Bedroom Tour + Giveaway!

Hi loves! Today I have an exciting post to share with you! I recently shared my California room tour with you, and today, I have my room at home (in Arizona) to give you a peek of. This room may be a little off according to my current tastes because of the very pink walls, but I have redecorated and rearranged it this summer to become a space that I enjoy being in. I hope that you get some decor ideas from this post, and stay tuned until the end because I am hosting a super fun giveaway for you to win! IMG_6205

I love this useful Urban Outfitters Modern Wall Shelf which holds part of my vintage camera collection and personal paintings including 90's Pop Art Canvas. I also placed it to frame out the mirror below.

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Coffin Deck Skateboard

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This vintage-inpsired phone is my room is definitely the biggest conversation piece. It actually accepts money, and works!

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I DIY'ed this mirror in high school with just some paint and a decorative stencil. It has always been a favorite piece in my room, that I still love!

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A few shots from my bathroom; my gold + black bracelet collection, and a throwback poster from my childhood.

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These Whimsical Bone Paintings are still for sale on my shop, but I have enjoyed having them around until they go.

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New in: this delicious Watermelon Wedge candle Diamond Candle! Each of these amazing smelling candles is special because it comes with a diamond ring inside. Mine happened to even be my birthstone! You guys. I'm not even a candle person but I am obsessed with this candle. Keep reading to find out how to win one of your own!

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Alright everyone, here is how to win one of your own Diamond Candles! Click on the Rafflecopter link below, and follow the instructions! You can choose to use either your email or Facebook to enter, it's up to you! This giveaway will be open until August 28th. At that time I will contact the winner and give them a code to enter at checkout of the Diamond Candles website for a free candle of their choice + free shipping! Good luck!

Enter here: A RAFFLECOPTER GIVEAWAY

Note: This candle was provided to me to try by Diamond Candles c/o and to host the giveaway, but all opinions are honest and photos are my own!

ART_Bone Paintings + New Art for Sale!

DSC_0963 I just finished this whimsical little bone series last night and I am so happy with how it turned out! When I found these small canvases, I was inspired to do some quick and fun little paintings on them and this is what I came up with.

These paintings are now available for individual sale on my Etsy shop so check that out if you are interested!

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Bone Heart

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Skeleton Legs

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Triple Skull

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Ribcage and Skull

I have also added another item to my shop--this ribcage deck that I wrote about a while back. It was on display for a competition for the past few months, but I am now selling it as well.

You can check out the listing on my shop here or check out this post to see more images of the deck.

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Thanks so much for checking out my work! You can keep up with my work here: instagram / facebook / tumblr / bloglovin' / twitter / pinterest / youtube

ARCHITECTURE_Lasercut Chandelier

DSC_0751 I've been dying to share about this project ever since I finished it in the fall, but had to wait until I hung it up and it could be properly displayed. I made this chandelier last quarter for an annual furniture competition at my school that is held for architecture students. I created the fixture out of plumbing pipe, and then laser cut the "crystals" out of plexiglass. I chose to keep these materials in their raw form because I wanted to create something beautiful that had an honest materiality and was made out of unexpected items. The choice to make my own crystals was also due to the fact that chandelier crystals are very expensive, and I wanted to create a dialogue about digital fabrication.

By the way, these crystals may be familiar if you've seen this necklace I made and wore in this outfit post.

Below I've included the poster that was displayed next to my piece at the show, and talks a little more about the concept of the project!

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Next I've included some process photos. I cut and assembled the pipe frame in my school's wood shop, and spent two days in my studio using jewelry jump rings to hook all of the pieces together--there were over 1,000 individual crystals!

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And finally, here are the photos of the finished product hanging up in my home! I'm so excited to have it displayed and want to create a little seating area underneath it.

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Thanks so much for reading! I will be posting another lighting fixture project made out of plumbing pipe that is a little simpler if you want to make one yourself, so stay tuned for that. Until then, keep up with all my projects on Instagram @punkrockparti.

If you're interested in a custom chandelier, please contact me by email at ppoppe@cox.net

DIY_Chalkboard Chandelier

so my new house was in serious need of some decor! i had purchased a pack of canvases to add some art to the space, and got this idea when i found some chalkboard paint in our laundry room. this project was perfect because we can't install or afford a chandelier, and the art is also very easy to change if you get bored--just erase! let's get started

first i looked at some images of chandeliers on the internet and did a few quick sketches to decide what would look best. i had my roommates pick out their favorite one. sketching was also helpful because i wanted the drawing to be sketchy on the canvas

one_the supplies you will need are a canvas, chalkboard paint, a brush, and chalk. i used a foam brush and it worked well, but i think a bristle brush would also be fine.

two_paint the canvas with multiple coats of the chalkboard paint.

three_i painted the surface with three coats and the edges with 2 coats for a clean look

four_sketch on your chandelier. i recommend shading in some areas to provide some contrast and really make the picture stand out.

here's the final product! i'm really excited about the result, good luck with your own projects!

also, if you like the gold skull in these pictures, see my DIY here!