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A Sophisticated City Themed Nursery

Dreaming big is probably something every parent wishes for their child so why not put it in bright lights? The idea of big city exploring is woven throughout this gilded and golden nursery designed by Threaded Together Photography for her cute baby girl. A little girl who has a really good accessories collection and marquee lights glowing above her crib.

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15 Gleaming Gold Accents

Whether your indoor space needs a little extra bit of glam, or you've already decked it out in glittering gilt and simply want more (we don't blame you!), golden accents are an amazing way to add that little bit of something extra to your interior decor. Click through the slideshow below for 15 of our absolute favorites, and get gleaming!

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DIY Nesting Coffee Table – Ikea Hack

Here at Style Me Pretty Living we are obsessed with a great decor hack, especially when it's from our favorite Swedish home store, IKEA. So much so, that we even rounded up our favorite 23 at one point. Then, we stumbled on this DIY Nesting Coffee Table from Classy Clutter and fell in love! Click on the gallery to see a step-by-step to getting...

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Favorite Moments of 2014

It's always fun to look back on a year well spent and I would classify good ol' 2014 as just such a year. From boozy cocktail concoctions to sweet treats galore and some really beautiful interior design moments sprinkled in the mix, we're kicking off the New Year with a look back at some of our faves. Cheers to 2015!

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25 Ways to Add Copper to your Life

Copper is the new gold. It's warm and gorgeous and looks amazing any way you spin it. But it's not just for pots or kettles. Nooooo, there's a whole world of pretty ways to infuse copper into your life and we've rounded up twenty five of our favorites. They come complete with an Ikea hack that's absolute genius and a dining chair that we are so lusting after. See all the copper moments right here...

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Ikea Hack: Modern Desk

I've been on the hunt for a new desk for some time now, and when our in-house DIYer suggested we make one ourselves I swear I could have kissed her square on the lips! Enter: the DIY hairpin desk. I'm convinced that if we hadn't confessed it's an Ikea hack already, nobody would ever know. It's quick, it's easy, and it's beyond chic.

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Ikea Hack: Gold & Marble Shelves

It's no secret that gold is all the rage these days, which is why I'm particularly obsessed with this gilded DIY bookshelf. Originally purchased at Ikea, we've given this simple etagere an immediate upgrade with a little gilded love, and some marble contact paper. The best part? The entire thing can be done for $100 total. Shelves...

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The Picket Fence Project Home Tour

You know, all too often the term shabby chic gets a bad wrap. Most people typically picture grandma's used hand-me-down furniture. But to me, shabby chic embodies a place that feels lived in, loved, and basically perfect. Enter: The Picket Fence Project's home tour.  Filled to the brim with cozy country vibes with a traditional twist. In other news? I hope Caitlin is looking for a roommate because I'm ready to move in.

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23 Ikea Hacks

I'm always blown away by the craftiness that resides within the Interwebs. Specifically: people's ability to transform a run-of-the-mill Ikea piece into a work of art. And while I'll be the first to admit that not every hack results in a win, there are a ton out there with seriously impressive results. And tucked within these pages is a whoooole bunch of them. Literally everything you'll need to transform your space on a budget. PS - You...

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Ikea Hack: Gilded Campaign Nightstand

Why is it that a little bit of gold detailing makes the world a prettier place? Take for example the sort of plain IKEA Rast Dresser. Good bones but lacking in something. With a little bit of gold hardware, white lacquer paint and a splash of gold leaf...Voila. Nightstand Perfection. And all for about $150. Boom.

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IKEA Hack: Bedside Table

Yesterday we shared the marble side table that we crafted from a simple $30 find at IKEA. Today, we're moving our craftiness to the bedroom. With another hack, another piece that looks and feels so much more luxe than you would imagine. Especially seeing that the table cost a whopping $8 to start! So let's get to it! Ikea...

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DIY Ikea Side Table Hack

Round these parts, IKEA hacks are kind of like the soon-to-be born royal baby. We can't stop talking about them, obsessing over them, finding joy in what they are going to look like when all is said and done. Okay, terrible reference. I know, it's Monday. But seriously? We are a little nutty over all of the fun that you can have with a good IKEA find. Namely? This $30 Ikea side table that we gussied up with a bit of marble and a splash of gold.

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Gold Leafed Ikea Desk Hack

Bold statement alert: this is my favourite DIY we've ever featured on SMP Living. That says a lot considering there are a number of them that have completely knocked me off my feet. But I would pay big bucks for this gorgeous gilded number in a high end store. The best part? With just a little elbow grease, you can do the whole thing for virtually nothing! Ah, Ikea hacks - how I love thee.

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Black + White Home

I'm not sure what I love more, this bright, crisp, clean home or the tiny toddling baby that resides within it. One thing I do know for sure: a black and white space is totally up my alley. It's bright and fresh and perfect for spring! Captured by Ashlee Raubach & designed by Nicole Davis, there's more to be found...

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Raspberry Mint Brownies from Alexis Lopez

First of all, I'm kind of FREAKING OUT right now that I just wrote the title "from Alexis Lopez." Why you wonder? Well, because Alexis Lopez is my 16 year old niece. Who is a Martha in the making but better because she can also take killer photos and craft IKEA hacks and paint artwork that would make your head spin. So Martha times three. Plus she's cool and sweet and considers herself a chocolate  connoisseur so if Lex says these...

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