Back in the spring of 2020 as I set out on my creative journey as an interior designer and decorator, I found such an amazing community of female entrepreneurs and other independent creatives through Instagram and my day-to-day life. That spring, I decided to highlight my current friends and new Instagram friends that were running […]
Melissa’s creative process is less of a process and more of a whirlwind for this busy mama of two!
“When an idea lights or inspiration hits, that is when the creating happens (often between school drop off and soccer practices!). I love when time allows for me to fall deeply into the process and transform a thought into a tangible piece of art. In between these bursts I am almost always tinkering. My studio is in my home and I am not above adding a pop of color to a painting that’s already hanging on the wall or a collage that just needs one last piece to be perfect.”
You see them all the time, perhaps in so many Pinterest, Instagram photos and magazines that you don’t even stop to take in each. Unbeknownst to you, every aspect on that coffee table has been thoughtfully placed to create a sense of balance and beauty.
The household staple coffee table has been elevated in status in recent years and the amount of décor purely for decor’s sake has also made a tremendous statement as of late, allowing homeowners to purchase from a variety of brands, handmade and artisanal, reflective of their travels, taste and style.
Tackling the ever-elusive formula to those divinely styled built-ins you see all over Pinterest and Instagram. With our designer tips and specific shopping list, you’ll be shopping and styling to perfection in no time! As a creative, part of the fun behind getting the results you want is to dissect just exactly how a room […]
Layers. You’re going to get so tired of hearing me preach “decorate in layers” – but I promise, there are more benefits to this practice than you can imagine. The layers of a room go something like this: architecture and ceiling, flooring, upholstered furniture, accent fabrics, non-upholstered furniture pieces, wall art + accessories, and finally […]
Part II: In Part I of Nailing the Mix, we looked at the five main pieces to nailing the mix in your home decor like a pro. Today we’ll talk about piece number two more in depth: how to define your personal style while creating beautiful interior decorating throughout your home. Looking around your home, […]
When you wander (okay, are invited) into a home that just seems to bring a sense of peace to your senses, it may very well be because that person has nailed the “mix”. The elusive “mix” that people run to designers, decorators and DIY websites for, is the blending of a variety of styles, colors, […]