Evening Fire Pit Patio Design

Evening Fire Pit Patio Design

October 26, 2022

There’s nothing quite like sitting around a fire on a cold night! Outdoor throw pillows are perfect for cozying up an outdoor bench in the later parts of the year. These black and white tribal pillows pair perfectly with this traditional black metal garden bench. On sale now at CB2, these funky garden chairs round out the seating area. A cast-iron fire pit is a durable, low maintenance way to add ambiance to an outdoor space. It’s great to not have to mess with gas, and to be able to have that campfire smell setting the tone for a great fall evening.

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Casual Living Room Design with Industrial Electric Fireplace

Casual Living Room Design with Industrial Electric Fireplace

October 24, 2022

If you’ve been keeping up with me on my instagram or LTK page, you’ve probably seen some snapshots from me working on my own living room refresh — naturally, I’ve had living rooms on the brain! I’ve been loving this southwestern rug from Wayfair of all places. It gives a perfect neutral effect with little pops of color, and is a total steal for the size. Mixing the materials of a sofa and other seating in the room always makes a design more dynamic. I love the combo of a velvet sofa paired with leather chairs! The black metal of the casual butterfly chair ties into both the legs of the minimal coffee table and the industrial electric fireplace. A quality electric fireplace can add so much ambiance to a room without the costs and struggle of a renovation!

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Contemporary Boho Dining Room Design with Mixed Metal Chandelier

Contemporary Boho Dining Room Design with Mixed Metal Chandelier

October 24, 2022

Black accents mix with light furniture in this relaxed dining room design. The stylish mixed metals in the Adeline chandelier from Lulu and Georgia make for a smart combination and inspire other dark accents scattered throughout the space. I’m loving this rattan and upholstered dining chair from Crate & Barrel — it’s such a simple and versatile piece that could work with so many different styles! Natural textures are a staple for designing with that California-casual feel in mind. A woven jute rug sets the stage for a bleached-wood dining table, backed by a pair of rounded bookcases. Incorporating shelving in a dining room can be a great way to add some extra storage space and display more decorative glasses and serving-ware.

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Cozy Fall Foyer Design with Warm Natural Accents

Cozy Fall Foyer Design with Warm Natural Accents

October 04, 2022

Trying my best to ignore this California heat wave and dream up designs for better weather! How early is too early to start putting out decor for fall?! I know it’s just begun, but I can’t get enough of all the cute decor finds that last all season long. Perfect from Halloween to Thanksgiving, how cute are these Pottery Barn decorative pumpkins? Cinnamon brooms and other scented items are a must-have for creating the perfect cozy vibe in your space. This West Elm hemp-woven runner in copper is like pumpkin spice in a rug! The pine garland and leather-laced ottoman provide a little extra detail that make this fall space pop.

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New Classic Bathroom Design

New Classic Bathroom Design

September 27, 2022

You can’t go wrong with a classic bathroom design with dark accents and a smart pop of red! Classic marble mosaic floor tiles mixed with a simple subway backdrop make this room a timeless canvas for endless styling options. Mixed black and brass fixtures and a contemporary vanity give the classic space a modern edge. I love the vintage feel of a pivot mirror and the added dimension they provide by lifting off the wall! A traditional red Ruggable runner is perfect for the bathroom - it’s easy to wash as often as your towels!

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earth tone office design with black accents

Earth Tone Office Design with Black Accents

September 19, 2022

We’ve pulled together this warm home office design to create the perfect space for working through the week. The antique-style faded rug pulls in muted reds and browns that tie in perfectly with this leather ottoman and chair set. A black and rattan bookcase adds another layer of texture to the design, playing off the simple light wooden side table. I am loving this Kelly Clarkson Home writing desk - it’s so much style for a steal! Neutral accessories with dark accents like this wall art and adorable pillow from CB2 round out the design in this stylish space.

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Dreamy Neutral Bedroom Design

Dreamy Neutral Bedroom Design

August 18, 2022

Classic meets modern in our last end-of-summer bedroom refresh! You can’t go wrong with soft earth tones when stocking up on pillows and blankets as we head into the fall season. Whimsical cloud paintings and a mohair throw from Lulu and Georgia has me dreaming of the cool breezes yet to come! It’s a perfect compliment to these gorgeous tone-on-tone embroidered throw pillows. I’ve been thinking about this Crate & Barrel upholstered canopy bed since it came out — the unusual rounded canopy makes it such a statement piece that it almost looks custom! An overstuffed armless chair and hammered brass drink table round out the room design, giving ample areas for that rest and relaxation we need after running around all summer long!

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Bedroom Design with Vintage Charm

Bedroom Design with Vintage Charm

August 18, 2022

Warm ivory and wood furniture pieces set the tone in our next bedroom refresh! Cozy colors are complimented by vintage-style accessories to create a sanctuary that’s storied and homey. This slatted wood bed is the epitome of vintage simplicity and appeal! It can be so hard to choose just the right fixture to suit the style of a space. Full of warmth and a charm that’s timeless, we’re loving the look of these brass shaded two-armed sconces! We've sourced similar options at two different price points over on the blog. A combination of dusty-blue Italian velvet and ivory linen gridded pillows add softness and a little geometric interest to finish out the space.

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California Casual Equestrian-Inspired Bedroom Design

Casual Equestrian-Inspired Bedroom Design

August 18, 2022

With the summer winding down and kids going back to school, now is the perfect time to tackle all those projects we’ve been putting off! There’s no better time for a bedroom refresh, cozying up our most serene spaces as we eagerly await the fall! Bright and warm, contemporary and rustic, elegant but carefree - this casual bedroom design takes the best of all worlds to make a comfortable and eclectic space. I’m loving this vintage-style French advertising horse and terrier print! The bold graphic serves as a great focal point and ties in the soft neutrals in the space. An Amber Lewis for Anthropologie chair gives the room a relaxed but elegant seating area, paired comfortably with a simple striped ottoman.

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Neutral Kitchen Design with Pops of Terra Cotta

Neutral Kitchen Design with Pops of Terra Cotta

August 10, 2022

As much as I love committing to color, you just can’t go wrong with a bright white kitchen! This white washed wooden serving bowl from CB2 is just too cute! It perfectly complements this Crate&Barrel cutting board, both bringing light wooden elements into the space. I’m still all aboard the boucle trend train, and these white and cane dining chairs are no exception! I love how the fabric brings an extra element of texture into any design. With such a neutral base, it’s easy to add accessories with pops of color that can be switched up with the seasons or your mood. I’ve chosen these rust napkins and this terra cotta fruit bowl to bring in some warmth as the summer winds down!

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Contemporary Beach Bungalow Bedroom Design

Contemporary Beach Bungalow Bedroom Design

August 10, 2022

Feeling bright and casual with this contemporary beach bungalow bedroom design! How cool is the texture on this West Elm two tone dresser? I love how it flows with the white contemporary bed and the funky side tables! All of the furniture has a feel that’s modern, but still very relaxed. I’m also loving this poolside photography print from Lulu and Georgia — it sets the tone for that laid-back boutique resort feel. Our decor picks up on the colors from the print, with this deep orange blanket and dark accents carried throughout the space. This Ballard Designs Atoll Mirror might be my new decor must-have! With the shape inspired by a piece of sun-bleached coral, it’s hard to get more mod and organic than that!

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Laundry Room Design with Vintage Charm

Laundry Room Design with Vintage Charm

August 10, 2022

Storage and style go hand in hand in this laundry room design! I love how the pull-out laundry basket doubles as a workspace, perfect for the folding needs of any busy family! A utility sink is a must-have for more challenging messes. This farmhouse-look sink is too cute! Even small laundry rooms can get an extra dose of personality with accessories like a vintage-style rug or black and white print. I always love a surprising color for an appliance - amber soap dispensers pop against the sapphire-blue GE washing machine. Wood toned and black accented shelving, storage boxes and trays round out this laundry design and bring extra storage into the space.

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