…INTRODUCING The Blue Egg Brown Nest TV Hide & Seek Screen!
I am bubbling with excitement over the introduction of the Blue Egg Brown Nest TV Hide & Seek Screen! What is this, you may ask? Take a look. Don’t be fooled. It may just look like frames & hinges, but it was so tricky my ever so handy DH that he had to custom cut […]
Candice Tells All
Designer Candice Olson delivers the awe-inspiring transformations we have come to expect, but this time she pulls back the curtain to get down to the basics of design. In the HGTV series Candice Tells All she shares the underlying design principles that can be applied to any space, revealing a home's true potential.
Home Project - Map Wall
So, I've got this wall... A big-ass plain long boring white wall. It's upstairs in the hallway that leads from one end of the house to the other. It's huge. It has a light switch (that we never use) smack dab in the middle of it. It's the first thing you see when you come upstairs. And it's BORING. I have been trying to figure out what to do with this white wall for 4 years now. I thought about painting it a fun color, but that didn't seem like enough. I thought about painting it with…
Gallery Wall Layouts - An Easy How-To Guide
You might have noticed that I tend to think things look all the better when grouped together. This is especially true with small pieces of art on the walls. Today, we'll talk gallery walls 101. via In our home, we have a few little clusters of frames, some in traditional gallery wall fashion and some just in groups. I've shown you these two so far (here and here). (For tips on choosing photos for this kind of arrangement, see the original post here). Another grouping of family pics in the…
Roundup: Stylish Ideas for Displaying Family Photos
The first time we heard the debate over displaying family photos, it struck us as a bit odd. We all have families, childhood memories, people we love, so why not have pictures of them in our home. But then we thought about homes where family photos are so much the focus, that it becomes a little awkward. You know, where nearly every wall bares photos of the couple kissing or a new baby posed in various cutesy outfits.
9 Ways to Design Around a TV | Centsational Style
It’s that question we all face at some point when decorating our homes, how do we incorporate the big black box into our everyday decor? In my home, we’ve done it two different ways (see #4 and #6 below), but everyone’s situation is different. Some people have both a living room and a family ro ...