Simple Style Finds

This blog is about what inspires me and hopefully will inspire you too


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From flea market find to the home

Everyone loves a bargain, I know I do, especially when I have the perfect place to put it in the home. I found these amazing finds below to share with you, please read on for inspiration

I love the idea of taking a spring cot base and cutting it down to the size you want then attaching bits and pieces you want to display with pegs, clips or even safety pins. Also the old graters turned into pen holders is a brilliant idea. I need one of these old swivel chairs as well, perfect.

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What about using old jars for storing utensils.

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A cute old shelf  turned into extra kitchen storage and use

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Recycle different size boxes to organize all your small bits and pieces that seem to accumulate around the home. These boxes can be used inside drawers or on display, painted or unpainted.

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This office storage unit below is ideal for having all your supplies in one place. The shelves and cubby holes  help everything to be on display and easily accessible  The glass jars are ideal as you can easily see whats in them. Baking pans are great to use for storing folders and papers.

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Another rustic desk and shelving system and check out the seat attached to the desk itself, that looks like it turns from side to side as well

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These antique benches make an outstanding shelving system, for extra stability try anchoring them to the wall. They all have there own stories to tell and are great to display books and special bits and pieces.

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This old animal feeder looks wonderful in the kitchen to hold  bottles and other bits and pieces, add a plant for a touch of colour

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Yellow home decor!

Yellow, the colour of the sun, and to me the colour of joy, inspiration and beauty. Adding touches of yellow to any room in your home will instantly brighten that room, making spaces more inviting and relaxing. To see more yellow decorating  inspiration click on the link at the bottom of this post


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How to incorporate antiques into your more modern decor!

What’s the best way to incorporate antiques into your more modern decor? Over at thenest.com I discovered some great ideas on how to achieve this. To see the whole post click on the link below the pictures and check out 7 cool rooms — and maybe steal some ideas for your own home!

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‘Blue’

Anyone feeling blue? but in a positive way. Try decorating with different shades of blue by using flowers, bed covers, paint, cushions, linen, curtains, rugs, the possibilities are endless. I find blue very calming and relaxing yet at the same time uplifting and I love the hot water bottle in the photo below. It will soon be winter here in Australia so I’m off to find myself one of these little cuties to snuggle up to at night.
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