decorative accessories

Drawing Inspiration from the Golden Globes

I'm not usually one who has to watch awards shows. Apart from seeing what everyone is wearing, the percentage of time spent on boring thank yous far overwhelms the interesting moments. But since Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were hosting [...]

CB2: Three Hot New Pieces

TGIF! As I duck out to my first consultation this morning, I give you not one but three great things to drool over from CB2: Three-Piece Mango Wood Guardian Set, $69.95. Stella Cabinet, $399. Vane [...]

Work in Progress: Elaine & Roy’s Northwest Austin Media Room

I've been working with California transplants Elaine and Roy for several months now, to furnish their enormous home in the northwest hills of Austin. It has been SO. MUCH. FUN. Why? They want things to look good, but they're not [...]

Prepping for Guests: Last Minute Holiday Decorating Tips

Christmas is eight days away. Most holiday guests will arrive on Christmas Eve, and if that's the case for your guests, you have seven days to prepare for the onslaught. Really, you have six days, because you're probably going to [...]

FLASH SALE: 50% Off for Blog Readers

How about a little FLASH SALE, just for you blog readers? From now through Wednesday, December 18, 2013, enter the promo code BLOG50 to receive a 50% discount on select items in Room Fu's Etsy store! Here's a peek at [...]

Simple Christmas Centerpiece Idea

Love this pic from the Crate & Barrel catalog of a modern and understated floral arrangement in a simple white platter. I suppose it would be easy to replant the succulents after your event? The same idea could be applied [...]

Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2014: Orchid

Emerald's reign as Pantone's color of the year is drawing to a close. What's up for 2014? Orchid! Via LA Times. Soon, retailers will be churning out all things red-violet, but if you want to get a jump [...]

Cranking out Mod Pillows

I've completed nineteen pillow covers so far. The hardest thing? Not keeping some of them. Do you feel my pain? Join me Sunday at the Red Chair Market Designer Tag Sale, where these and other fabulous home decor products will [...]

Visual Inspiration Crawl

A couple of weeks ago, Melissa from Bolt Fabrics and I got together on her day off work, to casually stroll through stores that might be visually inspiring. We started off at the 24 Diner, opting to leave our cars [...]

VIDEO: Five Elements of Badass Design

Oh. Em. Gee. You are gonna D-I-E when you see this video we shot earlier this summer! This is the brainchild of Nicole Kinbarovsky of Eastside Creative. Nicole and I used to work together back in my graphic design days, [...]