Beckie’s Fireplace – Pick My Presto

Beckies Fireplace After Photo

Remember when I blogged about my friend Beckie‘s fireplace: She wanted to give it a little facelift, so I sent her these four Photoshopped inspiration photos to get her creative gears turning… Well, she and her husband sold that house and moved to another state- LOL! 😀 Now she’s got a new fireplace to work on, and she […]

Laura’s Cottage Kitchen – Pick My Presto

Kitchen Makeover Inspiration for Laura | The Lettered Cottage

“Let us show what life means to us with our actions. Dreaming and hoping and reaching forward. What does it look like when we come alive? Let’s find out.” -Jon Foreman *** Hi! A gal named Laura recently emailed me this photo of her kitchen and asked if I’d throw some ideas out there for […]

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 […]

Jamie’s Tall Wall Dilemma

YHL wall idea 2

Remember how I told you the words “I’ve got a room that could use a little lovin” are like the opposite of kryptonite to me? Well, John and Sherry over at Young House Love blogged about one of their reader’s design dilemmas last week, and then titled the post: “Ideas Anyone?”. So, of course, I couldn’t […]

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 […]

Boys Bedroom – Pick My Presto


Hello, and welcome to another installment of Pick My Presto! I received an email from a nice young man by the name of Jake asking for some design help with a wainscoting dilemma in his bedroom. His email read: Hello Layla, My name is Jake and I am a 16 years old. I’m looking to re-do […]

New Kitchen – Pick My Presto


Hey there- and welcome to another installment of Pick My Presto! I randomly selected another email from my PMP inbox this weekend, and had some fun photoshoppin’ a picture of a kitchen sent in by a sweet reader named Cindy. Here’s the photo she sent me… Her email read: Hi Layla, My kitchen is a new, […]

Office In Living Room – Pick My Presto

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Hey there- and welcome to another installment of Pick My Presto! In addition to making some fun changes in our kitchen this past weekend  (updated pics coming soon!), I also had a ball photoshoppin’ a picture of a living room/home office sent in by our go-to WordPress-wiz, Shauna Callaghan. (Seriously, she is the best and I […]