The entry is someone’s first impression of your home, and while it often isn’t the most spacious for displaying furniture and decor, it does hold major impact, so being thoughtful on each choice in the space is key. The entry is typically a place that needs to be both highly functional and a beautiful peek … Continue Reading

When we purchased our house, we knew that renovating the kitchen was going to be one of the first projects we tackled. Not only were the existing finishes dreadful (who wants a countertop with grouted tiles?), but the layout was less than optimal. The fridge was in an adjoining room and a large column sat … Continue Reading

While decorating my new home, I came up against many of the challenges and tough decisions Havenly clients face in every project; selecting window treatments was no exception. One of the features that originally sold us on our home was the large, historic windows with original trim. We didn’t want to completely cover them up but, of … Continue Reading

Havenly Head Designer Shelby Girard is decorating her new home in her favorite style: Black and white glam! In part 4, watch Shelby’s black and white home design come together as she tackles one of her favorite questions of home design: how to choose art! Art is the part of home design that adds the most character to a … Continue Reading

  Havenly Head Designer Shelby Girard is decorating her new home in her favorite style: Black and white glam! In part 3, watch Shelby’s black and white home design come together as she faces the toughest design question: How to choose a sofa. At this point, I’ve gathered my black and white home inspiration and … Continue Reading

Havenly Head Designer Shelby Girard is decorating her new home in her favorite style: Black and white glam! In part 2, watch Shelby’s black and white home design process unfold with her first step in any design: Concepts. We’re finally somewhat settled in the new house, with major renovations (and mental breakdowns) behind us. Now it’s … Continue Reading

Havenly Head Designer Shelby Girard is decorating her new home in her favorite style: Black and white glam! In part 1, discover black and white home inspiration as Shelby walks us through how she narrowed her vision for her new home. As first time home-buyers, my husband and I were thrilled to find our 1889 … Continue Reading