"Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.
Are you not much more valuable than they?"
Matthew 6:26

I was invited to write on industry standards for the latest issue of Modern Texas Living. You can read the full article on pages 38-39 where I go more in depth on each measurement standard. Here is an excerpt from the article! Not all rules are meant to be broken and good designers know where […]

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I’m starting to see some big furniture companies finally go away from the matching bedroom set (where the bed, nightstand, dresser, mirror, and chest of drawers all look the same). I always say you should mix it up. For example, if you have an upholstered headboard, use wood side tables and an interesting dresser. Your […]

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There’s a reason I carry so many trays at shopfromsusie.com. They are truly the most versatile piece of decor you can own. However, some of my clients struggle with knowing how to style their trays so I’m putting together another how-to to help you guys out!  The most common spots for a tray in your […]

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Recently, I had the sheer pleasure of visiting my dear friend Tina’s (@to_mimishousewego) lake house! Wow! Her home is so beautiful and so full of love; I truly didn’t want to leave. Tina asked me how to decorate shelves inside these tall built-ins on the second floor landing of her home. She had some photos and […]

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Hey girl, hey! The seasons are changing and I decided to refresh my mantel for Summer! When I think of Summer I think of fresh greenery, whites and neutrals contrasting with brighter colors and natural elements like terra cotta and wood. I definitely wanted to use all of the NEW products we listed at shopfromsusie.com […]

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Mother’s Day is coming up and I have grouped together a few thoughtful gift ideas for any special mom in your life! Let’s shower them with great pieces for their home that fit their own lifestyle.  The Baker For a mom who loves to bake and loves being in the kitchen, our Mom Tea Towel […]

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When it comes to choosing paint sheens (or paint finishes), many times home owners pick the wrong one! Then they end up having to put more money into a project/space. Well, worry no more! I’ve put together this guide to take all the guesswork out of your next paint job.  To understand it easily, paint […]

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One of my favorite seasons has finally started to peak around here in Texas with the warmer weather we’ve had lately. This season is exciting to me because it’s the best time to start your own garden or even plant new seeds in your existing garden! I like to plant herbs during this time of […]

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Ah, throw pillows! These bad boys are the easiest, most inexpensive way to freshen up your decor. You can switch out your pillows with the seasons or keep them year round, but their colors and patterns have so much potential to add dimension and coziness to your space! I am so excited to roll out […]

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Hey girl, hey! I saw this Vintage Pottery DIY project on Jaci Daily’s feed and have been wanting to try it ever since. We’re going to take some old pottery and make it look even more aged using black paint and mud! I decided to use antique olive jars. These natural, terra cotta pots are […]

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