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 **


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 **

Chasing Dream Houses

The Inspired Room blog - Family Room and Kitchen

I love going to open houses and being invited in to snoop around :). Ya'll probably love to do that too, right? Does your area still host a "Street of Dreams"? That was my favorite house-related yearly tradition for years and years (we moved so I … ** Read more **

New Plantation Shutters

The Inspired Room Dining Room - Copper Lantern Plantation Shutters and Ikat Curtains

I've always been in love with classic plantation shutters. I had them installed in my last two houses in Portland and they were always one of my favorite features. They make me feel like I'm living on a coastal plantation, with the ocean breezes … ** Read more **

Master Bathroom: A Simple Refresh {update}

The Inspired Room Simple Bathroom Paint Refresh - Before and After

This post is in partnership with Homewerks. A couple of weeks ago I shared that I was ready to paint my master bathroom. We've lived in this house for six and a half years and hadn't painted our walls in the bathroom at all. They were still the same … ** Read more **

{Small Spaces} My Upstairs Hallway Bookshelf

The Inspired Room Blog - Hallway Bookshelf

Earlier this year I started looking for a small cabinet or bookcase for the top of our staircase in our hall. You can see this little spot all the way from downstairs in the entry, so it always felt like it needed something more interesting than just … ** Read more **