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

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

Natural Living

Eight Design Tricks to Use When You Don’t Have a Headboard

One of the main tips to decorating a bedroom is that you should have a headboard. You may have passed without one in college, but if you want to have a dreamy bedroom, you HAVE to have a headboard. Why is this so important? It's just a headboard. The bed is the largest and most… Continue reading Eight Design Tricks to Use When You Don’t Have a Headboard

Feng Shui

How to Feng Shui your Studio Apartment

Let's face it, not all of us can afford a one or two bedroom apartment as soon as we graduate college and move away from home. In booming cities, the demand of a good location alone can mean having a studio apartment as your only option. Studio apartments are not only growing in popularity because… Continue reading How to Feng Shui your Studio Apartment

Eco · Natural Living · Sustainable Designs

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

Feng Shui

The Four Celestial Animals of Feng Shui

The Four Celestial Animals are a cornerstone to Feng Shui. They are mythical creatures that contain specific energies that relate to the features of our space. Each animal is associated with a direction and an element. It is through these animals that we build a better understanding about the natural energy of our space. Red Phoenix The Phoenix is… Continue reading The Four Celestial Animals of Feng Shui

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

Natural Living · Sustainable Designs

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