The New Neutrals

I’ve heard neutral design described as everything from ‘trendy’ to ‘blah’.  And over the past decade neutrals have been equated with the color beige, and beige only.  I dubbed this beige color “builder’s beige” (a.k.a. the color that builder’s paint an entire house in the hopes of attracting buyers).  Regardless of whether you feel neutral colored … Continue reading

Finding Rug Love When You Least Expect It

Finding the perfect rug for a space can take time and admittedly, a bit of trial and error even for the best designers.  If you have a blank canvas of a room, a beautiful rug can be a great starting point that serves as a foundation for the rest of  the furnishings and accent pieces.  … Continue reading

Beach Style!

Hello all!  So excited to join the Mohawk team and publish my first post!  Looking forward to hearing from everyone and chatting up all things design. I don’t know about y’all, but about this time every year I crave a trip to the ocean…the salt water smell, warm yellow sun, complete relaxation…ahhh!  This year I just … Continue reading

Tablet Coffee Table?

I’m ALL about technology; in fact, we have over 9 Apple products in our house. I still have my first generation iPod — it sings lullabies to my daughter at night. My trusty iPod nano jams while I work out. Whether it’s listening to music on Pandora, looking up a last minute recipe, entertaining my 4 … Continue reading

Give a room its own identity, with a rug!

I love our little house, but I think the builders went a little overboard with the whole “open space” phenomenon. We have two great rooms downstairs; one was meant to be a formal living room/formal dining room and the second was meant to be a family room/breakfast nook/kitchen. Having three kids (and a husband) in this open layout means … Continue reading

Top 5 Sites for Homespiration

I’m constantly wanting to redecorate my house…does this usually happen? No. But a girl can dream right? If I had an unlimited disposable income, a full time live in nanny, and I only worked one day a week…I’d have the coolest house ever! So while I’m sitting on the couch after a full day I … Continue reading

My Favorite Modern Outdoor Room

Recently, I was fortunate to join a small and exclusive group of design bloggers, interior designers, and interior decorators, representing 28 states and 4 countries, for Blogfest 2012, a design event hosted by Kravet Fabrics. As part of the event, we were able to see two fabulous showhouses, which have both recently opened in New … Continue reading