Polished to Perfection

We are mirror image twins. That means one of us is left handed, the other right handed. Our hair parts on opposite sides. In high school, one was the cheerleader, the other the artsy girl who hid in her room reading VC Andrews. Our tastes in decor are opposite: cozy British chic to more is more COLOR.

When it comes to personal style, we are often on the opposite wavelength. One of us will be blonde while the other a dark brunette. When it comes to nails, if one has black matte, the other has a glossy nude. Simple and modern. Covered in crystals.

It makes life fun! Here are a few snapshots of some of our manicures, which we get done at a salon as part of a monthly self-care luxury. We also list some tools to DIY the ‘extra’ at home (as an Amazon associate partner, we may earn a percentage of sales).

When we glitter:

Copper Rose gel dip for the Thanksgiving holiday season. Pink & White Nails in Springfield, MO

Do it at home with ILNP Juliette Holographic Nail Polish, Rose Gold

Kabloom!

Photo by Andie Botrell of Designing Indie

Are you looking for a unique pop of color to add WOW to any room? Society6 is having a Black Friday sale of 30% off PLUS free shipping on all orders on November 29th, 2019. That includes this Kabloom wall hanging by Nicole, seen above in our spring photoshoot by Designing Indie.

For more art by Nicole, visit her Society6 page at https://society6.com/nicolechilton. Happy decorating!

Party Time All the Time!

Add a little party to your day. Put light-refracting crystals in your East & West-facing windows, and at the two sleepiest times of day (8am and 5pm), HELLO DISCO!

It’s hard to be in a bad mood when rainbows of light are dancing in your house.

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Little tear-drop crystals are easily found at thrift stores, from old chandeliers. Or a strand of glass beads from the craft store. More options below!

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Chakra-inspired Crystal Suncatchers

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Put a layer of prismatic film over a window. My husband actually put this in his basement-office windows. Jealous.

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Faceted glass beads, strung and hung work well too!

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Or even better, wear your party  all day long!

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It’s such a simple and beautiful way to add color to your life!

{featured Photo by Regina Valetova on Unsplash }

Everything is Better with CONFETTI

Our friend Whitney threw the most colorful and fun wedding celebration. The groomsmen had pompom boutonnieres, we tossed dried herbs and jingled bells as the new couple made their way to their chariot. The reception had vintage planters filled with colorful blooms, and giant confetti-filled balloons. Here are a few photos from the florists behind Queen City Blooms:

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Colorful boutonnieres by Queen City Blooms.

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The witty and beautiful bride!

Are you looking to add color and whimsy to your own life, wedding or not? Keep reading!