2016 design trends (1)

What’s Trending: Lucite and Gold Furniture

Introduced at High Point Market, lucite and gold furniture combinations are making their waves this Spring. I have always been a gold jewelry type of Gal, so I am so excited that warm metals are making their way into the home. Today, I will be sharing inspiration for the home using lucite and gold in unexpected ways. Continue reading

2016 design trends

What’s Trending 2016: Mid-Century Modern

The return of Mid-Century Modern design is back with force. I’ve always had a huge crush on the Mid-Century era.

Mid-Century design celebrates clean lines and naturals hues with furniture made of wood, typically made of Teak in a natural finish. Although, this era is making its way back into 20th Century, I think the furniture is timeless. Mid-Century furniture is desired for it’s unique design, versatility, and their iconic time in history. Continue reading

Teen Reveal

Teen Bedroom Update

A full room transformation is not always necessary to make a room feel new again. In a recent project that I have completed, I transformed a teen bedroom with accessories, bedding, and new window treatments.

Before I started the project, the room lacked a functional layout. Continue reading

End of the Year Reflection: How Design Impacts People

Have you ever woke up one day and felt like everything is happening as it should be? That everything you have imagined is finally starting to take shape? Yea, I am having one of those life moments and I am feeling so gracious.

As the end of the year is approaching, I have reflected on this year. I have come to the realization that life right now is pretty darn awesome. I am fulfilling my passion and I get to help people with my creativity.

I always wanted a career that helped people but I never truly realized the impact that design has on others.

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Gift wrap ideas

10 Holiday Gift Wrap Ideas

‘Tis the season to be giving! And with that, comes the gift wrapping. Add style and personalize your presents with these decorating ideas. I’m a little last minute with my gift shopping this year so I will be sharing 10 of my favorite gift-wrapping ideas from Pinterest.

I love wrapping gifts. I find it so therapeutic. I take the time to fold the corners real crisp. I take gift wrapping seriously. I used to work at Pier1 Imports and I was the cashier who could wrap any gift, any shape, any size with ease.

I will be sharing my gift wrapping techniques on Instagram so follow along to see what ideas I come up with.

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The Look for Less: DIY Gold Urchin

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I have always admired the high-end Urchin Iron Asterisk in the Gold leaf finish but not at $200 a piece. So I decided to recreate the look for the every day savvy homeowner. Get the look for less with this simple DIY project.

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THANKSGIVING DECORATING IDEAS

Last Minute Decorating Ideas for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is this week and guests are coming! Is your feeling home “party” ready? In today’s #tiptuesday post, I will be sharing last minute decorating ideas for Thanksgiving and tips to help prepare your home for your feast. Continue reading

Redecorate your Home with Hidden Treasures

As I get ready to redecorate for the season, I get hit in the head with “stuff” that fell from the closet. I realize that there is a lot of stuff; some questionable but mostly good stuff that I forgot about. Over the years, we tend to collect “stuff”. So I encourage you to head back to the archives and rummage through the items you already have, you might surprise yourself. Continue reading