DESIGN TIPS

1 STYLE 3 BUDGETS | BACKYARD ENTERTAINING

1 STYLE 3 BUDGETS | BACKYARD ENTERTAINING

Want to recreate this stunning patio design for less? While Chris + Julia's completed backyard design probably cost them more than $20k (including the custom deck and D.I.Y. fireplace), I wanted to show you that your favorite designs don’t have to break the bank! Here are a few budget-friendly options that achieve the same look, all for under $5k.

1 STYLE 3 BUDGETS | MID CENTURY LIVING

1 STYLE 3 BUDGETS | MID CENTURY LIVING

Some say that the living room is the heart of your a home. The warmth, mix of styles and natural elements in this space make it feel instantly comfortable and homey. But if I had to guess, the cost for this design probably came in around $20k. That's likely more than the entire renovation budget for some homeowners... So, I wanted to recreate this design at three different price points to show that you don't always need a lot of money to style the perfect living space! 

CRAFTY + MODERN PEGBOARDS

CRAFTY + MODERN PEGBOARDS

The raw wood trend has been all the rage, and has recently inspired an ultra-modern twist on pegboards. In the past couple months I’ve helped two of my clients, Natalie and Pei, create pegboard-inspired feature walls in their home offices as a part of their Spruce Kit pacakges, and couldn’t be happier with how well these capture both of these girls' personalities. Check them out!

6 IMPACTFUL WAYS TO STAGE YOUR HOME

6 IMPACTFUL WAYS TO STAGE YOUR HOME

if you've ever watched House Hunters, you know that even the smallest thing, like the paint on the walls, can turn off even the most serious of buyers. So, whether you're trying to put your home on the market, or just improve the zen in your space before your in-laws get to town — these 6 tips will help you stage your home like a pro! I even included some visuals so you can see what a difference these changes make. 

WHAT'S YOUR DESIGN STYLE?

WHAT'S YOUR DESIGN STYLE?

I’m filled to the brim with excitement for a big project I’ve been working on for Love Ding! If you’ve been following along, you know that I have recently re-branded my business and have slowly started rolling out personalized interior styling + home staging services throughout Austin. So, in anticipation of a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT at the end of this month, I put together this fun + quick quiz that will reveal your unique design style

DESIGNING FOR THE SENSES

DESIGNING FOR THE SENSES

As we go through life, we discover everything in our world through one or many of our five senses, so it only makes sense that we would want to design our spaces with those sensory stimuli in mind. In my opinion, one of the easiest ways to create a well-balanced space is to make sure that there are elements in my designs that embody or satisfy each of the five senses — touch, sight, smell, sound and taste.

BOOKCASE | 3 STYLES

BOOKCASE | 3 STYLES

One of my favorite parts about interior design is how each style can tell a different and unique story. No matter what your design style, you can create a space that reflects YOU! Bookcases are often one of the most popular ways to include a little personality into your home. So, I put together three all-different and all unique styles, from mid-century modern to a minimalist, to show you just how easy it is to achieve the perfect, well-balanced look for your home!