Friday, July 31, 2015

Celebrating 5 years of blogging with gifts and giveaways: Day 5

Decorating through e-design is the most popular service I offer through Simply Sarah Style. For the final day of my five days of giveaways, I'll be giving away an interior decorating consultation package to one lucky reader!

People often ask me how e-design works, so I thought I would share an overview...

I start each project with an in-take phone call and questionnaire. Based on our discussion, I'll provide you with a digital mood board outlining a look and feel for your space. Additionally, I'll provide you with access to a shared Pinterest board where I pin variations of the suggested items for you to purchase. You can follow the Pinterest links to purchase the items directly, so you'll have all the pieces needed to create your desired look. With this option, I take the guesswork out of the design process while making assistance affordable. 

Many times, Simply Sarah Style clients continue beyond the design boards having me shop for and style their spaces. This enhanced service is provided at an additional rate.

I thought you might like to see some examples of projects I've completed this year.

A Sunroom/Reading Nook

The design boards below were created for an empty sunroom space that functioned as an extension of the eat-in kitchen and a small bar area. This room featured hardwood floors and was surrounded by windows. 

Working with the client, we decided to create a space that would be suitable for entertaining as well as lounging in the sun and catching up on some reading. Here's what I pulled together to reflect her desired color scheme of orange, green and neutrals:

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When necessary, I can also provide a suggested layout for your space like I did for this client. 

Studio Project

I had the pleasure of working with Lindsay from One Fine Day, a vintage furniture rental company in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area. I helped Lindsay determine furnishings and layouts for a two-room space that would serve as a rental venue and her office.

The furnishings below were suggestions for the front rental room. Since Lindsay has a large inventory of vintage furniture, many of the items below would be replaced with similar objects from her collection.

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And a suggested layout..

The second board provides inspiration for her office/consultation space. You'll see that I incorporated a dresser Lindsay already owned.

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Patio Project

This patio project was so much fun as I love to entertain and believe in creating a space that makes having people over easy! The client already had a few pieces in mind like the fire pit, chairs and dining table. She also already owned a love seat glider and coffee table we planned to incorporate. 

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Isn't that teal heater dreamy? I couldn't pass it up! I had to include it. I'm also majorly crushing on that bench. What beautiful lines! 

I also included ways she could dress up the patio door making it shine just as much as the other areas.

Lastly, I suggested a layout that incorporated the concrete pad and the couple's desired placement of the fire pit area.

Looking for decorating advice? My next e-design project could be for you! Enter the giveaway using the widget below. Good luck! 

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Celebrating 5 years of blogging with gifts and giveaways: Day 4

Giveaway galore week continues! If you haven't entered the previous giveaways, there's still time! Check out Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3.

Today, I'm proud to present a three-month subscription to My Kentucky Tee. a monthly service that sends a unique Kentucky-themed t-shirt directly to your door. For this giveaway, you'll get the "1792" intro shirt above, plus the September and October designs.

See the widget below to enter. Good luck! 

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Celebrating 5 years of blogging with gifts and giveaways: Day 3

Have you entered the Day 1 and Day 2 giveaways yet? If not, be sure to click-though for opportunities to take home a handful of goodies or win Simply Sarah Style services.

Now let's talk Day 3. I'm excited to share a collection of bar cart and party supplies that are perfect for the girl who loves to entertain. If you know Simply Sarah Style, then you know I love to have a bar cart that's always fully stocked.

With this package, one lucky winner will win:
  • Chevron print cocktail napkins
  • Decorative treat bags
  • A gold coaster set featuring party quotes - "But first champagne," "It's always summer somewhere," "Peace, love & party," and "Be wild. Have fun."
  • A polka dot bowl for garnishes (Think limes, mint leaves, cherries, etc.)
  • A glass decanter
  • A mercury glass to store straws, drink stirrers and bottle openers
  • Party straws from Something Chic
  • A glitzy J.CREW necklace for the party hostess
See the widget below to enter. Best of luck, my friends!

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Celebrating 5 years of blogging with gifts and giveaways: Day 2

The Day 1 giveaway is off to a great start. Thanks to everyone who has participated thus far! Remember, each giveaway will be open for seven days.

For Day 2, I'm giving away a Simply Sarah Style party planning package that is chock-full of ideas and inspiration for the event theme of your choice. With this package, I will provide you with inspiration boards that outline invitation, decor and refreshment recommendations specifically tailored toward your celebration.

Wondering what exactly will be delivered to the winner of this giveaway? Click on one of the Simply Sarah Style party projects below.
Enjoy seven ways to enter below. Good luck!

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