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 **

Powder Room, Take Two {2nd Budget Makeover REVEAL!}

simple powder room makeover ideas

About three years ago, we started a few simple decorating projects in our home. It's been slow going. We've had to deal with the same issues most people do. Lack of time or lack of money. Usually both at the same time. But our small bathroom/powder … ** Read more **

New Mirror in the Kitchen {Round Mirror Obsession}

round rustic wood mirror

I love round mirrors. Maybe it is because so many things in a house are typically square or rectangle. A little bit of roundness softens things up and gives a room more interest. I recently added this huge quirky and fun round wood ship portal style … ** Read more **

I love doing laundry {not}

Laundry-Room-with-Green-Cabinetry

Washington Post Sarah Hartill Scandinavian Chic  Bolig Pluss BHG Canadian House and Home October 2007 Issue  Claire Bock The Polished Pebble Davis Design< Laundry Rooms I love doing laundry. Actually, let's be honest. I … ** Read more **

Style Tips: Thrift Store Character

thrift store wire crate

If there is one thing you can do to make a house a home, other than be surrounded by family and precious memories, it's to add unexpected character to show some personal style.  Having all the basic furniture and expected accessories, like chairs and … ** Read more **

Friends, I need your help!

The Homies are here! Apartment Therapy hosts a fun blog contest every year called The Homies! Last year I was thrilled that The Inspired Room was listed in the top 12 in Home Design Blogs. YAHOO! That was so exciting and such an honor for me! … ** Read more **

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