A Practical Guide to an Inspired Patio @HomeGoods #DesignHappy #NWFGS

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One of the best places to find outdoor living inspiration is at the Northwest Flower & Garden show! On the skybridge at the Seattle Convention Center overlooking Pike Street resided a wonderful design challenge, called “City Living.” … Continue reading




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What is your decorating style? Are you a little bit farmhouse? Mixed with some glam? And maybe a touch of rustic? I am all of those… and then some. Sometimes you might have an idea of what you … Continue reading




Tobi Farley Design - Crestwood

Photo by Tobi Fairley Design

Are you beyond tired of cold weather? I’m dreaming of flowers, evenings on the patio and warm breezes. I can’t wait to pack away winter clothing and flannel sheets. While I wait, I’m grabbing my favorite design books, a … Continue reading




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This winter I have been gravitating towards lighter hues like ivory, grey and camel. It’s always refreshing decorating your home (and closet) with lighter tones during the winter as it’s such an instant mood lifter! … Continue reading




denim in decor - make your home feel as comfortable as your favorite pair of jeans @HomeGoods #DesignHappy

Photo by Ralph Lauren

Denim can be romantic, rustic, dressed up, dressed down and almost always has a story to tell. For me, it was the perfect choice to bring the colors in our family room together and hint … Continue reading




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It is chilly outside and spring can’t come soon enough. In the midst of the chill that winter brings, how do you make sure that your rooms feel warm? It’s easy to achieve — I thought … Continue reading




Coffee Tables that Work Really Hard #DesignHappy @HomeGoods

Photo by Your Home Only Better

A coffee table is not just a pretty face — it’s a place to put your stuff, which may at times include feet. Here are a few things to take into consideration when styling a … Continue reading




Fashion to Furniture: Pastels

February 6, 2015
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Photo by Style MBA

Pastel tones are an instant mood lifter when it comes to fashion and decor. During the winter I love adding hints of pastels (light blues and blush tones are my favorite) into my home furnishings. … Continue reading




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




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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