The Heartbeat of the Home {The Value of Being Present}

White Laundry Room Update - The Inspired Room

I was recently invited to Germany to attend IFA (the leading trade show for consumer electronics and appliances) as a brand ambassador of Samsung Home Appliances. While of course I practically leaped out of my chair at the thought of escaping the … ** Read more **

Favorite Fall Nesting Rituals: Puttering

Fall Leaves and Boots - Quiet Fall - The Inspired Room

So today is the first day of Fall {insert happy dancing in boots and dreams of holiday lattes!!}. It was a perfect fall day here in Seattle as I was out running errands. The leaves on the deciduous trees are starting to change and tumble among the … ** Read more **

{Inspired By} Beautiful & Charming Kitchens

Farmhouse Kitchen - New England Home Magazine

New England Home Fall is the time of year when we start turning inside and spending more time in the hub of the home, our kitchen! Whether it is fancy and luxurious or simple and homey, the kitchen is an important space in our home. Right now I'm … ** Read more **

Vision for the Living Room {My New House}


Mark D Sikes - House Beautiful - built-ins inspiration When we first saw the living room in our new house, we were quite pleased that it had several things going for it! This is the living room on the main floor. It is bigger than any of the … ** Read more **

{Inspired By} Unique Doorknobs

Turquoise and Gold Doorknob

Design Sponge One of the things we are pretty happy about in our new house is the very solid wood doors. Our old house had the expected new house style hollow core doors, so we almost forgot how nice it feels and sounds to shut a solid wood door! … ** Read more **

Preparing Your Home For Fall {Things to Do Now} & A Giveaway

Kitchen Sink and Fall Bouquet- The Inspired Room

This post is in partnership with FilterEasy When we lived in our last house, we were getting pretty good about keeping up with the regular maintenance. Or so I thought. Granted, it was a newer house so there wasn't as much upkeep since most of it … ** Read more **