Luxury at Home: 10+ Tips for Making a Bedroom Feel Like A Hotel Getaway!

Today we're sharing more than a dozen of our favorite tips on how to make your bedroom (or even a guest bedroom!) look and feel like a luxurious, pampering hotel room getaway! Your vacation away may be over, but you can still make your bedroom into a hotel-feeling getaway to enjoy EVERY DAY!  How? We're sharing our 10+ favorite ideas (plus easy resources to make it happen) below! We'll also answer popular questions like: How…

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Make Life Easier: 21 Clever Kitchen Organization & Hidden Storage Ideas!

Today we're sharing the best 21 kitchen organization hacks, storage ideas, and extra tips on items every kitchen needs—and we've done every single one of these in our very own kitchen! So we can tell you all about our now-going-on 7 years of experience with each of these firsthand. Complete photos + details on each one below (along with a couple bonus ideas + a video at the end!). KITCHEN ORGANIZATION HACKS #21: Built-in Countertop…

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Closet Built Ins: The Genius Way to Convert Your Basic Space for Max Storage!

Looking for a smart idea to update your closet built ins the non-generic way—and with better overall functionality? You're in the right place! We're sharing what we did in two of our bedrooms to solve the problem! If you have ugly closets, I feel your pain. If you have disorganized closets, I hear you loud and clear. You want them to function well, stay organized and (if it's not too much to ask) look good...all…

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The Only 7 Office Guest Room Ideas You (Actually) Need to Know About!

Looking for smart home office guest room ideas? Or maybe you're wondering how on earth you can maximize your room that serves as a guest room office? As a professional in room layout & flow, I've collected the 7 categories you can choose from here today! (PS: See what we chose HERE!) We had limited (some might call it zero) space for a guest bed, let alone an entire guest bedroom. Sure, we had what…

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Dining Table Centerpiece: The 10+ Smartest, Simple Designs!

"The smaller the table, the simpler the centerpiece." - Jess It's no secret that I'm a fan of simple. And this goes for centerpieces as much as anything else. carved wood bowl | similar bowl | similar bowl | chairs | pendant | frame | rug You can definitely get away with going bigger and busier on large dining tables, but even then...a massive table with an elegant, restrained centerpiece goes SUCH a long way! Some of my favorite simple centerpiece…

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Design Tip: What to Hang Over the Bed (or Not!)

Don't ask "What to hang over my bed?" Instead, you need to first... ...ask yourself, "Should I even hang something over my bed?"🤔 I have fabulous news for you! You do NOT always need to hang something on the blank wall area above your bed! :)  Money does not need to be spent here before you've really determined if it's really necessary for you and how you want to be your best self at home!😍…

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How to Save Money on Your Kitchen Remodel: 5+ Old vs New (Smarter) Ways!

Over the years, Matt and I have figured out some fa-fa-fantastic ways to save money on kitchen renovations, saving our clients (and us) TEN$ UPON TEN$ OF THOU$ANDS of dollars… …but first let’s talk about the 5 most “generic" and "usual” ways people say to save! These are the ideas we think most people know about already (thanks to home decor shows and mags), but we’ll mention this "usual advice" anyway before we get to…

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Kitchen Countertop Height: 3 Genius Reasons to Avoid the Standard Kitchen Counter Height!

Wondering about the best height for kitchen counter tops? Today we're sharing all about the standard kitchen counter height and why you are officially brilliant to consider customizing your kitchen countertop height! Do you ever have back, neck, or shoulder pain? If you spend a good amount of time in your kitchen, have you ever considered that this might be because of an inappropriate kitchen counter height for your body type? And did you know…

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Laundry Room Shelf Ideas: The Only 5 Types You (Actually) Need to Know About!

When you have a laundry space, getting a laundry room shelf seems to be the #1 thing people start looking for. However, DON'T BUY THAT SHELF until you can answer the following questions!😆 Is it just one shelf you want (or more than one)? Do you know what depth is ideal for your situation? What exactly do you want to keep on those shelves... ...and do you have a list of their measurements? Have you…

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No Hardware: 10 Genius Pros + Cons of Kitchen Cabinets Without Handles!

Wondering if kitchen cabinets without handles or kitchen drawers without knobs is right for you? I'm giving you my professional "no hardware" perspective (plus some designs we've done for clients showing them--and you!--how many different design options you really have in a handleless kitchen)! A woman stared at me, speechless (and clearly confused) when I playfully suggested hardware was not required in her kitchen...and could even make her life easier! (She wasn't a client. This…

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