The Man, The Myth, The Legend…cont.

March 8, 2013 at 10:35 AM 3 comments

I’m thrilled so many of you enjoyed the selection of Mr. Adler’s tips! Like I said, the book is, 100 Ways to Happy Chic Your Life, and if you noticed, the last blog post ended at 50. So today, I’d like to include the highlights from the other 50….enjoy!

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No. 56 Paint it Black – Up until this book, I’ve had the exact opposite philosophy; “there’s nothing a coat of white paint can’t fix”. Then I started researching black rooms and I’ve completely changed my opinion. I encourage you to do the same.


No. 60 Start from an Unusual Place – Sometimes finding the launching point is the hardest part. Pick something that inspires you, an object, a piece of furniture, a color, art, or your pets hair color, and go from there. The rest will fall into place.

No. 69 Find an Oasis – Whether it be somewhere in your garden or a plane ride away; we all need a happy place.

No. 82  Behold the Outdoor Living Room – As long as its waterproof, the sky’s the limit!

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No. 93 Rethink the Bookshelf – I can’t stress this enough. Take everything off and start over, don’t put anything back in the same place and see what happens…


No. 100 – When All Else Fails..Say it with a Pillow


Happy Friday Everyone!


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Josie: Six Weeks

3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Barbara Walsh  |  March 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM

    Nice job Allie! Enjoy your posts.

  • 2. dmm  |  March 8, 2013 at 6:39 PM

    Allie, Love the ideas via Mr. Adler. . . really good. Another tip, best BEST graduation/shower gift. . . Jonathan Adler’s initial pillows in black & white or red & white. . . classic, a hit every time.

  • 3. Lynford Dozario (@Deusapps)  |  March 14, 2013 at 12:36 AM

    Yeah its true all we need is just a happy place with happy life..:)
    Android Developer


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