Change a Rug, Change a Room

January 21, 2015
Change a rug, change room @HomeGoods #DesignHappy Blog

Photo by Your Home Only Better

No time to paint? No worries — changing a rug is actually faster and less messy! We’ve been in our home for over two years now and decided not to repaint the freshly painted beige walls. We’ve … Continue reading


Photo by Style MBA

I like to think that I have a HomeGoods influence on my friends. They come over, they see my blog, they shop with me at the HomeGoods store and ask me for decorating advice. I … Continue reading

Tiny Tables Top the Trends

January 15, 2015

Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design

Tiny tables seem to be popping up all over as sleek, stylish accents to adorn, as well as service sitting spaces. These tiny tables aren’t meant to hold a lamp, but are more of a … Continue reading

Decor 8

Photo by decor8

A room update should be one of your top priorities for 2015. Refreshing an old area instantly creates an atmosphere of positivity and motivation. Whether on the walls or by introducing a new accessory, the key to giving new life … Continue reading

In the Throws of Winter

December 30, 2014

Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design

The holidays are winding down, company’s headed home, the tree hasn’t dropped all its needles yet and leftovers never tasted so good. But all you can really think of is curling up with a warm … Continue reading

Recently Updated5

Photo by Style MBA

I’m happy to share another series of Fashion to Furniture with you; the last ones can be seen here, here and here. This time around I am talking about one of my favorite color combinations (shown … Continue reading


Photo by Style MBA

When it comes to incorporating leopard prints into your home, it can become a little tricky — you definitely don’t want it to look like Tarzan is living there. For me, the easy solution is … Continue reading

OB-console table

  I’m sure you have shopped at HomeGoods in search of one thing and then found something unrelated you cannot go home without. That’s what happened to me recently. Case in point: this acrylic table. At 37 inches wide, it’s a small table with … Continue reading

courtesy of Charles Faudree Home

Photo by Charles Faudree Home

One of my favorite designers is the amazing Charles Faudree. His French Country designs have inspired so much in my own: Transferware, red buffalo checks, dark woods mingling with painted furniture. You can definitely see … Continue reading


Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design

It’s always interesting to see how just a few accessories can easily transition and impact different rooms in the house. By changing out five key accents, seasonal or permanent change is easy and budget-friendly. I like … Continue reading