Beach Inspired Design

by Dinah Wulf
whitewashed_oak_inhaus1

Summer is fully underway! Nothing says summer like bringing the outdoors in, especially when you are at the beach.  If you don’t live close to the beach, why not bring it home? If you do live near the beach, why not bring it home?!  Decorating with white sandy beaches in mind can add calm and […]

Coastal Decor

by Dinah Wulf
Seashells

Today is officially the first day of summer!  Living here on the west coast, a few miles from the beach it feels like summer all year round, however there is something exciting about the end of the school year, BBQ’s, and my favorite, summer entertaining.  Summer entertaining, to me, starts with preparing my home.  I […]

Expensive Furniture for Less

by Dinah Wulf
Sater

Expensive Furniture for Less Written By: Rasy Sor Have you heard of the phrase, “champagne taste on a beer budget?”   I have and unfortunately, I too, am afflicted with this.  I definitely have champagne test on a beer budget when it comes to interior design. One of my favorite furniture shops is Room and Board.   […]

Ombre Inspiration Board

by Dinah Wulf
Striped Ombre Wall

If you Google the word “ombre” you’ll find a lot of information on celebrity hair styles.  That’s not exactly what I was looking for.  So I researched a little further.  The best definition of the word  that I found was from Fire Mountain Gems, “Ombré (from the French world “ombrer” meaning to shade) is a […]

Natural Fibers Inspiration Board

by Dinah Wulf
Restoration Hardware Pillows

I love projects using natural fibers like, sisal, burlap, jute, and rope.  It’s eco-friendly, chic, and inexpensive.  What more could you want? It also goes with several types of décor styles from industrial to rustic and from nautical to French country. So, I created a Natural Fiber Inspiration Board for actually several reasons: 1) I […]

PANYL

by Dinah Wulf
PANYL_Teak_Framsta

Remember Colorforms? I had this exact set as a child circa 1981 (Thank you, Bluebuddies.com). I played with this Smurfs Village Scene almost every day.  I even recall getting it taken away from me at school because I was obsessed.  Today, as a big kid, I have new obsessions including blogging, scouring flea markets and […]

Free DIY Tools and Calculators

by Dinah Wulf
HOLLYWOOD-REGENCY

Today I thought I’d put some of my favorite free DIY Tools and Calculators together to help you out on your next DIY project! The style quizzes are fun and the calculators can come in handy. Have fun!   HGTV’s What’s Your Design Style Quiz This is a simple ten question quiz to help you […]

10 Great Room Decor Ideas

by Dinah Wulf

10 Great Room Decor Ideas Tomorrow is the first day of Fall!  Where has the time gone?  It’s the perfect time to update your space and give your home décor a stylish lift.  There’s no need to spend a lot of money. A few small thrifty changes will do the trick.  Check out these ten […]

Room Decor Ideas: ANIMAL PRINTS

by Dinah Wulf
Linon

Room Decor Ideas: ANIMAL PRINTS Autumn is coming up… a great time to incorporate animal prints into your home. Elle Décor has some of my most favorite decorating ideas and tips and animal prints is on their trend alert.  I often go to their website to get some inspiration. Some of the greatest designers often add  […]

Room Decor Ideas: NATURE

by Dinah Wulf
CB Driftwood End Table

Room Decor Ideas: NATURE Bring the outside indoors with nature inspired design. Some of the most beautiful home décor is inspired by nature. Bringing in something natural brings life into your home. Check out these pieces from Anthropologie, Crate and Barrel, IKEA, and ZGallerie and get inspired by nature. This modern swivel office chair from IKEA […]

Inspiration from The Help

by Dinah Wulf
The Help (4)

Inspiration from The Help So I recently finished reading the book, The Help by Kathryn Stockett.   It was a great read and I definitely recommend it.  It was one of those books that you can’t put down and are saddened when you finish it because you want it to keep going.  You instantly fall in […]

Room Decor Ideas: BLACK & WHITE

by Dinah Wulf
Etsy Wall Stencil

Room Decor Ideas: BLACK & WHITE Black is the color of authority and power, while white is the color of purity and cleanliness.  Both are popular in design because they are both neutral and timeless.  There’s something chic adding black and white to your room decor. It seems to never go out of style and black […]

Room Decor Ideas: THE BEACH

by Dinah Wulf
Bench

Room Decor Ideas: THE BEACH I have been fortunate enough to go scuba diving a couple times in the crystal clear waters of the Philippine Islands.  The underwater world is just that, a gorgeous colorful amazing world of blues, purples, greens, oranges, yellows, and reds. It literally looks like a still from Finding Nemo. My […]

Million Dollar Look For Less: Jeffery Allen Marks

by Dinah Wulf
Jordans.com $249.00

Million Dollar Look For Less: Jeffery Allen Marks Being a Reality Show junkie, I didn’t need another show to watch, but got hooked on the first episode.  Bravo’s Million Dollar Decorators is FABULOUS! This is my fourth blog segment, Million Dollar look for Less. The show is about an elite group of Hollywood interior designers […]

Room Decor Ideas: HOLLYWOOD REGENCY

by Dinah Wulf
Hollywood-Regency-Floral_17339B8C

Room Decor Ideas: HOLLYWOOD REGENCY A fantastic current style trend that began in the 1930’s is Hollywood Regency. It is full of the glamour and luxury that is Old Hollywood. It is an eclectic style that meshes the Old Hollywood feel with modern pieces. Room decor in this style doesn’t have to be expensive though. With a […]

Million Dollar Look For Less: Nathan Turner

by Dinah Wulf
Nathan Turner

Million Dollar Look For Less: Nathan Turner Because of the show Million Dollar Decorators on Bravo, I decided to do a new blog segment, Million Dollar look for Less. The show is about an elite group of Hollywood interior designers whose clients are uber-wealthy and spend hundreds of thousands of dollars decorating one room. I […]

Room Decor Ideas: STRIPES

by Dinah Wulf
Etsy Striped Pillow

Room Decor Ideas: STRIPES Get it? Yesterday I posted Room Decor Ideas: STARS and today I am posting Room Decor Ideas:  STRIPES! I’m still in the patriotic spirit… anyway… A  little goes a long way when it comes to stripes. Wide, narrow, vertical, or horizontal, stripes add a little fun to any room. Striped furniture or accessories […]

Million Dollar Look For Less: Mary McDonald

by Dinah Wulf

Million Dollar Look For Less: Mary McDonald Because of the show, Million Dollar Decorators, I decided to do a new blog segment, Million Dollar look for Less, because let’s face it, 98.5% of us can’t afford these fabulous designs but who says we can’t fake it? So let’s break down these million dollar rooms, decorate on […]

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