thirsty thursday: fun and festive glassware


I am always inspired by my fellow bloggers, like Linda over at Calling It Home. The other day, Linda introduced us to home decorator and stylist, Beth Barden, and her beautiful blog, DesignPost Interiors. Beth's blog documents her home decorating endeavors, such as the bar table featured in Linda's post. Beth included these adorable flamingo tumbler glasses on her beautifully styled bar:

flamingo tumbler
Sommarfint Flamingos
$0.99 from Ikea

The ladies (and the flamingos!) inspired me to go on a hunt for some more fun and festive glassware. 

Here's what I found!:
pineapple highball glass
$1.49 from Ikea

cane tumbler
$8 from C. Wonder
polka dot glass
$69 (set of 2) from Outblush
via Avolie Glass on Etsy

bicycle glasses
$19.95 (set of 4) from Paper Source

nautical glasses
$4.25 from Shindigz
bamboo tumbler
$12.95 from Zara Home

cobalt glass
$4.48 from Pier1

cobalt rim tumbler
$4 from Pier1

tiki glasses
$20.42 from Amazon

skull glasses
$19.95 (set of 4) from Paper Source

skull tumbler
$12.95 from Zara Home

tortoise tumbler
$8 from Pier1

chevron highball
$54 for set from C. Wonder
gold rim glass
$32 (set of 4) from West Elm
gold rim tumbler
$15.95 from Zara Home

polka dot tumbler
$120 from Kate Spade

Keep your eye on Etsy, eBay, etc. for finds like the following:

zebra tumblers

greek key highball glasses

greek key tumblers

nautical glasses

astrological highball glasses

gold bamboo highball glasses


happy BIRTH day!


Well, my Monday makeover post may just have to wait--I am a bit distracted today!!!



friday finds: saved by stencils!


Earlier this month, I told you that I am hoping to incorporate an Indian paisley pattern into my future home, whether through upholstery, accessories, or--ideally--wallpaper. In the post, I shared two paisley pattern stencils I had found on Etsy as a more affordable solution to achieving the look, which got me thinking: wallpaper can be so expensive! And although it is often worth the cost in living rooms and dining rooms where entertaining often occurs, stencils can be an affordable alternative to wallpaper in less formal rooms. And if you don't have the patience to put these stencils on your wall, you can use them to make a pretty backing in a bookshelf, dress up a dresser, or even make a fabric more fabulous! 

So for today's Friday Find I am featuring some more stylish stencils that start at just $18.95 on Etsy. Many (if not, all) of these stencils are reusable and therefor, unlike some of our favorite wallpaper patterns, won't be long as you don't lose them in the back of your craft closet. Another incentive to use stencils: sometimes Etsy vendors will work with you to personalize stencil sizes and even designs!

It is difficult to find Kelly Wearstler Imperial Trellis for less than $150 a yard, but these reusable stencils are less than $40!

$37 from OMG Stencils

Other trellis options:

$39.95 from Cutting Edge Stencil

$37.95 from Cutting Edge Stencil

Caning, rattan, and woven pattern stencils--perhaps for a sun room, guestroom, or eat-in kitchen?:

Greek key stencils for an accent wall, office, or media room?:

$39.95 from Cutting Edge Stencil

Ikat would be ideal in a library:

$37 from OMG Stencils

$59.95 from Olive Leaf Stencils

And of course, some pretty paisley stencils:

$18.95+ from Creative Stencils

$18.95 from Creative Stencils

Distinguish an entryway in a weekend with these medallion stencils:

These Chinoiserie stencils would be the perfect way to dress up a powder room or dining room:

$44.95 from Cutting Edge Stencils

$38 from OMG Stencil

Chevron, maybe for an office or a nursery?:

$32.95 from Cutting Edge Stencils


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