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Hollywood Glam Guest Room: Before & After

Who said guests rooms were plain or boring?! Check out our Ann Arbor guest room refresh that included fresh lattice wallpaper, new floral bedding, furniture restoration, pink greek key curtains and, some palm beach flair. This room went from bland and blah to a fun guest retreat that now feels more like a boutique hotel.  

January 11, 2018

Before & After, Guest Room, Inspiration

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Hello Yellow! Front Door Ideas

The color you choose for your front door or elsewhere can have a big impact on the curb appeal and vibe of the home. I have been thinking about painting our back door yellow to bring a bit of charm to an otherwise plain white entry door. What do you think? Would you paint your […]

August 13, 2017

Curb Appeal, Inspiration

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All White Decor | Home Inspiration

I love the simple, calming effect that white can have on a space. All white decor and minimalist design is used best when it incorporates a variety of textures and shapes. Consider an all white kitchen with matte or glossy subway tile and industrial light fixtures to break up the white space. Fresh flowers and […]

August 12, 2017

Inspiration, Kitchen, Modern Farmhouse, Uncategorized

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10 Ways to Make Laundry Fun | MI Interior Designer

Why should laundry be bore? Let’s make it a little bit more fun by bringing some inspiration and style to the chore! Check out these 10 laundry room inspirations and ideas to make your laundry room transformation. I recommend geometric tiles, a painted door to keep things whimsical and happy, and overhead cupboards with organization […]

August 6, 2017

How To, Inspiration, Laundry Room, Modern Farmhouse, Organization

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Southeast MI Antique Shopping

One of my favorite things to do is to shop for antiques. Antiques bring character and history into a home and I love the stories they can tell. I am always hunting for something, and I have a few shops that are at the top of my list in Southeast Michigan. Numbered from the top […]

August 6, 2017

Antiques, How To, Modern Farmhouse

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How to Style a Gallery Wall

Creating a family gallery wall can be a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be! Start by selecting your favorite family portraits or photos and consider variations in size, shape, and material. For this family gallery wall I decided to print my photos on canvas and incorporated hand-painted wood signs made by artists on […]

August 6, 2017

Inspiration, Modern Farmhouse, Wall Art

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Baby Rosie’s Nursery

Sweet baby Rosie’s nursery is inspired by her beautiful name. I decided to do a soft palette with walls painted in light peach rather than the typical baby pink and used a beautiful wallpaper by Anthropologie to make a floral statement. Mint green as an accent color and soft bedding by RH Baby makes for […]

August 4, 2017

Children's Rooms, Feminine Decor, Inspiration, Wallpaper

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I dedicate my work and my heart to our two little loves, Jack and Rosemary. Jack and Rosie bring me joy everyday and they are the reason our home is so sacred. They fill our home with giggles, love, and tiny fingerprints. They make me want to be a stronger woman and momma day in […]

August 4, 2017


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