Would you believe me if I said you can do this? Because that is what I am saying! Would you believe me if I said you’d also have fun doing it? Because I am also saying that you will have fun too! It’s okay to call me crazy, maybe I am a little. But trust me, you can do it. I believe in you! Here is how I installed a ceiling fan in our guest room, and I hope this inspires you to have courage and believe in yourself to do your own home projects!
Magazines, blogs, and social media aren’t the only places where beautifully designed rooms exists. They can exist in your own home too! It doesn’t have to bust your budget either. (cue happy dance) Read More
Creativity maximizes itself when you embrace design parameters as an exciting challenge. Don’t avoid challenges, embrace them. A blank page may let you do whatever you want, but it won’t always bend, twist or stretch your ability to create. Creativity is an ever changing phenomenon and your personal creativity can grow when you don’t let design constraints scare you. Instead, see that design constraints are going to result in a more thoughtful, educated, tested and explored product. The design process won’t hurt you, it’ll grow you! Read More
My husband and I have been desiring a remodeled closet for quite some time. Our home was built in the 80s and the storage system was very poor and it was also looking worn down. But when you think of the word “remodel,” dollar signs typically pop up in your head. Don’t let the word scare you, because there are smart and clever ways to make affordable transformations that also look great. Here was the plan….
Some times you just have to get your hands dirty, wrestle with an idea, sit on it, and wrestle with it some more. In the end, you’ll see how your hard work pays off! This is how I felt about a piece in our home. Read More
There is something beautiful when a space can be designed to include the function and beauty of each item, instead of hiding them. That’s what I like to call simple living: making beauty out of the functional items in a space by integrating their purpose in the design. Thus, you have less “things” Read More
I have always loved farmhouse kitchen designs. The combination of raw wood with clean lines and bright colors is just incredibly appealing to my eye. I bought my house in 2016 and I immediately started dreaming up my dream kitchen.