Red, White and Blue and Countdown to a Long Weekend

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Hello All! Hope you are having a great week! I am trying to organize myself ahead of the long weekend to tackle some procrastination projects.. though not very successful thus far. I am looking forward to getting together with friends and taking time to recharge a bit.  The weather is not going to be very cooperative, with only one day looking sunny, so I am going to make the best of it and pack it all into one day!

Here are some red, white and blue inspiration photos should you be hosting your own Summer kickoff party:

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Enjoy!

Best,

Kelly

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Dreaming of Blue & White

Hello All! Lately my dining room table desk has looked like this and I am ready to turn the page and move on to projects more fun than bookkeeping and taxes (though both necessary when running a biz… sigh).

IMG_5108So back into design mode tomorrow (after having a BIG glass of wine tonight) and looking forward to a few upcoming projects: 1) developing an inventory for yards and yards of fabric accumulated during my 12 years of running Sara Langley Designs Accessories and then sell said fabric to make room for new projects. You can view my progress here; 2) work on interior design projects for clients – so excited to share the “afters” with you soon; 3) work on my own makeover as a guest participant in the One Room Challenge. Phew! So excited!

In the meantime, I am crushing on blue and white prints and am looking forward to bringing them into some projects I am working on. Some inspiration as follows:

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Love this update on a traditional wing chair from Chinoiserie Chic

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Some outdoor inspiration via buffalo check from House of Harper

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The walls, the linens, the drapes.. love!

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Amazing outdoor tablescape complete with stunning runner from Enchanted Home

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Love the boldness and scale of this wall covering from One Kings Lane

Happy Monday! I am in the mood to kick a little butt this week…who’s with me!?

Best,

Kelly

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A Toast to Green

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Happy LUCKY Friday all! Today is always a special day for me because it was my late Nana’s birthday and St. Patrick’s Day so it doesn’t get much luckier than that. I have been loving all things green lately (isn’t it funny how you can get hooked on a color?) so what better day than the present to share my green snaps with you!

Baubles from J.Crew

This lovely bauble arrived from J. Crew this morning!

Shamrock Plant

My parents stopped by with shamrock plants for the girls, an annual St. Patty’s tradition.

Sara Langley Designs

So excited to announce that I have been working on setting up a Sara Langley Designs Limited Edition Pop-Up Etsy Store. Stay Tuned!

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Gorgeous green with greek key detail, Therese Marie via Etsy

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A palm pic from our recent Disney Cruise vacay to the Caribbean. Take me back NOW!

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I have been debating a glossy green front door like this one via Southern Living.

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Classic trench in Kelly Green from Lands End, now 30% off code:gold, pin:6075.

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A toast to my Nana, Beefeater and Tonic, TWO limes.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! May all your wishes come true!

XO, Kelly

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