Summerizing Your Fireplace

I ran across this pretty picture and thought it was the perfect summer look for an unused winter fireplace! For more inspiring ideas for fireplaces, check out my blogging friend Katie's post on Fireplace-scapes, which earned her a place last week … ** Read more **

Inspiring Idea: Flexible Furniture

There are some pieces of furniture that seem to work in any home, any setting and almost any room. A small sideboard or cupboard like this one can fill just about any need. From the dining room, to kitchen, to bathroom to laundry room to the … ** Read more **

Washington Post and Seattle Times

A big thank you to The Seattle Times and Terri Sapienza of the Washington Post for featuring The Inspired Room this week! Find ideas for Curb Appeal by clicking these links in The Inspired Room: Ideas for Curb Appeal Portland Area Curb Appeal … ** Read more **

Sweet Escape: Fathers & Backyard Barbecues

Happy Father's Day to those special Dads in your life!! I'm going to be spending a delightful day with my two favorite fathers, my own dad and the dad of my three babies. Enjoy the weekend, everyone! From Sunset's Ideas for Building Barbecues, 1961 … ** Read more **

Blissfully {un} Domestic

COVER YOUR EYES! OH NO! THIS IS NOT GOING TO BE PRETTY! Dirty sock on floor, dust filled registers, broken doorstop, yucky ripped wallpaper = Blissfully Domestic Diva "Just call me a Blissfully Domestic Diva!" Uproarious laughter went up in … ** Read more **

Style Tips: Seasonal Style

spring decorating

Coastal Living, Jean Allsopp Ideal Home, August 2005 Coastal Living, Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn Coastal Living, Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn Many people really enjoy changing their rooms for the season. Whether you have slipcovers for your … ** Read more **