Sunday, January 30, 2011

Let your light Shine

I love Chandeliers. So pretty, sparkly and girlie. I have been looking at them for quite some time trying to pick one for our guest room/craft room. The room is still evolving as I like to say, but I finally found the chandy perfect for the room. The size is just right for the space! And it was only $60!

We also thought it would look more polished with a ceiling medallion so we headed to Home Depot last night and picked one up. It was $23.99 I believe-worth it as it makes it look more fancy ;) And I like fancy sometimes. The "Dolly" room is getting there are no dolls in there, Mr C just thinks its frilly and girlie-dolly-like. Hence the name. I like it...."you will be staying in the Dolly Room this evening"

I have art, a mirror (more on that soon) and accessorizing to finish up. As I said, it's getting there! Hope you all have a sparkly week!


Thursday, January 20, 2011

Isn't She Lovely?

Like most of you who come visit my humble little blog I look at beautiful inspiration pictures all over the net and in decor mags. Lately, I have been noticing a beautiful mirror in a few shots that left me breathless. So pretty...well, good ole Craigslist has come through for me once again! I found the mirror I have been lusting after for a few months :)

It is so pretty and the perfect size...for...well...above our mantle, above our master bed, our guest bed, the long wall in the living room-the possibilities are endless for this beauty! So without further delay...I give you my new find!

If you notice the yucky brown trim and floral fabric in the right lower corner of the mirror-its just a temporary fix-our window covers are ordered and the trim will be painted when they arrive :)

And, guilty for posting iPhone pics...I am so impatient when it comes to waiting to take proper pics!

Isn't she lovely?


Friday, January 14, 2011

A Winter Wedding order

As many of you know, I have a little side gig making cupcakes, cakes, iced sugar cookies and 'loli-cakes'. We take orders in between full time nursing schedules (hence the name Tasty Little Confections...and the slogan: Nursing your sweet tooth ;) Tomorrow is a lovely couples wedding and we were asked to make a beautiful 3 tier cake and 75 cupcakes.

Here is the finished cake as a sneek peek! SO Excited! It is chocolate with hazelnut filling-YUM!

She found a little cardinal she wanted on the cake...cute!

Happy Wedding Day to our Bride and Groom! Hope you all have a fantastic weekend!!!


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Clean Home-Clean Earth

One of my New Year's hopes was to choose more Eco-Friendly/ Health Friendly cleaning products. Well, we have found what we think is the most pleasing products to out use! We were in pretty little home decor shop and stumbled upon Caldera line of products. Pretty, beautiful smelling and THEY ACTUALLY work! I have been a skeptic about eco-friendly cleaners...quite honestly I never thought they would work as well as the harsh bleach/pine smelling counterparts. I was incorrect.

We picked up both a counter top cleaner (my favorite!) and a concentrated all purpose cleaner. So this stuff should last! The smell evokes memories of being at our Summer Rental at the seaside. I love that smell! Essential oils infused into this intoxicating cleaner include one of my faves Lemon Verbena, Cardamon and Neroli. The best part is it leaves a Sea Salt smell hanging in the air...just like at the beach! It seriously makes me want to constantly wipe down my counter top. It lifts food left behind after prep and general daily wipe downs. I have yet to use it in the bathroom. But the smell will be lovely in there as well.

Happy Cleaning everyone! I am going to go sea-side ;)