Expensive Furniture for Less

by Dinah Wulf

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 […]

Free DIY Tools and Calculators

by Dinah Wulf

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 […]

Repurposed Lighting Inspiration

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Lighting (2)

Everywhere I go, I always have my camera.  Not only do I want to capture fun moments with my daughter, family, and friends, but I find decorating inspiration EVERYWHERE. I end up filing my pictures in digital folders on my computer. I just noticed that I had taken several pictures of lighting ideas and thought […]

Fiber and Fire

by Dinah Wulf
FandF via diyinspired (6)

Oh my gosh… I can’t stand it! I am obsessed with the craftsmanship and knack for design of this talented mother and daughter team, Patricia and Andrea also known as Fiber and Fire. I was doing my usual rounds of blog exploration one day and I came across Fiber and Fire on Picket Fence Blogs. […]

Family Photo Wall

by Dinah Wulf
Family Photo Wall

I was pretty happy after I sat back and looked at my family photo wall, so I decided to blog about it.  My friends seem to ask me for tips all the time on the subject, and my friend Jenny and I are known for rearranging photo walls at our mutual friend’s homes. If you […]

Book Page Wreath

by Dinah Wulf
Recycled Book Page Wreath 027

I’ve been looking for the perfect book page wreath to make because I have a damaged antique book with beautiful gold leafed pages.  The book is a book of poems by Keats, however it is falling apart and some pages are missing. There are several book page wreaths out there for inspiration.  I finally came […]

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

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  […]

Places To Go: IKEA

by Dinah Wulf
Floor Lamp

Places To Go: IKEA OK, so I think IKEA definitely gets a bad rap. I’ve heard the complaints from my friends before of how the material is cheap and easily disposable, or how it’s only a great place to shop when you’re in college. I personally love IKEA. I like to go to the showroom to get […]

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 […]

Trash to Treasure: Record Album Art

by Dinah Wulf
Old Records

  My husband collects old record albums and has about 150 sitting in the garage in a huge plastic bin, some he collected himself and some were given to him. So many of them had beautiful artwork (and bad hair) on the front or back covers. I had to break them out and give them a […]

Creative Clocks: How to Make Your Own Clock

by Dinah Wulf

Creative Clocks: How to Make Your Own Clock Learn how to make your own clock in an inexpensive and creative way to add your personality to your décor. It also makes a nice personalized gift.  I have recently noticed unique clocks in magazines and at department stores like Target. There was a great piece, a clock made […]

Room Decor Ideas: THE BEACH

by Dinah Wulf

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 […]


by Dinah Wulf

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 […]

DIY Photo Wall Décor Idea

by Dinah Wulf

DIY Photo Wall Décor Idea Here is a DIY design idea perfect for your living room or bedroom décor. One of my greatest friends put this one together. She purchased two picture ledges and turned them vertically. She cleverly attached curtain wires and clips to hang interesting black and white photos. Everything you need to complete […]

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 […]