Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

February 16, 2017

When it comes to decorating, many people opt for more neutral colors to give their space more light. They think dark colors will make a space look smaller, they’ll lose light, or it will create negative space. Don’t believe the myths … Continue reading




How to Create a Cozy Bedroom

January 6, 2017

This week’s guest blogger is Krystine Edwards of Living Pretty Styled. My bedroom is my sanctuary. After a long day of work, children and being an adult, I’m exhausted. I do enjoy our cozy sofa but … Continue reading




Ring in the New Year with Easy Updates for Your Home

December 28, 2016

As the holiday season winds down and you start packing up the tinsel and lights, now is the perfect time to revitalize your home and reorganize for the new year. With the chill of winter … Continue reading




6 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Cozy This Winter

December 23, 2016

After the holidays when all the twinkling trees, mantels adorned in greens and sprinkling of holiday magic are put away for the season, the house can feel a bit bare. And with the chilly weather … Continue reading




Turn Back the Clocks in Your Own Slumber Sanctuary

November 1, 2016

Sunday is the end of Daylight Saving Time — it’s also a good time to make some changes in the bedroom, as you turn back the clocks to enjoy that extra hour of sleep! The … Continue reading




How to Style a Bed in a Studio Apartment

October 30, 2016

One of the biggest challenges that comes with living in a studio apartment is where to put the bed. There are lots of options, such as using a pull-out couch or day bed to serve … Continue reading




Create a Personal Retreat That’s All Your Own

October 18, 2016

Two years back I helped surprise a friend who was going through a difficult time with a new bedroom. Why? To give her a sanctuary from which she could regroup and create her best life. … Continue reading




7 Ways to Cozy Up Your Home for Fall

September 30, 2016

This fall there are tons of ways to update your wardrobe and your home! Whether it’s switching out lighter fabrics, like linen and cotton, for more cozy textures, like faux fur and cashmere, here are a few … Continue reading




Transition Home Decor with the Textures of Fall

September 20, 2016

This week’s guest blogger is Amie Freling-Brown of Meme Hill Studio. She is also a regular contributor to our Happy by Design Pinterest page. As the weather gets chillier and the leaves start to turn colors, I look to make changes … Continue reading




Check in to This Hotel-Inspired Guest Room

August 5, 2016

When dreaming up my guest bedroom, I imagined something like a 5-star hotel. Well, maybe not 5 stars, but at least somewhere that my guests would be comfortable. I envisioned a room full of neutrals that … Continue reading