Friday Etsy Find...Air Planters

Happy Friday, everyone!!

If you're like me, you have a hard time with finding the time to tend to house plants. I have proudly kept alive the orchid that my BFF Tiffany gave me the day that my son was born in 2010, and it sports many shoots and leaves....yet no flowers. I've revived it many a time, but I nearly always forget to give it water until it is shriveled and on death's door.

Enter the air plant! These little guys are taking home decor by storm, and there are so many amazing planters for them on Etsy!

Here is my favourite one that I have stumbled across in my travels so far


The Emerald Green Air Plant holder by Bird and Feather is absolutely beautiful. It has a bold pop of colour (hello Pantone colour of the year, Emerald!) and yet is so classic and simple in its overall design.

What air plant containers do you love?? Check them out on Etsy and comment with a link to your picks!

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Pastel color trends for Spring home decor

One of the loveliest trends this spring in both fashion and home decor is the use of pastel colors. One color in the new Americana line of paints by DecoArt is Irish Moss

Isn't it fantastic?

I think that it is the perfect tone to work into a small bathroom. Ours is absolutely struggling for a touch of this bright and fresh color to breathe some life into it.


Currently, our bathroom is a wonderful shade of cinnamon brown. It's lovely and warm, but since it's long and narrow, the walls sometimes feel like they are closing in.

Playing with a beautiful accent color like Irish Moss will bring so much depth and dimension into this room.

I picture it being used in stacked crates on the back of the toilet, which would be reflected in the mirror and instantly brighten up the room. Then, I would put white sculptural pieces in the crate to plat off the white door and molding, and maybe some chrome accents as well to mimic the chrome at the sink.

How would you use this trendsetting color from DecoArt?

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New Year New Home, The Kitchen Nook


Do you have a part of your kitchen that is dark and drab, maybe in need of a spring makeover inspired by some of the top trending colours on the market today?

I definitely do, and while the pieces that are displayed in our kitchen nook hold alot of meaning to us, they are all one color.

Brown.

A brown brick. A vase filled with brown coffee beans and a red and brown candle. Brown tone thrown pottery. This little nook has also become a catchall for things like sunglasses and cards. There just seems to be no life to this corner, so I went in search of items around the house that are lighter in weight, design and color.

What did I find?




Small vases in the perfect tones of Coastal Surf, one of the new trending tones by DecoArt
A pewter candle holder
Honey Brown Sugar flameless candle by Energizer
Ivory teapot

Updating your home decor can be as simple and easy or as complicated and calculated as you want it to be. For this project, I wanted to use items that we already had in our house and more them to an area that needed a new breath of life, some lighters and brighter colours, and a touch of glossy metallic to reflect the natural light.

I love the way it is pulled together as a classic, yet ecclectic, little collection!

Have a nook in your kitchen? Bring in a splash of fresh spring color and post a link in the comments!

*This post contains affiliate links, however all views and opinions expressed are my own

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