A special discount code just for Decorology readers - 20% off affordable, fine art photography

I am always getting asked where one can find great art at a good price... LuxArchive has a selection of really great photography from established photographers, and they have normal person prices to boot.

Now through May 7, you get 20% off when you use the code DECOROLOGY20 at checkout at LuxArchive.... get your walls ready for style...here are some of my faves....

The beach is my favorite place - so the top two photos, by James Knight-Smith are probably my favorite...

Tree canopies are great too

Don't forget to use DECOROLOGY20 FOR 20% off!

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Wallpaper Murals - What do you think?

I'm sure you've seen them before - wallpaper murals, where just one wall is wallpapered in an overall pattern of image.

I think wallpaper murals, like the one above, can look really charming in boutique hotels - especially if it's relevant to the destination.

They can also make small spaces, like this small dining room, really special and unique.  Just make sure you really, REALLY, like the graphic, and that it's something you can live with for a long time if need be.

I think that the best application for these murals is as childrens wallpaper.  A baby's or kid's room is a great place to get fun and creative.  I still remember the wallpaper in my bedroom as a little girl, and it can be really fun for the kid, and a great way to allow him/her to express themselves.  Along with the ADORABLE image above, here are some more really cute options for a nursery or child's room.  I found these cute designs on the OhPopsi.com .

So cute!

They have thousands of wallpaper murals in many categories. 
It was neat to look through the places and landmarks category - and I think a lot of the murals would appeal to world travelers...

...old Paris (I'm reading The Paris Wife right now, so I have Paris on the brain...)

This is a photo of the Aqueduct in Segovia, Spain, the city where Chris and I lived!

What do you think of wallpaper murals ?  Is your vote yay or nay?

disclosure*  This post is sponsored by OhPopsi.com

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Announcing the winner of the Sorting with Style giveaway and some organization inspiration

The winner of the Sort with Style giveaway is Kate Cunningham, chosen by a random draw. Kate - congrats! Thanks to all who entered. I'm hosting another giveaway right now - for a gorgeous Stella & Dot necklace. Enter here.

Below is some delish organization eyecandy...

1., 2. Apartment Therapy  3., 4.  IHeart Organizing, 5. Real Simple, 6. IHeart Organizing
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Last day to enter Sort With Style giveaway and lots of home office inspiration!

Today is the last day to win a whole bundle of cute organization supplies from Sort with Style. Click here to see the prize and learn how to enter.

I have a thing for any piece of furniture with lots of drawers for organizing...

1. Adore Home, 2., 3. High Gloss mag  4., 5., 6. Interiors Porn
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An amazingly fabulous giveaway and a great way to treat Mom – or yourself!

I’m very excited to announce today’s giveaway because I think it is truly one of Decorology’s best to date! The giveaway is for Stella & Dot’s gorgeous gold and turquoise beaded Calliah Necklace!!

For those of you who haven’t heard of Stella & Dot, their boutique-style jewelry and accessories line is available exclusively through in-home Trunk Shows by Independent Stylists and online.

 I hadn’t heard of them until recently, and was properly introduced by the fantastic independent stylist, Catherine Spray who is kind enough to bring you guys this giveaway.

To enter for a chance to win this beautiful necklace, all you have to do is go to Stella & Dot by clicking here. Peruse the phenomenal jewelry collection, and leave a comment on this post (or email me) noting one of your favorite Stella & Dot pieces from the site. It’s that easy!

I am also super excited to announce that I am hosting an trunk show with Stella and Dot! This is my first time hosting a show like this, and I’m really happy to have the opportunity to share it with Decorology readers. The show is open for 3 weeks, and it’s a great opportunity to get a beautiful gift for Mom in celebration of Mother’s Day, or to simply treat yourself with some new jewelry to complement your Spring wardrobe.

To shop my trunk show, click here to start , than pick out the items you’d like to purchase, and at checkout enter "Ashley White" as the hostess at the end of the order - you'll see a button that says "My Trunk Show Hostess is...". When you enter Ashley White as the hostess, it helps me gain reward points toward my Stella & Dot purchases! Shipping is $5.95 for all orders, and will arrive in about 5 days, in very cute packaging. The hardest part will be picking out what to get, because their selection is all so enticing. I’ve created some inspiration boards based on your favorite style of interiors, to help you narrow down what Stella & Dot pieces might fit you best…  

Bright & Beautiful
If you like decorating with bright accent colors or a cheerful palette, they have so many gorgeous beaded necklaces, like the Zahara Bib, or the Palamino Necklace, that you will swoon over.

Chic and Glamorous
If lux and feminine is your taste, they have many stunning options for adorning yourself – the Fringe Necklace is young and glam, as is the Lafayette Cross Body Bag, the Toujours Earrings, and the Chantilly Lace Cuff. All great choices…

Traditional and Timeless
More traditional your style? Than don’t miss one of my Stella & Dot favorites – the Paige Enamel bangle. There is something about it I just adore…the color and the detail are just to die for! The Serenity Small Stone Drops in a perfect shade of light blue, and the Cameron Pendant are also timeless beauties.

Do you dream of far off lands and unique cultural treasures? You might want to check out the Medina Bib Necklace, which will remind you of the amazing artisan works of Marrakesh and Fes…or another one of my fav.’s, the Jules Ring, or the stunning Capri Chandelier Earrings

Or, you can craft Mom her own custom charm necklace for Mother’s Day…

I hope you’ve seen something here that catches your breath! However, no purchase is necessary for a chance to win the Calliah Necklace. To enter, all you have to do is go to Stella & Dot by clicking here. Pick out a piece you like and leave a comment on this post (or email me) naming the piece. You have one week (until May 3rd, EST) to leave a comment or email me. My trunk show, however, will be open for three weeks, that way if you don’t win but still must have the Calliah Necklace, or some other stunning jewelry, you will have plenty of time to make a purchase. To visit my trunk show, click here to shop, and at checkout enter “Ashley White” as your hostess at the end of the order. Good luck to everyone and happy shopping!

Photo credits:  All jewelry from Stella & Dot, 1. unknown  2. & 3. Adore Home Magazine, 4. Anthology Magazine
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A new favorite in my house tour collection...

This Ohio farmhouse is chock full of second hand, vintage, and antique furnishings and accessories, which simply make it really fun to tour. More than the house though, I love the grounds...
I love this shot...so peaceful

I adore this birdcage as decor, but I'm not really a fan of caging birds...

They scored the four poster bed on ebay.

This chicken coup used to be a cupola.

A shed is used as guest quarters.  I would probably use this as a painting studio though....

The sink is an old soapstone basin.

what do you think of the house and grounds?

via Country Living
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A surprisingly chic and modern way to dress your windows

When I think roller blinds, the words chic and modern don't usually pop into my head. I have been searching fruitlessly though for an affordable roman shade for our bedroom window, but finding something simple, crisp, and tailored, within our budget - seems to be impossible. Now, after, seeing these blinds - I'm considering a roller blind. My mom has some in her bathroom, which she really likes. Does anyone have experience with them?

Deciding which window treatments to feature in the home is far from an easy task. Essentially, this choice can determine the overall ambiance of a room. One way to incorporate a great deal of personality and character into the home is to opt for patterned roller blinds.   Typical designs tend to be centered around flowers and patterns, however the variety is huge.

I absolutely love this artistic flower pattern...

Patterns range from traditional damasks to more modern approaches - dots, painterly effects, and stripes.   It also seems that no matter what your color scheme, it's likely you'll find something to complement your palette.

They even make them in eco-friendly and kid-safe versions too.

If you still can't find something you like, it is possible to design your own. DIY kits for roller blinds can be purchased from most hardware and craft stores.

*disclosure: This post is sponsored by Roller Blinds Direct
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