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Natural Inspiration in Interior Design - A Photo Shoot Gone Well

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Natural Inspiration in Interior Design - A Photo Shoot Gone Well

I was so in love with my latest photo shoot that I wanted to share how beautifully they all coordinate with each other. This also gives you a sneak peek of some of the products coming soon.  My blooming dogwood (one day after it snowed here!) was the inspiration for the color scheme and I borrowed a few plants from the yard for accents. One of my interior design recommendations is to try to combine a natural elements together for a cohesive, complete and refreshing look.  It only makes sense then to use brass to complement your plants, and greenery...

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How to Clean Brass

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How to Clean Brass

This post does include affiliate links. This blog receives income when purchases are made through these links.   One of the reasons I love vintage brass so much is that it often looks lovely with the patina and wear of time, but if there are particularly nasty blemishes you can also clean it up and make it look almost good as new.  The vintage decor items I carry in the Valerie Tyler Collection are a combination of pieces that I have left the original patina on,  as well as others I felt would look nice with a little shine.  Sometimes...

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Library Decor Spotlight

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Library Decor Spotlight

We converted what should have been the dining room in our house into a library and I absolutely couldn't be more pleased.  While we have an overwhelming amount of books I wanted the library to serve as a bit of an eclectic art gallery too, so there are very few design "rules" we followed other than to simply include things we liked.  Objects include Asian vases, African teak sculptures, Greek Bronze, Natural items.  Knick Knacks can get lost of look cluttered, but when combined and placed along the bookshelves they're much more interesting. 

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Spotlight on Personalized Jewelry

Here is a sampling of personalized jewelry options from the Valerie Tyler Collection. Personalized Initial Ring - ... vtylercollecti... $20 Personalized Bracelet - Pers... vtylercollecti... $34 Personalized Ring - Custom B... vtylercollecti... $19 Personalized Number Necklace... vtylercollecti... $16.95 Chevron Initial Ring - Adju... vtylercollecti... $19 Custom Personalized Number R... vtylercollecti... $19 Personalized Necklace - Pers... vtylercollecti... $17 Small Initial Charm Necklace... vtylercollecti... $17

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Glam Holiday DIY and Display Ideas

This post does include affiliate links. This blog receives income when purchases are made through these links. First off, let's start with another one of my ridiculously easy DIY's  that end up looking really lovely. I literally took a handful of rocks my kid had collected from around the yard, gave them a good washing in the utility tub, and then let them dry.  I spread them out on a plastic table cloth and then simply spray painted them gold with something like Krylon 1000 Premium Metallic Spray Paint, Gold Regular rocks are always lovely for adding a natural touch...

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