interior design trends 2018

10 Hot Interior Design Trends for 2018

A new year brings with it new design trends.  What better way to kick off your New Year than to set some design goals for yourself.  We have some very ambitious goals of our own this year with some serious renovations planned for our home.  We got off to a great start over the holidays […]

Christmas trends

Christmas Trends – 12 Hot Christmas Tree Ideas

Well Christmas is definitely in the air!  Christmas is such a magical time of year, especially for those of us lucky enough to have little people running around to share it with.  I love all the decorations, the baking, the festivities.  But the kids…they are the ones who really make it special for me.  My […]

Wood Floor Tiles – A Great Flooring Solution

I am happy to report that we have made some good progress this week!  We’ve been busy little bees, sourcing lighting, flooring and other home decor goodies.  Slowly but surely, we are pulling together the final details for our rapidly approaching bathroom renovation.  As I spent time researching for this phase of our reno, I […]

bathroom lighting

21 Best Modern Farmhouse Bathroom Lights

The first phase of our home reno is quickly falling into place.  Super exciting!  The vanity for our main bath arrived on Friday which makes it all seem so much more tangible.  Although as always, one step forward sometimes means a step or two back.  There was some damage to the back of the vanity […]

IKEA decor

10 Most Popular IKEA Decor Products

Who out there doesn’t love Ikea?  Its super affordable, easy home decor and simple storage solutions are pretty commonly found in most of our homes.  Let’s be honest, who hasn’t had something from Ikea in their home at some point in their life since college?  Interior designers and homeowners alike, love IKEA decor. Admittedly I […]

reasons to renovate

15 Reasons To Renovate Your Home

Love it or list it?  How many of us have asked that very question about our home?  I know we have many times over the years.  We went through a spell just a couple of years ago, when we really felt the push to move.  We even went so far as to list our house […]

kitchen organization ideas

16 Amazing Kitchen Organization Ideas

The dreaded drop zone.  We all have one, let’s be honest.  I don’t mean by your front entrance, where you temporarily set things down as you’re coming in the door.  I mean in your house.  That spot…or spots…where good organization intentions come to die.  It’s that place you set things down and think “It’s just […]

fall decor ideas

Fall Decor Ideas and Easy DIY

Admittedly, I am a bit late to the fall decor party.  I’m not one to usually get caught up in the trappings of seasonal decorating…except at Christmas cause Christmas is awesome!  I generally prefer things to be neat and tidy and streamlined…pretty much all the time.  I don’t like all the clutter that seasonal decor […]

fireplace design

Top Fireplace Design Ideas

Hello fellow design lovers!  Outside my window today there is some winter-like weather raging.  It is cold and miserable and windy…summer is definitely over for this year.  I, however, am hunkered down inside, staying cozy and warm with the fireplace blazing.  Watching the lovely dancing flames got me to thinking about fireplaces, fireplace designs and […]

how to choose the right sofa

7 Quick Tips to Choose the Right Sofa

When designing any space I tend to start with the big decisions (the costly ones) and work from there.  In your living room that means thinking about your sofa or couch selection and using that to anchor the design for the rest of the room.  A good quality sofa, like the one in the above […]