All posts filed under “DESIGNS

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Kakelugn

I’ve been seeing a lot of these unique round white stoves in many home pictures and wondered where they originated. Well, they are called “Kakelugn” which means tile stove or contra-flow stove in Swedish. How cool do they look?! Round up from my Pinterest board,… Read More

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Pom-Poms

Want to create a space that’s instantly whimsical and full of life? Just add pom-poms! I can’t think of a more inexpensive decor than these paper floral balls.  Here are a few ideas, round-up from my Pinterest boards. Click on image for source.  This is… Read More

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Peony & Tea Sugar Scrub

Obsessed is an understatement when it comes to making my own fabulous sugar scrubs. I like the fact that every month or so I get to come up with new, lovely sugar scrub concoctions. This month, it’s all about Peonies & Tea! You can substitute… Read More

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Creative Workspaces

Do you have an inspiring workspace? I think creating a work area that’s your zen space is important, whatever style that would be. Who says that our bedrooms should be our only sanctuaries? Wouldn’t it be nice to work and get lost in some of… Read More

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Displaying Clothes

One day, I will have the dressing room of my dreams. And in it, will be a rack full of fabulous clothes. Not hidden in the closet, but out on display. As in a work of art.  Here are a round-up from my Pinterest board,… Read More

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Black, White, and Gold

Happy Friday everyone! Hope you had a wonderful July 4th. I’ve been concentrating on other new exciting departments in life that I’ve been a little inconsistent w/ LZM postings. Time has been my enemy a lot lately. Many changes still not yet finalized but will… Read More

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Lights!

It has been a crazy past couple of days. Many life changing decisions. All great and very grande… Anyhow, I’m loving the look of bringing patio globe string lights indoors. How whimsical and just oh so romantic! Just a few inspiration pics from my Pinterest… Read More

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FREE Initial Nursery Prints!

I recently stumbled on this site called OnToBaby and saw the cutest nursery prints. The best thing about it? It’s absolutely FREE!! All you need are some paper and a color printer to create these adorable initial nursery prints.  I made one for Zoey (green for… Read More

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DIY Rose Balls

This post is way overdue! For my sister’s wedding, we made rose balls for the reception hall. Initially, we thought about using fresh carnations b/c they are sturdy and would last the entire day. However, we had problems with finding foam balls for fresh flowers… Read More

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Peonies and Parfums

Hope everyone’s doing well! This post is dedicated to all the Lovelies who are tickled by all things pretty and fragrant!  I plopped some peonies from our garden into a gold vase and accessorized them next to a few mini-parfum bottles that my sister sent… Read More

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DIY Gold and White Bowls

Ever saw something gorgeous and thought “I can make that!”? Well, not exactly make it but create something similar that was inspired by it?  When I saw this… I was completely inspired to make this… Here’s the easy how to:  In my opinion, every self-proclaimed… Read More

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House Hunting 4

If we don’t end up getting a Brownstone home with Victorian period details then I wouldn’t mind a stylish loft either. I’m not talking about the super contemporary concrete/steel type but rather something with a lot of character and old charm. Preferably with huge open… Read More

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Pink Peonies

Happy Sunday everyone! What are your plans for today? We are going to several open houses and spend most of our day in the city. For now, here’s an update on what’s happening on top of our kitchen drawers. Our “kitchen drawers” are actually shoe… Read More

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Cowhide Rugs

Once again the weather is gloomy. This time, however, I don’t mind it too much. I actually enjoy days like these when I can sit by my bedroom window, blog, enjoy a cup of Vietnamese coffee, and listen to baby’s lullabies (Harrys Cupboard- this piano… Read More

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Inspired By Home

For the past couple of weeks, me and my husband have been looking for our dream home 24/7. We talk about it, live it, and breathe it. What started out as just a casual remark “We’re outgrowing our space, let’s look for fun and see… Read More

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DIY Gold Chevron Vase

It’s known to mankind (aka the husband) that I hoard unnecessary random objects. To me they are absolutely NOT unnecessary. My motto has always been “You NEVER know when you might need them!” and I’m still standing behind this ideology. In our relationship, I’m ALWAYS… Read More

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DIY Cherry Blossom Sugar Scrub

Ever since I discovered how to make body sugar scrub, I’ve been fairly obsessed. No more splurging on fancy scrubs when I can make them myself. And I’ll tell you, I’ve made some fabulously fancy scrubs. I mean, my body DESERVES them! Not only that,… Read More

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The Story Behind The Header

Hello fellow readers/bloggers! Hope everyone is doing well. You’ve probably noticed that LZM has a new header image. I’ve actually changed it a couple of times since I’ve started LZM 14 mths ago. It has always been a challenge to create a header that’s reflective… Read More

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DIY Photobooth Room

My sister’s wedding was full of DIY’s. One of the most unique ones was the Photobooth Room. Frames were created by the Bride&Groom and implemented by us. My sister’s fiance (at the time) cut out a polaroid frame using a Styrofoam board. Due to its… Read More

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Organizing with Tiffany

I ADORE Tiffany. Maybe a bit too much. In fact, if you knew who Tiffany was, you’d like her too. Lately, I’ve been on a spring cleaning rampage and Tiffany did me GOOD! She helped me get totally organized. But that’s not all, she got… Read More