Stylish Sideboards

Stylish Sideboards

There is one piece of furniture that constantly makes me swoon. Sideboards and buffets are God’s gift to design. They come in all shapes and sizes. You can find modern versions and traditional versions. They work well in living spaces, dining spaces, entryways and even bedrooms. Not only can they be used to display your favorite accessories but also they can double as TV consoles.

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Beautiful Sinks

Beautiful Sinks

When you walk into someone’s kitchen what’s the first thing that immediately draws your eye? It might be the countertop, the appliances, or the lighting. But for me it’s the kitchen sink. I’ve been lucky to have sizable stainless steel ones in most of my kitchens, but the variety out there these days is truly amazing.

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Gorgeous Lighting For Your Bath

Gorgeous Lighting For Your Bath

Bathrooms are a necessity in every modern day home, and the last to get any decorating attention. While updating things like the tub or shower, toilet, and vanity require a bit more money, modest upgrades like lighting can make all the difference. Lighting sets the mood in every room of your space and does not go unnoticed. Why not look at some options for the smallest and often used room?

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7 Ways to Design with Blue

7 Ways to Design with Blue

Blue continues to be the color of choice for many home interiors. The soothing and relaxing color is perfect for creating a refuge in one’s personal space. To me, there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing an all blue interior done well. There are a few tricks to accomplish the look. Here are some of my favorite ways.

(top image). One of my all time favorite ways to do an all blue interior is to mimic the Gustavian Swedish look. Use a variety of ginghams in various sizes to accomplish the look. The larger blue check on the chairs contrasted with the smaller blue check on the drapes and accented with the decorative blue plates on the table ties the room together without being so in your face about the color.

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Get The Look: Bedroom with a Mural Wall

Get The Look: Bedroom with a Mural Wall

The wallpaper in the bedroom above steals the show. The room looks amazing, even managing to look good with a milk crate standing in for a bedside table! If you’re drawn to the look, you can use the items below to recreate something similar for your own home. (Though if it were me, I might skip the crate.)

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Styled Coffee Tables

Styled Coffee Tables

Coffee tables can easily become a surface to store random objects. When you need to put something somewhere and you don’t know where that somewhere is, it most likely will become the coffee table. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Allow your coffee table to display beautiful yet practical accessories such as candles, flowers and magazines.

One trend right now is placing two tables side by side, in the same shape but slightly different sizes. This gives you more room to style your items.

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9 Ways to Display Your Books

9 Ways to Display Your Books

Nothing gets my heart racing more than books on a bookshelf. There’s something so comforting, curious, and beautiful seeing hundreds of books waiting to be read. I like to display books front and center but there are a number of ways to store them to make them easy and accessible. Here are some of my favorite ways to do it.

Above, I love a gold old-fashioned book shelf. These were used in bookstores and libraries to display and hold books temporarily but I love the way they look. The angle of the shelf itself is gorgeous and architectural. This is great if you have plenty of table space.

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Get The Look: Miriam Alia’s Pink Bedroom

Get The Look: Miriam Alia's Pink Bedroom

Miriam Alia’s pink bedroom is more fit for a Bond girl than a princess. Arguably the sweetest color, pink goes glam with a mix of texture, line, and curve. Want to get the look? Start with a white upholstered bed, white walls and white bedding and then layer in the items below.

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Clever Paint Tricks to Make a Room

Clever Paint Tricks to Make a Room

A can of paint is one of the most affordable ways to drastically change the look and feel of a space. But if you’re thinking you’re limited to 360º coverage or a boring accent world, think again. The options are literally endless and can be anywhere from bold and creative to subtle and soft.

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8 Kitchen Shelving Ideas

8 Kitchen Shelving Ideas

I have dreams of creating the most gorgeously efficient kitchen. To me, the most ideal kitchen is one that is one, beautiful two, practical and when it happens it’s heavenly! In order to work in the practical party, shelving is absolutely number one on my mind. Here are 8 different shelving ideas to help master the art of creating a practical and beautiful kitchen.

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