Appliance Arrangement in the Kitchen

The Inspired Room Kitchen - DIY Wood Island

In our old house, one of the most frequently asked questions was about where we put our microwave when we remodeled. It used to be one of those built-in microwaves above the stove. In theory, a microwave over an oven is probably an efficient use of … ** Read more **

How to Hang Plates, Platters & Bowls on a Wall {video}

How to Hang Plates and Platters on a Wall - The Inspired Room

I love hanging interesting objects on my walls, including my favorite plates, platters and even my Polish Pottery quiche plates in my dining room! But how do I actually get them to hang on the wall? How to hang plates on a wall is a FAQ answered here … ** Read more **

How to Decorate {Starting with What You Have}

The Inspired Room Fall Rhythms

One of the things I miss about my old house was how "put together" and finished it felt to us when we lived here. Not in a perfect way at all, just a homey way. We could relax because the house had just the right stuff to make us feel comfortable. … ** Read more **

My Backyard Tour {Pea Gravel Patios, Flagstone & Secret Garden}

Backyard Tour - Pea Gravel Patio - The Inspired Room

If you are just catching up in blogland after summer vacation, here’s the scoop: our family is in the process of moving and trying to get our new life and son's school started in a new home in Seattle! We are very excited to be here, but logistics … ** Read more **

Glidden Paint {Review & Giveaway} Now closed

The Inspired Room Coffee Station

Paint color: Glidden Polished Grey For those of you have have followed along with my blog over the years, you know we did a lot of wall painting in our old home. Even though it was a brand new house when we bought it, the paint the builder used was … ** Read more **

BIG NEWS!

The Inspired Room Big News

It's been a whirlwind couple of weeks around our house. You might have noticed I went radio silent for a few days there, but things started to get a little crazy. We had a bit of a life-altering but exciting situation take place just before I headed … ** Read more **

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