Mixing patterns and prints in your home can be overwhelming. Is it going to be too busy? Will the patterns ‘match’?The truth is - successful pattern mixing creates layers and depth in a design . There’s a lot of different ways to successfully mix prints, so here’s 10 tips and steps to elevate your home design through pattern mixing!
The peony garden nursery renovation reveal is finally here! Take a look at all of the details - from wallpaper, to hardware, to lighting, to furniture, to all of the nursery storage solutions. I break down everything and provide links to all of the details, so you can’t easily infuse some of the color and happiness into your own home!
Do you struggle with committing to color in your home? Neutral homes can be beautiful, but let’s be honest, they all start to look the same, and color is a great way to incorporate your personality. If you’re not ready to take the plunge on colorful paint colors, tile, or cabinetry, here’s 7 easy, non-permanent ways to incorporate color that won’t break the bank and can easily be switched out if you decide to move on to a different color later!
If you’ve replaced wood flooring in your home over the last 5 years or you’ve built a new home, you know the struggle. The flooring stores are packed with 4,000 different options, and navigating the difference between solid, engineered, and laminate while choosing the option that best fits your lifestyle and budget can be quite overwhelming. So - what’s the difference between the three?
When it comes to designing rooms for little people, I love the creativity we get to use, plus it often means a little more freedom to incorporate bold colors and prints. This multi-part series will take you through the various stages of this sweet and vibrant nursery renovation, and today we are covering the overall design plan along with the trim progress.
Thinking of hiring an interior designer in the near future? Or is it an interior decorator you need? Knowing the difference could save you a whole lot of money - whether it’s through lower hourly rates for a decorator, or the costly mistakes you will likely avoid by hiring an educated interior designer who’s qualified for your job. Make sure to hire the right person for your project!
More than ever, it can be overwhelming heading to the store to buy a simple thing like lightbulbs. You’re having to decipher terms like CFL, LED, Kelvin, Lumens, Wattage, and beyond! So what does it all mean and how do you pick the right kind of lighting for your home? Today I’m covering Light Bulb Basics 101 to help you buy with confidence!
I’ve designed my fair share of new construction homes, and each home has opened my eyes to another ‘must have’ detail. This isn’t a blog post about the latest, most expensive materials or must-have design trends. These are my top 20 small, practical things that can make your home function better for you in the long run.
Wow. I can’t believe it. 5 years ago today I founded Fuchsia Design. That’s 1825 days. Or 43,800 hours. Or 2,628,000 minutes in case you were wondering!
During this time, I’ve learned some valuable business lessons, so today I’m opening up and talking about what’ I’ve learned along the way with 5 Lessons in 5 Years - Top Business Lessons from a Creative Entrepreneur.
Think your laundry room is bad? THINK AGAIN! For five years, we lived with the world’s ugliest laundry room, and this past January I said ENOUGH! We fully gutted and finished the space, and now it’s a magical laundry room space where all dreams come true. If you like before and after’s, ready, set, GO check it out!