Stay Home Design Tips: Area Rugs 101

living room interior design

Photo from our Thornapple River Project Hey Friends! On the corresponding Stay Home Design tips video I share some of my favorite tips when selecting an area rug, you can check out that video over on IGTV! So you’re sitting in your living room and you keep looking around saying “this room needs something”… Well,…

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Stay Home Design Tips Series: Kids Rooms

bedroom interior design

Wall Color: Benjamin Moore Pale Oak, Trim Color: Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace (Photo by Jonathan Thrasher Photography, for Refresh Design) ** You can also watch our original instagram live videos from our #stayhome series. Kids room tips, part one + part two A common question I get asked: How do you create a room for…

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Stay Home Design Tips Series: Using Green in Your Home!

laundry room interior design

We used Sherwin Williams cascades to provide the backdrop in thiswarm + inviting laundry room. (photo by Jonathan Thrasher) Happy St. Patty’s day friends, as many of us Americans are doing our celebrating and green-wearing inside our homes due to the current world health situation. Hoping you are staying safe and healthy! If you want…

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Before + After: Maximizing Space in a Tiny Bathroom

bathroom after

Are you working with a small bathroom footprint and have no idea how to fit in all the details that will make the space not only beautiful but also functional? Well keep reading my friend, because I’ll show you how we did it in our very own tiny bathroom space! This little bathroom was in…

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My Faves from the Hearth & Hand Collection


And there it is, the holiday season is now upon us! I love ushering it in with some fresh seasonal decor. There is just something special about creating that cozy atmosphere when the temperature drops and the daylight gets shorter- I think we northerners all need something to counter the seasonal affective disorder (at least…

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You're invited to Live Refreshed!

amy pottenger interior designer

Hey friend, I’m Amy. Welcome to my blog, a place where you can feel at home, kick off your shoes, grab some coffee and just be yourself. While I’ve been in the design industry for more than 10 years, I haven’t really given blogging a fair shake and it’s something I’ve always wanted to do…

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