Interiors

Before and After || Jen’s Mega Kitchen Overhaul

Today I’m so excited to introduce you guys to Sara Barney.  She’s an austin-native who spent time in LA before coming back here 8 years ago, so we have similar stories in that respect.  She is also an incredible interior designer and I’m so excited for her to share her expertise with us!  So without further ado, I’ll let her take it away!  I hope you enjoy her as much as I do! Hi everyone! Let me just start by saying I am so thrilled to hanging out over here at The Effortless Chic! As an interior designer (and a …

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Sneak-A-Peek || Rachel’s Family Friendly Living Room

Sara, here! Designing for a young family always poses its own set of special challenges. You want the space to be functional and accessible to everyone. You want major pieces to be durable and able to withstand a toddler tornado. Above all else, you want it to look nice, which is no easy feat with the littles running around.  With all of that in mind, let me just say, interior designer, Rachel Madden nailed it with the design of her home in San Anselmo, California, just outside of San Francisco. Homegirl has the most welcoming and beautiful …

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Gift Guide for The Decorista

Have you ever noticed how many accessories it takes to make a room feel complete?  I’m convinced, by the way, that this is why I feel like I’m constantly working on some room in our house– even those I thought I had already checked off of my list!  If you break down your favorite rooms, you’ll begin to realize that even the seemingly simplest of spaces actually has many subtle details.  Since every design enthusiast knows that you can never have enough layers, these are a few thoughtful gifts we’re sure …

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Fabulously Faceted with Caitlin & Caitlin

Garnets might be the birth stone for January, but we’d like to garner all things flawlessly cut for the home this month. Faceted furniture and l’objects are popping up everywhere this season and we’re seriously dazzled. Faceted pieces add depth, texture, and dimension to your space. Their facades change as the angle and light in the room changes, making them endlessly interesting. We all know how powerful 3D can be in a movie theater. Bringing your space to life can add just as much drama. Don’t be afraid to …

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