Shopping Strategy

The first time I went to H&M I froze up and bought a white t shirt and a necklace.  Yep a plain white t shirt!  Tonight, I did some hypothetical shopping in preparation for the real thing.

  Holiday Party Dress – Done!

A cute little skirt for under $20.  I’d like it even more in a less bubble gummy color.

I sorta think this would look cheap on me, but I will reserve judgement until I see it in person.

Love this in a Betty Draper kinda way.  It is cut really short, perhaps with some opaque black tights.

Kimono top – $15 – for sure!

This would be really cute with a cardigan at a cocktail party (sounds like a live a really glamorous life, huh?)  I am hoping this model is amazon tall an that it wouldn’t be “can’t bend over” short on me.

I tend to be pick about adding to my jewelry collection these days because I have an abundance.  This is different than anything I have, so it caught my eye.

$35 wedge booties – sign me up!

More cute boots, these with a less girlie style.  I love them.


About sanctuaryhome

The Sanctuary Home blog was created in May 2009 to augment my interior design business, Jamie Foley Interiors. Below is the design philosophy that guides my business and this blog. A beautiful house isn’t a home unless it speaks to its occupants and fits their lifestyle in appropriate and unique ways. I believe that design can be approached in two ways. The first is from the gut, what feels right. The second is from a logical methodical perspective. I design using the second approach. I feel that having a reason why a piece is selected, having similar elements in the room or throughout the home makes it feel unified even if the similarities are not obvious to the casual observer. It makes a home feel special and contemplative. Building the interior of a home is a process. I create a plan for investment pieces that will last a lifetime, filling in with less expensive, less important pieces that can be replaced when they wear out or look dated with additional investment pieces or of the moment trendy items that update the home. Using vintage or antique pieces with new grounds a home. If everything in a home is new, it feels like a model home, it has no soul. If you use all old pieces, if feels like you live in a garage sale. The beauty is in the mix. Creating timeless interiors involves using pieces from all design styles. It gives the home a layered look and allows a home to look as if the pieces have been acquired over time. Using furniture from all one style or period makes a home look fussy and intimidating. I look forward to working with clients with all budgets and design aesthetics to create a home that special to their family. I encourage clients to express their individuality throughout the entire design process, this ensures your home fits your needs and will delight you every time you walk through the door.
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