Reader Redesign: Organizing the Laundry

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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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…

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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

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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

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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...]

Reader Redesign: Organizational Help in the Kitchen

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I am back friends. Did you miss me? I had a great break with a bunch of fun family and friend time. So recharged...even though I could have easily been happy spending one more week at the beach. I hope you had a nice Easter and break too :) A friend of mine recently wrote me asking for some help with some organization in her kitchen. I think … [Read more...]

Gender Neutral Bathroom ideas

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My kids share a very small bathroom. I think it builds character…fighting over toilet seats and toothpaste droppings. It’s these life skills that help you to be a good roommate, housemate and eventually soul mate:) Creating a space where boys and girls can both feel happy with is sometimes a challenge. I have put together a few palettes that would … [Read more...]