What to Ask an Interior Designer When You Hire Them

Ready to hire an interior designer for your new build, home remodel, or decorating refresh? Partnering with a designer who aligns with your needs, working style, and planned investment amount is essential for an awesome outcome. When starting a full-service interior design project, we begin the process by asking the potential client a few questions…

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The Best Neutral Paint Colors

I know I’m known for bold and badass color, pattern, and style, but here’s a little secret. You can’t have bold and badass without neutral and normal. You actually need a lot of neutrals to let colors do their jobs. Neutrals set a great backdrop when they are chosen intentionally, so let’s talk about picking…

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Home Maintenance Tips

The holidays are over, the decorations are put away, and it’s time to get your home back in order for the new year. While a deep cleaning is probably high on your to-do list, it’s also important to clean and maintain your furnishings and decor regularly throughout the year so that they look their best…

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What Materials to Avoid for Rugs

There are so many beautiful rugs out there, at all kinds of price points. But just because a rug looks great and feels good underfoot doesn’t mean it’s a quality rug! Some rugs are made of materials that can’t handle spills and stains, and others look good to the eye but feel terrible underfoot. Here…

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What’s The Best Material for Kitchen Countertops?

One of the most critical questions to consider when planning a kitchen remodel is: what’s the best material for kitchen countertops? There is no shortage of great-looking options, each with its own pros and cons. Keep in mind, there is no universal best, because we all have different needs, tastes and budgets, but making an…

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How to Live Through a Kitchen Remodel

Renovations are tough, and it’s going to suck. Anytime you have your home invaded by contractors with walls knocked down, dust everywhere, and people in and out constantly it’s rough times. In fact, behind money struggles, remodels are the number two cause of divorce (yikes!). But don’t worry – there are things you can do…

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The Best Paint Colors for Walls, Trim, Cabinets, and More

All month we’ve been talking about color, so today I’m re-posting the best paint colors for walls, trim, cabinets, and more (with a new addition, too!). This is one of our most popular blog posts so if you missed it before, I hope it’s a useful resource for you now. Now, don’t die of shock:…

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Tired Of Your Gallery Wall? Try This Instead.

Tired of your gallery wall? Here's what to do instead for MAJOR visual impact.

Here’s a fresh idea for your walls. Tired of your gallery wall? If you’ve been staring at the same bunch of photo frames for a long time you might be itching for a change. (I still love a good gallery wall though – here’s one from my old home in Texas, and our new house…

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