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…

Sometimes you need a break…

As you can see…all of these images feature art by me. I will share more later on my artwork and update you on my rec room which features a beautiful teal hue by Dutch Boy Paints.  Honestly, all has not been well. Right now…I just need a break. I know my blogging has been a…

Monday Motivation 10.17.2016

The beautiful home featured from this post is decorated by Kristin of Bliss At Home. I’ve been following her blog for quite some time and she definitely has mastered the art of blending collections and displaying them artfully. If you head to her site, check out some of her home tours and how pretty she styled…

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…

Dutch Boy Paints is helping me transform my home

I love a good dark wall that helps artwork pop. So I was extremely thrilled when Dutch Boy Paints reached out to me. Dutch Boy has some new high-performance painting products exclusively at Menards for all areas of your home. I will be trying a couple different kinds in different finishes including a high gloss….

Tiny Tot Thursday: Design Twins furniture, decor, & pretty pots

There is one instagram account that gets me every single time and that’s Design Twins. What I like most is their unique materials used for decor. There is a lot of paint on concrete and other things that ends up looking so fabulous.Β  Their pots and elevated planters are what really made me pay attention…

Motivation Monday: Emerald sideboard revamp…

Hope you had a wonderful holiday. As you can see, things got a little different around here. I hope you like the new design of the blog. If you need to access the search, social media icons or anything else, just click the 3 lines in the upper right corner. Let me know what you…

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…