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Jazz is drifting through our home as the rain comes down outside. Today’s lunch was a sort of whipped up tomato-cream-sauce pasta, so I looked up “Italian cafe” on Spotify to set the mood. It’s making our home smell and sound much fancier than it is at the moment – I’m sporting open flannel with […]

June 7, 2019

Rainy Day Thoughts

Business

Every designer works with clients in a different way. Some firms have a solid process, and some people are just winging it. The business side of design is undoubtedly the hardest part of being a creative entrepreneur! I’ve sat down with both experienced designers and people who are just getting started, and nobody has it […]

My 12-Step Process for Working With Interior Design Clients

Business

December 27, 2018

Any interior designer out there knows that the fight to source and sell quality items can be a challenge! Price can be an obstacle for some who are looking to buy well-made furniture that lasts, but I’m finding that even clients with a generous budget have a hard time understanding the value. Why is that? […]

June 25, 2018

Quality Furniture – Where to Find It and Why It Matters

Decor

I know some of you read this blog or follow me on Instagram and want to know how much it would really cost to get one of your rooms done by a designer. Let me go ahead and break the news to you – it is not cheap! As much as I love Pinterest, it […]

The ONE Major Way Pinterest Deceives You

Decor

January 29, 2018

I’ve recently gotten into podcasts and I’m in love. I started listening to a few geared toward women-led businesses and creative businesses (Christy Wright, After the Jump, Raise Your Hand Say Yes). Today while listening to an episode of After the Jump, hosted by the creator of Design Sponge, I heard an interesting but simple brainstorming technique […]

November 23, 2016

Mind Mapping: How I Record Inspiration

Business

via  here If you are reading this, thanks for following through on your overwhelming excitement/boredom to check out this experiment of a blog.  This blog will hopefully be home to a community of people who can help each other (and myself) discover design and beauty both high and low. The goal? To never stop looking […]

I’m Now Blogging!

Life

July 8, 2014

About Briana

Hey! I'm Briana, the author behind this blog.

I'm a self-taught interior designer from South Carolina who loves sweet tea, cats, and open windows on a nice day.

If you prefer a home with soul and life over a "perfect" home, then browse on my friend.