Designer Challenge: Which Sofa? {Part Two}

designer challenge sofa options

Welcome to Part Two of the Designer Challenge- sofa edition! Today, I’m thrilled to welcome Sabrina from Pink Little Notebook. Sabrina's blog is all about her journey of rediscovering her creative passions. You can expect to find a lot of DIY, thrifting, decorating and more. Be sure to check out her room before and afters, especially her beautiful home office- so jealous!  (If you missed Part One, you can find out what Alicia did  … [Read more...]

Designer Challenge: Which Sofa? {Part One}

Alicia- Keep It Beautiful

Welcome to another edition of the Designer Challenge! It's been a while since we've seen a room designed around a piece, and this time it's all about sofas! Today, I have the lovely Alicia from Keep It Beautiful Designs here. Alicia and her husband are currently renovating their 1920's home in Ottawa, Ontario. Be sure to check out the impressive before and after photos of the front hall, living room, dining room and more. So gorgeous! Let's … [Read more...]

Designer Challenge: Which Desk? {Part Two}

Tazim

Welcome to Part Two of the Designer Challenge- desk edition! I’m happy to welcome Tazim of Love Snap Make, an inspirational blog where you can expect to find furniture and accessory DIY projects, strange and interesting IKEA products, furniture and interior design store tours, tips and ideas for achieving your design style, and more. I can’t wait for you to see what she came up with! (If you missed Part One, you can find out what the desk options … [Read more...]

Designer Challenge: Which Desk? {Part One}

Dorothy Draper Pink Desk- OKL

I’m excited to bring you another installment of this fun and popular series. This time I presented three desk options and asked each designer to select her favorite and tell us what she’d do with it. First up, I’m happy to introduce Annie from Annie Vincent Interiors. Annie and I connected through a designer group a few months back, and I immediately took notice of her beautiful design boards. With a talented eye for design and color, I couldn't w … [Read more...]

Designer Challenge: Which Headboard? {Part Two}

Brooke Berry

Welcome to Part Two of the Designer Challenge- headboard edition! I’m thrilled to welcome Brooke of Brooklyn Berry Designs. Although Brooke and I live in the same neck of the woods, we haven't met in person, but I can tell we'd have a lot to talk about over coffee (on my list for the new year!). Brooke's blog is an online journal where she shares ideas and inspiration for creating a safe, warm and welcoming place, as well as dishing out her take o … [Read more...]

Designer Challenge: Which Headboard? {Part One}

Lisa Leonard Gold Chevron Necklace

It's been a while since we've had a Designer Challenge, and I'm excited to bring you another installment of this popular series. This time I presented three headboard options and asked each designer to select her favorite and tell us what she’d do with it. First up, I’m happy to introduce Rita from Harbour Breeze. Rita and I connected through a Canadian designer group we're both part of. After checking out her blog, I was so impressed by her $159 … [Read more...]

Designer Challenge: Which Outdoor Seating? {Reader Edition}

Olioboard Pro

If you remember about a month ago, with the suggestion of one of my readers, I opened up the Designer Challenge to Satori Readers. Fortunately, Olioboard wanted to join in and offered to award our top three picks a 6-month upgrade to their Pro version. How fun! Readers were given three outdoor seating options, including the Catalina Lounge Chair, Geometric Pouf and Nantucket Chair. They were asked to create a mood board using one of … [Read more...]

Calling All Readers: Be Part of the Designer Challenge!

Designer Challenge Collage

A while back, I received an email from Carmen, a reader who looks forward to the Designer Challenge every month. I started this series back in November and it has been one of the most popular reads on the blog. Basically, I select three furniture or decor items within the same category, say mirrors, and the guest designers create a room or vignette around the item of their choice. Up to this point, design bloggers have been the participants of … [Read more...]

Designer Challenge: Which Mirror? {Part Two}

Nyla Free

Welcome to Part Two of the Designer Challenge- mirror edition! I’m thrilled to welcome Nyla of Nyla Free Designs. I first met Nyla at Kimberley Seldon's Business of Design school and I was immediately impressed with her sense of style and friendly demeanor. I love reading her contributions to Dabble Magazine and always look forward to her design tips and adventures on her blog. They’re always top notch and on the pulse of what's going on. I can’t … [Read more...]