styled shoot + a splash of gold

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perch knots have been making some rounds lately!

the talented shay from shay cochrane photography snapped these gorgeous photos of my knots. i love this modern nautical look! make sure to check out her business too--she is a fantastic commercial / product photographer.

you are also getting a first look at the a new perch product! the small knot is a hand-painted metallic gold cotton knot. this will be a limited edition knot for the holiday season and will be available for purchase october 1. i'm having visions of gold knots in vases tucked with some greenery and lovely tablescapes. they will be just the right amount of sass to spruce up your holiday decorations; if i do say so myself...

another styled shoot happed early this summer too but will share those in the fall so stay tuned!

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yellow front door

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july was successful in every way other than i planned and did not complete one thing on my list! that's okay because august was where the action happened. some fun and not so fun projects were finally completed. you know those ones that you started forever ago and never completed? like my never ending trim, door and doorknob updates?! ugh--finally that has been put to rest. i take that back, there is still a little bit of trim in the living room to complete....

completing this took a few weeks to knock out. i just spent an hour or two after work a few days a week and then one full saturday morning. so, not too bad but glad it is done. painting doors are rather annoying...

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here is what finally got finished:

doors painted
doorknobs spray painted black {although now i'd like the hinges painted black after seeing the doors in this post}
front door painted yellow: benjamin moore's banan-appeal found here
{just the back of the door is painted. condo association would go into a tizzy otherwise!}

with the door now painted yellow i'd love to add a few accents to really tie it all together. maybe a different rug or piece of artwork in the entryway??

the horseshoe is a purchase from this etsy shop : cast and crew