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Cozy • Stylish • Chic

I had so much fun visiting Cozy Stylish Chic, this past weekend. This beautiful shop is owned by my friend, designer Jeanne Chung. Located in a gorgeous brick building in Old Town Pasadena, this design boutique is a must see! 

This gorgeous gold and white Kelly Wearstler wallpaper is the perfect backdrop for any room.

Stop in after lunch and Jeanne will make you a cappuccino to enjoy while you browse! Peruse the amazing selection of vintage accessories showcased alongside original artwork. There really is something for everyone.

Create your own wallpaper like the one pictured above. Digital design allows you to customize a wallpaper specific to your particular project!

Cozy Stylish Chic is really a full service design center offering flooring, appliances, wallpaper, and fabric. Jeanne provides an amazing opportunity to meet all of your design needs under one roof. This is the perfect place to cast a vision for all of your design-build or remodeling projects. Be sure to stop in the next time you're in Pasadena or make it a destination for your next design inspiration.

Wood Bead Chandelier

I am ever amazed at the offerings from Target that fall into their on-line only category. 
This chandelier is so gorgeous and current that you might think it was from Serena & Lily or Pottery Barn, but it is indeed from Target!  The wooden beads and burnished metal are so on point! At only $556.00, I consider it a steal!

Along the same lines, I love The Malibu Chandelier from S&L, but a bit pricier at $1,195.00 

How about the Evelyn Turned Wood Chandelier from Pottery Barn is also a value, on sale now for $350.

Modern Farmhouse Style

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of sitting in as one of my projects was photographed for publication. It was such an honor to be chosen for American Farmhouse Style's October edition!

Here are just a few sneak peeks from the shoot. Everything was styled for Fall even though it's May! 

Love this shot of the homeowner's dog enjoying the new space!

A simple rustic table feels just right in this home that is filled with reclaimed wood!

This Queen of Spain wallpaper is a personal favorite. The irregular black and white pattern makes it feel hand done. The piano is a family heirloom, but the sheepskin covered bench makes it feel so current.

This swing in the family room gets plenty of use in a house filled with 2 little girls!

Look for the October Edition of American Farmhouse Style on news stands in September!

Dough Bowl Style From Target

I've been dying for one of those beautiful vintage dough bowls that I'm seeing everywhere, but the prices can be really steep. Enter Target that seems to knock off everything at a reasonable price. This beautiful bread bowl from their Threshold line is perfect! A recreation of the authentic ones, it's a steal at under $20.00. Run don't walk! This one will sell out fast!

I'm planning to fill mine with shells and succulents as a fresh summer centerpiece!


Mindy Laven

Just a simple mid-western girl with a love for making things lovely. I create inspired, personalized, interiors on a budget. It's a beautiful life! Let me help you decorate it.

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