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Friday Favorite: Parker Kennedy Living

Many designers say they start by treating the floor, walls, or ceiling. Don't neglect them! ~from the  PKL portfolio and featured in Atlanta Homes

Many designers say they start by treating the floor, walls, or ceiling. Don’t neglect them! ~from the
PKL portfolio and featured in Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

Details are not just details. Details are what MAKE a design. If a room doesn’t have an interesting touch or two, it’s boring. Continue reading

Friday Favorites: Make Your Dorm Room a Home

Making your dorm room a home.

Making your dorm room a home.

Some of my favorite students ever are graduating next week and beginning college life. For most of them, this new chapter will involve a dorm or apartment (and most importantly, it will involve decorating it! :)). It got me thinking about my freshman dorm. For two months, I lived with a vampire; and this was in 2001 before vampires looked like Rob Pattinson.

She decorated her side of the room with fake cobwebs from which plastic spiders dangled, and a 6ft tall styrofoam cutout of Dracula. A small, black coffin adorned her dresser holding her removable fangs. I could write a whole paragraph about her “beauty” routine which involved dyeing her hair a new color (like green or purple) every other day. One night she even ripped down the “Bid Day” Sorority decorations from our door and proceeded to call me “the blonde bimbo” to her friend. I pretended to be asleep. Needless to say, our dorm room was a study in contrasts. Continue reading