Color me happy! - Room to Rebloom, the REVEAL


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"You can't think of darkness in a place like this"

Our clients' reaction after the big reveal

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From time to time life gives you the opportunity to pause and see things with perspective. My love for design and beautiful interiors has to do with how I like feeling at home, and how I believe people should feel in their own homes.

Room to Rebloom is a non-profit organization that creates healing environments for survivors of domestic violence; and I had the privilege of working with them on the transformation of a one bedroom apartment for a very special client :)

When I met with our client for the first time she told me she wanted happy colors on the walls - a very big challenge for a neutral girl like me. Little did I know I was going to end up using the most beautiful shade of robin's egg blue to create a cheerful living room, and a cherry jubilee accent wall in the glam lady-like bedroom. The most important part of it all was being able to create a beautiful, livable environment for a woman celebrating new beginnings. 

This project reminded me again why I love interiors, and how important it is for all of us to support each other and spread a bit of joy, whenever possible.

I'm so thankful for this experience and for the amazing people that keep lifting my spirit with kindness. Thank YOU for always reading and for following my adventures. It means a lot! xx.

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We installed, we assembled, we made magic happen!

How to add that perfect "pop of color" to a room


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From time to time I have the urge to move things around, change the look of a room, have fun with my decor! Does this happen to you too? As much as I love neutrals, lately I've been seriously attracted to vibrant pops of color in my designs. Maybe it's because spring is here, maybe it's because our tastes and styles constantly evolve. 

When Orian Rugs reached out to me about their fabulous rugs' collections I knew it was the perfect opportunity to change the personality of my space "from the rug up"! it was a serious calling to dare to inject some color in my home (yay!) - the room of choice? My living room. 

Changing or adding a rug in a room is the easiest way to change the whole atmosphere; and rethink how you want the space to make you feel. A rug is one of the most powerful elements in your decor.

In my case, I wanted to add color and some classic vibes to my neutral modern glam living room. My color of choice is usually blue, but after seeing Orian Rugs' Bohemian Collection I decided to try a red oriental rug variation with a transitional twist. This Ankara Red rug looked even better in person - I love its distressed finish that makes it look a bit modern. It was a lot of fun to place it under my sofa and decorate around it. I brought pillows, art and other pieces of furniture to complete the look. Ain't it a big change?

It feels like a completely different room! Adding some color to a room doesn't have to include a bucket of paint. the best thing about a colorful rug is that you can always place it in other parts of your home when you want a change. And for you to start exploring some possible changes in your own space, here's the TOP 5 choices I considered before making the final decision. Do you have a favorite?

Zettia Navy - I love this one so much! You can see a picture of it on Instagram too

Zettia Navy - I love this one so much! You can see a picture of it on Instagram too

It was my first time incorporating that amount of color in my home and I LOVED IT!! It's already inspired other color additions around the house - maybe in classic jewel tones?? - , so stay tuned for those! :) Thanks so much for reading! xx.

BEFORE & AFTER - WELCOMING GUEST BEDROOM


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Happy Monday, guys!

I'm happy to share one of my latest projects with you. This client of mine is just fabulous! Since the day we met, her ideas and style really resonated with me. It's such a pleasure to work with like-minded clients! We had so much fun putting this first room together and I really fell in love with the transformation of the space :)

We added a bunch of cozy elements and textures to build a comfortable environment for her guests! A black & white gallery wall was built including personal photos and a cute "Mi casa es su Casa" sign that we adore! I always recommend using personal photos in intimate spaces like this one - it's much more meaningful than placing them on a hallway, don't you think?

For that glam factor we included pops of metallic and used a pair of beautiful brass sconces which also gave us more surface space for accessories, books and any other items her guests would like to have around. The cozy atmosphere was completed with a soft rug and velvet curtains for a layered look. Isn't this an inviting room now? I would love to spend the night in here.

Thanks so much for reading. Have a fabulous week! xx.