decisions, decisions

Work: ridiculously busy.
Life: not too exciting.
Renovating & decorating: nothing's completed--there are some projects in the works.

{kitchen backsplash}
My Christmas/birthday present from Mr. FC: a kitchen backsplash of my choosing. I know I want carrara marble. I just don't know what size. 1x2? 1x3? 2x3? 3x6? What?! Just because I'm always the token Asian amongst our friends, doesn't mean I'm good with numbers (kidding--no offense to any of my readers out there, just checking to see if anyone actually reads this). I've ordered this sample, due to arrive any day now:
2x4 tiles in brick layout
{living room}
I'm ashamed to say that the most used room in our house is boring, blah, and bleak. In an effort to infuse some character, I'm looking for 'designer-esque' throw pillows to chic-ify our brown microsuede sofa. Thank goodness for etsy! Any strong feelings toward these?

Remember my vision for our bathroom? This weekend we're purchasing the vanity, toilet, floor tiles and mirror. Demo has yet to begin. We're toying with the idea of a vessel sink to add some height to the vanity. Perhaps something like this:

Sheesh, there just aren't enough hours in the day.