Valentine’s Day Design: Nursery Edition

When I think of Valentine’s Day, I naturally think of all things girly. Pink, red, blush, purple, and cream scream girl to me! So I began envisioning how I would design a little girl’s nursery—since I have two boys, this literally is a dream. When I think of a little girl’s nursery, I don’t necessarily […]

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Color Inspiration for Your Home: Lilac Gray

Pantone recently released the 2016 Color of the Year, and for the first time it’s not one, but two shades! Serenity and Rose Quartz are both gorgeous, but I want to highlight another Pantone color that falls right in between—Lilac Gray. It’s predicted to be one of the top colors this spring, and it’s definitely one […]


5 Exciting Design Trends for 2016

Each year brings its share of trends, style, and color, carrying over some of what we loved from the previous year and ushering in new ideas to push us forward and keep us on our toes. Some of the big trends this year excite my old soul and intrigue my young heart. Here are my five favorite trends […]


Here’s a Bright Idea: Natural Shades

As we are all starting a fresh new year, it’s only natural to want a crisp, bright start with everything, including our homes and home décor, right?! There is nothing better than making a small, physical change to a room that leads to a dramatic difference. One way you can drastically change the look and feel […]

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7 Wallpaper Tips for the Timid

There’s no escaping the influx of wallpaper on my favorite home decor blogs—Scott and I are just as guilty. We can’t get enough of it! I fully admit to loving everything from dark, brooding florals to clean patterns, and with one of our guest rooms wallpapered already and our laundry room on the agenda, there’s no […]


Happy New Year!

Whether you’re gearing up for a night to remember or settling in with a glass of champagne—or something in between—you can’t help but reflect on 2015. Even people who seem forever forward-looking must quickly glance over their past year on December 31, right? Sentimental though we might be, we are honored that you’ve played a […]


How to Bring Scandinavian Style into Your Home This Winter

Scandinavian design is really popular right now, and winter is the perfect time to incorporate some Nordic style in your place. After all, Scandinavian winters are super long, so they know better than anyone how to combat darkness and beat the winter blues. Want to apply some of those principles to your own home? I’ve rounded up some simple […]


My Favorite Fabrics for Curtains

Although I usually work with neutrals these days, I truly love color and patterns. Let’s take a look at some of the Bali® fabrics and how you might use them in your plans for new drapery. This simple but gorgeous fabric is neutral, but the embroidered pattern makes it pop.  I could easily add this to every […]


A Modern, Feminine Christmas Color Palette

Who says you have to decorate for Christmas with red and green? I pulled together some girly Christmas ideas inspired by a few beautiful Bali fabrics to show that a nontraditional color palette can still be festive and fun. I love this combination of blush pink, camel, and gold! It’s modern, soft, and classy…and while some consider pink a […]