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AT HOME WITH INK MAGAZINE

At Home With on Ali Bronska, who lives in rental home in Fairway, Kan.

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I thought I would share an article I worked on a couple months back with Andrea from INK Magazine, a local Kansas City magazine, as a part of their At Home series.  It was so fun to talk with her about my style and my love for interior design.  You can read the entire feature here.  I love that I now have pictures of our first house (since we now longer live in this house- as of just a few weeks ago).

Honestly, Patrick and I started completely from scratch when getting things for our place.  We moved in with two beds, some knick knacks, and our clothes. It is so fun to see how things finally came together.  We were still working on filling the space when I was given the opportunity to move, so for now most of what you see is in storage, but hopefully everything will be used in our next house we settle down in.  Hope you enjoy and thanks to Andrea for the great article.

Here are a few of the sources for the pictures above:

Living Room

American Buffalo Print- Sharon Montrose / Restoration Hardware Sofa and Chair / CB2 Acrylic Coffee Table / Nell Hills Buffalo Check Pillows / Rebecca Atwood Custom Pillow / 36 Hours Book from Anthropologie / Benches- Craigslist find / Matchstick Holder / Sideboard table- One Kings Lane / Anthropolgie Tray / HomeGoods Lamps / Feather Print (Watercolor by me) / Mirror

Dining Room 

Lucite Chairs / Dishware and Napkins from Anthropologie / Tray (Sold Out) / Upholstered Chairs / Gray Malin Prada Marfa / Farmhouse table (built by Patrick)

Office

Vintage Lucite Tray (from mom-similar here) / Raybans and Elizabeth and James Sunglasses / J Crew Cosmetic Case- sold out (similar here) / Essie Nailpolish / Vintage Louis Vuitton / Tory Burch Oversized Clutch / Old dresser repainted / Ikea Desk / vintage chairs with black velvet upholstery

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images from Ali for A Dash of Details and TAMMY LJUNGBLAD for INK Magazine

Day 20: A Dash of Fun Fonts

Today I have been working on some crafty additions for my Christmas presents (those will have to be kept secret) and I decided I needed some new fonts. Here are a few I downloaded from here.  The best part was that they were all free! Only 6 more days until the big day or as Patrick would like to say only 2 more days until the big day (his birthday!) 

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Wall of Art

This weekend we just found out we are able to stay in our place for another year..Great News. A couple months ago I stop buying stuff for the place because I was not sure how long we were going to be able to stay.  Well… we have a big blank wall on the dining room that needs some love.  I am thinking about making an art collage wall.  I can’t wait to fill the blank “canvas”. 

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images via pinterest 

A Little Painting

So this past weekend I decided to take up a new hobby, painting.  I have always loved drawing and photography but I have never been the greatest painter.  I got the idea for the painting a while back..do you remember this post about Coco & Hearts artist’s home, Jen.  Well my inspiration came from her Lipstick Dot paintings. The best part of the project is that it only cost a total of $25 dollars! I may not be a professional but I think it turned out pretty well (sorry for the bad quality photos, they came from my iphone.) 

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images via me 

Rock Chalk

Since this weekend is the Big Twelve Tournament in Kansas City, I thought it was appropriate to show some school pride.  Sav-Art is a local artist from Kansas City, who I just adore. I think he may love Lawrence as much as I do. The Wheel, Allen Fieldhouse, and the Delta Gamma house just bring me back to a great place!

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images via Sav-Art

Art of Accessorizing

 

   

The art of accessorizing, how I love thee.  Aren’t these illustrations by Sarah Singh darling? I would say they are tre magnific!

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images via art dept.

Wake Up And Smell the Daisies

   

 

Happy Day back to work! I am just in love with my new Marc Jacobs Daisy perfume I got for Christmas.  Maybe because of how cute the bottle is or the sweet smell.  Either way I want to collect all four! Possible Valentine’s Day idea anyone??  

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images via marc jacobs

Illustrator Extraordinaire

 

 

 

 

Jenny Bowers, Illustrator Extraordinaire! I love her use of bright colors that allow her illustrations to just pop off the page. And especially the elegant and girly subject matter. She is the one behind the new Kate Spade stationary and 2011 planner.  These illustrations would look great in my new office! 

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images via kate spade and jenny bowers