Do It Yourself Review

July 16, 2014

This last Sunday, I had a date.  A date with the latest issue of Do It Yourself Magazine and fell head over heels in love with Mandi Gubler of Vintage Revivals in an article titled Crazy in Love.

Crazy in Love | Do It Yourself Magazine

Crazy in Love | Do It Yourself Magazine

The first thing that caught my eye were the walls.  Interesting due to the fact that they are one of the more subtle details in the room.  Mandi used a Sharpie to create a geometric pattern in what looks like gold.  It so resembles a wallcovering I have pinned in my Wallsperation board.

Crazy in Love | Do It Yourself Magazine

Crazy in Love | Do It Yourself Magazine

Her eclectic mix of accessories is right up my ally.  I mean, come on, a wooden rhino and a colorful needlepoint phoenix.  LOVE.  The map over the desk is fantastic.  It is so similar to the one I spotted over at Sparrow’s Nest Consignment.

Crazy in Love | Do It Yourself Magazine

Then I turn the page and see this!  A purple chandelier, a massive piece of plywood art with a double bike, and a metal vintage cabinet in TEAL.  Now this is mixing at its best.  So much fun.

Crazy in Love | Do It Yourself Magazine

This black wicker headboard fashioned from two twin sized ones is to die for.  Curly ques and all.  Again, mixing the art atop paneled walls.

Crazy in Love | Do It Yourself Magazine

And, last but not least was a wall I have already featured on the blog.  This orange triangle wall is so wonderful as a background for the mid-century dresser and ornate mirror.  It keeps the room from feeling like a museum.

Hope you are having a wonderful and happy Wednesday!



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