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38 Ideabooks by Melissa de la Fuente
Guest Picks: Fresh Art
So many artists, so little time! While the weather outside is getting hotter, I thought it might be nice to cool down with some beautiful art for your walls. These pieces are a great way to support independent artists and wake up your walls at the same...
Guest Picks: Black, White and Blue
These aren’t your traditional colors for June, I know, but right now I am feeling the deep richness of dark neutrals paired with some whites and tans. Somehow they all make me feel like I’m in a luxurious cabin on the lake. Swimming, barbecues and...
Guest Picks: Sweet, Soothing Pink and Gray Accents
Instill a restful vibe with a touch of romance, using furnishings and decor in shades of rose petals and clouds
I am feeling pinks and grays as I travel into the lovely month of May. Well, let me be honest — I am always feeling pinks and grays! But May can be sweet and stormy, so I think the two colors fit the bill perfectly. Together they are calm and...
Guest Picks: Let the Sunshine In
“April showers bring May flowers” — isn’t that how the saying goes? I say that no matter what the weather gives us, we can create our own sunshine and bring it inside through fresh art, bright whites and cheerful pinks and greens. I feel better...
Guest Picks: Get a Fresh Start in Your Home, From Porch to Mudroom
Which room in your home is your favorite? Which one could use a little TLC? I love my living room; it is definitely the hub of the home. It isn’t huge, but it is cozy and bright. I would love to paint it a pale pink. Spring is a great time to throw...
Guest Picks: Spring-Dreaming Decor
Bring in bold color splashes, natural materials and crisp fabrics to give your home a whiff of the new season
Are you as ready for spring as I am? I find myself sitting around daydreaming of when the weather will be nice enough for sitting on the porch, watching flowers bloom, opening the windows and finally feeling those warm breezes. I think a little natural...
Guest Picks: Fresh Sunshine
A fresh start, a new year. Just in case you have the January doldrums, here is some fresh sunshine to brighten your days. Just one or two bright, shiny new things might make the wait for spring a little more bearable. xo — Melissa from Melissa...
Guest Picks: Sparkle & Earth
December is one of my favorite months: the holidays, the sparkling snow, the lights at night, the smells and cozy moments indoors. Here is a little sparkling December house love for you, tempered by some earthly goodies. Enjoy! xo — Melissa from...
Guest Picks: November Glow
We’re heading into the holidays, one of my favorite times of the year! It’s the cozy textures and sparkle of the season that really get me. I hope yours is warm and spectacular. Here are some things for your home to help make it so! xo — Melissa...
Guest Picks: Cozy Glamour
Blues, glitz and warmth. Cozy up for fall with a bright and glamorous nest to cuddle up in. Hope you enjoy! xo — Melissa from Melissa Loves
Guest Picks: October Warmth
Snuggle weather is here. It's time for sweaters, cozy blankets, fires and investing in your surroundings for the change of seasons. I hope you enjoy! xo — Melissa from Melissa Loves
Guest Picks: Wish List for Fall
When the chilly weather begins. I can't help but wish for a little change in my home. I want drama, warmth and texture. Wouldn't these be wonderful for fall? — Melissa from Melissa Loves
Guest Picks: Blues and Pinks (and a Little Bit of White)
Why does summer seem to go by so fast? To extend the feeling, I've gathered some blues for the ocean, pinks for the sunsets and white for the sand under your toes. I hope you are having a wonderful summer, and I hope a little bit of it can be spent by...
Guest Picks: June Glow
There is nothing like the freedom that June brings. We all get to be barefoot and fancy free — for a few months at least. Introduce some color and texture to reconnect you with your home. xo — Melissa from Melissa...
Guest Picks: Breath of Fresh Air
Warmer days and cool breezes at night put me in the mood for blue, gold, linen, and anything fresh and clean. Are you with me? Good! Enjoy and have a happy end of spring and beginning of summer! xo — Melissa from Melissa...