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
If you’re like me, you can be very sentimental over objects, especially if it’s an item that’s been passed down in your family. But how do you balance sentimentality and simplified living? I think that the best method to finding balance is to identify those items that mean the most to you (donating the things that don’t make the list) and then be willing to get creative with the loved item to transform it into your own design style. I decided to do just that with a family dresser than has made it through about three generations of women! Read More
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
Who knew a pineapple could transform the image of a city, not just visually but culturally. My husband and I recently took a trip to Charleston and learned all about how the pineapple is the symbol of hospitality and the origin of how that symbol came to be.