For me, Mother Nature is the most profound inspiration when it comes to design. Everyday I am amused by the beauty she shows me. From the simplest objects such as a textured leaf, to the intricate markings of a leopard… I am never left without wonder. I love observing the shapes of clouds, the stars alignment at night, the way the sunlight reflects off seashells as water passes over them. With summer in full effect, I am crushing on anything and everything iridescent. How could you not?!
I’m back from the Big Apple and I’m pretty sure it was just all a dream. Did I really stand on the rooftop of The Met and watch the sun set? (Yes!) Was I at the Yankees game when A-Rod got his 3000th hit? (almost!) Did I see a dead guy on the subway? (that’s true too) New York City seems to offer it all, and I want to share with you some tips that made my trip extra magical.
Check out what I’ve been Pinning these days… lots of cozy spaces with minimal color and maximum style, lounging pool floaties with tons of personality, and a wonderful reminder of the history that took place earlier this week in the USA… #LOVEWINS!
I wait all year for June to arrive. I look forward to the upcoming summer, plan weekend road trips to visit friends in new places, and make changes to bring that “summer vibe” home with me. Now is the time to set the mood for your entire summer! There are a variety of ways we can freshen-up the ambiance and décor of our home to attain that summer-time vibe, not only on vacation, but also at home 24/7. No more vacation blues for us!
Art makes the world go round, especially when it’s found in the most unexpected places… like a parking garage! Recently I traveled to Michigan to visit friends. One day we decided to venture out to Downtown Detroit and take in the city’s culture, wow was I impressed! Between the hip and healthy cafes and restaurants, the ultra cool boutiques, and the private tour of Shinola (stay tuned for a post with all those deets!)… I can’t wait to return.
Here are just a few of my favorite stores and experiences for the men in your life, just in time for Father’s Day 2015!! All but one can be found locally in Southern Nevada, now you have no excuse not to give the coolest gifts this year… you’re welcome!
A few weeks ago I interviewed style and fashion blogger Stevie Henderson for the first installment of Confident. Fearless. Inspired. (If you missed it or need a refresher, here you go!) Since then I’ve thought about the style tips she gave us and the décor she said she’d love to have in her home. With Stevie’s suggestions in mind (black, white, simple, minimal patterns and color) I browsed a few of my fave online décor shops and threw together a few things I thought she may like. Here you go Stevie, a little design love All Por Ju! Hope you enjoy!
I spent my Memorial Day different than most, instead of pool parties and BBQs I had the opportunity of visiting Nicole Taylor Sharp and Mark Weinberger on their talk radio show, Spotlight on Vegas Business. What an experience it was! Upon arrival I met a few other local business owners… Dave Olesczuk from Fitbody Bootcamp, Lia from Belia Beauty and Skin Care (such a sweetheart, she donates her time and services to Cancer patients…my Mom will be seeing her soon for an oncology facial!) and finally Ruth Furman of Imagewords, a PR Queen and friend of mine.
A few weeks ago I attended the largest furniture show around, High Point Market in North Carolina. It was a trip full of information, growth and networking! I managed to snap over 140 images from my phone in the one day that Amber and I dedicated to seeing what was new and exciting in the world of interior design and décor. I’ve curated the best of the best for you and I’m sharing them over the course of a few different blogs. If you haven’t had the chance to read Part 1, get caught up HERE.
Hi everyone! I’m Austrie, Lisa’s Design Assistant, and I’m beyond excited about the invitation to be a contributor to this Décor & Style Blog, All Por Ju. (Thanks Lisa!) I just graduated from BYU-Idaho’s Interior Design program this spring and I love the experiences being an Interior Designer brings in the glamorous city of Las Vegas!