Today we have my friend Shelly from Confettistyle with us! Shelly is a fellow blogger and lover of all things beautiful. This project is one of my favorites and I’m excited to share it with you all! Shelly recently updated her home office and let our Boho Luxe Home wallpaper help…can you guess where she […]
Obsessions and Inspirations
Welcome to part two of the San Francisco Decorator’s Showcase home tour. This home was so impressive that I had to split it up into two separate posts…my design eyes couldn’t take more stimulation all in one post. If you can’t tell, we freaking loved touring this house!! To learn more about the showcase and […]
There’s a mysterious air around Frida Kahlo. I would loved to have known her. She was deep and dark and passionate. If she were to be alive today, I wonder what her home would look like? I imagine that it would be colourful, eclectic, bohemian, vibrant, and adorned with her many paintings of herself. Let’s […]
Bohemian Interiors. Do you know why I love them? Because there are a million ways to do them right and not many ways to do them wrong! You can mix and match patterns, colours, textures, and accessories to your heart’s desire. I believe that more is more and layering is my jam, so when it […]
Less is more? Sometimes. And other times not. At times, interiors are literally begging for something radical. Whether it be an unexpected use of colour or the mix of multiple patterns and textures, maximalist decor is a trend that’s rising. I’m literally jumping up and down with joy. Neutrals and playing it safe aren’t my […]
Temporary wallpaper/peel and stick wallpaper/removable wallpaper is here my friends, hallelujah! This design option is a smart choice for those with commitment issues, that like to change it up a bit, or one that wants things in their life simple. Another fabulous thing about temporary wallpaper? It can be used on surfaces other than walls! […]
Shiplap / aka country-chic wood paneling. It. Is. Everywhere. Shiplap in living rooms, shiplap in dining rooms, shiplap in bathrooms, shiplap in kitchens. Here a shiplap, there are shiplap, everywhere a shiplap. Sick of seeing white shiplap everywhere like me? I have found a solution that makes my black heart go pitter patter…yep you guessed. […]
San Francisco Decorator Showcase Recently, the BHE had to go to San Francisco for his job. I joined him at the end of his gig and we stayed on for a long weekend of fun. We crammed a lot in in three days and saw quite a bit. But I was beyond thrilled to learn […]
As you could probably guess, I’m not a huge baby-fanatic. Shocker I know. Sure, babies are cute but I know all of the things those little shits angels are capable of and prefer to keep my distance. However, I can stand looking at hip baby nurseries and I’ve designed a few of my own in my […]
I wanted to share with you five of my favorite women designers. These women are all total badasses and have forged their indelible mark on the industry. There are so many amazing designers it’s a hard choice but these women, from the past and in the present, are pioneers in our industry and I can’t […]
Dark Romance. A luxurious and moody style. It’s a beautiful look and Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to share a few dark, romantic, and sexy interiors. These spaces make my black heart go pitter patter…let’s see if you agree! 🙂
Pantone is coloring the way for the new year with it’s 2018 Colour of the Year, Ultra Violet. A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future. While purple is not an easy colour to use in design I love a […]
The holidays are quickly approaching and we all know what that means, OUT OF TOWN GUESTS! Make their stay, and your sanity, more pleasant with these gorgeous guest rooms ideas!
As you all know, I’m a color girl. I live it, breathe it, and color my world whenever I get the chance. One of the first things about a home that I notice is the front door – so today I thought we would take a look at a few different styles and colors. Here […]
There is SO much talent across the blogosphere, seriously TONS! I’m lucky enough to be able to call a few of these talented ladies friends, so today I wanted to shine the spotlight on them and share with you all what they have been up to! Get ready to see some amazing design, DIY tutorials, […]
Remember my post that I wrote a few weeks ago about Vintage Airstream Remodels?, I shared my inspiration for the interiors of these bad boys and today I want to share some inspiration that I’ve gathered for airstream exteriors! The BHE and I are searching for the perfect airstream to DIY and these remodels are […]
Do you love books as much as I do? If I could, I would collect them by the dozen. I mean, I love Pinterest and all but there is something about turning pages, touching the pages. Oh, and sitting in a cozy spot while reading them. Stunning home libraries, what could be better? Let’s take a look at 15 […]
If you know me, you know my love of a good, long, hot soak in the tub. It’s my sanity. Let’s share the serenity and take a look at a few swoonworthy soaker tubs that are sure to leave us fully relaxed and ready for that second, err third glass of wine.
Mark my words. One day I will own and renovate a vintage Airstream. Seriously, it’s on my design bucket list! I love the endless possibilities of the Airstreams and would love to let my creativity flow into one. Until I have the time to tackle this project, I thought I would share my inspiration with […]
Staircases come in many different shapes, colours, and sizes. For me, the more drama the better – but I appreciate most design options for staircases. I thought today that we would take a look at a few dramatic staircases that surely make a stylish statement! Are you ready to take the stairs with me?
Recently, my business parter at Boho Luxe Home took off to Japan! Yes, she left me behind. Her trip photos made me start thinking about how much I love Asian influence in design. From the colours, textures, patterns and more, Asian decor is intricate and beautiful. Here’s some easy ideas on how to incorporate Asian Influences […]
Cue Britney Spears… Oops I did it again. After years of discussion, dreaming and planning, my partner in crime, Melanie and I finally launched our new globally inspired home decor line. Woo Hoo!! Allow me to introduce you to SmithHönig.
May is here and you know what that means!?! May flowers and…. A New Velvet Finishes Colour of the Month! That means savings for you! WOOHOO!! Are you Ready to Paint it Yellow with Velvet Finishes May Colour of the Month: Bold?
I’ve always loved Mexican and Spanish design styles and architecture. I mean, I don’t call my house Casa de Loco for nothing! In honor of Cinco de Mayo quickly approaching, I’ve rounded up my favorite Mexican Interiors and furniture designs with geodes that make me want to get my sombrero and margaritas out! Like that’s different […]
Modern Meets Vintage Are you a lover of all things modern, as well as vintage? WELCOME TO MY CRAZY WORLD! I love pairing mid-century, modern styles with vintage accessories – especially art. Decorating your space with modern and vintage art plus other accessories can create the perfect blended design. Mix It Up! Modern and Vintage […]
Mismatched dining room chairs. Mixing it up on chairs can include multiple colour choices, fabrics or chair styles. With so many elements to customize, possibilities abound, no? See how these designers added to their room designs by mixing things up a bit! The results are not only eclectic, they are all sorts of gorgeous! Here’s how to […]
There’s never a second chance to make a first impression – something that us interior designers know all too well. What’s the first impression of a home? The Entryway of course! If you’re ready for a change and to make your entryway more welcoming for the new year, I have some inspiration for you! 14 […]
Floors. The foundation of a space. Not easily changed, so a very important design decision. Here’s a gorgeous collection of amazing inspirations. Let’s drool together.
Shiplap. It. Is. Everywhere. Shiplap in living rooms, shiplap in dining rooms, shiplap in bathrooms, shiplap in kitchens. Here a shiplap, there are shiplap, everywhere a shiplap. HGTV and Joanna Gaines has taken this farmhouse, shiplap phenomenon to the extreme. Now, please don’t get me wrong…as an interior designer I appreciate different styles, design asthetics, […]
Lots of things have been happening lately! I got back from Haven, an annual home decor and DIY conference for bloggers, earlier this month and if you follow me on Instagram, you know that the family and I escaped to the lake for the week. It was MUCH NEEDED. I learned a lot at Haven […]
Remember the globally inspired home decor line, SmithHönig, that my partner Melanie and I finally launched? (you can read all about it here) Well, this past month we hit up AmericasMart Atlanta and I wanted to share with you all our experience. If you are taking your kids shopping with you in Atlanta and need […]
This past weekend, I attended the Haven Bloggers Conference in Atlanta. I learned a ton, made lots of new friends, caught up with old ones, and I drank too much Saturday every night. However, my love of a good time and installation of sprinkler system for my garden, did lead to this blog post…
Summer is here y’all! Bring on the warm sunshine, refreshing pools with great designs at natural pools australia, with the best swimming pool management companies around, fruity drinks, and fun outdoor parties! I’ve been drooling over all of the fabulous outdoor areas that I’ve seen on Pinterest, so I gathered a few of my favorites […]
I like my plants like I like my furniture paint….no-brainer easy. My black thumb doesn’t really allow for much else. Besides the fact that there are really easy step for preparing your yard to make it look good and they´re really easy take care of, indoor plants + herb gardens are super beneficial. Here’s 11 […]
It’s National Tartan Day! If you’ve got Scottish roots then it’s time to celebrate! April 6 is National Tartan Day, when people of Scottish heritage within the United States are celebrated for their contributions to the country. Even if you don’t have Scottish roots you can still celebrate National Tartan Day by rocking your favorite plaid looks! You can […]
Designer Favorite: Jamie Drake
I’m sure that you have heard that Pantone had a “first” this year. Pantone took a softer take on color for 2016: For the first time, the blending of two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity are chosen as the PANTONE Color of the Year! My take on this – I love colour, so having two color(s) […]
Decorate with Red February is American Heart Month. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one killer of women. Every year, 1 in 3 deaths are caused by heart disease. That’s approximately one woman every minute. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented by making healthy choices and managing health […]
Barry Dixon It’s time to break out the vodka and gummy bears because it’s another one of my favorite designer’s birthday month! Barry Dixon has to be one of the most talented designers of our time. His attention to detail, his balance of color and texture, the combination of pattern…I could go on and on. […]
Where else should you celebrate Elvis Presley’s Birthday but the beautiful Graceland? Read on to see a tour of Graceland and how they celebrate Elvis’ Birthday!
My favorite pattern makes me Mad for Plaid Always a classic, plaid patterns can be traditional, country, transitional or quirky, and one of the few things I can say I like about winter. Take a look at a few plaid looks that I am obsessed with…
It’s time to break out the vodka and gummy bears because it’s one of my favorite designer’s birthday month! Kelly Wearstler Design queen of intense pattern play and color usage. Her birthday is not quite here, but if she is anything like this Kellie – we celebrate all month long. Happy Birthday Kelly Wearstler – […]
Oversized art makes a statement! I like big art and I cannot lie! Que Sir Mix-A-Lot. Nothing personalizes a space quite like beautiful, original works of art – especially if the scale is large. Take a look at these oversized pieces that really pack a punch. Bigger is better right?
JuJu Hats A beautiful design element with a fascinating history, JuJu hats are go to accessory for many designers. JuJu Hats bring a wonderful organic and natural element to a room. They themselves are a work of art.
Acrylic. Sleek, sexy, beautiful and the epitome of good design details. I’m sharing My Love of All Things Acrylic. Don’t forget the GIVEAWAY at the end!
I’m not overly sentimental. I have my moments I suppose, but I’d say I’m probably lower than many on the sentimental scale. If there is such a thing. I like to have keepsakes and treasures but what do I do with them? I get it, we want to keep things from our childhood, from our […]
I’ve been dreaming of coastal inspirations lately. It has been a hot summer here in Georgia. And by hot, I mean…HOT. Sweltering and humid with no breeze. It’s got me thinking I need to head to the ocean with the family. But it’s not going to happen right now.
Do you love interior design books as much as I do? Like seriously, love them? My Favorite 15 Design Books If I could, I would collect them by the dozen. I mean, I love Pinterest and all but there is something about turning pages, touching the pages. So here I give you 15 of my […]
Take a look at the far out work of duo Jimmie Martin. These guys have got it going on. I love their work. Their avant garde, unabridged and outlandish design minds have my head spinning!