Having an organized home is something we all want to be, but it is easier said than done. We make thousands of resolutions every time and somehow manage to fail. If you are one of those, Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is the book for you. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up helps you to get to know why you are not able to keep your home clutter-free and discard things that you no longer need. It gives a glimpse on how our life will be transformed once the tidying session is completed. Here are the top ten tips from The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up which might help you be organized: Continue reading
When one gets asked about what his dream house would look like, you would usually hear something like huge, spacious and lavish. But despite big spaces being ideal for homes, did you know that you can definitely pull off amazing architecture and lavish interiors for small apartments as well just by using space saving ideas? If you have read our list of Trending Home Decoration Ideas this 2016, you probably already have an idea on how to decorate your home in style. Continue reading
Having stylish interiors for our home gives a very fulfilling feeling for many of us. While designing our very own home is such a fun and satisfying thing to do, it is true that it’s not always easy. To successfully design your home to perfection, you’ll need time, money, effort and most of all – inspiration.
In line with amazingly beautified interiors, we thought of talking about Emily Henderson. If you are a home aficionado and if you watch HGTV on a regular basis, you are probably highly familiar of her. We can’t help but be in great awe whenever we browse around her glorious interior designs!
How it all began: Emily Henderrson’s Journey to Styling
Emily Henderson is a stylist, TV host and author well-known for very creative home interior designs. She’s currently 37 years old and she started in the home styling business in 2007. While Emily graduated with a degree in History and English from the University of Oregon, she landed into many different jobs not related to her course. She moved to New York without any clear career path but what she solely had in mind is to pursue her dreams.
With so much hard work and passion inside Emily, she carried on to a more creative journey. She applied to be on HGTV’s Design Star show and because of her immense creativity and talent, she won. Since then, she also produced a TV show of her own called Secrets of Stylist. This led to her prominence and fame in the field of home designing. She even gained a huge following of fans, including top celebrities all across the globe!
Interior Design Blog
“I started this interior design blog in 2010 as a journal of my style and home projects with the belief that design should be approachable, informational and accessible no matter what budget.”
Emily Henderson has a particular sense of style that truly enamors home enthusiasts. According to her, she has a signature touch which involves a mix of vintage pieces. She believes that a room without any type of vintage piece is soulless. Whether it’s a furniture that draws function or sentiment, it truly adds a unique touch to every home.
Emily Henderson’s Most Popular Creations
In Emily Henderson’s official blog, she showcases some of her greatest design work through her online portfolio. As we browse through her numerous amazing work, we have come across exceptional ones that truly epitomizes individualism in interior designing. Check out some of her work straight from her online portfolio which you can see right here.
Blue & White Sun Room
Photographed by Tessa Neudstadt, this beautiful interiors embrace the delightful sea breeze with its minimalist furniture. Its subtle touch of blues gave life to its neat, white walls. We can notice how the color complements to how the window attracts natural light! Isn’t it a relaxing view?
Ban Do Office
If there’s a place girls should go party to, it’s Ban Do’s studio! It has this quirky pink interiors that brightens up everybody’s mood in an instant. Emily described her feeling while working on Ban Do Studio’s design as “Love at first site and the perfect whirlwind romance“. Well, based on how everything turned out – it’s definitely love!
Pillowfort Playroom and Nursery Makeover
Emily used Target’s new kids decor line, Pillowfort, which consists of really wonderful and affordable decoration pieces for kids. The colors are very pleasing – perfect for young kids! We also love how creative the pieces are which would greatly benefit the young one’s creative mind.
The Fig House
Photographed by Ryan Phillips, this modern interior design gave way to marry antique wooden pieces to modernized colored furniture. It’s a very innovative combination that turned out gorgeously beautiful! The colors of the interiors gives a warm and delightful feeling that transcends into something vibrant and uplifting mood.
Here’s another modern mix of vintage furniture along with artsy frame placement. The colors are definitely a delightful mix. In addition to that, hanging art and photos in random frames also makes a beautifully creative way to save space. Read: Biggest Room Decorating Mistakes and How to Fix Them
Well, this is not quite the “lake house” from the Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves romantic flick. However, just as how that was beautifully designed, this one gives it enchanting interiors too! According to Emily Henderson’s blog:
This lake house was a massive renovation with a not-so-massive budget. It was meant to feel like a really casual, fun, easy weekend home, for a pretty adorable family. The client and I were very much aligned in styles and she was just as happy with thrift store finds (like that wicker elephant) as she was splurging on a sofa. There were some challenges, of course, but generally it was a lovely project with a super happy ending.
Bri Emery’s House
Bri Emery is the blogger genius behind DesignLoveFest and Blogshop. Emily Henderson was the one who designed her new space by adding touches of unique furniture to match Bri and her boyfriend’s creativity.
STYLED – Book by Emily Henderson
Now a New York Times Bestseller, Styled is a book authored by Emily Henderson which takes you to a whole new styling approach in terms of beautifying your humble abode. Styled aims to free you from having your personal style trapped inside a box. As Emily says, “The single biggest problem I confront with my clients, friends and family is ‘style paralysis’. They are just stuck and because of that they don’t do ANYTHING for fear that what they will do will waste money, time or generally be embarrassing and lose them friends.”.
Styled is a complete and honest guide for people who are not sure about what kind of approach should they take in terms of interior designing. It aims to be exact and simple as it walks you through pages of interior designs to let you come up with your own style. Emily Henderson wishes to guide you on how to add a distinct personality to your home – your own way! Need more ideas in designing your own home? Check out Top 8 Tips to Maximize a Tiny Home
Whether you have a tiny space or a huge living room to decorate, there are definitely a number of ways for you to make the most out of it. The living room is a very important part of our homes in terms of having it perfectly decorated. It serves as the whole physical visuals of your entire home and your own personality. A single glance on your living room talks a lot more about your personality, don’t you agree? This is why a lot of families consider more effort in decorating their living rooms. Continue reading
Are you someone who owns a huge wardrobe filled with so many clothes? Or are you someone who owns just a small closet filled with all the important clothes and things you need and love to wear? Most of the time, it is confusing to choose what clothes to wear if you have too many clothes which is why a lot of people choose to just create a capsule wardrobe. Continue reading
After a very stressful day at work, all you want to do is go home, relax and free your mind from all the worries and pressure. It’s true that your problems at work should remain at work, and you should never take them home with you. Home is for your “me-time” and family time.
A small home can be pretty difficult to manage, especially in organizing your stuffs. Perhaps, you need to be aware of some tips and tricks to make the most out of your restricted space. You can actually achieve an attracting aura even with the small corners of your home. There are seriously many exciting tips that will help you transform your home into a fabulous place to live in. It’s all about being creative and resourceful. Continue reading
In a home, lighting is one of the most important aspects that a family should consider. However, such essential factor can be quite pricey and might bring a big slash to your budget. Forego the expensive items and go for a more personalized piece which you can create in your home. There’s seriously a lot of creative ideas to light up all the corners of your home, from your bedroom to your kitchen and even to your garden. It’s just about resourcefulness and creativity combined together. Continue reading
A tidy and well organized closet is what every woman wants (she tries at least). We don’t know how many of you finally have it. Auditing your closet is one of the most important tasks to perform, especially, at the end of the season. Most of the times women feel confused where to start from. But not anymore. If you follow this step by step guide by our expert organizers, you are surely going to switch your seasonal clothing in the most organized way. Continue reading
Not a lot of people understand the essence of decorating their homes which is why for some, decorating their very own humble abode can either be fun or boring. Whichever it may be, one fact is for sure – home decorating is quite challenging. It’s easy to buy things you want to put onto your walls or your favorite table tops but it’s always a struggle to have them all blend in perfect harmony! Fret not because you are not alone. These decorating dilemmas have been a common encounter for many of us. In this article, we did a bit of research plus asked some interior designers on what things should we always be careful about when it comes to decorating. Here are some of the most common and biggest room decorating mistakes we all commit and how to fix them. Continue reading