Bust Out of Boring

a blog by lesley myrick | create a kickass home you love

The Best Design Investment I’ve Ever Made

August 18, 2020

Last week you heard all about the worst design investment I’ve ever made, which was my (beloved!) teal faux-leather sofa. Long story short, we didn’t invest in leather, the upholstery material disintegrated after just a few years of use, and we had to replace the…

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The Worst Design Investment I’ve Ever Made

August 11, 2020

I would love to think that design school and 15 years of experience has prevented me from making mistakes when it comes to interior design, but alas, that is not true. And often, my own home becomes the proverbial guinea pig, where I try things…

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5 Essential Business Tools I Can’t Live Without

August 4, 2020

The right software tools doing the right things in my business has made a massive difference to my productivity, profitability, and sanity. Even if you’re not an interior designer – maybe you’re a creative business owner, an entrepreneur, or an ambitious mom who loves to…

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The Most Expensive Design Lesson I’ve Learned

July 14, 2020

The most expensive design lesson I’ve ever learned (and the most important lesson too!) is to trust my gut. Because when I don’t trust my gut, bad things happen. Like an abandoned toilet left behind in the middle of a bathroom full of…well, full of…

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10 Inspiring Quotes About Design (Plus FREE Printable Art)

July 7, 2020

There is so much going on in our world right now (understatement of the year, right?). Sometimes you’ve just gotta take a little breath and feed yourself emotionally. What I wanted to share with you today are 10 inspiring quotes about design and style that…

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