2018 Spring Home Tour: Decorating Ideas for Every Room in the House

Whenever I go dark, it’s probably safe to assume that I’m working on a big project. Today, I’m sharing the fruits of my spring labor with my 2018 Spring Home Tour! It’s probably my favorite of the year since by this time, most of us are tired of slugging through the cold, post-Christmas months. It feels good to bring some life and freshness back in. I wanted to share decorating ideas for every room in the house which motivated me to actually clean several rooms that had turned into drop zones (I’m looking at you, office and white guest bedroom!) That means- this is a long tour. As in, bring-your-favorite-snack-and-pour-yourself-a-drink kind of “long”. I also finally started on some lighting updates and while I didn’t get them all installed just yet (and I still have a ways to go in updating some), we have been working to get those installed, just in time for the season, too.

You’ll see some new goodies I’ve sprinkled throughout, but even more old favorites I repurpose from season to season. Hopefully, you’ll be inspired to take a second look at some of your own pretties you haven’t considered bringing out for the new season. Now, I’ll go ahead and welcome you on in to hang with me for a bit 😉


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Our grass still looks gray, like an old, scraggly beard, but that’s ok because we are rocking some fresh new pinestraw 😉

For the first time, I finally spray painted my urns flanking the door. It took zero prep, half a can of paint, and five minutes of labor to freshen these guys up as good as new. If you have outdoor furniture/pots/etc., never underestimate the power of a good ‘ol can of Rustoleum. Also worth noting, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you – our flag really is that big. I knew we were due for another since our former one had faded. This was one of those frequent little “surprises” from Dave haha. While it’s probably more size appropriate to sit atop the Capitol building in Atlanta, well, you can’t say he isn’t patriotic 😉

Traditional Craftsman Style Home with American Flag

Our front door was also decked with a new yellow Forsythia wreath (HERE). In the past, I’ve used a lot of wreaths made of greenery for spring, but I just really wanted it to pop this season. It’s also on sale right now for under $40.

Spring Front Door with Yellow wreath and ferns for spring- front door and porch ideas

Spring Front Porch Ideas and Inspiration


Just inside, you’ll see my favorite lantern that gets rotated season after season. I kicked the snow and pinecones to the curb and traded them for some moss and a small vase of purple flowers.

Rustic Lantern with Flowers Inside- Lantern Styling Ideas

I just shared my spring butterfly table (HERE) this past week (have you made that easy pasta salad yet?). When I cleared it, I decided to keep everything clean and minimal – kind of like a fresh dining room spring cleaning re-start.

Elegant, Traditional DIning Room Design

I added a simple blue and gray vase (HERE) as the sole centerpiece – it’s also on sale right now 😉

Elegant Dining Room with Sherwin Williams Blue Paint and Restoration Hardware Furniture

I have the sources listed at the bottom of the post but if you missed it, I also shared a dining room dupes post (HERE) for affordable look-alikes.

Restoration Hardware French Casement Sideboard in Blue Dining room

I never feel guilty about purchasing and DIY-ing new wreaths since I recycle and use my former wreaths season after season. If you have spares you aren’t using, consider hanging some from command hooks on interior doors and/or mirrors. This white hydrangea wreath was a DIY from a few years ago (shared HERE).

Dining Room Table Centerpiece in Blue and White Vase


Across the foyer, my sitting room is looking fresh, with only two pillows being switched up for the season.

Starburst and Sunburst Gallery Wall of Mirrors

Sitting Room with Greek Key Tufted Ottoman


Now, we’ll head over to where I’ve been spending a lot of time making updates. Notice any changes? I have been dying to switch my pendants and breakfast nook fixture for a long time and this past month, I finally pulled the trigger. I hit a few road bumps before we “got here” so I’ll be sharing more on the lighting specifics in a separate upcoming post. Remember the lanterns that were here before? They were about a third of the size of these! One thing I love about these pendants (HERE) is the antique silver finish. It’s almost a champagne which helps marry several of the finishes I have throughout the surrounding rooms.

Cream Kitchen Design with Perfect Greige Paint and Visual Comfort Pendant Knock-Off Lights

Similar to the dining room, I didn’t want visual (our countertop) clutter – I stuck with an oversized island statement with this large, white bamboo lantern (SIMILAR) and some newly sprouted branches from the back yard.

White Bamboo Lantern with Green Branches on Kitchen Island

Strawberries in Collander

Colander of Strawberries Spring Fruit in Kitchen

White Bamboo Lantern Styling Ideas

My mom recently gave me this sweet little olivewood salt box (HERE); she’s had the same one for years. Something you may or may not have figured out yet about me and Mama Nan- if one of of has and loves something, chances are, the other will soon have it also. We are two generational parallels of the same person haha.

Kitchen Utensils in White Pitchers on Kitchen Counter- Styling IDeas

Neutral Kitchen with Perfect Greige Paint and Cream Cabinets- Giallo Ornamental Granite


The other lighting update- this beaded chandelier (HERE) I’ve had my eye on for years. After we installed it, I had no idea why I waited so long to make the switch. It even made me like my Perfect Greige paint in here more – it just brightened up the space instead of leaving it as a heavy black hole.

Breakfast Nook Connected to Kitchen- Cohesive Design Inspiration

This is also the first time since we moved in that I decided to take a break from the big brass candelabras.

Breakfast Nook Area with Pottery Barn Francesca Beaded Chandelier

Pottery Barn Gray White Wash Beaded Chandelier Francesca

Yellow tulips and purple flowers in arrangement

Since I continue to have success with my houseplants (I’ve been bringing them in in waves since last year), I decided to add a palm to the bunch. My snake plants and rubber plant are beyond simple; I know the palm requires a little more watering but we’ll see how she does 😉

Palm House Plant in Breakfast Eating Area

Forsythia branches may be my new “thing”. When I first got them, they looked like brown sticks with yellow buds. But, after a few days, the buds started blossoming (and hanging around). Then, I noticed that they are continuing to have new growth – you can see some green buds that are new below. Today, there are even more than that and the stems are still covered in yellow flowers.

Breakfast Room Sideboard with Yellow Forsythia and Round Brass Mirror


Open Concept Home Breakfast Nook Kitchen and Living Room Inspiration and Ideas

I brought the living room back to its former blue and white glory – my favorite look for this space.

Family Room with Big Stacked Stone Fireplace and Built-Ins Flanking TV over fireplace

I get a lot of questions about how many (faux) fiddle leaf fig stems (HERE) I used to get the vase on the fireplace so full – there are three. They are a little pricey (a littler under $40/ea.), but, you can use them in all kinds of arrangements all over the house in singles or multiples.

If you squint, you will see our coffee table is still shattered. Truth- it will stay shattered until we replace it. But, I don’t want to replace it until I decide on other updates in this space. So… we are just living our life, trying to ignore that ugly elephant in the room haha.

Two Story Living Room with Versatile Gray Paint and TV OVer Stacked Stone Fireplace

I probably should have also mentioned that this home tour is kind of like one big “Where’s Waldo?” of the pups. Mister made his debut in here but Maggie is the one who really steals the show. She insisted on following me everywhere I went with the camera. At one point, I just gave up haha.

Blue and White Pillows on Sectional for Spring

Blue Pillow Ideas in the Living Room

Spring Living Room INspiration with Pops of Blue

How to Style Pillows on a Sectional Sofa

These new pillows were some of the only “new” things for the season. After loving my velvet numbers and the striped pillows in my bedroom, I decided to replicate a similar setup in the living room.

Tonic Living Pillow Combination IDeas


Mixing Blue and Neutral Pillow Patterns1. | 2. (similar) | 3. | 4. | 5.

Another thing I love about the classic blue and white – you can mix old and new and it just works. The top shelf holds a large ginger jar from HomeGoods (SIMILAR) while the second shelf holds a piece passed down through my family.

Blue and Neutral Shelf Styling Ideas and Inspo

Blue Hyacinths in small arrangement

Blue and White Shelf Styling Ideas

Same on this shelf- these “Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil” monkeys are my mom’s – I was dying to use them for spring and I still can’t tell if she is going to let me keep them “indefinitely” haha.

Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil monkeys

Living Room Furniture Layout IDeas

Blue and White Pillows on Sectional Sofa

Living Room Sitting Area Ideas

There’s my girl! PS: for all of you I told that Maggie was a “Dorkie”, we recently found out… well… she isn’t. I’ll probably share that story soon, too 😉

Dog on PotteryBarn Thatcher Wingback Chairs

I’ll be looking to switch this lighting soon, maybe along with the other room updates, but I have a feeling this may be a “save-for-a-while” type of update. Anyone have a scaffold with a few electricians we can borrow, send them our way 😉

Versatile Gray Living Room with Stacked Stone Tall Fireplace

La-Z-Boy Aspen Sectional in Large Great Room Family Room with TV over fireplace


Until I whipped my office closet into shape (HERE), this space was a wreck since before Thanksgiving. Once it was tidy, I made just a few seasonal updates to really freshen it up.

Home Office with Large Table Desk Ideas

I can’t tell you how much I missed working in here. I’ve noticed a huge boost in productivity since I cleared the clutter and got back in.

Comfortable Office Chair with Pillow

I swapped my white china footed bowls for these cutie floral numbers – sweet little vintage teacups would also be adorable!

Floral Bowls as Desk Decor for Accessories

And added a pink vase with ceramic spring detail (HERE). As a warning, I realized it was slowly leaking water so I asked the store about it – they said it wasn’t designed to actually hold water. (Umm?) I still don’t know if that is true but if you do want it for flowers, I would use a small glass/vessel inside the vase to contain the water.

Organized Office Shelf Styling Inspiration

Tufted Gray Slipper Chair with Layered Patterned Pillows


I’m basically still on a high from our master bedroom makeover.

White Master Bedroom Design Ideas with Brass Light and Gray Tufted Bed

Aside from a few pillow and textile changes, it transitions into each season beautifully. Believe it or not, aside from the garland, the only change from Christmas is the lumbar pillow swap-out. See? It pays to use neutrals and choose things that can be used throughout each season 😉

Master Bedroom Bedding Ideas with White, Gray, and Green


Green Pillows Mixing Patterns on Bed1. | 2. | 3. 

Master Bedroom Design with Gray Tufted Bed and Green Accents

A little secret- we STILL haven’t filled and organized our nightstands (HERE). It’s on “the list” but when we do them, I want to do them right.

White Washed Nightstand Inspiration for Styling

King Sized Bed Pillow Configuration with Small Lumbar


Master Bedroom Layout Ideas and Inspiration

Oversized White Club Chairs in Sitting Area of Master Bedroom

Oversized Club Chairs in Sitting Nook of Master bedroom

Sitting Area Design and Ideas


I’ve made no attempt in hiding that the blue and white guest bedroom is my favorite guest bedroom. I love it so much, I haven’t even wanted to make the tiniest changes. I finally decided to brighten and lighten it up for spring by removing some of the bedding layers and layering in a few floral pillows.

Cane Bed in traditional classic guest bedroom

Spring Guest Bedroom Pillows

Beaded Chandelier over guest bed for guest bedroom design inspo


And there’s a reason you haven’t seen this guest bedroom in a while. Since before the reveal of the previous guest bedroom, this one has been filled with all the cast-offs, a mattress, contents of an old dresser, and even light fixtures. No joke, you could barely open the door.

White Guest Bedroom with Gallery Wall Above Bed

But Dave, in his Dave-like way, treated me to a totally cleaned out bedroom when I returned home from visiting my mom a few weeks ago. (Maybe I should go away more often?) I have a new light fixture for this room I’m pretty excited about that hasn’t been installed just yet… soon!

White Moroccan Wedding with Blue and White Wedding Pillow

Small Sitting Area in Nook- Selamat Regeant Armchair

Plush White Guest BEdroom Bedding with Linen Duvet Cover

Moroccan Wedding Blanket Pillow


Phew, you guys! That’s it! We made our way through most of the rooms in the house; we always do a lot but this may be the most ever in one tour 😉 If this was your first time stopping by, I hope you’ll come back! If you spotted something on the tour you were curious about, I have all the sources, details, and paint colors just below, separated by room 😉 If you aren’t already, you can subscribe to receive my updates via email HERE. I’ve got a lot on my plate this spring and I’m looking forward to sharing it all 😉

Spring Front Porch Ideas and Inspiration


Yellow Forsythia Wreath | Urns– SIMILAR (original from Lowe’s several years ago) | Rocking Chairs | Front Door Mat | Pillows- Restoration Hardware


Chairs – Linen | Bar Cart12-Light Chandelier | Blue & White Table VaseTapered (Brass) Candle Sticks | Pillar (Brass) Candle Holders | Mercury Glass Candle Holders | Mirror: Homegoods – (SIMILAR) | Dining Table:  (84″ in Salvaged Brown) | Buffet: (72″ in Distressed White) | Curtain Panels: (98″ in White) | Gold Bar Cart | Rug: HomeGoods- Safavieh | Lamps: HomeGoods – (SIMILAR) | Silver Tea Service: Family Heirloom – (SIMILAR) | Cream Table Runners | Church Painting | Hydrangea Wreath (DIY Tutorial HERE) | Water Lillies Art | Paint: Lauren’s Surprise by Sherwin Williams | Flooring: Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle


Basket (SIMILAR) | Greek Key Ottoman | Floor Lamp | White Garden Stool | Curtain Panels: (98″ in White) | Curtain Rod | Ottoman Basket Tray: Pottery Barn – no longer available (SIMILAR) | Chair | Sheepskin: Costco (SIMILAR) | Rug: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Apothecary Jars | Brass Candle Holders: HomeGoods (SIMILAR| Sofa: Antique | Restoration Hardware French Casement Double-Door Cabinet in Black Oak Drifted | Basket (SIMILAR) | Striped Pillows | White Pillows: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Sunburst Mirrors: Various Sources – (Similar HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE) | Quatrefoil Mirror | Wall Urchins | Paint: Versatile Gray by Sherwin Williams | Flooring: Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle


Bar Stools | Lantern Light Fixture Pendants (Vintage Silver) | White Bamboo Lantern (SIMILAR) | Mini White Colander | Olive Wood Salt Box |  Wooden Paddle Board | Soap Pedestal |  Marble & Wood Cutting Board | Raw Edge Marble Cheese Board | Round Wood Wall Decor (SIMILAR)| CoastersSoap Pedestal | Refrigerator | Cabinet Pulls: Pewter (SIMILAR) | FaucetStainless Cooktop | Stainless Steel Canopy Pro Style Wall Mount Range Hood | Pitchers: Unknown | Paint: Perfect Greige by Sherwin Williams | Cabinet Paint: Unknown | Granite: Giallo Ornamental  | Backsplash: Puebla Travertina Beige in 3×6 tiles with Snow White Grout | Flooring: Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle


Chairs | Table: Refinished (DIY Project HERE) | Wood Beaded Chandelier | Round Mirror (SIMILAR) | Curtain Panels: (98″ in White) | Curtain Rod |  White Soup Tureen | Platter | Sideboard: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Stool Under Plant (I painted white) | Ice Bucket | Wine Cooler | Wine Trough | Cake Stands: HERE, HERE, HERE | Ceramic Vase (SIMILAR) | Plant Basket: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Gallery Wall Frames (SIMILAR) | Pitchers: HomeGoods Paint: Perfect Greige by Sherwin Williams | Flooring: Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle


Indigo Velvet Pillows (similar) | Black Striped Pillows | Indigo and White Patterned Pillows | Indigo, White, & Green Patterned Pillows | Silk Cream Pillows | Monkeys- Antique | Blue & White Ginger Jars (SIMILAR) | Chunky Gray Throw with Tassels in Basket | Volcano Ash Floor Vase | White Vase | White Vase 2 | Accordion Vase | Terracotta Vase | Thatcher Wing Back Chairs | Table Lamp | Garden Stool | Blanket BasketQuatrefoil Mirrors Between Windows | Gold Foil Texas & Georgia State Art Prints | White Lidded Urn | Tree Art | Log Basket | Round Mirrors: World Market – no longer available (SIMILAR) | Wooden Tray: Pottery Barn – no longer available (SIMILARVolcano Candle | Mirrored Console Table: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Console Table Lamps: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Oversized Tray | ZGallerie Palais Side Table (IDENTICAL) | ZGallerie Palais  Coffee Table (IDENTICAL) | Rug: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Alarm Clock | Sofa: La-Z-Boy Aspen Collection | Fan: Progressive Lighting | Paint: Versatile Gray by Sherwin Williams | Flooring: Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle


Amerock Cabinet Pulls on Cabinets (Golden Champagne – 6 5/16″)Amerock Cabinet Pulls on Drawers (Golden Champagne -5 1/16″) | Blush Flower VaseGray & White Pillow | Leopard Pillow- discontinued | Wine Velvet Pillows |  Grass Cloth | Lamp (Table – Brass) | Linen Tapered Drum Lamp Shade (Medium -White) | Wallingford 16″ Wide Antique Brass & Crystal Chandelier | Soft Shimmer Large Art Print (30×40, white mat, matte brass frame) | Gold Foil Leaf Art (11×11, matte brass frame) | Round Wood Carving | Rug (7’10” x 10’10”) | Roman Shades (linen with silver ribbon) | Trestle Table (Gray Acacia – 76″ x 43″)Gray Velvet Slipper Chair – HomeGoods (SIMILAR| Gold Mirror – HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Desk Chair | Long Antique Brass Tray | Scissors | Tape Dispenser | Stapler | Glass and Gold Dish | Initial Coaster | Hammered Brass Pencil Cup | Acrylic Notes Holder | Lilly Pulitzer Planner | File Boxes | Magazine Holders | Document Boxes | Whitewash Baskets | Gray Short Neck Vase | Top Shelf Vases | Eduardo Garza Crystal Box | Gold Lanterns | White Vase with Stopper – discontinued from West Elm | Small White Vase – discontinued from West Elm | Slipper Chair: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Seat Cushion – DIY (HERE) | Floral Bowls: Tuesday Morning | Linen, Gold, White Chair Pillow: Discontinued Carpentry – Bobby Barton of Heartwood Renovations, and Darryl Ponquinette of Ponquinette Fine Woodworks Paint: Sherwin Williams On the Rocks


Bed | Nightstands | Dresser- Restoration Hardware (no longer available) Bench | White Linen Duvet Cover & Euro Shams| Belgian Flax Linen Linen Quilt (in Flagstone) | King Linen Shams (in Flagstone) | Green Velvet PillowsBlack & Cream Striped Pillows | Green & Natural Lumbar Pillow700 Thread Count Sheets | Leaning Floor Mirror- HomeGoods | Chandelier | Bedside Lamps | Chunky Cream Wool Rug (8×10) | Foo Dog- HomeGoods (Similar) | Catch-all China Dish | Oversized Double Handle Basket- HomeGoods (Similar) | Hamper- HomeGoods (Similar) | Moulding | Paint: Simply White by Benjamin Moore


Oversized Chair (in natural) | Oversized Chair with Ottoman (in natural) | Side Table in Sitting Nook | White Table Lamp (set of 2)Garden StoolBird Art Print 1 | Bird Art Print 2 | Moulding | Woven Shades (Bali White; Cordless) | Brass & Mirror Tray on Ottoman | White Pillows in Chairs: HomeGoods | White Vase with Tulips | Linen Throw | Black Volcano Candle Gray Rug in Sitting Nook (5×7) | Sheepskin- Costco | Floor Lamp


Archipelago Platform Bed | Safavieh Pagoda Garden StoolsNightstandsNightstand HardwareWhite Quilt & Euro Shams | SheetsCenter White Lumbar Pillow (12×20) | Striped Pillows- HomeGoods |  Floral Pillows- HomeGoods | Cream Throw- HomeGoods | Murray Feiss Six-Light Chandelier | Lamps | Safavieh Vintage Oriental Light Blue/Cream RugFisherman ArtBedside MirrorsCurtains (Linen Weave Vanilla Bean with Bronze Drapery Rod & Ring Clips) | Cordless Woven Shades (Bali Natural) | Full Length Mirror- HomeGoods | Luggage RackBlue & White Trinket Dishes (Trio) | Coasters | Hamper- HomeGoods | Elephant- HomeGoods | Small Nightstand Vase- West Elm (no longer available) | Driftwood Bowl- HomeGoods | Pot- HomeGoods | Paint: Alabaster by Sherwin Williams


Gray & White Ticking Striped PillowsBed (Queen) | Belgian Linen Duvet Cover & Euro Shams – white | Belgian Linen Diamond Quilt (White) | Rug (5×8) | Mirrored Brass Tray | Bamboo Side Chair | Curtain Panels: (98″ in White) | Lumbar Pillow in Chair | Lanterns | Moroccan Wedding Pillow (SIMILAR) | Bud Vase | Lamps: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Bench: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Mirror: DIY Project | Night Stands: DIY Project | Fern Prints | Basket: HomeGoods | Frames: Michaels – (SIMILAR) | Throw: HomeGoods | Paint: Alabaster by Sherwin Williams

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  1. 3.20.18
    joanmechlin, joni said:

    Loved the tour, Kelley. Everything is so clean and fresh and springy. Your detailed photos are beautiful.

    • 3.20.18

      Joni, thank you so much for visiting. Happy first day of spring!

  2. 3.20.18

    love everything as usual kn! Those breakfast room pendants were HUGEEEE contenders for over my kitchen island as well! Love them!

    • 3.20.18

      Linds, THANK YOU! Your home has turned out in the most PERFECT way!!

  3. 3.20.18
    vickie said:

    I love your house and all your decorating ideas. Always look forward to your post. I would love to see the black bookcase i think is in the foyer.

  4. 3.20.18
    Shauna said:

    I always LOVE touring through your home Kel! Gives me the warm fuzzies feel every time❤️ What a DREAM to be a guest in one of those gorgeous guest bedrooms too! Happy spring!

    • 3.20.18

      Shauna, wanna talk about being a dream guest?! BRING ME TO THE FOREST MODERN! THAT is a dream 😉

  5. 3.20.18
    Karen said:

    Please just adopt me and let me move in.
    Your eye to detail is exquisite, and every room I have house envy of.
    I would love to challenge you to doing a garage makeover, and a garden makeover….so I can live in awe one more time 🙂

    • 3.26.18

      Karen, oh my goodness haha! Thank you so much. I just hope that it can give a few ideas and serve as a little inspo in different rooms. And, a garage makeover is SO ON THE LIST!! (As is our unfinished basement)- stay tuned 😉

  6. 3.20.18

    Kelley it looks great, so fresh and clean for spring, I love it! Those light fixtures you added over the kitchen bar really elevates that space , and you know I love a beaded chandelier! Great job!

    • 3.26.18

      Jen, thank you! I can’t get over the difference! Thank you for visiting me- now let’s do it in person 😉

  7. 3.20.18
    Jessica said:

    Loved the home tour, well thought out with good details and carefully selected photos. I can really see how much time and effort you put into the project. Thanks!

    • 3.26.18

      Jessica, thank you and thank you for being so sweet. It definitely takes a while to work my way through and get this prepared but it’s one of my favorite parts of the season. Wishing you a beautiful spring!

  8. 3.20.18
    Bree said:

    Kel, I’ve been waiting patiently for this!! So fun touring your beautiful spring home and I REALLY love your new lights!!! xoxo

    • 3.26.18

      Bree, THANK YOU my dear friend! I have loved each spring update you have made and love following you this season (and every season 😉 ).

  9. 3.20.18
    Courtney said:

    This is my first time reading your blog ( love your Instagram) and your house is absolutely stunning! Thanks for sharing! you gave me major inspiration to clean and get ready for spring!

    • 3.26.18

      Courtney, thank you for taking the time to visit with me over here! Good luck getting all spring ready. xoxo

  10. 3.20.18
    Kristin said:

    Good call on switching out the light fixtures. I especially love the pendants in the kitchen! I really enjoyed the tour. Thanks for sharing!

    • 3.26.18

      Kristin, thank you! What a difference, right?! I’m still working my way through other lighting and doing it as I can 😉

  11. 3.20.18

    Gorgeous as always. You have created a beautiful home Kelley. I love your attention to detail, and your mix of high end and low end pieces.

    • 3.26.18

      Lauren, you are so sweet; thank you for your always kind words and for taking the time to visit with me. Have a fantastic week! xoxo

  12. 3.20.18
    Laura said:

    Where is your front door from? What color stain is it? Thanks!

    • 3.26.18

      Hi, Laura! I wish I could help more but I picked it out from the builder and never made note. I’m so sorry!

  13. 3.20.18
    Tori said:

    I love it so much!!! You are brilliant, and once again did not disappoint with another stunning Home Tour. I just love your taste and ideas – such inspiration!

    • 3.26.18

      Tori, THANK YOU! I am so glad it was helpful- wishing you a wonderful spring and a fabulous week!

  14. 3.20.18
    Nadine said:

    Hi Kelley! I love your home! My favorite is the blue and white bedroom (in every season ;-))
    Thanks for the inspiration.

    • 3.26.18

      Nadine, THANK YOU! It is a favorite of mine, too – so much so that I’m thinking of making my mom’s room (guest bedroom) similar.

  15. 3.20.18
    Cecilia said:

    Oh, Kelley! The tour was so fun! Your home is breathtaking and I especially admire your chandeliers. Maggie looks like she is smiling as she poses for the camera :). Thank you for all your wonderful ideas and letting us into your lovely home. I always enjoy your posts and look forward to reading each new one that you write.

    • 3.26.18

      Cecilia, thank you so much for visiting- and yes, Maggie is definitely the “ham” of the fam haha. That means so much to me; I hope you have a great week and a fabulous spring!

  16. 3.20.18
    Olivia said:

    Wow! Your home is gorgeous. I’ve been following on Instagram for a little while but this is the first home tour I’ve seen. Loved every bit!

    • 3.26.18

      Olivia, thank you SO SO MUCH for taking the time to visit me here. I hope you will come back and I so appreciate you!

  17. 3.21.18
    Cheryl Hand said:

    Loved the tour, Kelly!! Your home looks fresh, inviting, and simply beautiful. Thank you for some wonderful ideas. Always inspired by your posts. Happy Spring!! ?

    • 3.26.18

      Cheryl, thank you so much! Have a beautiful (hopefully warmer than here) week 😉 xo

  18. 3.25.18
    Ashley said:

    Hello! I’m dying to know what carpet you have in the bedrooms and the color. It is exactly what I’m looking for to complement our Simply White walls.


    • 3.26.18

      Ashley, I am so sorry and wish I could tell you- I picked it out when we were building and have no clue.

  19. 3.28.18

    Wow, Kelly! What a wonderful post!! As a new blogger, I completely understand the amount of work it was to out it all together. Everything was beautiful and I think my one of my favorite ideas that I just loved was the small floral bowls you used on your desk to hold your paper clips, etc. So adorable!! Really enjoyed all of it!

    • 4.5.18

      Holliday, thank you so much! Congratulations on your new adventure!

  20. 3.29.18
    Erin said:

    Your home is GORGEOUS! The link to the rug in your master bedroom just goes all WayFair rugs. Do you happen to have a direct link? Any fave rugs you’d recommend for bedrooms or family rooms?

  21. 3.29.18
    Kerry said:

    Your home is lovely. It is so warm and welcoming. Thanks for sharing it with us. Happy Easter to you and your family.

  22. 4.5.18
    Sharon Kyle said:

    So happy to find a blog that isn’t decorated in farmhouse. I’m really tired of that decor. Your house is lovely and look forward to seeing more!

    • 4.10.18

      Sharon! Haha, thank you so much. I can appreciate farmhouse style but it just isn’t me. I definitely use a lot of different styles throughout but am primarily more traditional with a little modern infusion 😉

  23. 6.22.18
    Cindy said:

    So gorg!!
    What type of paint and color are the wooden banisters? I am switching my wooden spindles out to iron but keeping the wooden railings. They are going to need to be painted. Did you use a flat or shine black?
    Thank you!

    • 6.23.18

      Cindy, thank you!! It is actually a dark stain (to match our floors) and have no idea what they used. I’m so sorry!

  24. 7.7.18
    Brooke said:

    gorgeous, every bit of it! Curious, what size rug do you have in your dining room? We have the same size table and I’m not sure what size to get (I just bought an 8×10 but haven’t taken it out of the package yet because I’m worried it might be too short?). Our table is 84″ in length and we have six chairs around it. Thanks!

  25. 7.10.18
    Heather said:

    Hi Kelley! What fabric do you use on that sectional? I love the color and need something sturdy for pups and kiddos 🙂 I did see that it’s the Aspen Sectional from La-Z-Boy. Thank you for sharing that source! It looks so comfy (and so not like a LaZBoy!) Your home is stunning.

    • 7.16.18

      Hi, Heather! The fabric is actually discontinuted; sorry! But, they have a TON!

  26. 7.12.18
    Anne said:

    Hi! I love your home, curious as I couldn’t tell from the pictures are your steps to your upstairs carpeted or wood, also how about your upstairs hallway area is that carpet or wood?

    • 7.16.18

      Hi! Both are carpeted and one of my biggest regrets by far!

  27. 7.30.18
    Jennifer P Ramthun said:


    I adore your home tours – thank you so very much for being my inspiration and allowing us into your home!

    I want to add some black urn to my front door as well. A couple of questions for you on those. How tall are yours? Do you have to do anything to “secure them?” From time to time (in the winter) I find that a good wind can knock over previous version that i’ve had. Any advice? I love the idea of ferns and may just try those as well!

    Thanks so much again!

    • 8.5.18

      Hi, Jennifer! Mine are about 3′ tall if I had to guess? I have bricks stacked on the inside of ours. Perfect for weighting and drainage. Then, I put the full fern, plastic container and all, directly in there on top of the bricks!

  28. 8.22.18
    Kendra said:

    Hi Kelley, I really love your designs! Could you tell me where to find the throw pillows in Guest Bedroom #1? The Paisley and Stripped ones? Thank you so much!

  29. 8.22.18
    Kendra said:

    Hi Kelley,

    I really love your designs! Guest Bedroom #1 is exactly the look I am going for in my Bedroom. Could you tell me where you purchased the throw pillows? The stripped and paisley ones. Thanks so much!

    • 8.29.18

      Kendra, thank you! I am so sorry but both of those were HomeGoods finds a while ago!

  30. 10.7.18
    Lea said:

    So beautiful!! What color is the living room and master bedroom? Also, is there a pattern for doing the Moulding on the walls in your bedroom?

  31. 2.4.19
    Tiffany Parker said:


    I love your the desk you used in your office. Where did you get it?

    • 2.18.19

      Hi! It is a restoration hardware dining table.

      • 4.27.19
        Ashley said:

        Can you tell me what size your office is overall?

  32. 10.6.19
    Charlotte Flowers said:

    I’m just now seeing this and LOVE the dinning room area rug! I can’t tell what color it is. Is it pale blue, white or grey and that pattern is beautiful!

    • 11.5.19

      Charlotte, it was kind of a silvery color! It was a HomeGoods find 😉

  33. 7.19.22
    Sarah said:

    GORGEOUS!EVERYTHING! I would be thrilled if you could share a direct link to the bed in your Master <3 The picture just sends you to all beds on the wayfair sight. Thanks Kelley!!!