Fall is the perfect season to host an outdoor movie night in your backyard! It’s that time of year when outdoor furniture is still outside and it gets dark earlier than the summer which means your little kiddos can enjoy the movie night as well. It’s so nice to transform your backyard with cozy blankets, […]

round up of budget friendly bar carts

Can you believe it’s already November? Before we know it Thanks No. 1 Modern bar cart with patterned sides that looks great as is, but would also look amazing painted a pop of color! Plus it’s only $157. No. 2 This lucite bar cart is a personal favorite of mine. Look at those chic lines! […]

For the longest time our backyard was mainly just grass and a little small area where we laid down some pavers so that we could set out a little plastic table/chairs during the summer. Not exactly ideal for entertaining. For the past couple of years we have wanted to build a deck and enjoy the […]


Ah, there is just something special about a foyer. I know it may seem silly, but a lot of homes and apartments don’t have designated foyer spaces. One of my home dreams has always been to have a center hall colonial with a nice sized foyer! Think about the McCallisters’ awesome house from Home Alone. […]

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Colorful Foyer Style Plan


Picking out paint colors for a new home can be overwhelming. I find that many times when I meet with a new client the entire house is simply just painted white or a light gray. Now, I think there is a time and place for those colors, but with paint, there is just so much […]

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How to pick out paint colors for your home!

fisher & paykel 36" range

What to look for when it comes to picking out kitchen appliances: Leave room in your budget for appliances. When it comes to kitchen renovations everyone knows that the cabinetry and the labor of demoing and installing cabinetry is going to eat a lot of your budget. However, the second most expensive part of a […]


How to pick out kitchen appliances!


I don’t think I’m alone in thinking that designing a kitchen is an overwhelming undertaking. I’m an interior designer and even I find it stressful to iron out all of those details. So, when it comes time to design a kitchen I always like to partner with a kitchen designer to make sure I’m remembering […]


From Sold to Home: Working with a Lowes Kitchen Designer


I’m feeling all of the springy vibes this week and so many fun items caught my eye this week! 1. I know many people are on the fence about accordion hats, but I think they are super cute! When the sun is out I love a good hat to protect myself! I like that this […]

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Friday Finds…


Like I have said in the past doing a gut reno, especially during a pandemic is not for the faint of heart. We were lucky enough to be able to move in with my parents and when the hits kept coming with delays, we were okay and had someplace to stay. The last time I […]

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From House to Home: The Kitchen Renovation Plan


When inspiration strikes you need to just go with it! Typically I start a room design with a pattern/design of some sort like a piece of artwork, fabric, or rug, but this time inspiration was found in a piece of furniture. I found this stunning Chippendale style bed and I had to design a room […]

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Coastal Preppy Bedroom Design


Well, it’s only fitting that my year wrap-up post is happening at the end of January, because all of 2021 felt like a blur where we did everything yet nothing since we couldn’t really go anywhere. Ah, pandemic times. Last year was the only year where I didn’t blog Monday-Friday. I simply didn’t have the […]

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The Best of 2021!

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My living room is one of the rooms that evolved drastically from when we first moved one. Originally I painted the walls chocolate brown and did accents of white, blue and orange. That lasted maybe 2 years.

Our dining room sat empty for months. Okay maybe it was empty for just a handful of weeks and then we couldn’t take it anymore and put in a folding table and plastic outdoor chairs, but in my mind that was still empty.

On the main floor of our house we have a Florida room. Being that it’s a Florida room it is a considered a 3 season room, because there is no heat in the room. The previous owners used it as an indoor patio with outdoor furniture and it looked like this when we moved in.

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