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I love all things design, interiors, and food.
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Absolutely! I've gone ahead and credited your work, with a direct link to your website... Please let me know if this is sufficient, as I'm happy to remove the image completely, if you'd prefer. Anyway, thanks for bringing this to my attention - I truly try to credit when I know/can find the source :) Love your work! Best, Kristen
Hi Christine, I'm sorry, I somehow missed this question earlier! The cabinets were Conestoga brand: Hope that helps! Best, Kristen
Hi Carolyn, It sounds like your kitchen will be lovely! The River White slabs that we chose honestly don't have a ton of purple in them - definitely some, but they're predominantly white and gray... So yes, we chose to "ignore" the purple, and consider it a neutral :) That being said, all of the River White slabs that I've seen in a leathered finish have been MUCH more purple (and darker in general) than my parent's slabs. I think the more matte finish must emphasize/bring out the color more? Either way, you just have to decide if you want to emphasize the purple (possibly by bringing in a backsplash tile with similar purple accents?), or ignore it, like I did :) Hope that helps - good luck! Best, Kristen
Hi Johna, Thanks for the kind words on my parent's kitchen! :) I would definitely describe the "pumice" tiles as a light, warm gray... in person, they actually don't have as much beige tones as they appear to have in these photos, but I can see why you'd ask based on the photos :) I will say that the dark gray quartz countertops that I've seen do tend to run cooler in tone... so if you're looking for a lighter, yet similar tone, "pumice" may not be the right one for you... BUT, if you want some contrast & want to add a little warmth, they may be perfect! Ultimately, I'd recommend ordering a sample so that you can see it in person & decide if you like the contrast :) I hope that helps! Best, Kristen
What an UNBELIEVABLE giveaway!! I've been such a fan of his work for a long time, and would be *absurdly* happy to hang one of his gorgeous pieces on my walls. Such a tough choice, but I think I'd go with Tulum in white frame!
LOVE how these turned out - they look so awesome! Definitely putting them on my to-make list :) I personally love your big basket, but since you mentioned the sides - have you checked out the HonestlyWTF rope bag tutorial?: I just came across it yesterday, and it said that the angle at which you hold the basket while sewing is what affects the narrowness/wideness of the sides - So, the more perpendicular you hold it, the narrower it will be & the less angled you hold it, the wider it will be, and to get super straight sides, you have to hold that angle constant... Anyway, that might be obvious, or you may already know it, but that's the part that sounds trickiest to me! :) xo
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Hi Christine, Thanks so much for the sweet note! Yes, all of the hardware is the same size (6.25" Satin Nickel pulls). The kitchen table was from Crate & Barrel, but unfortunately it looks like they no longer carry it. Best, Kristen
Hi there! I just measured the first time - after I cut the first piece of yarn to the correct length, I laid it on the table, and used it as a guide to cut the rest, which goes pretty quickly. I hope that helps! Good luck! -Kristen :)
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2015 on DIY // Faux African Juju Hat at K Sarah Designs
Hi Ian, You can find the wooden dowels at most craft stores (like Michael's or Hobby Lobby) as well as most hardware stores. They usually come in longer lengths, so they just have to be cut down to size, stained (if desired), then attached. I hope that helps! Best, Kristen
Toggle Commented Apr 6, 2015 on Botanical Art for Sale! at K Sarah Designs
Thank you, Kristie! It's such an easy + fun DIY - definitely a win, in my book! If you make one, be sure to let me know - I'd love to see your version! :)
Toggle Commented Feb 22, 2015 on DIY // Faux African Juju Hat at K Sarah Designs
A few months back, I wrote this post about African Juju hats, and how awesome they are when displayed as decor. I just love the simple round shape of them and the great texture they add to a space. Traditionally, Juju hats are made of rooster tail feathers, and are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at K Sarah Designs
Hello hello! It's been a while, but I wanted to pop in and share one of my favorite recent client projects. This one was really fun, partially because my client's tastes happened to be similar to my own, but mostly because she was a joy to work with! Erica stumbled... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at K Sarah Designs
SO precious!! I'm not sure which I adore more - the actual card with Ellerie's message in it, or the photo of her writing the message :) Love that sweet girl so much! Amazing captures, as always, E! xo
Toggle Commented Feb 13, 2015 on january on film at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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Hi Eva - thanks for the note! The chandelier is from West Elm & I included a direct link to it in the body of the post, right beneath the design board :) I hope that helps! Best, Kristen
This home, designed by Owens + Davis, is one of my favorite spaces that I've comes across in a long time. Striking a wonderful balance of modern, eclectic, and bohemian, this home has a very California cool feel to it, and is chock-full of inspiration: One of my favorite elements... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at K Sarah Designs
Hi Cheryl, Thanks for the note! I probably can't give the best advice from your description alone, but if you want to shoot me a quick email with a photo of your space, I'd be happy to offer my two cents! Feel free to email me at: Once I see what you're working with, it will be easier to give some recommendations :) Thanks! Kristen
Happy Happy New Year! I have to admit, usually I'm totally energized and excited for a fresh start this time of year, but have been feeling decidely not energized this week, battling one heck of a cold that will. not. quit... Ugh. Not exactly the way one wants to start... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at K Sarah Designs
No, I don't think it would clash at all! ORB hardware is mixed with stainless steel appliances all the time, and the two can look really great together :) Good luck! Best, Kristen
Hi Sheri, I would imagine the glass floats are vintage, so were probably picked up at a flea market, or online on ebay or etsy :) I did a quick search, and found these 10" ones on etsy: I hope that helps! Best, Kristen
Hi Allison! I can't believe I somehow missed your comment until now, but thanks so much for taking the time to stop by and leave a note! You have such a lovely home! This entryway has always been one of my favorites, and I thank you for sharing it :) Best of luck with your new home! I'm sure it will be amazing :) Cheers, Kristen
Holy moly, I can't believe its been almost a month since I last blogged! My sincere apologies for the break, but I did want to pop in with some last minute holiday gift ideas. If you're anything like me, you may still be scrambling to find a last little something... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Oh gosh, these are amazing, Elise! They so capture Ellerie's fun personality and sweet nature... plus I'm totally dying over her expression where she's trying to get out of the bumbo! So funny :)
Toggle Commented Dec 3, 2014 on november on film. at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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Yay! So happy to hear that you liked it, Will! :)
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2014 on Tasty Eats // Lasagna Soup at K Sarah Designs
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 Nov 19, 2014 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: I hope that helps! Best, Kristen