Bust Out of Boring

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5 Ways to Bust Out of Boring

August 27, 2019
It's so easy to feel stuck and stagnant when it comes to your home! These are my 5 favorite ways to help my clients bust out of boring and create kickass homes they love.

5 Ways to Bust Out of Boring It’s so easy to feel stuck and stagnant when it comes to your home. When you’ve lived in the same space with the same furnishings and decor for a while, it kinda feels like you develop blinders. A…

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What Is Bust Out of Boring All About?

August 20, 2019
What is the 'bust out of boring' movement all about? Atlanta interior designer Lesley Myrick shares her tips on creating a home that's authentically you.

What is bust out of boring all about? You hear me say this phrase allllll the time. It’s what I’ve called my weekly Facebook Live and Instagram Live show; it’s the name of this blog; and I’ve shared a little about why I feel so…

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I Was a Music Missionary… And Other Fun Facts About Lesley

August 13, 2019
Get to know Atlanta interior designer Lesley Myrick with these 10 fun facts (including how tall she is, and something strange she's giving up for a year!)

August – aka. back to school season – is such a fun time to step back and do a bit of a refresh. Since there are a bunch of new followers around here (heyyy!) I wanted to start fresh with y’all and share 10 fun…

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Why Bust Out of Boring? Here’s My Story.

August 6, 2019
Ever wondered how to become an interior designer?

Why bust out of boring? I’ve always wanted to be an interior designer. From a young age, I was obsessed with designing spaces (okay, just my bedroom) that looked great, were functional and organized, and made me feel awesome to be in. You know how…

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How to Conquer the Comparison Trap

June 25, 2019

Conquering the comparison trap of interior design Back when I was first getting into interior design, looking for inspiration meant rifling through dozens of magazines, snapping pics of inspiring spaces (that’s if I remembered to bring a disposable camera with me!), and watching all the…

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In Design Overwhelm? Here’s How to Get Out.

June 18, 2019

When I was in high school, I had a procrastination problem. I’d consider getting my homework done but then subconsciously delay it until the very last moment. I always told myself it was because my classes were a total bore and that things would get…

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DIY vs. Interior Designers

June 11, 2019
DIY vs. Interior Designers - is it worth hiring an interior designer for your decorating project?

DIY vs. Interior Designers With HGTV, Pinterest, Houzz and alllll the design inspiration and ideas out there, it feels a lot like it’s DIY vs. interior designers. Interior design looks easy, and I can totally understand why people try to DIY when it comes to…

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How Much Does it Cost to Decorate a Living Room?

June 4, 2019

How much does it cost to decorate a living room? It seems like one of those well-guarded secrets: how much does it cost to decorate a living room? Whenever I have a consultation call with a potential new client, I always ask what they’ve set…

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Before and After: Mid-Century Master Bedroom

May 28, 2019

Mustard and mint? Florals and geometrics? BRING IT ON. You know I love a little unexpected mix. And this Mid-Century master bedroom was just screaming for some personality and a little sex appeal. The home, built in 1961, had some funky features like a built-in…

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5 Painting Mistakes to Avoid

May 21, 2019

You know you’ve done it at some paint – made a mistake when painting your home. Whether it’s skimping on the required prep, choosing paint colors before anything else, or skipping painting a sample area first, you’ve probably made one of these mistakes. (I sure…

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