Wordless Wednesday — Meeting Vern Yip!

by Dagmar Bleasdale on July 30, 2014

Vern Yip and Dagmar Bleasdale

I’m posting Wordless Wednesday a day late because yesterday I was in New York City to interview HGTV star Vern Yip in his Manhattan apartment! Squeal!

He just updated his apartment with beautiful, sustainable cork flooring, and I learned a lot of new things about the advantages of cork. I also found out that his partner is from Germany, which is so neat.

I had the most wonderful time talking to him about eco-chic design {click to continue}

{ 0 comments }

“Thrifty & Vintage Finds” Link Party #34

by Dagmar Bleasdale on July 28, 2014

Dagmar's Home "Thrifty & Vintage Finds" Link Party

Welcome to the next “Thrifty & Vintage Finds” link party!

If you found an amazing deal lately, new or vintage, then play along and link up!

Last week a lot of wonderful finds were linked up again — thank you, guys! It’s fun to see more and more of you add your posts.

I’m featuring Stacy’s (Vintage Scrap Shop) adorable cat pillow case she bought at an estate sale. How sweet, right? It’s available in her Etsy store now.

{click to continue}

{ 1 comment }

JORD Wood Watch Giveaway — Win an Ely Watch

July 26, 2014
JORD Wood Watch Giveaway

JORD Wood Watch Giveaway A watch made out of wood? Yes, and isn’t it stunning? I have to tell you, I don’t regularly wear a watch, but since this beauty arrived, I’ve been wearing it all the time. This is the Ely watch by JORD. Their watches are one of a kind and hand-crafted with […]

Read the full article →

Healthy On-The-Go Snack: Banana-Cocoa-Kale Smoothie

July 23, 2014
Healthy On-The-Go Snack with Silk Almondmilk Protein+Fiber

This summer has been insanely busy so far. I have Landon in a summer camp that is 40 minutes away and I’m driving back and forth half the day. He also has tutoring and running camp, so we seem to spend an awful lot of time in the car.

Read the full article →

Wordless Wednesday With Linky: Shadow Fun

July 22, 2014
Wordless Wednesday: shadow on street, beautiful clouds

I had some fun with Instagram during a walk last week. I just love the colors of this picture. If you want to know which two filters I use all the time, here is a post about that. Did you read my Haven conference recap? I’ll be giving away a super-cool watch made out of […]

Read the full article →

“Thrifty & Vintage Finds” Link Party #33

July 22, 2014
Dagmar

Welcome to the next “Thrifty & Vintage Finds” link party! If you found an amazing deal lately, new or vintage, then play along and link up! It was hard to decided my favorite pick from last week’s link party. I finally decided on this one: Brittany Ruth from The Rococo Roamer bought this vintage seafoam […]

Read the full article →

4 Ways to Use and Style a Bookcase

July 17, 2014
3 ways to style a bookcase

Remember the eco-friendly Sauder bookcase I told you about a while ago? Sauder furniture is designed with functionality in mind, and I wanted to show you three additional ways I could use and style that bookcase. It’s been wonderful to have the extra storage of the Barrista Lane tall bookcase in the office; we so […]

Read the full article →

Wordless Wednesday With Linky: Busy

July 15, 2014
Wordless Wednesday: mother

Time for Wordless Wednesday, which you know is never wordless on Dagmar’s Home. How is your summer going so far? After coming back from the Haven blogging conference, which was fabulous, I drove to the Emporium today to check on my booth and to rearrange a few things after I dropped off L at camp.

Read the full article →

“Thrifty & Vintage Finds” Link Party #32

July 15, 2014
Dagmar

Welcome to the next “Thrifty & Vintage Finds” link party! If you found an amazing deal lately, new or vintage, then play along and link up! My favorite pick from the last party: ARod from Makin’ My Apt a Home scored all of these things. I would’ve bought the baskets and the stencils as well.

Read the full article →

Haven Conference 2014 Recap of Day 1

July 14, 2014
Haven conference 2014

Haven Conference 2014 Recap – Day 1 I haven’t blogged in days because I flew to Altlanta for the Haven conference, the conference for DIY bloggers. I was so busy the whole time that I just didn’t have time to blog. The three days were filled with catching flights, taking notes in sessions, tweeting, and […]

Read the full article →