A quick refresh as the seasons change always brightens a space, and I especially like doing this in the bedrooms with new linens. I still LOVE the look of a layered bed in spring and summer, but once the warmer months hit I take thinner linens to get the same cozy, layered look I love. […]

PRIMARY BEDROOM SUMMER REFRESH

DESIGN & STYLING

A question I hear all the time as a designer is regarding paint. What paint colors we use, what brand, what sheen, how to know undertones…. I get it. Paint is HARD! And no-one wants to repaint an entire room after realizing it isn’t working in the space. So, here’s the 411 on ALL THINGS […]

OUR FAVORITE NEUTRAL PAINT COLORS & A PAINT GUIDE

PROJECTS & DIY

There are so many different styles and variations of styles out there. Just like in our clothing fashion trends come and go so do our home’s style. But we design differently. I believe your home style comes down to a feeling. How you want your space to feel? That’s how we do design. Our approach […]

THE GRACE OAKS SIGNATURE STYLE DEFINED

DESIGN & STYLING

Before looking ahead to our goals and ideas for this year I always like to take a look back. Reflecting on last year’s goals, achievements, and projects always puts everything in perspective. Here’s a look at last year’s post – our 2021 project list. Adding a baby to the family limited my usual project list, but […]

BEST OF 2021 – OUR YEAR IN REVIEW

LIFESTYLE

My favorite post of the year- my holiday home tour. This year I’m breaking it up into two posts and starting with the heart of the home. Come on in… I always dress up the porch for the holidays to welcome our guests and the near daily deliveries we get. It’s such a nice way to […]

HOLIDAY HOME TOUR PART I

DESIGN & STYLING

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