DESIGN YOUR HOME
22 Ideabooks by JourneyChic
Guest Picks: Have a Happy (Classier) Halloween
Plastic pumpkins, begone! These spooky grown-up home accessories bring all of the creepiness and none of the kitsch
I absolutely love Halloween, but as I've gotten older, I've started to hunt down spooky accessories that aren't of the plastic skeleton variety. Part of the fun of the holiday is how silly and kitschy it can be, but what if you want to celebrate in a...
Guest Picks: 20 Ideas for an Eclectic Girl's Nursery
In a few short weeks I will be welcoming my second child — a girl! I've had such fun transforming the small guest room from a dark brown hideaway to a bright and light turquoise jewel box infused with global flair and a few glamorous touches. The room...
Guest Picks: 20 Blooming Chrysanthemum Accessories
Now that August is here, the ever-popular chrysanthemum will start popping up in garden centers and yards. It is a simple and beautiful flower that has significance for many cultures, particularly those in eastern Asia. Japan even celebrates the "Festival...
Guest Picks: Explore a Travel-Theme Nursery
I'm in the midst of a nursery design for the arrival of my little girl this fall, and the process has taken me back two years to when I assembled my son's room. My husband and I have been fortunate enough to travel the world for both business and pleasure,...
Guest Picks: 20 Fabulous Ceiling Lights
If your home was built within the last ten years, then chances are it came with those hideous builder-grade "boob lights" — you know, the ceiling lights with the round dome and screws smack dab in the middle that make them look like a silicone-injected...
Guest Picks: 20 Perfectly Pretty (Small) Patio Ideas
I live in the city, and although we're grateful to have any outdoor space, our patio is tiny. We're in the process of replacing the brick pavers with a more interesting material, and that's got me thinking about new ways to dress up...
Guest Picks: 20 Ideas for a Music Lover's Nursery
When my sister-in-law and her husband announced their pregnancy, I couldn't wait to help them design a nursery. They both love music and going to concerts, so I used a Houzz ideabook to share loads of ideas for creating a rock-n-roll inspired room for...
Guest Picks: Irish Bed-and-Breakfast Inspiration
Ireland's misty hills and legends of leprechauns have fascinated me for years. I've traveled twice to this beautiful country, where I stayed in cozy bed and breakfasts in several different towns. Ireland's citizens are famously friendly and their homes...
Guest Picks: A Stitch For Modern Times
Quilting has come a long way since the days of the Americana quilts that my mom had in the house and the floral Laura Ashley number that graced my college dorm room for four years. Now this timeless sewing tradition is making a comeback with modern fabrics...