We’re big fans of Chicago for many reasons, but mostly because it’s one of those places that never fails to inspire. How is it that a city that is not New York City can have so much style?! Just kidding – but not entirely. In addition to loving the style of the city, we’re also going … Continue Reading

I’m Gillian, the Sr. Manager of Brand here at Havenly. I help define the brand visually and through messaging and copywriting. Styling homes comes with the job since that’s what we do, so naturally, I get to work with various aesthetics to source products to perfect the shot. That’s why I wanted to create a … Continue Reading

I once interviewed a roommate by asking if they appreciated “strategically stacked books” so, if that isn’t telling of my love for a good stack of books, I don’t know what is. (If you’re wondering, she looked at me funny and I knew we wouldn’t get along but I lived with her anyway.) I’ve pulled … Continue Reading

CB2 has always been a Havenly-favorite retailer (surprise, surprise) and we’re sure it’s also no surprise that we’re in love with CB2’s new line. Their recent product releases last week brought our love affair to a new level. In fact, you should have seen us huddled around our Head of Design, Shelby’s, computer screen to … Continue Reading

We get so many great questions about designing and improving your home on Design Quickie, it would be a shame not to share. We’ll be rounding up our top 5 DQ Q’s monthly so you can put all this design advice to use yourself! Q: What are the best neutral paint colors for a room, especially … Continue Reading

“I’ve always wanted a space that feels just like mine.” For some of us this room is in our house and for others, it’s in our imagination. Wherever it may be, it’s a really fun concept, isn’t it? A place that feels relaxing, where you can sit with your friends, do yoga, a place you … Continue Reading

Recently, while interviewing one of our Senior Designers, Kylee, on Facebook Live about patios, I was extremely inspired by some of her suggestions for those *key* signature patio pieces like, a chair swing and chiminea (seriously did not know what those were until she told me but they are awesome). So, I decided to ask our … Continue Reading

Outdoor lighting is one of those patio decor touches that can sometimes be overlooked. Relying on tiki torches and citronella candles is an absolute no-go when it comes to a successful summertime soirée. We’ve gathered a few lighting options to ensure those cozy summer evening gatherings under the stars use a little more than just moonlight to create … Continue Reading

Note: This post has been contributed to Havenly by our friends at Paintzen. Here’s to the first day of summer. Longer days, lots of sunlight, and warmer temps mean lots of us are spending more time outdoors, or at least leaving our windows open to let our homes fill with the approaching summer breezes. We’re … Continue Reading

With Apple putting a big spotlight on its smart home efforts last week, the Havenly team has created a beautifully designed living room featuring the latest, design-friendly Apple HomeKit enabled devices. New smart technology is enhancing the comfort and convenience of the spaces we live in, and with design-friendly HomeKit options, you don’t have to … Continue Reading