A Little-Known Secret of Success {10 Things I Know}

Queensland Homes Modern Coastal Island Decorating

 Queensland Homes  - Bayden Goddard, BGD Architects Photos Inspired By: A Modern Coastal Island Style I had a crisis a few months ago. I'm over it now, but don't worry. It's not the sort of crisis where you are admitted to the ER or need to be … ** Read more **

Beauty Begins The Moment You Decide To Be Yourself

The Inspired Room Family Room Fireplace

If you ask any interior designer or design enthusiast for ideas about how to decorate a home, you'll likely find enough opinions to make your head spin. Some ideas you might like, some you won't, some will leave you scratching your head. Everyone has … ** Read more **

Create an Inspiration Board {Make Time & Space for You}

Creative Inspiration Board - The Inspired Room

Do you set aside time and space for YOU? Do you have even a small corner of your home set aside for your passions or hobbies, a place that inspires you to do what you love? While this blog is a part of my business, really the home is one of my … ** Read more **

The Best Yes {and a book update!}

This week I turned in the final chapter of my first book to my editor at my publishing company! The manuscript for Love the Home You Have is complete and has been sent off for edits! I can hardly believe it! It feels like forever ago that I … ** Read more **

Behind the Scenes

The Inspired Room book photoshoot day

Thank you all for being so supportive about my book announcement! I so appreciated all of your encouragement and enthusiasm--you are the best. This has been quite an adventure so far! At times I feel like I'm having an out of body experience, but I … ** Read more **

How to Create a Meaningful Home


For as long as I can remember, I've been head over heels in love with creating meaningful homes. My passion for the home inspired me over the years to transform a half dozen houses into meaningful places for our family, to eventually to turn my … ** Read more **