Front Door Refresh

Charcoal Painted Front Door - The Inspired Room

A few weeks ago we noticed our door needed a fresh coat of paint. Between the dogs and all the traffic in and out, the paint was getting a little beat up. For the past year or so, we had been entertaining the idea of softening the front door color. Now that our paint colors are starting to flow better and we have a more clear direction for the overall color scheme of our home, the black just seemed a little harsh.

Coastal Entry

I love black doors, but since I had been questioning whether or not it felt too harsh in my house for so long, I decided it wouldn’t hurt to try a softer tone! Since we had plenty of our kitchen cabinet paint (Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal) and we knew it worked great in our overall color scheme, we thought we might as well start there! It was worth a try.

Dark Gray Painted Front Door - The Inspired Room

Turns out, we love it! See the difference? I only wish I hadn’t waited so long to try it!

Decorating for Summer {Summer Tour of Homes}

Summer Family Room Console Cabinet and Gallery Wall - The Inspired Room

Welcome! I'm happy you stopped by! If it is your first time here, I am so glad you are here. Today I'm joining up with Gina from The Shabby Creek Cottage and her fun Summer Tour of Homes! You can find the entire line up of links at the end of the … ** Read more **

Outdoor Wingbacks for the Front Porch!

Outdoor Space Decorating Ideas - The Front Porch

GREETINGS! Last week I added some flowers to refresh my front porch and they make me so happy! The smell of that orange bush is so amazing I wish you could scratch and sniff to enjoy it with me! Over the weekend I got inspired to finish the rest of … ** Read more **

Refresh the Front Porch with Spring Flowers

Spring Gardening Front Porch

 Spring Flowers for the Front Porch This Saturday I’m hosting a garden party at the Home Depot! If you are in the Seattle area, I hope you'll come by and say hi! I'll be there along with Chef Amy Pennington and Garden Expert Teena Spindler and … ** Read more **

The “Gathering Room” plans + new cabinet

Design Process - Photoshopped Restoration Hardware Sideboard

One of my goals this year was to go room by room in my house to make each space more organized and functional. I've been doing a lot of thinking and planning for rooms like my family room, master closet, office and a craft closet. But one of the … ** Read more **

My House So Far

The Inspired Room House Tour and Progress Report

I'm looking forward to the next projects around my house, but before I press forward it is helpful to me to step back and remember how much progress I've already made! We've lived in this house for five years now. I'm slowly but surely transforming … ** Read more **