Living Room, The Art of the Mix

Welcome to my new site!

Hey all!! Notice anything new! How about my fancy new .com! How about that, ayyyy? I decided to step into the professional world and become legit with my own domain! WE FANCY, HUH. I am still working on adding pages. I coded this site myself so I am still working out a few kinks here and there to the code. What better way to launch the new look than with…

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Dining Room, Inspiration, Living Room, Vintage

Shayne Blue Inspiration

Can we talk about Shayne Blue. I think I have a new design soul sister. Hahah. I mean, I love eclectic spaces like these. When I picture my ideal dream home, it’s full of random things (you know I love that MIX). That’s why I love Kelly Wearstler so much. So much visual stimulation. Ohhh ahhh. I recommend you check out her site and see lovely rooms full of unique…

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Inspiration, Living Room, Make-over, Vintage

Staging to sell: the living room

I admit I have not staged a house before but hey there’s a first time for everything! I don’t really see what the difference is from styling. Just use less stuff. What I do know is, you want to show off your home’s true potential… make it look good so buyers can see themselves living there. The first time my client listed her home, her realtor took some pretty crappy…

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Budget rooms, Inspiration, Living Room, Make-over, Shopping, The Art of the Mix, Vintage

Neutral Living Room Makeover

In my previous post I ended with a drab photo my mother sent me from some kids she knows on facebook. I may have been too harsh (naaah) and decided it would be better as a post all its own! Let’s imagine everything I’m about to say to you actually happened. Haley and her fiance Josh recently purchased a home in Tennessee. Through the glorious wonders of the internet, they…

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Inspiration, Living Room, Removable Wallpaper, Shopping, The Art of the Mix, Tuxedo Sofa, Vintage

Imagining my next space

I’m sort of obsessed with wallpaper now. I’ve always liked it but rediscovered my interest in it when I was searching for wallpapers for Mom’s living room. It’s funny how tastes change. 5-6 years ago I really wanted a damask wallpapered bedroom with an aubergine upholstered headboard (I wouldn’t be caught dead with that now! :P). At the time I started this blog in 2014 I was really into giant floral…

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Inspiration, Living Room, Make-over, The Art of the Mix, Vintage

a confession/ Tiny spaces; a vignette

Oh my gosh, you guys. I apologize for the lack of content. I want to be transparent on this blog like so many wonderful bloggers that I admire but then I don’t want to break my lovely little veil of internet anonymity. I will say that this has been a very rough year for me. I briefly posted that I left my graphic design job in December 2015. 2015 was…

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Budget rooms, Inspiration, Living Room, Make-over, Vintage

Hughes living room refresh (but not a redesign)

I like to think of this as a step along the way to a makeover/living room redesign. A few weeks ago I surprised my mother by rearranging her living room. She loved it. Whew! When you have 0 dollars to buy new furniture you can definitely breathe new life into a space by moving your current furniture into a better flowing/more logical floor plan! I also wanted mother to get a…

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Living Room, Make-over

Built-in Bookshelf Makeover

I really never paid much attention to my mother’s bookshelves until recently. I admit I am not very observant when it comes to things that do not interest me, such as her collection of blue and white china, her annoying love for my horrible teenage years family photos, and tattered family bibles. When I photographed the living room for “before” shots for the makeover I’m working on I was appalled…

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