Tag Archive: Interior Styling

DIY Wood Shelving Wall

We’re almost finished with our kitchen renovation, and I’m so excited to share this high-impact shelving project with…

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Pink + Orange Fall Tablescape

Each year when fall (and then the holidays) roll around, I feel inspired to play with different color…

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Built-In Breakfast Nook

When we purchased this East Nashville project house earlier this spring, one of the things that first drew…

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How I Built a Channel Tufted Storage Banquette

Hey guys! It’s been a while since I shared a project here at A Beautiful Mess, because I’ve…

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5 Ways to Style Small Paintings in Your Home

Small paintings are the perfect accessory  to add a pop of color to a room. I love that they are small and make a statement, without being overwhelming. These cute little paintings by Julie Marriott Art are currently residing in my living room, but I wanted to share with you a few other ways to style them! […]

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Easy Tips for a Living Room Refresh

Do you ever find yourself noticing the widening gap between the home you want versus the home you have? Life happens, and like most people, I just don’t have the mental space or physical dollars to think about the decor situation in my home—until it’s late at night and I’m scrolling through my Pinterest feed pining for change. But then I wake up, and my baby’s diaper is also pining…

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Sourcing Materials for a Live Edge Coffee Table

I’m a little worried my coffee table is getting too big for its britches. Every time family or friends come over, they fawn over its beauty. I’m sure my loving gazes aren’t helping matters. It’s even become difficult for me to enjoy my favorite TV shows because I find myself just watching the table, as if it’s about to do a new trick. Nah, it’s just sitting there looking like…

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Emma’s Guest Room Makeover

I am so stoked to share my guest bedroom makeover with you guys today. Elsie and I worked on this makeover together, emailing ideas back and forth, because 1.) I respect her opinion, and 2.) she and Jeremy are actually the guests who use this room the most when they come back to Springfield to visit or work since their move to Nashville. So it seemed only fitting that she…

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Design Style 101: New England

above: VT Wonen Magazine Last time we took a look at the earthy style of the Southwest, but this time I’d like to venture into the opposite corner of the U.S. and talk about interiors with New England style. Fresh coastal-inspired colors and nautical influences are the hallmark of New England style, but I wanted to show some interiors that borrow from the traditional flavors of the Northeast and add…

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Design Style 101: New England

above: VT Wonen Magazine Last time we took a look at the earthy style of the Southwest, but this time I’d like to venture into the opposite corner of the U.S. and talk about interiors with New England style. Fresh coastal-inspired colors and nautical influences are the hallmark of New England style, but I wanted to show some interiors that borrow from the traditional flavors of the Northeast and add…

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Design Style 101: Southwestern

above: Apartment Therapy Southwestern style packs a whole lot of history into one single interior design genre. The iconic look of the "Wild West" manages to meld together elements from multiple cultures and periods of history, but it’s translatable to modern homes in our day. Here are a variety of contemporary styled homes that heavily rely on the traditional style of the American Southwest. above: Ruemag / Anthropologie (old image)…

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Design Style 101: Scandinavian

above: House & Home via Bright Bazaar If you’ve been on the internet lately, you’ll know that Scandinavian design is having a moment. And it’s easy to see why! Traditional Scandinavian style is simple, clean, cheerful, and very achievable for basically any budget. When you think about this style, usually lots of white springs to mind, but the reality is that Scandinavian design can also have lots of vibrant color…

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Cabinet Before & After

I used to cringe every time I saw a beautiful piece of furniture doused with paint in the name of DIY, but lately I’ve been succumbing to the lure of painted furniture. A big issue with painted furniture, in my opinion, is it can cover up the character and warmth of the original wood, and it also just comes across as lazy, in my mind, when someone would rather slop…

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Design Style 101: International Style

above: Hooper House by Marcel Breuer featured in Dwell INTERNATIONAL STYLE The world was shocked by the simple, industrial style that came out of the Bauhaus design school in the 1930s. Coming fresh off the heals of the arts and crafts movement where simplicity and craftsmanship were key, designers in the modern German design school believed form should follow function. Furniture designs of tubular steel and glass were created to…

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Design Style 101: Hollywood Regency

above: living room of designer Antonia Hutt featuring William Haines’s Brentwood Chair Hollywood Regency is known for its glamour, drama and new twist on old classics. The style became popular in the 1930s during the golden age of Hollywood. William Haines designed homes for movie stars that made them larger than life with sleek low-lying furnishings and sumptuously dressed walls and windows, while Dorothy Draper’s larger-than-life personality filled great halls…

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In Progress—Elsie’s Rainbow Glassware Collection!

Today, I’m excited to share the progress I’m making on a rainbow glassware display in our breakfast nook. If you watched my empty home tour, you might remember that this rainbow glassware display was one of the things I had planned since pretty much the day we first saw this house. We already have plenty of other spaces for our white dishes and clear glassware, so this little built-in in…

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8 Ways to Use Removable Wallpaper!

When decorating a space, the sheer amount of decisions you have to make can be overwhelming to say the least. Every choice you make affects all the other choices in a room, and it’s stressful to make lots of decisions that you can’t go back on (or at least not very easily) once made. It’s also tough if you are the type of person that changes their home design a…

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Styling a Coffee Table: 3 Ways

Hey, friends! Today I’m partnering with High Fashion Home using this gorgeous table to share three different takes on styling a coffee table. I’m not gonna lie—I geek out on this kind of stuff. I love changing up my space with books and candles, flowers and collections. So welcome to my world…let’s geek out together, OK? 1. The "Everyday" Look For everyday life I don’t want my coffee table to…

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