Portland, Oregon had been in full bloom these last few months which has me full of design inspiration! If you are anything like me, pulling inspiration from our surrounding is an everyday affair. Sometimes it's even hard to focus when the weather is beautiful and the buds open up to reveal their beautiful color. Here are five things I just can't get enough of this spring season!
Being trendy can have a negative connotation when talking about interior design. However, I love a good touch of updated flair for every home. Even a traditional style can have a few trends blended in for that that updated feel. Good news, here are some things you did last year that are still in style today!
Growing up I had a good time playing around in my dad's recliner, when he wasn't sleeping in it like Jeff Garlin from The Goldbergs. Gone are the bulky eye-sores of old. Today I want to show you how far the recliner has come. Say hello to the new, sleek and sexy recliners.
A kitchen remodel is a lot of work and can cause a load of stress however, when it's all over it is totally worth it. If you are looking to sell your home remodeling your kitchen can raise the value of your home! Cha-Ching!Here are 16 instagram photos from my own kitchen remodel journey. Enjoy!
While traveling through China, I was in awe of how modern everything felt. Even the Dongchen district, one of the older parts of the city, was very modern. I noticed that even the architectural details on these thousand-year-old buildings are what we now consider "modern" details and designs.
What's old is new, that's what everyone says. Keep it long enough and it's back in style. Being a baby born in the 80's it's hard for me to think that the 80's is "vintage." Here are some 80's trends that are hot hot hot!
Right now the trend for homes is to stay neutral with the main pieces then throwing color around the space to make a statement. The beauty in that is you can always have a fresh new look for every season. Here are some fantastic fabrics that can be used for pillows, drapes, bedding and accent furniture to update your home to be summer fun!
The idea behind wanting to live in these tiny home is to live simpler. Sometimes you can live so simple that you are completely off the grid. Most of these homes are even small enough to hook on to your truck and hauled around the US. There is something I envy about these smart little homes.
One of the most important things in your home is your wall colors. An easy and safe wall color to choose is your simple neutral, however, the not so simple decision is which neutral to choose. Here are some images to help you make that choice a little...well...simpler!
Summer is in full swing and what better time to use your backyard, take a dip in the pool to cool off, host a backyard party or grill out with some friends. Now is the time to set the stage for you and your guests. Here are some backyard ideas that I can not get enough of!
High Point market is the premier market in the world for fashion forward home design. With market wrapping up this week, we have some fabulous things to look forward to over the next year for home interiors. Enjoy!
One of the highlights of the Oscars is the red carpet! There were some fabulous fashion statements on the red carpet this year and here are some ways you can take that high fashion and put it into your own home.
I really want to like this show, I really do... I need to follow up with my review on Ellen’s Design Challenge. After sitting through three episodes my opinion of the show remain the same…the previews have been relaying too heavily on the few short minutes Ellen is actually on the show.
I am a material guy! What I really mean to say is I love textiles & fabrics. The design nerd is about to come out... The right textile adds texture, patterns and color into your home. It is so exciting to find the right fabric for your home.
From the moment the show started excitement swirled through my mind, however, about 15 minutes into the show that feeling started to slowly fade as it became apparent that Ellen was not the actual host of the show.