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…

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…

Z Gallerie has now opened in Milwaukee…

My city is on a come up with the new home decor and furniture stores that opened in the last year and a half. The newest is Z Gallerie at Mayfair Mall. I recently took a visit and purchased a few items and books. As always,  it’s nice to not have to drive to Chicago or other…

InstaKrush: Coco_Madden…When a home is a collection of things loved…

I have been following Coco_Madden for some time now and always caught glimpses of a beautiful home in her insta-stories. To me, her home looks like one you’d see featured in a magazine. It’s filled with thrifted treasures and is put together in a very eclectic way without feeling cluttered. That mannequin is is my favorite thing…

Oh Kelly Wearstler….

I mean……..I still would love to play in the library Kelly Wearstler has for her design firm. So many materials to select to create a space filled with conversation pieces. How fab is this butler’s pantry? Such a small area but high on design. There is always a lot to take in and movement the eyes will…

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…

Taylor Burke Home upholstered furniture…

I came across Taylor Burke Home’s instagram page and it’s filled with deliciousness. I love good upholstery with details like brass or gold hardware and nailhead finishes… {Some rooms designed bybEmbellish Interiors & Carson Kressley}

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….