I do not think I am alone when I say we all need a little refresh right now. I am low on event and floral design projects due to COVID-19, which means money is not flowing in, and I am home all the time. I have spent most of my time off in the garden. I have created five new gardens beds in my backyard. I used all seeds and split plants from my front yard and transplanted then to the back. My husband is a banker and loves that I have become thrifty…I will not tell him it is temporary. Today I am focusing on my interior for the first time in months. I needed a little refresh, and I thought I would share my inexpensive ideas. I hope you enjoy them!
Flowers always make my home look clean and cared for. I will go out to the garden after I clean my house and bring in some flowers!
Fresh paint is an incredible way to bring new life to your space. It will cost you $40+ a gallon, but it gives you a big bang for your buck!
I love container gardening; you can do this anywhere if you have a window you can have a garden. I love getting my hands dirty and watching seeds, seedlings, or plants thrive. You can spend just a few dollars to get huge rewards.
Flea Markets are great places to go right now, grab your mask and hand sanitizer, and get out hunting for that statement piece you have been longing to find.
This suggestion is my husband’s favorite because it costs nothing. Rearrange your rooms, try something new, bring a piece of furniture from one space into another. I am moving a chair from my guestroom down to my family room, and moving a sofa from one area to another…moving things motivates me to clean and declutter, and it refreshes the space.
Which of these ideas inspires you to create beauty? What could you do to refresh your home?
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It is the best part of the year for me! Wedding planning season, my creative juices are flowing, I wake up at 2am in a dreamy state thinking about my wonderful brides & grooms. This is one of my vision boards, I can totally visualize this couple’s big day!
It makes me so happy to be working on next season’s weddings! I hope you like the feel of these boards, I am inspired by my brides & grooms.
Look at something, someone or a situation in your life from another angle. Perspective is everything! By distancing yourself and looking at things with fresh eyes, you will see things differently. Photographers are masters of perspective.
When I am working, I am looking at design from my client’s point of view. I want to be mindful that my ideas reflect them and not me.
Today I have been looking at tiles; there are a lot of different choices, and I am drawn to many of them. If I am not careful to always keep my concept and client’s in mind, I might influence the outcome with personal preferences.
The tiles I looked at today are the new hot trend…Zellige.
This tile is not new; it was widely used before Subway tile!
This is what I learned authentic Zellige is Moroccan; no two tiles are the same, imperfection is expected, and the finish and color vary a lot.
I think it is beautiful, and one of my clients is interested in using it. I just wanted to get educated, so I took the day to study it.
If you are interested in learning more about Zellige, this article is excellent!!