Handmade Gifts

Gifts are extra special when you can make them yourself, and I love the craftsmanship that Holly Wright puts into her products at Ranch House Crafts .  She’s put together some ideas for you to try – or if you’re on the go like me, place your order and she’ll do the work to make you …

Scandinavian Home

Isn’t Scandi Dandy? When it comes to my own personal design preference, it would probably be called ‘Surf Scandinavia’.  I love a mid-century vibe.  Add a splash of vintage surf, take that and mix it with the aesthetic that Scandinavian style emits…and well…I just can’t put my words around it.  It’s just something that you …

The Home Office

Everybody’s Doing It More and more people are using a home office these days, and it can be a fully remote work position, or a few days in the office and few days at home.  To really get the most out of your workday, you should try to pick an area in the house that …

Before & After: Amy Butler's Family Room Transformation

Meet Amy Butler

Hey guys – meet my friend Amy Butler.  She’s got a great eye for patterns and she designs amazing fabrics, along with an array of other products.  Check out how she transformed her room by using the fabrics from her Hapi line.  You can read more about Amy here, or check out her social media …

Interior Lighting

Light Bright Someone flip that switch, I can barely see in here!  Do you know how when you walk into your favorite room or restaurant, you immediately get a vibe.  The decor is generally the first thing that hits you, but without even realizing it, you’re affected by the lighting.  Consider this when you are …

Project Spotlight: Recycling World Cup Stadiums for Affordable Housing, Casa Futebol | TyPennington.com

Casa Futebol

Empty Nest Syndrome? In the days leading up to the long-awaited 2014 World Cup protestors ravaged the streets of Brazil.  Even though many factors contributed to civil unrest, one of them was the consequence of FIFA’s influence over the country. What would happen to the 12 enormous stadiums after the fans and players leave? How could these structures be …

Outdoor Living: Summer Tablescapes by Ty Pennington

Outdoor Dining

C’mon Over Warm weather means dining outdoors.  When summer season is in full swing, rest assured that I’m loving every minute of it. One of my favorite things to do is host my friends for a good ol’ fashioned BBQ.  Surprised? Didn’t think so… Free for Lunch? So a few weeks ago, I had an …