Fall is officially here! We had a week or two of a special kind of cool weather, but it’s gone and I’m back to wilting by 2:00 p.m. My consolation is that it will have to get cooler soon enough, so I can experience magic weather once again.  I had the chance to install drapes […]

September 29, 2017

Before & Progress – Lake House Client


If you’re anything like me, HGTV is about the only channel you watch on television. So you’ve probably seen Ben & Erin Napier on their show, “HomeTown”, all about renovating old homes in their hometown of Laurel, Mississippi.  I mean, just look at them. They are the cutest. Why is Ben not smoking a pipe? […]

Collected Inspiration from HGTV Hometown’s Erin & Ben Napier


September 14, 2017

You know who rules the world in unique retail ambience? ANTHROPOLOGIE. That’s who. That’s why you go there and pay $480 for woolen finger puppets. But you’re with me right? You walk in, say something basic like “ugh it smells sooo good in here” and then head straight to the clearance aisle? [Fun fact one […]

August 24, 2017

Use This ONE Pantry Item to Fill Candle Holders


The time has come! I am still learning how to use my camera, so it took me a hot minute to take pictures of my best friend’s bedroom. You can read about the inspiration here, but let’s jump in! Before It was dark, a little too masculine, and had a door that went to pretty […]

Before & After – Eclectic Natural Bedroom


August 21, 2017

I just typed this whole stupid post up and it didn’t save WOWWW THAT MAKES ME SO HAPPY. Okay but onto brighter things and me typing this for the second time. My best friend Sarah has pretty much let me have free reign decorating her house, and it has been SO FUN. You saw a snippet […]

August 15, 2017

Planning – Eclectic Natural Bedroom


It started with watching Gilmore Girls (again) a few weeks back. Then it turned into Googling “Taylor Swift fall outfits” (You just wait.) Then all fall heaven unleashed on my brain. source Um. Yes. It’s only August, which in South Carolina means you are still baking under the sun’s wrath like a piece of beef jerky. […]

I Can’t Stop Thinking About Fall


August 9, 2017

When we first moved in our house, there was a small hydrangea bush, neglected like everything in the yard had been. I never realized how ugly they are in the winter! It’s a big clump of sticks poking out of the ground. Regardless I was excited to cut blooms when it warmed up, but I […]

August 7, 2017

Keep Hydrangeas From Wilting With This ONE Tip


Let me preface the rest of my blogging existence with this: I am not a fan of DIY decor. Now stuff like building a bookshelf, hanging a light, a simple spray paint job on a lamp, that I can get behind. Not so much little trinkets and crafts. But you know what made me want […]

EASY DIY – Terra Cotta Candle Holder


August 3, 2017

I’m back with this pretty playroom, but this time with all the details. If you missed the original before and after, go check it out! 1 Basket Light**|| 2 Copper Sconces || 3 Ceramic Nightlight || 4 Watercolor Floral Pillow || 5 Striped Curtains || 6 Slipcovered Sofa || 7 Drum Table (similar) **If you buy this basket light, buy the light kit […]

July 25, 2017

Sources for the “Playroom In the Country”


The world we live in is obsessed with youth and perfection. We are scared to look older than 29 and cling to believing that younger is sexier, being sexier is better than being respected, and then spend our whole lives trying to appear “ageless”. Just silliness! It’s futile anyway. Embracing imperfection and age means embracing the […]

On Wrinkles & Wear


July 12, 2017

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.