This bright & quirky Houston town home was featured on The Everygirl blog. Ashley Rose’s style is a mixture of vintage and eclectic with  modern lines and a lot of natural light. Check out her blog, Sugar & Cloth, for recipes & creative DIY projects. I love all of the white with pastel pops of color, the natural plant elements, and that mint tufted sofa!

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This Baked Honey Sesame Chicken is one of my new favorite recipes, thanks to Pinterest. It is tasty and pretty easy to make.

Sesame Chicken

Ingredients:

4 Chicken Breasts

1 Cup of Cornstarch

3 Eggs

Sal & Pepper

1/4 Cup of  Canola Oil

For the sauce:

3/4 Cup of Honey

3/4 Cup of Soy Sauce

1/2 Cup of Ketchup

1/2 Cup of Brown Sugar

1/2 Cup of Rice Wine Vinegar

1 tsp of Sesame Oil

1 tsp of Minced Garlic

1 Tablespoon of Cornstarch

*Sesame seeds to garnish if you want

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cut chicken breasts into bit sized pieces and season with salt and pepper.

2. In 1 small bowl place cornstarch, in the other small bowl place slightly beaten eggs. Dip chicken in cornstarch first and then the egg mixture.

3. Heat canola oil in skillet over medium heat and cook chicken until browned. Place chicken in greased baking dish.

4. In medium size bowl, combine honey, soy sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, minced garlic, and 1 T cornstarch. Pour over chicken and bake for 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and sauce is thick.

*Stir ever 15 minutes so that chicken is coated in sauce.

*Sauce is thin at first, but as the chicken cooks, the sauce will thicken up.

*Serve over rice.

 

I am loving this Shabby Chic kitchen featured on The Barn Light, an industrial style lighting company. The kitchen & living room are the perfect blend of Shabby Chic & retro with its casual slip covered furniture and soft pastel color scheme. The Barn Light’s industrial style island pendants have a Shabby Chic twist and are a beautiful addition to this space. Check out The Barn Light’s website for more unique light fixtures!

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* Photos by Emily Coleman and featured on The Barn Light

 

 I will probably never find myself decorating a room in all out bohemian style, but there are definitely aspects of this design style that I love. The boho style is all about rich colors, mixed textures and a love for bold patterns. It is a relaxed “anything goes” style where random objects and patterns are mixed and matched to create an eclectic and chaotic style. It is creative and whimsical which I love. When I come across a picture of a room done in the boho style, my senses go into overdrive. My eyes fly around the space, trying to soak in every detail. That is how powerful it is.

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Boho with a modern twist. Love the colors and patterns mixed with the straight lines.

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Boho Chic: A more sophisticated and glamorous boho style.

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I like the mixture of pillows on the floor. It brings a lot of pattern to a fairly solid and neutral room.

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I am all about the fur chairs!

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Anthropologie is a great place to buy boho furniture, home decor and clothing.

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Again love the neutral mixed with pattern.

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