We get so many questions about our backyard area so I figured it's about time that I share all our tips for how to design a beautiful pool and outdoor living area! When you walk in my front door, this is the first thing that you see —the view into the living room that then looks out onto a straight-on view of our pool.  When we designed and built this house (Mike Miller is my builder in case you didn't know that little fact), the pool was literally the first thing that we put down on paper. I knew exactly what I wanted...

Today I'm sharing with you 5 beautiful herringbone wood floor alternatives.  Why am I sharing 5 beautiful herringbone wood floor alternatives?  Well, let's just say I remember all too well when we were building our house that I so badly wanted the look of herringbone wood floors but quickly realized how pricey it was.  I had so many picture like this pinned of gorgeous herringbone floors.  So, I decided to look into the look for less and I found some gorgeous wood floor alternatives - wood grain tile! In our master bathroom, I chose a gray wood grain tile and had it laid in a herringbone...

Have you guys heard the news that West Elm Modern Baby and Kids Furniture and Home Decor is AVAILABLE NOW?!?!  Oh my goodness, I had so much fun scrolling through their amazing website and looking at all of the adorable baby furniture, gliders, changing tables and dressers, and playroom storage items available in their new line. When we got an email from West Elm saying they were going to be partnering with Pottery Barn Kids to launch a new modern baby and kids furniture and home decor line, we were ecstatic!  OK, I was ecstatic and immediately tried to convince Mike...

It's absolutely amazing what some painted white brick can do for a space which you can see in our white painted brick fireplace makeover from the Rebsamen Remodel project.  First of all, you need to see what this fireplace looked like before CC and Mike got a hold of it—not much to look at, definitely not the focal point of the room, and honest, just plain boring. BEFORE One of my main goals for this living room was to make the fireplace more of a statement, so, we tore off the woodwork, bricked all the way to the ceiling, painted the fireplace Benjamin Moore's...

You guys, the World Market Friends and Family sale is going down for real so today I'm writing a post on How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget from World Market! What do all the pictures below from our own personal home and the Rebsamen Remodel and Good Remodel all have in common? They all have furtnire and/or home decor from World Market in them! World Market is one of my absolute favorite places to source affordable furniture, bar stools, dining room tables and chairs, rugs, pillows, and lighting!  Today I'm going to show you how I've used budget items from World...

A few weeks ago, I received my first Juju Hat from Old World Shoppe which is why I'm writing this post on How to Use a Juju Hat in Home Decor. Because basically, I am now completely obsessed with juju hats and think everyone needs one.  I have now tried our Juju Hat in 4 different areas in our home and I have a huge problem.  I want one in every room. I think I might have a Juju Hat addiction. No, seriously. If you are juju hat obsessed like me, today is your lucky day because Old World Shoppe is giving our...

I am so excited to share this post with you today about How to Design a Beautiful Kitchen Banquette.  Almost 8 years ago we built a house and I had this crazy idea to scratch a formal dining room and do one large built-in kitchen banquette instead. Mike Miller thought I was crazy. Of course he did! The contractors and workers tried to talk me out of it but thank goodness, I held my ground. That large kitchen banquette ended up being one of the most loved areas of our entire house. Since then, I have loved seeing the trend of beautiful...

Spring is upon us so, if you're like me, you're scrambling to get your Spring cleaning done and do a little Spring refresh, so I wanted to share with you guys some of my favorite affordable Spring styling must haves.  Here's the deal. Spring is baseball season which means I am running around like a crazy person going to 537 baseball practices, games and tournaments all weekend long so you know what? I don't have time to do much decorating. But with just a few simple touches, I've realized you can easily add Spring to your home. I wanted to...

Today is someone's lucky day if you've been wanting to update your master bedroom on a budget because all you will need is this post on the Wayfair Closeout Sale Affordable Upholstered Beds. I got an email this morning that Wayfair was having a huge blowout sale - 80 percent off — so I started going through all the sale items. Wayfair is one of my favorite home decor websites to find lighting, decor, rugs, and much more, and this sale did not disappoint. One of the items I was blown away by was all the affordable upholstered beds that were on sale...

Today I'm sharing with you Beautiful Ideas for How to Use Wallpaper in Modern Home Decor. Without a doubt, bathrooms, bedrooms, and the home office or women's desk area are my favorite places in the home to use wallpaper and I've rounded up some of my favorites from our own personal home, some of our projects and even a few of my friend's homes to show you some beautiful ideas for how to use wallpaper in your own modern home decor. So before we get started let me tell you my five favorite places by far to find wallpaper sources.  They...