Bust Out of Boring

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

Can You Use Rugs in the Kitchen?

February 25, 2020

This is one of those things that seems a little quirky and taboo, and people are really unsure if this is okay – can you use rugs in the kitchen? My answer: heck yes to rugs in the kitchen! Area rugs are an awesome way…

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How to Choose Lighting for a Kitchen

February 18, 2020
How to Choose Lighting for a Kitchen

Your kitchen lighting – just like your diet – needs balance to be healthy, happy, and functional. If you’re wondering how to choose lighting for a kitchen, there are 3 types of lighting your kitchen requires, and I’m going to give you the scoop on…

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The Essential Kitchen Design Checklist

February 11, 2020
The Essential Kitchen Design Checklist - FREE download from interior designer Lesley Myrick

Designing a kitchen is a TOTAL BEAST. There are soooo many details to consider, from countertops to cabinets to cooktops. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve forgotten to select grout or overlooked including undercabinet lighting when creating a kitchen design for a client.…

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Before and After: A Dark Teal Kitchen with Funky Lighting

February 4, 2020

Who doesn’t love a good before-and-after? Get ready, because all month long I’m sharing a tour of our Texas home, including the living room, master bedroom, kids bedroom, my office, my husband’s office, and the kitchen. Finally – the dark teal kitchen! Disclosure: Some of…

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Before and After: A Husband And Wife’s Home Offices

January 28, 2020

Who doesn’t love a good before-and-after? Get ready, because all month long I’m sharing a tour of our Texas home, including the living room, master bedroom, kids bedroom, my office, my husband’s office, and the kitchen. Today: our two home offices. Disclosure: Some of the…

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