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kristen
California
I love all things design, interiors, and food.
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Yay! So happy to hear that you liked it, Will! :)
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Tasty Eats // Lasagna Soup at K Sarah Designs
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Hi guys! Lately I've really been loving bedrooms with wall sconces rather than the traditional table lamp. Sconces provide great task lighting for reading in bed, and are especially perfect for smaller rooms, where there's not quite enough space for large nightstands + table lamps. Here are some of my... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at K Sarah Designs
Hi Carolyn, The light fixture is the "Dottie Round Capiz Shell Pendant" by Worlds Away, and you can find it here: http://www.interiorhomescapes.com/Dottie-Round-Capiz-Shell-Pendant_p_7886.html I hope that helps! Best, Kristen
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Happy Friday, friends! Today I wanted to share two new-to-me etsy shops that have incredibly affordable + awesome goodies. The first shop is Arastabazaar - they're based out of Turkey, and have a huge selection of kilim pillows at the most affordable prices I've ever come across. The second shop... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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In addition to the cooler weather, cute layering clothes, and Fall baking that comes with this time of year, football weekends are without a doubt one of my favorite parts of Fall. I LOVE football, especially when it involves cheering on my Cal Golden Bears and Green Bay Packers. Anyway,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Hi Katherine, So happy you still love the design! :) And yes, I'm happy to share the chandelier information. I'm not sure if you're interested in the top Living Room one or the middle Dining Nook one, so I'll give you both. The top one is the Orb Chandelier from Ballard Designs: http://www.ballarddesigns.com/orb-chandelier/292465 The one in the Dining Nook is from Restoration Hardware: http://www.restorationhardware.com/catalog/product/product.jsp?productId=prod2111633&categoryId=search Both chandeliers come in several finishes & sizes. I hope that helps! Let me know if you have any other questions. Best, Kristen
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There are few things that thrill me more than finding a really good deal or discovering awesome, new-to-me talent or products. I also really enjoy sharing these finds, so my plan is to post cool stuff I've come across throughout the week on Fridays... this might be a collection of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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Don't you love when you come across a space, and can immediately tell a certain designer was responsible? There are a handful of designers that I can think of where this is the case, but perhaps one of the most obvious for me is Emily Henderson. Every single room designed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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Happy Friday and Happy Halloween!! Before heading into the weekend, I wanted to share some of my favorite finds from October, many of which have a definite Halloween and/or Autumn vibe to them - it's so fun adding some festive pieces to the mix this time of year!: 1 //... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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It's so wonderful having the chance to work with genuinely wonderful people, and there's nothing I enjoy more than helping them create spaces that they'll enjoy coming home to + spending time in. This master bedroom project was no exception, and my sweet client, Betsy, was looking for an overall... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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Lighting is truly one of my favorite elements in a space. A beautiful chandelier or pendant has the potential to completely transform a room, elevating it from something that's merely "nice" to something that's a total showstopper. Of course, an awesome fixture is only part of the lighting puzzle, since... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Thanks so much for the sweet note, Alison! So happy to hear that you love your mirror. And, great idea with the wood stain - I bet it turned out gorgeous! :) Best, Kristen
Toggle Commented Oct 21, 2014 on DIY // Sunburst Mirror at K Sarah Designs
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You guys, I'm pretty excited about this soup - it's hands down one of the best I've ever had! It tastes exactly like lasagna, except, you know, in soup form. This means it's way faster (and easier!) to make than traditional lasagna AND it's much lighter, since it has way... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Thank you for the sweet note, JC! Yes, the carving is definitely the most time-consuming part, but you're right that the stamp can be re-used for many more projects - there are so many possibilities! :)
Toggle Commented Oct 13, 2014 on DIY // Block Printed Pillows at K Sarah Designs
Thanks so much, Emily!
Toggle Commented Oct 13, 2014 on DIY // Block Printed Pillows at K Sarah Designs
Thank you so much, Margie! It was a really fun project, and I definitely recommend giving it a try! :)
Toggle Commented Oct 13, 2014 on DIY // Block Printed Pillows at K Sarah Designs
Hi Sheryl, thanks for the sweet note! The subway tiles we ended up using were a slightly lighter gray than what's shown above. You can see them in the completed kitchen here: http://ksarahdesigns.typepad.com/my-blog/2013/08/mom-and-dads-kitchen-its-finished.html As far as brand, they were from Arizona tile, and are the H-line series, in the "Pumice" color: http://www.arizonatile.com/H-LINE-SERIES-P977.aspx I hope that helps! xo, Kristen
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I always find it so interesting seeing celebrity homes - not only because it's fun to see what styles they're drawn to, but also to see what decorating with a nearly unlimited budget can look like :) I recently came across photos of Michael C. Hall's home renovation that was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Hi Ashley! The rug is actually an antique Oriental rug that has been in my family for almost a century :) I did find one that's very similar on ebay, though: http://www.ebay.com/itm/9-3-x-11-8-CHINESE-RUG-ANTIQUE-ORIENTAL-SALE-PEKING-AREA-RUG-FREE-SHIPPING-/191340658101?pt=Rugs&hash=item2c8ccabdb5 I hope that helps! xo, Kristen
Thank you! It was such a fun + easy project, and the best part is the possibilities are endless! I'm already planning on carving another design, and maybe making curtains or a table cloth or something :) I hope you decide to try it!
Toggle Commented Oct 4, 2014 on DIY // Block Printed Pillows at K Sarah Designs
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Happy Happy Friday, all! As mentioned in this post recently, I've been super into hand blocked textiles lately, and really wanted to make my own pillows in this style. More specifically, I wanted to make something similar to these Peter Dunham paisley pillows for my bedroom, except, you know, without... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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And just like that, it's the last day of September! Up until this past week, it was still feeling like summer around these parts (hello, nearly 100 degree weather!), so I'm SO happy it's finally starting to feel like Fall. Nothing beats this time of year for me; bring on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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This is one of those salads that can be filed under the "ridiculously easy to throw together, yet looks kind of fancy & tastes yummy" categories... which means it's a great salad for entertaining, but is also easy enough for an everyday side, too. It's such a light + refreshing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Thank you! So happy you enjoyed the post, Erika! :)
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I have been so drawn to block printed textiles lately... There's something about the simplicity in color palette mixed with the highly intricate, hand carved details that is just so beautiful to me. Each piece of fabric is literally a work of art, starting with the hand carved block design,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at K Sarah Designs