Monday Inspiration: zodiac sign abstract artwork by me

If you follow me on Instagram, you have noticed I have been creating abstract art zodiac signs for friends and coworkers. I am currently working on a site that will have sizing options and pricing. I take the colors the customer wants and go to town with creating a unique display of their sign.  It all…

Abstract mixed media art by Elle Wray

If you follow me on instagram, you may have noticed I have been tapping into my artsy side. I was encouraged by someone to stop buying art that I can create myself. You know my first major in college was art education before I got my interior design degree so I do have a background in…

New year old reminders

After the cocktails are poured, confetti swept up and excitement comes down, we are back to reality and in the swing of our usual routine. You probably have read many blogs already and memes about it being a new year and a new you. Some of the takeaways are things we probably already knew in…

A few of Greg Natale’s designs and heavy usage of black…

This is the prime reason why Greg Natale is one of my favorite interior designers. He gets that you can have high end luxury and opulence without sacrificing function. His spaces always seem comfortable. In the past I called it liveable aesthetic because that’s what it is. Despite the fact that the materials are textured…

OUnique Gifts from Uncommon Goods

Tis the season for gift giving but I like to treat myself as well. I was happy when I was introduced to Uncommon Goods again. I’ve heard of them before but this time I gave their site a thorough look and saw so many things I want myself lol. What I love about the site is the…

Tuesday’s Tips: 4 easy ideas for hosting dinner parties

It’s not really rocket science but a couple helpful reminders when hosting a dinner soiree. With Thanksgiving and friendsgiving parties to host, one may rack their brain thinking of all the details. You want to do as much as you can in advance. I know you’re thinking no sh!t sherlock….but you will be surprised at…

My living room update with Dutch Boy Paints…

Here is a look of the accent wall I painted using Anchored Blue by Dutch Boy Paints, an industry leader in innovative, high-quality paint products. For my living room, I wanted to paint a few accent walls that encases a closet on the opposite side. My ceilings are vaulted so these particular walls were easy to paint…

Homegoods is now open in Milwaukee…

Sorry for the unexpected pause and absense in my blogging. I’m still debating on sharing what happened a few months ago in regards to one of my blog posts. Until then, let me share some captures from the new Homegoods store that is located in the Mayfair Collection in Wauwatosa, WI, a suburb of Milwaukee….

3 more home designs from Greg Natale…

What stuck out to me about this house is the lines. The lines of the furniture, the lines in the geometric patterns, the lines in the wallpaper. There are tons of shapes to keep your eyes moving and it’s definitely a conversation starter. The coffee table’s gunmetal colored tubed base echos in the wallpaper in…

Greg Natale Designs…dark masculine 3 level home…

Built in conjunction with Greg Natale Design and Hully Liveris, this home is everything!  There’s geometric patterns and herringbone designs through out the three levels but it all works. The key is using the same color palette when using multiple patterns. Art just pops when placed on dark walls. I saved many rooms of this…

Architectural Digest’s Annual Design Show 2016

One of these years I want to attend the Architectural Digest’s Design Show. It truly seems like an experience that will leave you inspired. Over the weekend I instastalked everyone who went & furniture stores that had booths to see what went down. These are some of my favorites and the instagrammers who took those…