Design

Ty’s Take | Trees Please

When I was a kid, let’s just say that I was a bit of a handful at times. With design always on my mind, I was never satisfied with leaving anything the way I found it. So when my mom had had enough of my creative spirit I her home, she told me it was […]

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Spotlight | Design for Music Lovers

You’ve heard me say it before, but the best design is design that reflects who you are- your likes, history, preferences, interests, and eccentricities. Your home should always feel like an extension of you. There are creative ways to incorporate your favorite things no matter what your interests are, but for this week’s Last Look, […]

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Travel | Norwegian Art, Design & Architecture

I got back from my trip to Norway and Denmark still feeling a little jetlagged. But before I get back into the normal swing of my busy daily, I thought I’d share a little more Norwegian inspiration I found during my travels. I got to see a lot in Norway, especially things I’m passionate about. […]

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Design | The Accent Wall

If you’ve been paying close attention here on the site, maybe you’ve noticed a lot of talk about the accent wall. Too many people think that they have to paint all four walls of a room the same color, so I’m here to tell you differently. Even something as simple as a patterned or striped […]

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Design | Learning the Color Wheel

Words can be confusing, especially when it comes to terms on the color wheel. But knowing these colorful terms is important when you’re choosing a color scheme for your home, a specific room, or even your outdoor space. Don’t worry; I’m here to help sort it all out. Take a look at my video lesson […]

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Design | Defining Small Rooms

Today’s design dilemma comes from TyPennington.com member Tricia Schmitz- thanks for writing in Tricia. “My design dilemma is our living room/kitchen. I am having a hard time defining the space. Both rooms fit in only about 9 x 16 square feet of space. I don’t really want my kitchen to look like my living room. […]

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Design | My Flea Market Finds Part II

If you ask my mom, she’ll confirm that I took after Dennis the Menace as a kid. The story of my life… I’m really enjoying all of your flea market finds so far. For me, the incredible part about vintage or used pieces is the history behind them. No matter how we change or refurbish […]

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