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How to do it right…

I’ve had a lot of clients request more and more DIY’s in their homes. Of course it brings down costs dramatically. It also brings uniqueness and character. I always suggest pairing a DIY with a modern piece just to neglect looking too crafty. Above is a DIY headboard slipcover. The color is right on point [...]

Inspiration {Patterned Tile}…

Image: Apartment Therapy If you’ve been on Pinterest lately, you’ll notice that patterned tile is all of the rage, especially in bathrooms. Whether it’s tile flooring or tile walls, this look is sweeping the pages of blogs, magazines and Pinterest. This trend keeps bathrooms interesting and stylish. Personally, I would add a black and white [...]

SG’s Newest Member…

Today is a good day! Why?? Because I get to tell you that Simply Grove has expanded and now welcomes Elise Vaughn as SG’s one and only DIY contributor!! Elise and I have worked together in the past (remember Brass Razoo?) and we just get each other. Elise is an amazing clothing designer, jewelry designer [...]

Inspiration {Beach House}…

This beach house is exactly what I would want in a beach house. Relaxing, colorful, serene and fun. The color choices are not overwhelming but still playful enough for a house by the ocean. See the entire tour here.

The Mimi Sofa…

It can feel challenging to find the perfect sofa. There are so many factors that come in to play when sofa shopping. Perfect color, perfect length, perfect height…the list goes on. But then when you do find that just right for you sofa, it feels soooo rewarding! The Mimi Sofa, from Swoon Editions, isn’t even [...]

National Painting Week Project…

I’ve come to realize something in life. Color creates moods, and very specific moods. If you know my style, I do not shy away from color. Saying that, I am very specific and picky with color because of the moods and vibes they give off. For instance, you say green and I say, what shade [...]

Guest Post {Remodelista}…

Today I am super excited to have Editor in Chief of Remodelista, Julie Carlson, share with us a major tend alert that we are seeing everywhere. Overdying has become a movement and we are embracing this movement. Julie and the team of Remodelista have created a phenomenal one stop shop site that has people from all [...]

Stringed Lights…

Image: Alvhem I’ve had clients ask me for fun accessory ideas for the bedroom. Because it is the space that we retire to after a longs days worth, I like to keep bedrooms serene and airy. One accessory that can add whimsy and still look stylish is stringed lights. They can leave the prettiest glow [...]

The Perfect Accessory…

I instagramed about these stylish candlestick holders by Design By Conran last week. They are the perfect accessory to add to any vignette that you are creating. And did I mention that they are ONLY $11.99 right now?!? That’s amazing! You need to purchase 1…or 3! (Blanket by Happy Habitat.)

Milan Design Week…

I wanted to share with a few new designs straight from Milan Design Week 2014. These La-Dina chairs are pretty much my jam. They have such a delicate approach that isn’t too feminine. The colors are right on point! I am constantly looking for a new accent table for clients. These Torei Family tables are [...]

Painting Teaser…

Hi friends!! Is your week off to a good start? I’m having a hard time starting, even if it is already Tuesday. I feel like I’ve had too many vacation/spring break days and it’s throwing my jive off a bit. But I’m back and I’m working on some really great projects. I get to throw [...]

Bedrooms with character…

Image: Ark Pad Happy Friday!! I’ve been on Pinterest a lot lately trying to source for some clients. In my searchings, I have found some great bedrooms with character. Whether it’s a great patterned rug, or a light up word on a wall, these 3 bedrooms are lovely to look at. Image: Nordic Days Image: [...]

A Scandinavian Living Room…

Since it’s officially springtime, I am completely obsessed with bright, airy, happy spaces. If springtime was a room, this Scandinavian space is exactly what it would look like. The key for this space is the total white backdrop with blues and greens layered on top. Of course greenery always adds a beautiful natural element. Paired [...]

MASHstudios…

Sometimes you just need simple yet functional in your home. This LAXseries Storage Bench and Ent Shelf from MASHstudios is just that, simple yet functional. They are both full of classic design that gives a space the perfect amount of style. Shop all of their collections here.

Marimekko…

Images: My Instagram Hi friends! I am back to report that Oahu Hawaii was pretty fantastic! My husband and I had a blast. You can’t really complain about beautiful beaches, sun and great food. One of the restaurants that we thoroughly enjoyed was Tangos by Waikiki. I’m a sucker for a good breakfast and this [...]