Creating a Charming Backyard Corner

The Inspired Room Backyard - Trex Adirondack Chair

When we first moved into our house, our backyard was a typical new construction home on barren land. No trees, no plants, no landscaping. We had weeds and rocks for soil, and that was it. After living in old homes with established landscaping to work … ** Read more **

2015 Readers’ Favorite Decorating Blog {Better Homes & Gardens}

The Inspired Room Kitchen Remodel

There was a little bit of awesome news a couple of weeks ago that I haven't yet shared! But, it is really is SO exciting it cannot wait another day! Thank you so much for voting my little ol' blog The Inspired Room as the Readers' Favorite Decorating … ** Read more **

Backyard Improvements {& new patio furniture covers!)

The Inspired Room Backyard

Little by little, we've been making small improvements to our backyard. While we would have loved to hire a landscaper to design and implement a plan for us, we decided to just do what we could ourselves over time. And because we haven't had a lot of … ** Read more **

Shaking Up the House

The Inspired Room Kitchen Coffee Station

Remember the other day when I talked about what I do when I get in a slump around the house? Sometimes I just wander around wanting to do something different but I just don't know what. I don't want to spend money (or I do, but I don't have any to … ** Read more **

Decorating with an Antique Bowl

Recently, my husband and I were enjoying an afternoon together window shopping in Poulsbo. There are quite a few fun little shops there we like to peek in every once in awhile. We stopped in an antique store we hadn't visited for a long time and on … ** Read more **

Skybell: A Video Doorbell Giveaway

The Inspired Room Front Porch - Skybell

I treat my home as a sanctuary, a place away from the world where I feel safe. Yet, the sound of the doorbell disrupts the peace of my little oasis. Doorbells just always unnerve me, even if there isn't a reason to worry. Our doorbell rings often … ** Read more **