Sustainable Designs

How to Design your Balcony for your Lifestyle

Hi Blogging World! Sorry I've been MIA, but I have a good excuse....it's summer! Sunshine and warmth are rarities in Seattle, so I'm soaking up all I can during these summer months. I've also been pretty busy with life. I've started a new job and I'm also moving to a new apartment in a few… Continue reading How to Design your Balcony for your Lifestyle

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Sustainable Designs

Six Ways to Make Your Apartment Your Own

If you're single, young, or just love living in the city, chances are you rent an apartment. Growing up, I had fantasies of moving to a hip apartment in the city:  lofted, brick walls, hardwood floors, and subway tile. I'm sure many people had this same fantasy. TV shows and movies glamorize this idea of what… Continue reading Six Ways to Make Your Apartment Your Own

Sustainable Designs

The Beauty of Built-Ins

Aside from the common misconception of Interior Design being all about picking out paint colors and fabrics, designers focus on a lot of problem solving, which utilized both creative and analytic abilities. One of the challenges of Interior Design is finding a balance between beauty and practicality when it comes to storage. So how do designers approach this… Continue reading The Beauty of Built-Ins

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The Room by Room Guide to Decorating your Studio Apartment on a Budget

Your first apartment...freedom, confidence, excitement....lack of space. Most likely, if you're an urban millennial and moving into your first apartment, a studio apartment is all you can afford. You may bypass the minimal square footage at first, because the excitement of living on your own, in a big city no less, overshadows this issue. After the… Continue reading The Room by Room Guide to Decorating your Studio Apartment on a Budget

Natural Living · Sustainable Designs

Six Design Tricks for Tiny Living

One of my future goals is to live in a tiny house. I often get a chuckle when I think of this dream. Most people aspire to have big mansions, lots of 'feature rooms' like a movie theater and workout room, etc. I am going the opposite route with wanting to live in 144 square feet of… Continue reading Six Design Tricks for Tiny Living

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Eight Ways to Eco Your Walls

It seems that nowadays, there are more and more ways to be environmental without even having to try. Green products have been appearing in stores everywhere, including home improvement ones. Having a more environmentally conscious home is not only a good step for the planet, but your overall health as well. Chemicals found in many home… Continue reading Eight Ways to Eco Your Walls

Natural Living · Sustainable Designs

Eleven Ways to Add Plants to your Decor

As a child, I always loved going to my Aunt and Uncle's home up in Wisconsin. It was a secluded location up near Dodgeville, out in the woods with 40 acres to their name. The land was beautiful, and so was the house. My Aunt and Uncle had a minimalist European style to their home,… Continue reading Eleven Ways to Add Plants to your Decor

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Six Eco Ways to Decorate your Space

Being an Interior Designer,  I am constantly discovering ways to make a space unique and beautiful. Design trends are always changing, and every couple of years, people get tired of their old, outdated designs and want to remodel or redo their spaces. Being an environmentalist, I am passionate about reducing the damage done to the… Continue reading Six Eco Ways to Decorate your Space