Blog Posts - West Elm



Highlight : The Saddle Office Chair

Good Morning!Can I just say I have an obsession all things West Elm.  I mean I looove the place.  They have this new chair that has caught my eye and I thought I would share.. The Saddle Office ChairLove the mid-century design (wh...
by Modern Earth Design on Feb 12, 2013

Decor Thoughts: A settee worth sitting on

One of my decor musts remains a beautiful settee. I first proclaimed my love for settees here but really got inspired all over again when I saw this settee in the home of Gerard Tremolet.  The settee is actually the most understated piece of decor...
by Chic 'n Cheap Living on Jan 3, 2013

Get Swanky!

A virtual spin around actor Hillary Swank’s chic Manhattan apartment will fill you with a sense of elegance yet comfort.These city digs, designed by Mark Zeff, are a study in mixing it up and a tool in how you can re-create this look by...
by Idea Interiors Mtl on Jan 2, 2013

A Teen’s Love of Green

We are a nation in mourning. I sent our six year old out the door this morning, and hugged her a little longer, until she finally told me I was going to make her late for school. Over the weekend I decided … Continue reading →...
by theaceofspaceblog on Dec 17, 2012

Young House Love Book Signing

Y’all. I can now attest firsthand that a Young House Love book signing is to 25-35 year women what a Justin Bieber concert is to teenyboppers. Do you see that gleeful gleam in my eyes?  Because it’s there, I can assure you. My friend Je...
by It's Great To Be Home on Nov 19, 2012

favorite five friday – pinterest pins

Happy Friday everyone!  This weekend I’ll be heading up to Tarboro, N.C. to visit my true blue, Susan.  Her and I have been best friends since 7th grade and she relocated to Tarboro for a teaching job and this will … Continue reading &#...
by Domestic Peacock on Oct 26, 2012

It’s Here! :: West Elm Palo Alto

It’s no big secret that I’m a huge West Elm fan. I’ve selected their affordable designs which feature a mix of clean lines, natural textures and global accents for numerous client projects. So I was thrilled to hear that West Elm w...
by Simplified Bee on Oct 24, 2012

Design Reveal :: Girls Shared Bedroom

A few weeks ago I had several of my design projects photographed by a talented Bay Area photographer, Summer of PlumLily. The day long shoot was fun, but I couldn’t have done it  without my fab summer intern, Michaela who helped style all of t...
by Simplified Bee on Oct 15, 2012

Today’s Tasteful Take on a Historic House

Historical renovation is something I am passionate about because of my love for the architectural features. In my “About Me” …Continue reading →...
by A Detailed House on Oct 9, 2012

Today’s Tasteful Take on a Historic House

Historical renovation is something I am passionate about because of my love for the architectural features. In my “About Me” …Continue reading »...
by A Detailed House on Oct 9, 2012

Sneak Peek: West Elm Holiday 2012

West Elm is sharing a sneak peek at their holiday look books for decor, entertaining and trim. This holiday season is all about metallics, patched fabrics, reclaimed wood, paper flowers, animals, cool tones and vibrant colors. West Elm has also t...
by Simplified Bee on Sep 21, 2012

Is the Pouf Here to Stay?

As I look at the changing colors outside, I would definitely say fall is here. Don’t you just love the way the sun shines a little differently this time of year, and every morning brings with it a new landscape? Having such a gorgeous weekend,...
by Satori Design for Living on Sep 17, 2012

Client Reveal: Family Kitchen Nook & Photo Gallery Wall

A few days ago, I shared images of a virtual client’s kids’ playroom. Today I’m excited to show you the kitchen nook area. The sunny corner nook features a seamless mix of styles, pattern and texture. For example, we blended contemporary patter...
by Simplified Bee on Sep 14, 2012

You Light Up My Life

Do you love lighting as much as I do? Is the lighting one of the first things you notice when you walk in a room? I think lighting is such an important part of our home and yet it’s often what we give the least amount of thought when decorating...
by House of the Way on Sep 6, 2012

three-dimensional art for your walls

Let’s not forget to have fun when decorating our walls!  Yeah prints are great but three-dimensional art is fantastic.  It is a great way to add more texture in your room and of course, dimensionality.  Instead of placing flat art … Co...
by Domestic Peacock on Jul 31, 2012

Tufted settee gets a new home

Every time I got into my car I had to look at my newly upholstered tufted settee sitting in our garage.  The garage just wasn’t doing it justice and I was itching to see how it would look in the “fun” room. So I snuck away this wee...
by cre8tivedesigns on Mar 29, 2012

A Beach Wedding -- A Circular Cubby -- Artisan Aid -- A Colorful Room

A Beach Wedding . . .And plus a look at what I found in my mailbox! Kate got married! My daughter married Michael in Galveston this past weekend. Blue water! Perfect weather!What a joyous, simple and very fun event! Actually, the partying began...
by Love Where You Live on Mar 27, 2012

Mini Trend – Decorating with Horses

Recently, I scored an amazing decor item from HomeGoods: a metal horse bust. This find immediately became one of my favorite pieces in our home (even my husband thought it was pretty cool) and is quite the conversation starter when guests visit. To m...
by AllPutTogether on Mar 23, 2012

Mercury Glass Mushrooms

I have to share the adorable-ness! Last weekend we made the journey (I left out the word epic, because it is only a 35 minute drive) to Room & Board and West Elm. We planned to just window shop, but I could not resist the mercury glass cuteness a...
by Teal & Lime on Mar 16, 2012

Modular Shelf from West Elm

Ever since my little girl was born and after that learned how to walk I had to place all the things on higher shelves because she was very curious and wanted to grab everything. In time this turned into a habit, into something that I like and I disco...
by Home decoration on Mar 15, 2012


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