Master Bathroom Makeover: Part 2

February 29, 2012


I've been living and breathing this master bathroom makeover. Result? There's been little time for anything else. I've been making progress, and as of last night, the floor is complete {huge sigh of relief}...  And I'm in major pain today - It stinks getting old! Sorry for the lack of posts or inspiration this week.  I love sharing new DIY projects (I have a few ready to reveal next week) or decorating tips, but this week's focus is on the progress of the bathroom and the steps that I've been taking along the way.  It's almost like a reality show, but instead on my blog and NOT start … [Read more...]

Master Bathroom Makeover: Part 1

February 27, 2012


If you follow SAS Interiors on Facebook and Twitter (if you don't, please do), you may have saw a few postings that I wrote mentioning that I finally decided to give my master bathroom a makeover.  And when I say finally, I mean FINALLY!  This is the only room in the entire house that hasn't been touched since we moved in and it's horrendous...  Until NOW. Over the weekend, we (meaning the mister and I) finally took the plunge and gave this much-needed space a revamp.  I really wish that I could say in two days we finished the entire space, but that would be a big-white-lie. Bummer!  I went … [Read more...]

I Need Your Vote!

February 27, 2012


I need your vote! Once again, Apartment Therapy has started their nomination process for the 2012 The Homies in search of the best home blogs!   It's thrilling to be amongst so many top design blogs, but I need your help to get as many votes as I can.  I strive to inspire everyday with every post, but now I need you!  To show your love and appreciation of my blog, I'd LOVE for you to head over to Apartment Therapy and VOTE. It's very easy like 1-2-3, and will take 20 seconds (or less). 1. Click here! 2. Sign in (using facebook or twitter is fine) 3. Vote for SAS Interiors in the Home … [Read more...]

How To Achieve a Well Styled Bookcase

February 24, 2012


There is truly nothing like a well styled bookcase filled with books, accessories, collectibles, and photos that add warmth, intrigue, and uniqueness to a space.  I've been doing some styling lately for a few clients, and it's been so enjoyable to start with a blank slate and build from the ground up by adding different elements and layers to create an engaging and interesting composition. Whether built-in or freestanding, bookshelves can represent and showcase you and your families passions, interests, and hobbies.  They can make a bare wall go from blah-to-beautiful and make an overall … [Read more...]

Decorative Pillow Giveaway Winner!

February 22, 2012


I love that so many of you entered the decorative pillow giveaway...  I guess y'all want some new pillows!  Well we have  a WINNER! Congratulations to Melissa who left this comment: Laura of Linen & Oak handcrafts beautiful pillows using designer fabrics.  To see Laura's entire collection, you must head over to the Etsy shop, Linen and Oak!  Congratulations Melissa, I'll be getting in touch with you soon about the pillow you won. … [Read more...]

DIY: How To Paint Stripes and Product Review of U-Stripe It

February 21, 2012


Not too long ago I wrote an article for Build Direct on adding stripes into your decor.  Ever since, I've had the longing urge to add stripes SOMEPLACE in my home.  I recently made some new pillows for my family room and chose a fabric with stripes, but that wasn't enough.  I truly envisioned making a bold statement, but just wasn't sure where.  Until... ...I decided to makeover my son's room which was a home goal of mine for 2012.  It was the perfect spot to make dramatic focal wall with STRIPES! We started off by taking apart his bunkbeds (which you can see in this post), so he now … [Read more...]

Manual Photography Cheatsheet

February 17, 2012


For me, photography and I have a LOVE-HATE relationship.  Capturing a moment has always been a huge part of my life.  Growing up, my mom photographed everything and at times even though we made fun of her because the camera was glued to her hand, I absolutely treasure each and every one of the pictures she snapped.  As I've gotten older, I inherited the photog bug. I love taking pictures of my children, architecture, nature, and so many things that surround me and that I see on a daily basis.  Along with all those loves, I also take a lot of photographs of my home and projects that I create, … [Read more...]

Decorative Pillow Giveaway

February 15, 2012


I'm quite excited about today because I have an awesome Decorative Pillow Giveaway to announce by one of my fabulous sponsors, Linen and Oak! Laura of Linen and Oak has been a long time, loyal sponsor of SAS Interiors and she hand creates the most beautiful, high quality decorative pillows.  She uses gorgeous designer fabrics that would brighten up any space and she is constantly introducing new patterns into her shop.  Laura pays great attention to detail and often chooses fabrics that have many coordinates to offer depth and intrique to any space.  Take a look at a few of my favorite … [Read more...]

Wedding Lyric Stencil Pillow

February 14, 2012


Good morning friends and Happy Valentine's Day! I want to share a little something with you today that I made for the mister for Vday.  I will start off by saying, I can't take credit for this adorable project.  It was actually a DIY creation that was featured on Daily Do It Yourself and was originally created by Amanda of Wit & Whistle, so I won't be sharing the whole tutorial here and instead you can hop over to her blog to see how to create one for yourself or a special someone. Trying to be O So Romantic, I made this pillow using drop cloth material and stenciled words from … [Read more...]

Create a Paint Palette using Sherwin Williams Chip It

February 13, 2012

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When it comes time to paint a room, the #1 question asked is, "What color should I choose?" The next question?  "How will that color look in my room?" "Will that color be too dark?" "Will this color give enough punch?" "I love the color of this room, but what is it?" Many well-known paint companies like Benjamin Moore, Sherwin Williams, Pratt and Lambert, Valspar, Glidden, and the list goes on, offer free online paint "tools" to help homeowners visualize how a color will look in a room before actually endeavouring on the painting process.  Recently Sherwin Williams launched a … [Read more...]