Friday is Randomday

Friday is Randomday

I know…I know…it’s supposed to be art-fashion day…truthfully, I’ve just got too many other things running through my brain today to focus on just one thing.
So…it’s random garb.
1. I commissioned a piece from my AH-MAAAZING sponsor Chloe Shard and it arrived a few days ago…let’s just say, I’m in total and utter awe over it…so, so, so, so good…
I can’t wait to get her all framed up and hung somewhere pretty…stay tuned:)
2. So…I guess couldn’t resist…here’s the matching ensemble…
You can look over the rest of this week’s fancies HERE.
3. My dressing room idea for Scarlett’s room got a little boost yesterday…the fam jam and I were at IKEA buying up dorm room supplies for my big kid…PS on that one…how the holy hell did my eldest turn into a kid about to go to university?  Holy shit…
Anyhoo…while there, I spied this…
It was $12.99 and soon, it will look like this…
Dressing Room.

…thanks to my super star friend, Tim at Beresford Inc…oh and wheels will likely be added too:)

Fun, fun.

4.  My friend and fabulous sponsor Hollie Cooper aka Pillotopia has made the Kelly Wearstler’s fabric heaven that I’ve been lusting over but can’t afford…

…a reality with this hand painted on silk goodness…

…and as we speak, she’s painting up 4 continuous yards of it so that I can re-upholster my poodle chairs in it…soooo excited!

You can own some of this heaven too in pillow form…clickzie HERE.

5. I was lucky enough to tag along with this same friend last week, as she sourced some fabric for her clients…while perusing the show houses, she spotted this…

…and I proceeded to have a heart attack…isn’t it glorious?

Love, love, love, love, love.

6. I feel very honoured to be taking part in this year’s Toronto Fall Home Show…I’ll be performing a little upcycling magic on a trinket from a local Habitat for Humanity store…I’ve got $100 to spend and already know what I’m after…cross your fingers that I’m able to find some sort of upholstery piece that my completely un-trained hands can manage to transform…I’ve got dreams of a ‘Wink of Pink’ like abstract  on a chair/bench/something.

I need mucho positive thoughts on this please…shall be interesting:)

7. You’ve got 2 more days to enter my Lisa Curran swim suit giveaway…

Enter HERE.

And with that, I’m out for now…I’ll see you back here Sunday for the lucky pants winner draw.


  • Nancy
    Posted at 08:26h, 17 August Reply

    Ikea comes through again! Love all your goodies, and that painting is A M A Z I N G !!!!
    Happy weekend Christine!
    xo Nancy

  • Vanessa@decor happy
    Posted at 08:49h, 17 August Reply

    That’s a lot of pretty in one post! Can’t wait to see the garment racks and poodle chairs when done – brilliant!

    I snapped a photo of the same fabric at a showroom – it’s gorgeous! (photo also has the retail price tag, so not going to happen for me any time soon (but I can live vicariously through you!))

    Hope you are well!

  • Viet Nam
    Posted at 08:57h, 17 August Reply

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  • ashley nicole catherine
    Posted at 09:23h, 17 August Reply

    ikea for the win! can’t wait to see the finished product. have a great weekend, lady!

  • Chassity (Look Linger Love)
    Posted at 09:40h, 17 August Reply

    Um that piece is crazy crazy good.

  • Albertina
    Posted at 10:02h, 17 August Reply

    I love your Chloe Shard. It is beautiful! I have been entertaining the idea of commissioning one as well. Maybe for my birthday. All I really want is art. I also want a Grey Malin beach photograph! I love the ikea find! what an easy and wodnerful DIY. You have such a good eye

  • barbara@hodge:podge
    Posted at 10:47h, 17 August Reply

    We too have been dorm shopping here! Love how Ikea comes to the rescue when we need it and when we least expect it. That dressing room hanger thingy will look fab all gold – like. Lucky Scarlett! And I too can relate to the whole “heart attack” when I spot fabric goodness!

    Good luck with all the last minute university prep!

  • How2home
    Posted at 11:18h, 17 August Reply

    LOVE the alice and olivia dress, i saw it the other day and totally drooling over it. Love to see how the rolling rack is going to turn out! $12.99 ?? what a steal!

  • Erin | Holtwood Hipster
    Posted at 15:53h, 17 August Reply

    I can’t even wait to see how the gold clothes rack turns out. That’s some solid-gold-clever thinking on that one! Always a fan of a good IKEA hack.

  • Debby Steele
    Posted at 08:41h, 18 August Reply

    Your dressing rack is going to be gorgeous! You are just brilliant, Christine! I can’t wait to see what you come up with for the Toronto home show! xo

  • Lexi
    Posted at 22:20h, 18 August Reply

    Both the outfit and the painting are amazing! Also, that gold sequin dress = stunning!
    ♡ Lexi @ Glitter, Inc.

  • InteriorGroupie
    Posted at 18:02h, 19 August Reply

    Quite the week you have, and more excitement coming up…congrats and enjoy! Would love to see you work your magic at the home show

  • Julie
    Posted at 18:26h, 19 August Reply

    so much fabulosity in one post! LOVE that rolling rack idea, it’s going to look great and having your custom fabric made is BRILLIANT! Whoa, love it! Hope you enjoyed a great weekend!

  • {The Design Daredevil} Jessie D. Miller
    Posted at 23:21h, 19 August Reply

    Oh I think The Fab Aestate has a Chloe print. So beautiful!

  • Meghan @ Wishful Thinking
    Posted at 06:55h, 20 August Reply

    Oh where to start with all the gorgeousness in this post! The painted silk is truly stunning! I would love to see how the chairs turn out!

  • Redlilocks {Swoon Worthy}
    Posted at 16:06h, 27 September Reply

    You are a genius! Why oh why have I never thought to take my rather bland black clothing rail and turn it gold?! I so need to do this. Thank you thank you thank you 🙂 Also, the fabric in #5 is outstanding! Love it x

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