Dining Room and Library Inspirations featuring Kalaty Rugs


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kalaty Rug for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Popping in to share two designs that are centered around some really cool rugs.  My friends at Kalaty.com rugs invited me to put together two rooms that are based on two styles of rugs that they sell on their website. I was inspired by the warm … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Moodboard: Cool Comfort


Hi all! How was your weekend? We are getting settled and have enjoyed having friends stop by to see us in our new home. Our new neighbors have been so wonderful too. On our moving in day our next door neighbors brought a bunch of groceries, flowers and wine;) #superhelpful! We are enjoying see this house come together. And I will be sharing with … [Read more...]

Reader Redesign: Organizing the Laundry


Back today with another reader redesign. I am having so much fun with these! If you sent me pictures just be patient...I promise to get to everybody:) Today I am sharing  a mud room for a reader named  Suzanne. She recently painted her laundry room this sage green and the floors are new too. The space is nice and big…just needs a little … [Read more...]

Updated family room: Reader Redesign


I recently shouted out on my Facebook page that I would be happy to do a free reader redesigns. Several of you jumped at the chance…so I am going to make it a monthly feature for a while. Now yall know….I am not a licensed interior designer….I am just giving my advice based on what I know…and base on what I think the reader’s taste may be. I know … [Read more...]

Master Bathroom Change Up


It is like static hair, or having a hang nail…or the theme song to Hey Jessie…kind of un-nerving…my feelings about our master bath. There are things I love…there are things I hate….but I do feel like this year I am going to make it all right…once and for all--maybe:) I never really finished this space….like ever…in the 10 years we have lived … [Read more...]

Coastal Inspirations


Hey all!! Back from a mini break….looking forward to sharing a bunch of pics from the beach. Until then…we will continue to think warm coastal thoughts since this winter sort of…kind of…really does suck!! I am sharing another moodboard inspiration post from my friends online….   This month it was my pick for my Design Collaborative … [Read more...]

Thoughts on Color of the Year…


Hi all! Hope your weekend was fabulous. We ended up with a snow day on Friday...gotta love a long weekend in December:) A little moodboard to start off the week.... Pantone released the color of the year for 2014. I gotta say….it is not my favorite color of the year ever. Not a fan of purple…or plum…or orchid. It is such a cool color and I think … [Read more...]

Designing around a color palette…


Hey all! Hope you had a restful weekend. Hubs and I celebrated our 17 year anniversary....a nice quiet night at the lake. Perfect:) I wanted to share with you these fun room designs....here is a little background.... I am a member of a fun group on Facebook that is all about design and creating fun moodboards. A member picks the “inspiration” … [Read more...]

Master bedroom: Reader Redesign


A few months back I was contacted by a reader who was having some trouble “pulling it together” in her master bedroom. She asked if I could come and take a look sometime to give her some ideas to freshen up the space. This room has a ton going for it….it just needs a bit of direction…. It is a large room with great furniture…fabulous window and a … [Read more...]

Guest Bedroom in Basement: Inspiration Boards


You know how I like to visual things before I jump on in….these are some ideas I am tossing around for the basement bedroom. My challenge in this space is dealing with very little natural light. We are having an egress window installed…but it is not able to be inside the bedroom. It will be right outside the bedroom door in the family room space. … [Read more...]