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Currently Coveting | Studio Office

We're constantly finding ways we can make "the bijou" just that little bit more functional and cuter of course. Here's a round up of some favourites that are on my list. Hammock Chair // source I'm currently on the hunt for a chair like this. If you've seen one, let me know in the comments below! I think Hurley would love this and can you imagine the Friday afternoon nap in there after shipping goes out?!...
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Inspiration | White Out

There's nothing quite like beautiful white crisp walls, layered neutrals and rich textures. It's a calm, blank space, where anything is possible. With bright natural light and an open space, there is something so simple and tranquil about it. I'm personally obsessed with neutrals and whites in decor and hope these pictures inspire you as much as they did me. We're currently doing a little update at the bijou (our studio) and it's got...
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DIY: Vintage Lace Dreamcatcher

For just about EVER I have been wanting to try my hand at making a dreamcatcher with doilies. These are super easy and what I love about them is the dreamy and vintage feel they add to any space. I found a lot of doilies at Michael’s a few days ago for $1.50 each!! But the best ones are found at antique stores, they are so full of history and character. What you need:...
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DIY: Gratitude Board

A typical day at the KV Bijou studio involves copious amounts of coffee, many laughs and sending off lovely packages of beautiful jewelry around the world.  It's always exciting when we receive a little Thank You note.   (I mean, who doesn't like getting mail?!)  We decided to make this DIY Gratitude Board as a way to display some of the incredible love we've received over the years. We may be a bit biased, but we truly have...
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Jewelry Storage

Being someone with a long term love-affair with jewelry, it's safe to say I have a HEFTY selection. Many of them hold sentimental value, whether it was one of my early childhood designs or something I designed in a season of my life that reminds me of that time. I love the emotional connection with a beloved piece. This was one of the things that drew me to become a jewellery designer. Accessories can...
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DIY: Dreamcatcher

By Franchesca  I am completely honored to be here today!!! Thank you so much Kelsey for the opportunity. My name is Franchesca and I write a little blog over at Small Bird Studios where you can often find me sharing my spin on clean eating/ living, boho fashion and photos of our everyday life in Texas. I am just starting out with creating dreamcatchers, but so far I am smitten - although I still have so...
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DIY: Wooden Chalkboard

Not only is this rustic craft easy to make but it's very functional and adorable! You could use it for a grocery list, to write a quick note to your loved one or simply for decoration. I plan on making a few for the studio.   Here's what you'll need // MATERIALS: Chalkboard paint- I used Martha Stewart's multi-surface chalkboard acrylic craft paint in green (which turns out mint.) Wood slice- I found mine at Michael's and...
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DIY: Lavender Bath Salts

There's nothing like taking a nice bath to warm up on a cold winter day.  Recently I was given these adorable lavender bath salts (my photo above) made by my sister in law. I love DIY and thought it would be fun to share how to make your very own! Materials: 1 1/8 cup Epson Salt Dried lavender from your garden 24 drops essential oils a cute container or mason jar  Instructions: Grab a large bowl,...
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