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 **

Cottage Style Bathrooms & A Blog Makeover

cottage bathroom

 BHG cottage bathrooms We just gave our tiny powder room another little makeover. And I mean LITTLE makeover, as in paint and accessories. Not the usual "blogger makeover" that probably involves power tools. At one time I planned to totally redo … ** Read more **

Valentine’s Day Mantel {and DIY Heart-Felt Banner}

valentine's day mantel from the inspired room

  Valentine's Day Mantel DIY Heart-Felt Garland **supplies ** jute twine felt needle and thread **how** cut out felt heart shapes & stitch edge to twine space about five inches apart   … ** Read more **

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