Inspiring Finds:
The I love blogland edition.


Classicly Amber Blogland.  So much talent, so many ideas, so much creativity. So little time to see it all. Want to know what I found this week? Well, I can't show you every post I read or loved, but here are a few inspiring finds to … ** Read more **

Making Our House More Like US:
A New Project Begins

Don't worry, that is not my new project. That is one of my daughters stripping wallpaper late one night from another hallway in our old house. Just thought you might be amused after yesterday's post to see yet another hallway of lovely wallpaper we … ** Read more **

DIY Makeover: Staircase Before & After

A reader of The Inspired Room, Jessica, sent me these photos of her staircase. The stairs at her new house were in bad shape, but a coat of black paint brought them back to life and looking classy again! Thanks Jessica! … ** Read more **

DIY Staircase Makeover (Before & After)

staircase makeover red and white steps

AFTER: STAIRCASE At my old house, we gave this staircase a much needed DIY makeover. The above is the after photo. It started out in really sad shape. If you remember, our last house was a 1930s English style home that needed a lot of cosmetic … ** Read more **

Step Black!

Written by: Tim Layton (aka Remodeling Guy) Tim's love of creativity and design mix with a perspective built on a career as a remodeling contractor.He can also can be found at his blog, Step Black!? Oh man... sometimes I … ** Read more **

Interior Columns

A reader, Allison, asked if I would this photo of our interior room dividing columns so I thought I'd share it here in the Behind The Scenes section of my blog. I want to start adding more things over here! We have two sets of these columns, one … ** Read more **