Exceptionally Eclectic – Orange & Blue Vintage Home

When Tiffany from La T Dah saw the For Sale sign at the house around the corner, she had to peek inside.

Did the fact that it only had one bathroom – that wasn’t functioning – scare her away?

No way, she scooped up the house and set about transforming it into a fully furnished rental property.

Orange and Blue Decor

Thrift shops, side of the road castoffs and yard sales were Tiffany’s BFF.

Bold House Renovation of La T Dah at kellyelko.com

This foyer stencil gets extra punch by adding …

1,200 thumbtacks!

And she’s got the numb thumb to prove it!

See how she did it here.

Stenciled wall with tack detail - love this!

Check out this simple way to make a chevron coffee table here.

No measurements or patterns involved!

DIY Chevron Coffee Table - very fun!

Can you believe Tiffany found this bar cart on the side of the road!

The lampshade gets a lift with with mod podged (my new word) napkins.

DIY lampshade - from napkins!

Oranges – of course!

$2.99 tea towels from Target make a fun window treatment.

Bold and Colorful kitchen!

Fabulous blue dresser gets a second life.

DIY Media Console - what  a great color

It’s all in the details.

Love the shaggy orange pillows.

Bold boys bedroom - love the banners!

Not only are there 1,200 thumbtacks in the foyer,

the curtains have thumbtack studded trim too!

Thumbtack trim curtain tutorial

That is one fun house!

Stop by La T Dah to see more thrift shop transformations.

You’ll definitely be inspired!

Check out more Exceptionally Eclectic home tours here.

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  1. Kelly–this is very cool! LOVE the curtain fabrics. I’d love to be able to have more “fun” with my house, but there are all those crazy rules for historic properties. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Kelly,

    My thumbs are hurting…..just reading this post 🙂 Love all the pops of color and the bright orange chevron rocks!


  3. Kelly,
    Tiffany did a great job breathing life and color back into this home. I especially like the vintage look for the kitchen and how the bedroom turned out. Did she get it rented?
    Enjoy this sunny Saturday!

  4. What fun, sunny decor ideas! I agree with Kari. That thumbtack project looks great, but hurts me just to think about pushing all of those in! Big props to her for enduring that! Love all of the thrifty decor ideas!

  5. What a cute house to rent out. Love the fun colors and what amazing projects she did. Those Target napkin curtains are the cutest thing.

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