#projectmodernfamily Great Room Reveal

   You guys.  I've been holding out on you.  I've had this amazing, beautiful, gorgeous, every-good-adjective-project (#projectmodernfamily ) and I have been hanging onto and I'm just now getting to reveal it.  I'm sorry!  It deserves an apology Read More
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Design Details for #projectpaintitall

Hey, remember how we completely transformed #projectpaintitall by basically tearing out all the bad (including the gnome garden wallpaper) and then we made it into a modern, fresh, beautiful kitchen, dining, and family room space?  Today I'm getting Read More
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Client Project Reveal: A Sophisticated Family Room Makeover

Nothing gives me more satisfaction than completely transforming a space.  Give me beige walls, furnishings opposite of my style, and I'm brimming with ideas for how to give the space new life.  Enter a recent client project: The Farmington Project. My Read More
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A Sophisticated Family Room Design

Happy start to a new week!  We had a most productive weekend and finally finished organizing the rental (we can now park the car in the garage which was essentially like climbing Everest).  It's amazing how having an organized home just makes me feel Read More
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Family Room E-Design (+ winner announced)

Family rooms are some of my favorite to design.  I love putting a space together that I know a family will spend a lot of time and truly enjoy.  Today I'm sharing a recent family room e-design for a client who wanted a comfortable room with durable Read More
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Bookshelf Styling 101 (video)

During all of the built-in construction (see part 1, part 2, the room reveal and the design details), I found myself saying over and over "I can't wait to get my hands on the shelves!"  They were begging for some styling and I was itching to bring Read More
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DIY Built-ins Part 2 (video)

I'm excited to share DIY Built-ins Part 2 today with another video tutorial. (Here is Part 1 in case you missed it)  As I've mentioned before, this was certainly an involved project, but it wasn't as difficult as we anticipated.  I think planning ahead Read More
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Family Room Details

My goodness, thank you for all of your kind responses about the family room yesterday here and on social media!  I'm always so humbled by the kindness of readers/viewers and feel so lucky to get to share my crazy ideas with all of you. Today I wanted Read More
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FAMILY ROOM REVEAL

Happy Monday!  Today is an exciting day here at withHEART-- it's the day I'm showing you all one of the most lived in, loved, and comfortable rooms in my home-- it's family room reveal day! When we moved in, I had good intentions of tackling this room Read More
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DIY BUILT-INS PART 1 (video)

Our family room has gone through quite the remodel.  Here's a little before action from when we were walking through the house to refresh your memory... The room just felt so closed in, dysfunctional, boring, and blah.  I always envisioned built-in Read More
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