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kristen
California
I love all things design, interiors, and food.
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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 12 hours ago at K Sarah Designs
Hi Erin, I'm so happy you like the artwork! It's actually from art.com, and I've gone ahead and included a link to it in the post, right below the mood board. I hope that helps, and please let me know if you have any questions! Best, Kristen
Hi Krystal, I upload the images online, but you could easily take them into a Costco on a USB, too... Either way works! Hope that helps :) Best, Kristen
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This chopped salad is one of my favorite no-lettuce salads - it's full of crunchy veggies + fragrant herbs, and is finished with a refreshing vinaigrette. This salad, in addition to nearly daily caprese salads, has been a go-to side dish all summer long, and I just love the mix... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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Hi all! This is a project that I'm excited to share, because it's so far outside my normal design wheelhouse. For the most part, I typically work with (and design for) women and families (which I love!), but this also means that many of my designs lean towards more feminine... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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I don't know if there is a more refreshing summer fruit than ice cold watermelon, and while I love it on its own, I've discovered that my new favorite way to enjoy it is in this salad. The lime vinaigrette is the perfect tart counterbalance with the sweetness of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
How fun!! They all look great on you, but #5 and #6 are my favorites, by far! :) #1 is probably my least favorite, as the size + shape looks a little costume-y to me! xo!
Toggle Commented Aug 14, 2014 on new glasses! at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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I know what you mean! That's always been my fear, too, which is why I've never worked with it before... it's definitely not a "safe" choice, and is a BIG commitment for such a permanent element! BUT, I will say that love the look, and think it can be a show stopper in certain applications :)
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I have been so loving patterned tiles in interiors lately... Particularly in bathrooms and kitchens, which tend to be fairly neutral and utilitarian, the addition of patterned tiles are a great way to add color and visual interest. Here are some of my favorite spaces with patterned tile: Sources: 1... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Hi there! Yes, these tiles (from the H-line series in the "Pumice" color) are definitely ceramic... But if I'm remembering correctly, I think they also had some glass tile options in the H-line series as well. I hope that helps - basically, if you ordered the "pumice" tiles, you should be getting ceramic! :) Best, Kristen
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Happy Tuesday! This recipe was one of those pleasant surprises - you know, where you don't really have high expectations, and are actually pretty skeptical about the whole thing, but end up really liking it? That's how I felt about this cream of zucchini soup - it just seemed too... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
YAY! So happy to hear it! :) Bummer about the chicken, though... for what it's worth, it sure sounds like a brilliant idea, breading with the soy wasabi almonds! Thanks for taking the time to report back, Laura! AND for the info on the Cachaça varieties - I so appreciate it, and will be on the lookout :)
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Can you believe it's the last day of July already?! Another month that flew by, but here are some of my fave finds over the last 31 days :) 1 // Granite Stripe Maxi Skirt // Lou & Grey via LOFT // on sale for $27 right now! - I'm... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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I LOVE chopped salads during the summertime, and have been trying all kinds of new ones lately... because while I love salad, I don't love having the same one over and over again :) Anyway, the great thing about chopped salads is that you chop up a bunch of yummy... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
I haven't had it before (or even heard of it), but it sounds like I need to change that fact real fast! :) Thanks for the heads up - it sounds delicious, and I will definitely keep an eye out :)
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Before signing off for the weekend, I wanted to share this amazing margarita recipe. I've mentioned how much I love a good margarita before, and this one definitely says summertime to me! The cucumber adds an extra refreshing note to the marg flavor, and the cilantro adds the perfect herbaceousness... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Thanks so much, Laura! (also, I have no idea how I missed this comment earlier!) Anyway, would love to hear what you think when you try the salad - I hope you like it! Have a great weekend :)
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Happy Friday, friends!! This week has been busy starting new projects, which means I've been scheming and sourcing up a storm... my favorite part! But, I realized I hadn't really posted any completed design work lately, and wanted to change that before we head into the weekend. This design was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Yum! Your version sounds awesome! Thanks for reporting back - I'm so happy to hear that you liked the peanut sauce :)
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I LOVE summer vieggies, and it's always fun figuring out new ways to prepare and serve them. This year, I'm growing a few varieties of tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, and cucumbers, as well as zucchini, jalapeno peppers, and herbs, and am SO enjoying it... there are few things more satisfying than... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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This Cuban Picadillo is a somewhat new-to-me dish that has quickly become a favorite go-to dinner meal. It's fast, easy, and so so tasty! I'm just crazy about the mix of flavors - spicy red pepper flakes, cumin, green olives & capers are sauteed with ground beef and a sofrito... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Yay!! Pickling success! So happy you liked them - thanks for reporting back! :)
Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2014 on Tasty Eats // Easy Dill Pickles at K Sarah Designs
Hi Kristy! Yes, if you use washable fabric paint, the runner is machine washable! Hope that helps :) Best, Kristen
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When it comes to interiors, I'm finding that I'm drawn more and more to neutral spaces. I do love a jolt of color every now and then, but for the most part I'm preferring neutral spaces, with additions of wood tones and my favorite colors: blue and green. And while... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
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Happy Happy Friday, friends!! It's been a busy week, and I am SO excited for the weekend. I'm headed to San Diego, and can't wait to hang with family and celebrate my sweet niece's first birthday! Before I go, though, I wanted to share some favorite June finds + picks:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at K Sarah Designs