As a new designer in the field, I am exposed to a lot of things people don't see in magazines. Most people see a picture perfect shot in Elle Decor or Architectural Digest, but they have no idea what goes on behind the curtains. The same can be said for hand-knotted rugs. People are instantly in awe by a beautiful rug but are extremely shocked by the price of hand-knotted rugs. Most fail to realize the intense labor that goes into a beautiful woven rug. So the question is— is it worth investing in a hand-knotted rug? Absolutely! I would prefer to spend money on a handmade woven rug than a manufactured rug, which is almost the same price point as a hand-knotted rug. (more…)
In honor of turning 23 today, I have decided to be this week's Friday Fashionista. I am super grateful to turn 23 and and the many blessings I've been blessed with this past year. The journey is only now beginning and looking forward to the countless blessings yet to come. (more…)
A couple of months ago I stumbled upon a fashion/lifestyle illustration instagram called @the_illustrated. I fell in love with her work! Melissa was kind enough to do a couple of illustrations for me and I was in awe! She's super talented and I personally think her work should be recognized...hence why I am sharing it! (more…)
I've decided to try something new on my blog, I'm thinking about incorporating fashion. I am not the type to take an OOTD photo or a selfie but I figured it would be nice to highlight other bloggers/ fashionistas who aren't camera shy. I love seeing fashionable people, they give me life and definitely inspiration. This week's Fashionista darling is Mo Williams of @mo.marvelous. (more…)
Spring is right around the corner! There's no better way to prepare for Spring with some spring cleaning and decorating! It is important to give your home a deep refreshed clean before moving on to the next step. A little paint goes a long way or maybe a little scrub of Mr.Clean magic eraser. Once you get all of the cleaning is out of the way…
This design and lifestyle blog is the perfect reflection of my passion for Interior Design. Here I share tips for home decor, travel and my journey to a healthier lifestyle.