Tag Archives: design inspiration

How to Define your Design Style

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You just moved in or are looking for a new home, you started shopping around online, you made Pinterest & Houzz inspiration boards, you bookmarked all your favorite items, you watched reruns of HGTV shows, you took notes from a YouTube video on how to DIY everything, and you have been stock piling coupons for Bed Bath and Beyond like nobody’s business.

You did the research and you gathered inspiration but ….

…Where on earth do you start??

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Experiment with Color: Fall 2015 Trends

Refresh your home’s color palette with warm, earthy, or saturated tones to warm up your interior during the cooler months ahead. Today I will be sharing a combination of color pairings and how to incorporate these shades into your home. Continue reading

How to Shop for Furniture

Are you ready to redecorate your space but not sure where to start? Well – I am glad your here! In today’s Tip Tuesday post you will learn how to shop for furniture, how to assess your needs, what to look out for when shopping for new furniture, and how to avoid mistakes. Continue reading

Watercolor Inspired Home Decor

I have started a new hobby of water color painting. You might have noticed a few of my first paintings ever shared on Instagram, I was super proud to show it off. I love when the colors bleed into each other, even the imperfections look beautifulContinue reading

Design Trend: Blue Hues in Home Decor

Boy oh boy, do I have the case of the blues (not the boo-hoo blues)!! Shades of blue were introduced at High Point Market this Spring. In the fashion industry, Pantone may have announced “Marsala” to be the fashion color of the year but blue is the color of the year in furniture, accessories, and home decor as well.

Today I will be sharing my inspiration and home decor in bright blues that you can add to your home and reinvent your space. Continue reading

10 Step Guide to Create an Outdoor Sanctuary

With the warm summer months approaching, It’s almost that time to start prepping your outdoor spaces to entertain family and friends. If you follow me on Facebook, you may have noticed a few outdoor-related posts I shared. I’m in the outdoor-entertaining spirit! Easter is around the corner and I am hoping it’s warm enough to eat outside or pull up a chair in the sun with a drink.

Your backyard is an extension of your home that should not be undervalued. Today, I’ll be sharing how to create an outdoor space that everyone will want to enjoy with 10 easy decorating ideas and techniquesContinue reading

3 Tips to Create a Fab Foyer

The entry of your home is the first thing your guest see when you invite them into your home. As the saying goes, “First impressions are formed within 7 seconds.” Create a lasting impression in your foyer that expresses your personality in a nut-shell. Show off your individuality but don’t show all the goods … shhh, save that for the rooms.

My dream foyer would be packed with bold style, sexiness, gold accessories, lucite, a statement chandelier, and Mongolian fur ottomans. At least, that’s what I am dreaming of right now – it changes.

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High-end Interiors without the High Price

I lust for luxurious fabrics, sparkling accessories, and jaw-dropping designs that are showcased in Hotels or high-end interiors. I admire streamlined and serene design or high-contrast color interiors. So how do you achieve a luxe look without the high-end budget? I will tell you how!

How to Get the Look:

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Keepin’ it Real with AMA – How it All Started…

Happy Tuesday everyone! Today’s blog post is inspired by Alex Beadon, the Marketing Queen who encouraged me to participate in the “Feel Good Blogging Challenge”. I’m up for the challenge, so let’s do this!!

ABOUT ME

For those of you who do not know me, my name is Amanda and I am SO GLAD you are here!  I am from New Jersey, that’s right – born and raised. Although, I would love to explore other states and countries 🙂 I have always been a creative person and extremely organized.

I have always had a passion for the design industry growing up. I was born into the business. My family owned a construction business at the time. I remember sitting on the backhoe with my dad thinking it was coolest thing I have ever seen!! My childhood consisted of visiting job sites, drawing on the drafting boards, and playing in trailers while my Grandpa was reading blueprints.

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Travel Tuesday: Morroco

I travel all the time to exotic and magical places…… through pictures. It is my dream to travel the world. I want to experience other cultures, try new foods, and absorb all the design details during my journey.

For now, I will continue exploring through pictures. Surely it isn’t the same and not nearly as fun.. but still inspiring. I am so mesmerized by Moroccan architecture. I can’t begin to imagine how much time it takes to tile colorful mosaics throughout the walls and floors of hallways. The intricate detail that is involved is absolutely breath taking.

Here are just a few pictures that inspired me. What is your dream travel destination? Share with me below 🙂

 

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