Apr 21 2017

Our Living Room Tour

Like all the rooms in our house, our living room has had many different iterations. It hasn't changed as dramatically as some other spaces, but I'm definitely liking it's current stage more than the previous ones! From that picture when we first moved in, I'd say it's come a LONG way. We recently did a lot of work on our fireplace. We added the chevron tile and painted it Farrow and Ball Down Pipe. That has made the biggest difference in the...

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Apr 18 2017

4 Bedroom Color Palettes We Love

Needing a little color inspiration this week? Here are some color palettes that we came up with from a few rooms we've had a hand in designing! Photos by Carolina Rodriguez This design was a collaboration between Centered By Design, Relativity Textiles, Alapash, and South Loop Loft and featured in Rue Magazine. I love the deep purple/gray color and how it pairs with the fuchsia!  Photos by Carolina Rodriguez This is a design by Claire of Centered by Design as well. I love her use...

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Apr 13 2017

Get the Look: Changing Tables

Here are some awesome nursery changing tables that we found on Pinterest and pieces we have that could be transformed into very similar looks! We love showing you the potential of our pieces because sometimes they don't look too awesome to being with :) Image: Project Nursery I love this blush pink dresser with the gold hardware. We've had many dressers in this style and sold many as changing tables. They are a great size and height for this purpose. We've done...

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Apr 07 2017

My Boys’ Bedroom Transformation

Alright, so we showed you all the various stages of this room in this recent post. This room started as a pseudo paint booth for MegMade, turned into a bedroom for my older son when my youngest was born, and now is going to be their shared big boy bedroom! When we decorated Well's room the first time (I get restless, okay?) I did so with idea that it would be a shared bedroom soon. Well, then time came to...

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Apr 04 2017

1 Bedroom Design, 2 Budgets

It's hard to know what's important to spend money on, and where you can save some dollars when decorating. We put together a fake bedroom design to show you some ways to save (feel free to create this bedroom- I'd love to see it come to life!) Budget $3500 Coming in at $3400, we made it within this fake person's budget! Here's what we choose: Bedding - Target, $72 Wallpaper- Farrow & Ball, ~$500 Dresser- MegMade, $1050 Side Tables- West Elm, $199 and $299 ...

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Mar 31 2017

Our Favorite Sources: From Sconces to Stone

We work with so many amazing interior designers, so we get to hear about everyone's favorite sources for all things interior design! We thought we'd share some of our go-to spots with you. Lighting   circa arteriors Candelabra lightology   Window Treatments loom decor urban workroom Stone and Tile tile outlet cle tile Rugs canary lane ebay - seriously! Go vintage! I also get rugs from auctions. Wallpaper schumacher farrow and ball abnormals anonymous  Hope this helps your browsing! If you're interested in our interior design services, I...

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Mar 27 2017

How to: Eclectic Dining Rooms

Creating a cool eclectic room can be really hard. Does this really go together? Will it look cool or all over the place? It is easier to just buy a dining table with matching chairs- sure. But is it the best choice? Maybe. Maybe not. If you want an eclectic look, you usually have to be willing to take a risk. So let's take a look at some ways you can achieve an eclectic look in a dining room! This is my...

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Mar 24 2017

5 Wall Decor Ideas

I think when I was first decorating our apartment, the biggest struggle was to figure out what to put on the walls! You don't want to buy stock art from World Market or Target- that's not appealing. You don't want to leave them blank. You think you can just DIY something- so you search for tutorials and Pin them and then never do them...

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