5 Ways to Get This Look:  Stone Fireplace Family Room

5 Ways to Get This Look: Stone Fireplace Family Room

I’ve got fireplaces and mantels on my brain this week. I’m loving the look of stacked stone, so I was very drawn to this beautiful living room designed by Color Drunk Designs that was recently featured at House of Turquoise. I looked around to find five of the best tutorials for projects that you could do yourself to replicate the look of this room. If you are up for a little DIYing, you can definitely get this look at bargain prices! Scroll down to find the five ways I found to decorate a living room with a dramatic fireplace.

5 Ways to Get This Look:  Blue Office

5 Ways to Get This Look: Blue Office

Work got you down? Singing the office blues? Well, if you work at home, maybe it’s time to stop singing the blues and start painting your office….in shades of blue! I recently read that people are more productive in blue rooms. So if you want to get more done in less time, I suggest taking cues from this beautiful office designed by JLV Creative. Take a look at the five different tutorials I’ve found to get the look of this pretty blue office for less.

5 Ways to Get This Look:  Summer Color Living Room

5 Ways to Get This Look: Summer Color Living Room

As the days get warmer, I’m drawn more and more to the kind of colors that decorate beach towels and umbrellas. Sun-drenched rooms have the light to be able to handle saturated colors. This room by Holly Hollingsworth Phillips of The English Room was featured at House of Turquoise. It’s a good example of how a room with great natural light can support a bright, busy mix of color and pattern. Check out the tutorials I found for DIYing several elements of this inspiration room.

5 Ways to Have a Colorful Christmas

5 Ways to Have a Colorful Christmas

One of the things I love about blogging is that it widens my circle of friends so much…and I get to virtually visit many more homes during the Christmas season.  This year, I’ve seen lots of homes decorated in lovely winter whites and traditional reds and greens.  What I can’t get enough of, though, are the pictures I’m seeing of halls that are decked in less less traditional color schemes.  They’ve inspired me to break the mold with my own decor, this year.  Today I’m sharing 5 Ways to Have a Colorful Christmas.