Rapid Review: Design by Nature

Design by Nature: Creating Layered, Lived-In Spaces by Erica Tanov is all about using the beauty of nature to influence and inspire your personal approach to design. What attracted me to this book was its minimalist cover and thick pages of stunning photography, by photographer Ngoc Minh Ngo. Just flipping through the pages at the... Continue Reading →

Daydreaming of…

Remember when we talked about my weird obsession with castles on Pinterest? I must confess it's not the only one. Lately I have loved looked at bathrooms. What is it about a light and airy bathroom, a simple modern vanity, and the perfect mirror that have me clicking and clicking and looking for more? Until... Continue Reading →

My Workspace

One of my favorite things to look at on Pinterest is desks. I love to see how other people are designing their workspaces, and these pins give me all kinds of inspiration and ideas. My current desk-slash-workspace is below: The location of my desk, and it being one of the first things you see when... Continue Reading →

Imagine A Forest…

  Imagine A Forest: Designs and Inspirations for Enchanting Folk Art by Dinara Mirtalipova is such a beautiful book. I found it at the library one day when I was on my way to the checkout station with a handful of books I had on reserve. The cover caught my eye right away. I took one... Continue Reading →

Sage Living

Sage Living: Decorate for the Life You Want by Anne Sage has been one of the most interesting design books I have read so far. A lot of design books and blogs stress designing elements in your living space to compliment your lifestyle. Anne Sage takes an entirely different approach and suggests you decorate your... Continue Reading →

A Place for Everything…

As I’ve mentioned previously, I’d love to start incorporating more lifestyle posts into the blog. What better place to start than showing you where I keep all of these lovely books I’ve been telling you about for the past year? I recently updated my book space by incorporating a second matching bookshelf, allowing me to... Continue Reading →

DIY…Not So Much

As with probably the majority of bloggers and pinners on the internet, I am a sucker for design and DIY blogs. Their links crowd my Favorites folder and I feel compelled to check in with them daily. Why? Well it’s simple, who doesn’t like looking at pretty things? But I’m always asking myself: how do... Continue Reading →

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