Gift Guide for The Decorista

Have you ever noticed how many accessories it takes to make a room feel complete?  I’m convinced, by the way, that this is why I feel like I’m constantly working on some room in our house– even those I thought I had already checked off of my list!  If you break down your favorite rooms, you’ll begin to realize that even the seemingly simplest of spaces actually has many subtle details.  Since every design enthusiast knows that you can never have enough layers, these are a few thoughtful gifts we’re sure …

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The Best of Beauty // Hair Accessories

Never before has an accessory been so shunned than when Carrie Bradshaw notoriously put the scrunchie back in it’s place in the sixth season of SATC.  Here we are 11 years later, though.  Isn’t it to revisit the neglected accouterment?  Marc Jacobs made one.  Is it time for a scrunchie comeback?  I certainly don’t have the hair for one, but I can imagine a low, messy side pony that would in fact be suitable for a “woman working at W magazine and living on Perry Street”, to quote the late great CB herself. …

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Chic Winter Hair, 6 Ways

The days are getting colder, which means it usually takes a little bit longer for me to get out of the bed in the morning– leaving less time to deal with my locks. It is so much harder to separate from our cozy blankets during the winter months, but I promise ya – if you leave a couple extra minutes for your hair these upcoming months, you won’t regret it! The chilly days give you an excuse to bundle up your body, but your hair is an accessory you can flaunt year round. So let’s give our manes a little makeover! Here …

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DIY // Embellished Necklines with Anthropologie!

 The Friday before last, we packed up our crafting bags over here and headed down to the sunny Orange County coast to host our first DIY event for Anthropologie at their Newport Beach store.  Let’s be honest, only Anthropologie could get us to brave 405 traffic on a Friday afternoon!  The DIY was such a hit that we wanted to share it with all of you as well.  Ready to get crafting?  Here’s what you will need: Jewelry Pliers ( Available here and a host of other places!) Stones or studs of your choice.  I prefer ones that …

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