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Details that Inspire: Vol. Two
I'm rounding out the week with a collection of details from around the web and the glossy pages of shelter magazines that left me inspired. I hope you can find some inspiration in them too! Image 1 : designed by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects  Photo by Atsushi ...
I'm rounding out the week with a collection of details from around the web and the glossy pages of shelter magazines that left me inspired. I hope you can find some inspiration in them too! Image 1: designed by Moriyuki Ochia...
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Designer, educator, mom and wife making meaningful interiors.
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I am an Interior Designer, design educator, mom, and wife chronicling my attempt to bring great design to my life one DIY, vintage design find, and bit of inspiration at a time.
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