Traditional Exterior Treatments
Make Great Interior Walls


**Please welcome Tim the Remodeling Guy to The Inspired Room!** You've seen him around here before, and over at his blog. The big news is that I've invited Remodeling Guy  to "join the team" at The Inspired Room! (Wait, can you have a team with … ** Read more **

Professing my love of stripes


Coastal Living Coastal Living Red white and blue stripes, oh so patriotic and coastal. Coastal Living Striped rugs on porches are the perfect coastal touch. Coastal Living Striped trim on those curtains are just the right touch of … ** Read more **

Hand Stenciling & Faux Finishes


Last week we talked about neutral walls, colored walls and I even mentioned that I happen to love wallpaper. But if you REALLY want special walls, ceilings or furniture, hand painted designs and textures can give you a truly beautiful and unique … ** Read more **

Fun Rooms to Organize Your Life

mudroom craftroom

Oh my word. I would love one of these rooms.  Any of them. Thank you. That is all. ... All photos: My Home Ideas … ** Read more **

Before & Afters: Going from neutral to color — layer by layer

I found a fun slideshow at Better Homes & Gardens that loosely ties in with our discussion yesterday! {Can I just say that I'm really enjoying all of your comments on that post, by the way! You all give such thoughtful and interesting … ** Read more **

Colored Walls

red wall dining room

Country Living Keith Scott Morton I have lived with mostly white or pale walls with color in the accessories look for years and years now (my entire 23 years of married life, actually!). It has always been the look I felt comfortable with, I love … ** Read more **