Shop Lesley’s Style: Rustic Glam Dining Room

‘Tis the season to think about dining rooms! I love the juxtaposition of rustic elements (think distressed wood and hammered iron) with a little bit of glam (like luxe velvet and shimmering gold) in any room, but especially in a dining room. Rustic elements make the space livable and forgivable for entertaining, while glam touches…

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Before and After: Historic Blue Kitchen Remodel

The kitchen of this 1920s-era home in downtown Waco, Texas was a hot mess of piecemeal remodels that had taken place over many decades. Taking this kitchen down to the studs and completely reimagining the layout was the beginning of a complete transformation! Here’s the before and after of this historic blue kitchen remodel. First,…

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5 Easy Ways to Create a Hotel-Inspired Living Room

Have you ever stayed in a gorgeous boutique hotel and completely fallen in love with the vibe? I have. In fact, I’m now a convert and will opt to stay in a boutique hotel over the average chain any chance I get. Sure, they are a bit of an investment – but for a night…

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Waco Family-Friendly Kitchen Remodel: After

I looooove me a good project reveal! This Waco family-friendly kitchen remodel was such a blast to work on, and any time a client gives the go-ahead for a bright blue island you just KNOW the end result is going to be smashing. If you remember the “before” photos, my client was trapped in a…

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Waco Family-Friendly Kitchen Remodel: Before

This Waco family-friendly kitchen remodel is in full swing – we’re about four weeks in to an eight-week renovation. I love designing projects of this scope. A full-scale renovation means there will be an UHHHMAZING reveal at the end and I can’t wait to see it all come together. Here’s the scoop: my clients weren’t…

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A Colorful Kids Craft Room in Waco, Texas: After

There’s nothing better than a satisfying “after” photo, and I’ve been dying to share this colorful kids craft room with you! You may remember the “before” photos from this space in Waco, Texas: Yup. Snooooooozefest. But don’t worry – some funky wallpaper, chic furnishings, and gorgeous original art has totally transformed this space. We kept…

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A Colorful Kids Craft Room in Waco, Texas: Before

I can’t tell you how much I love getting inquiries like this from new clients: “I have a playroom that I would LOVE to transform into a super bright (pinks, golds, oranges), super functional craft/art/office area.” HELLS TO THE YES. Bright color, bold pattern, and a super-functional organized space? I’m your gal. This colorful kids…

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Project Reveal: A Colorful Mid Century Modern Living Room

Woohoo for a new project reveal! I’m digging how this colorful Mid-Century Modern living room with a touch of French flair turned out. The main goal for this room was to keep the room true to the home’s 1960s architecture while incorporating French-traditional inspired decor that the homeowners love. If that wasn’t enough of a challenge in itself, the…

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