11 Words: New Year’s Resolutions for Your Life & Home

New Year's Resolutions for the Home

  Happy 2014! In thinking about New Year's Resolutions for my life and home, I found this quote from Alexandra Stoddard (one of my favorite authors!) which sums up so much of what I need to remember to embrace and what I have already … ** Read more **

Christmas Joy with Simplicity {Cardboard Letters}

The Inspired Room JOY Christmas

For the past few years, I've kept my Christmas decor so simple. I've actually never been one to go crazy with decor or crafting, but every year I seem to crave more BEING and less DOING and more REUSING what I already have on hand. In fact, to be … ** Read more **

Be Happier at Home

6 Habits To Be Happier At Home

Want to be happier at home? There are some things I do that I know for sure change my outlook on my day. No, I’m not talking about running five miles a day or going to the gym (although those would be great habits). I’m talking about very simple … ** Read more **

A Simple Life

beach cottage

Cottage kitchen via BHG Lately I've been thinking more and more about something that I've shared a few times already on this blog. Nothing revolutionary for me, but it is something I still think about a lot! The older I get, the more I crave a … ** Read more **

{Love the Life You Have} Create Personal Style

modern eye glasses the inspired room blog

aka: Chose the Funky Glasses. Sponsored by Lookmatic When I was nearing the end of high school, I was asked what I wanted to do when I graduated so they could add my plans to the video they were going to play when we walked across the stage to … ** Read more **

How to Fall in Love with Your Home

love the house you have

I'm living in a fairly newly built house, but I still have a crush on older homes. You may not get crushes on older houses, but I really do. I fall hard. I adore the character that comes with a charming house built before I was even born. The rounded … ** Read more **