Mary Lynn’s Sunroom – Pick My Presto

Sunroom Inspiration

“Design is an opportunity to continue telling the story, not just to sum everything up.” ―Tate Linden A sweet gal named Mary Lynn (from Ohio) recently wrote me asking for some design advice for her 3-season porch. She told me she wanted to change everything, and sent me a few photos of the space. I popped this […]

Kourtney’s Master Bedroom – Pick My Presto

Master Bedroom | Planked Wall | Gray Lake Paint | Inspiration

Alrighty! It’s presto change-o time! 😀 Remember the master bedroom photos Kourtney sent me last week? Well, I had some fun with them in Photoshop this weekend, and if you move your cursor back and forth over the photos below, you can see what I came up with in presto change-o action: Since you can pretty […]

Emily’s Wall-to-Wall Fireplace

Lauren Liess Living Room | Wall to Wall Fireplace

Hi! I had fun pulling together some design inspiration for Neighbor Gayle’s daughter, Emily, this weekend and thought I’d share it here today in case anyone else is on the hunt for the same kind of inspiration. Emily and her hubby just moved in to their house up in Vestavia, AL last summer. They love […]

Beckie’s Fireplace Makeover

Duneland Beach Fireplace

Do you know Beckie? She blogs at Infarrantly Creative, Road Kill Rescue and Knock off Decor: Well, she asked me if I’d be interested in throwing out some ideas for her fireplace one day and, well, you know what happens when people ask me for design advice. 😉 I started by staring at this photo of […]

Loft Guest Bedroom Inspiration

Loft Makeover Inspiration | The Lettered Cottage

…speaking of creating inspiration pictures– I met a girl named Erin at the pool a few weeks ago, and of course I couldn’t resist asking her to send me a photo of her upstairs loft area when she mentioned that she was having trouble figuring out what to do with the bed alcove up there. […]

Summer Cottage – Pick My Presto


Hey there- and welcome to another installment of Pick My Presto! I got an email from a fella by the name of Ryan Parent asking for some design help with his newly purchased summer cottage in Canada. His email read: Hi Layla, I would just like to say that you and your husband have done […]

Wall Niche – Pick My Presto


Hey there- and welcome to another installment of Pick My Presto! I randomly selected another email from my Pick My Presto inbox this week, and had fun photoshoppin’ a picture of a wall niche sent in by a reader named Martha. Her email read: Hi Layla! I would love to get your feedback on what you would […]