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As summer is winding down and my kids are getting ready to return to school, I’ve been wanting to start meal prepping again. My family and I are all on completely different schedules – I’m busy with design clients, Travis is busy with managing the construction for our clients, the girls have swim and tutoring… […]

Easy Meal Prep for Summer

Design

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

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DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

Anita sits on crosslegged on her bed, looking out the window

As an interior designer with a background as a therapist, I have always wanted to inspire people to feel safe in their spaces. But getting to a place of safety means speaking up, setting boundaries and seeking change.

My Asian American Experience

Anita's Journal

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VELUX skylights were the perfect solution to bring natural light into the center of a large space. Being in this room almost feels like being in the open air, especially when the skylights are open.

Japandi Update: This Sunny Kitchen is Glowing! 

My Picks

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A freshly sodded yard with bags of fertilizer near the landscaping

Sod is easily the best way to get gorgeous, green lawns. While seeding your yard can take years and come out patchy as the growing grass competes with weeds and soil erosion, sod offers instant, healthy results that last for years.

How To Sod Your Yard for Spring

DIY

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Travis makes himself at home in our new meditative corner

I LOVE white upholstered furniture because it always looks so fresh! I tend to get tired of color and pattern, but I never, ever get tired of white. It’s the perfect blank canvas for all our thoughts and ideas! 

Happiness is a White Upholstered Chair

My Picks

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modern family command center

Integrating the Family Command Center into our home’s existing style was so important to me. If a solution isn’t beautiful or joy-inducing, it’s less likely the system will stick. So we adapted a Pinterest classic to work for our family’s aesthetic!

The Modern Family Command Center

DIY

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I’m a HUGE advocate for skylights. The VELUX Skylight we installed has flooded our Desert Bathroom in natural light, so it’s hard not to start the day in a good mood!

VELUX Skylight for a Sun-lit, Desert Vibe

Wellness

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Our new COREtec floors gave us a bright, minimalist look that feels even warmer than the old espresso style. Each room feels more inviting, unified, and a lot cleaner! 

Brighten Any Room with COREtec Flooring

Design

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Open shelving offers an opportunity to shed light on your values. Literally! Everything is out in the open, creating a more transparent, authentic, and vulnerable space. 

Making the Switch to Open Shelving

Organization

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Nothing brings a home back to life faster than a can of paint! Sorting through a million swatches can be daunting, but I’ve got a shortcut for you: my all-time favorite shades of
blue & green to revitalize any space. 

My free guide to the best blue & green paint colors 

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