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Feel Well Where You Dwell
Our dwellings—both our home and body—are intricately connected. Each has the potential to inspire the other to be its very best!
Your home is where your life happens. Learn how to create a sanctuary that inspires your well-being, so you can experience a greater sense of peace, comfort, and belonging.
Your body, including your mind and soul, needs daily nourishment to help you feel healthy and happy. You’ll discover simple ways to make self-care a priority in your home.
Melissa Michaels wants to show you how meaningful it can be to live a life that nurtures both your home and body. By making a series of small, intentional choices—from what you bring into your home to how you shape your daily habits and mind-sets—you can create a more rejuvenating environment that equips you to go into the world and accomplish all you set out to do.
Dwelling will help you
- learn to better care for your home environment so it takes care of you
- make decisions that simplify your life
- create more peace in your day
- invest in relationships that make you feel positive, challenged, and supported
- lean into faith for strength and renewal
When you discover the connection between your home and body and the action steps you can take to improve both, you’ll be on your way to a more balanced and happy life!
Live a Different Story This Year
Do you desire to do immeasurable good for yourself, your home, and others, but find it difficult to maintain daily habits that help you accomplish your goals?
Here is your invitation to explore simple and practical ways to improve your well-being every day. Each month, you will be inspired to set a plan of action using the calendar pages, reflect daily on the special moments you are grateful for, and journal your thoughts using guided prompts.
Dwell on blessings throughout your year and discover how the positive mind-set you’re cultivating will create lasting change in your home and body. You will become more mindful of and thankful for your time, your life, and your healthy choices.
This journal is designed to be flexible, customizable, and personal. It can be used together with Melissa Michaels’ book, Dwelling, or on its own. Let it be your companion on this journey. This is your story and your life—savor it, celebrate it, and nourish it.
Start Coloring Your Dream House Today!
Within these pages, you’ll find a creative opportunity to relax and unwind. This is not just an invitation to color, but to be inspired as you design the home of your dreams.
Look inside, and you will find inspiration for every room in your home. Have fun experimenting with your favorite color palettes, playing with fun patterns, imagining the possibilities through creative activities, and coloring beautiful pages that bring your dreams to life.
Share your pages on Instagram with the hashtag #TIRcoloringbook. Follow and tag @theinspiredroom and show your creations.
Let this be your creative space to decorate as you dream. Enjoy!
New York Times Bestseller!
What if the house of your dreams is the home you have? Meet Melissa Michaels, creator of the popular blog The Inspired Room and the best contentment coach you’ll ever meet. With humor and candor Melissa reveals how to transform your rooms (and your life) from plainly livable to fabulously lovable.
Like a perfectly overstuffed chair, Melissa’s encouragement beckons you to get comfortable and then get creative as you:
- find beauty in the ordinary
- discover your style and let it shine with simple ideas
- entertain possibilities and people with more gratitude and joy
- gather inspiration in the 31-day Love Your Home Challenge
- leap from dreamer to doer with confidence
Much more than décor! This is your invitation to fall in love with the home you have and embrace the gifts of life, people, and blessings right where you are.
101 Real Decorating FAQs Answered
When you have a home decorating question, do you wish you had a team to consult? Now, you do! Home decor experts Melissa Michaels (The Inspired Room) and KariAnne Wood (Thistlewood Farms) answer 101 actual queries from readers like you.
As Melissa and KariAnne help solve these everyday decorating dilemmas, you’ll learn more about…
What to do first, how to update your entire house, and decorate on a budget.
Style and Trends
How to find your personal decorating style, choose a timeless look, and make your home both kid and style friendly.
The Major Elements
Get foundational guidelines for flooring, wall décor, lighting, and more.
Furniture and Space Planning
How to place furniture properly, maximize open floor space, and redo rooms on a tight budget.
Color, Paint, and Patterns
Choose correct colors, learn paint basics, and express your creativity while avoiding clash.
Tame your junk drawer, declutter kitchen appliances, and manage the mess in a multipurpose room.
Accessories and Styling
Accessorize with confidence, showcase your favorite pieces, and own your style even while renting.
If you’re unsure about any area of decorating, chances are the answers are inside this book. Melissa and KariAnne can help!
Your home is where life happens. Melissa Michaels, New York Times bestselling author of Love the Home You Have and the best-selling book and blog The Inspired Room, knows how it feels to become overwhelmed by stuff.
In spite of the messes and clutter that accumulates in daily life and the inevitable life-changes that bring so much disorder in the house, a home should be a sanctuary.
With insightful ideas and helpful encouragement, Melissa will show you how to:
- clear out clutter to welcome in what best serves your family
- more effortlessly decide what to keep and what to let go of
- develop habits that will simplify your home and your life
- discover the joy of daily routines and simple organizational systems
- create more space in your home and schedule for what matters most
You’ll find a practical plan to jumpstart your progress in decluttering and organizing your home and plenty of tips to inspire you.
Along the way, you’ll make more room for the things you really love!
New York Times bestselling author, Melissa Michaels, will inspire you to make your house a well-loved home. Her relatable style, unique voice, and practical decorating ideas have made her highly respected blog, The Inspired Room, a haven for fans of real-life style.
Step inside Melissa’s home as she shares lessons learned, inspiring photos, and encouraging insights to help you embrace your authentic style through
- doable improvements for every room;
- attainable decorating, organizational, and DIY solutions;
- transforming tips for lighting, color, and style;
- motivation to reclaim and organize small spaces
Best of all, you don’t need a big budget or perfect DIY skills to embrace Melissa’s practical home decor philosophy. You’ll return to this book again and again for inspiration to fall in love with the home you have.
The Inspired Room Guide to Savoring the Holidays: HOME*MAKING and SOUL*TENDING Practices to Make the Seasons Bright
Melissa Michaels, creator of the award-winning Inspired Room blog, helps you get the most out of the holidays as you embrace the rhythms and rituals of the holiday season. These home*making and soul*tending practices for fall and winter will prepare your heart and home for the holidays and help you create an atmosphere of peace and joy for you and your loved ones.
Make your house a home with these design staples!
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