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Nursery Room Ideas :: The Animal Print Shop

What spawns the design for a nursery room? Often times it can be a fabric, paint color or even crib design. However, in some cases its the artwork. This is certainly the case for many of the nursery rooms that feature the beautiful photography of animals by Sharon Montrose. From forest to farm, Montrose has captured the most amazing images images of animals (many babies themselves) perfect for an infant’s new space and sells them directly at The Animal Print Shop. Here are a few of my favorite nursery room ideas found on their blog.

elephant nursery room design

nursery design // baby rhino artwork // ikea crib

flamingo nursery room for baby girl

girls nursery // bird wallpaper // The Animal Print Shop

girl's nursery room // triangle accent wall in pink

boho nursery room design

modern earthy organized kid's room // shelf with hooks

Adorable, right?

happy decorating,

cristin

*all photos via The Amimal Print Shop Blog

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Read full story By on February 6, 2015 in baby and children, baby nursery room, contemporary decor, crib, decorating small spaces, interior design, Interiors, kids' art wall

The Bloom Workshop California

The Bloom Workshop // Northern California 2015The Bloom Workshop discount code

Do you remember my Michaela who interned for me a few years ago? Her grandmother always told her to dream big and dream she did. Last year, Michaela and her friend Ashley launched The Bloom Workshop. And not surprisingly it’s been a huge success! The hands-on workshop was designed for creative women who are eager to learn about blogging, social media, photography, interior design and styling. Our goal is to share our knowledge on how each of these topics work together to help take blogs or businesses to the next level. Bloom’s mission is to help fuel women’s creative passions, establish authentic community, and help each attendee feel confident in their small business or blog. With special sessions on the specifics of blogging, social media best practices, design, styling and photography, a styled photo shoot to practice the skills guests just learned, and a Q&A session with a panel of experts this is a great opportunity for all eager to learn, network and hone creative skills.

The Bloom Workshop // Northern California 2015The Bloom Workshop // San Francisco Bay Area 2015
On April 10, 2015, The Bloom Workshop is coming to the San Francisco Bay Area! It will be held in the beautiful town of Los Gatos (super charming downtown). I’m thrilled to be on the guest panel of experts along with some other talented bloggers and artists in the area!
barn wedding dessert table // bloom workshop
Go here to register and get more information regarding the California workshop – register now to receive 15% off your ticket price by using the code BLOOM15 at checkout!
Not in the San Francisco area? To find a workshop in a city near you, check out the registration page.
Hope to see you there!
Cristin
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Read full story By on January 28, 2015 in blog, craft, Design Tips, discounts, DIY, Entertaining, event planning, flowers, food, Holiday, interior design, Parties, tabletop, Tips/Tricks

Lulu & Georgia Giveaway and Bathroom Styling

bathroom styling // simplified bee

Our new bathroom still needed a little styling especially one wall above the toilet. I teamed up with Lulu & Georgia for some super chic decor items for the space. I instantly fell in love with a photograph of a beautiful cactus plant. The gray tones and organic pattern look amazing with the marble tile. Love it! I also spotted the Retrograd Vase and liked it’s mid-century modern vibe. I filled it with succulents from my garden for a pop of color. To finish out the look, I selected a three wick candle housed in a timeless tin with a metallic knob. The cedar with scent with hints of vanilla is amazing. Every bathroom needs a candle like this – and don’t forget to pair it with an adorable matchbox like this! And for a limited time, grab some for yourself at 20% OFF at LuLu & Georgia using discount code: BEE20 (expires 10/22/14).

bathroom styling // succulents and candle // simplified beethree wick candle gray marble bathroom // simplified beeHave a spot in your home that needs some styling too? Good news! Lulu & Georgia is giving one lucky Simplified Bee reader a $100 gift card. To enter please use the Rafflecopter widget below:

a Rafflecopter giveaway


The winner will be chosen at random Tuesday, October 22 from Rafflecopter and announced on Simplified Bee’s Facebook page the following day.

happy decorating & good luck,

cristin

* this post was sponsored by Lulu & Georgia, but all opinions are my own (as always).

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Read full story By on October 14, 2014 in Bathroom, bathrooms, discounts, Features, flowers, Giveaways, home accessories, Interiors, original artwork

CanvasPop Review & Discount Code

Sometimes the best artwork is the most personal. Having family photos reproduced on canvas (large or small) is a wonderful way to preserve and showcase travel, loved ones and life’s precious moments.

When CanvasPop, a leader in canvas photo prints, asked if I would review their product I was thrilled. In fact, I asked a client (who is also an excellent photographer), Suzanne O’Brien if she would be willing to help me out with the review. She picked  a sweet photo of her daughter holding some of my favorite flowers, pink peonies. Here’s the amazing result and what Suzanne had to say about it:

CanvasPop Discount Code

I couldn’t be more pleased with my new CanvasPop photo canvas. The colors are rich and vibrant on the textured canvas. When I showed the piece to my family, my son remarked, “wait, did you paint that?” It does have a beautiful artistic quality to it. The 20×20 size is large enough to make a statement, yet small enough to fit easily on an existing gallery wall. Perfect for my daughter’s “personality wall” that I’ve been slowly adding to for the last few years. My vision for this space is for her to go to sleep at night with a visual reminder of all the good things that make her her. – Suzanne O’Brien

CanvasPop discount code for 30% off

Did you know CanvasPop can even work with your low resolution, instagram or facebook photos and format them to any size canvas? They also offer a digital proof before the image goes to print to ensure it’s just right  and you are 100% satisfied – love this!

The lovely people at CanvasPop would like you to create a canvas too and are offering all Simplified Bee readers  30% off any product on their site. Simply use CanvasPop discount code: SIMPLIFIEDBEE30

The following restrictions apply:

- It can not be combined with other discounts/offers
- It applies to the subtotal of the order only (does not discount shipping)
- The code will expire October 1, 2013
- For US and Canada orders only


boys blue nursery - Suzanne O'Brienlittle girl's bedroom - Suzanne O'Brien Photography
Suzanne O’Brien is a natural light lifestyle photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She specializes in family sessions that capture the details of your everyday life. Think Saturday morning snuggles in bed, your breakfast routine and favorite coffee mug, all preserved in a beautiful coffee table book that tells the story of your family.  For more information, click on over to Suzanne O’Brien Studio and mention Simplified Bee sent you for a special discount!


Thank you CanvasPop and Suzanne!


Happy decorating,
Cristin
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Read full story By on September 5, 2013 in discounts, Features, flowers, original artwork, product review