A Letter to My Daughter on Her First Birthday

To my Peanut Face, Hazel Bean, Cutest of the Cutes, Stinks, Minnow, Baby Baby, Littlest Baby, Chicken... Little Miss Roth... I can't believe you're already a year old.  I know I've told you a thousand times, but the time has gone so fast.  You should also know that...

How I Keep My Rugs Looking Brand New

“JASMINE, I DON’T LIKE RUGS IN MY HOUSE BECAUSE THEY NEVER STAY NICE!!” -- my clients yelling at me when I suggest rugs!  You guys, it’s okay!  I’ve got some things up my sleeve to help keep your rugs looking as fresh and beautiful as the day you brought them home...

Easy Ways to Be More Earth-Friendly

Since having Hazel last year, I’ve been making a conscious effort to make more sustainable decisions. IDK what it is about having a baby, but it makes you think a LOT more about the world that they’ll grow up in… just me? Any other parents feel that way?! Anyways,...

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How I Keep My Rugs Looking Brand New

How I Keep My Rugs Looking Brand New

“JASMINE, I DON’T LIKE RUGS IN MY HOUSE BECAUSE THEY NEVER STAY NICE!!” -- my clients yelling at me when I suggest rugs!  You guys, it’s okay!  I’ve got some things up my sleeve to help keep your rugs looking as fresh and beautiful as the day you brought them home...

Easy Ways to Be More Earth-Friendly

Easy Ways to Be More Earth-Friendly

Since having Hazel last year, I’ve been making a conscious effort to make more sustainable decisions. IDK what it is about having a baby, but it makes you think a LOT more about the world that they’ll grow up in… just me? Any other parents feel that way?! Anyways,...

My Favorite Spring Paint Colors

My Favorite Spring Paint Colors

Spring is HERE and I'm loving it!  People ask me all the time what my favorite Spring paint colors are because, spoiler alert: I tend to use a lot of cheery colors in my designs.  And cheery is synonymous with Spring!  So if your home is feeling a little drab on the...

I WROTE A HOME RENOVATION BOOK!!!

I WROTE A HOME RENOVATION BOOK!!!

YOU GUYS, I WROTE A BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  It's still so surreal typing that out!  I've been keeping this secret for a long time, but the cat's finally out of the bag!  Yes, that's right - I wrote a home renovation book!!!!! This book - called House Story: Insider...

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Tips and Tricks for Making the Perfect Gallery Wall

Tips and Tricks for Making the Perfect Gallery Wall

Some might think the gallery wall is dead, but I couldn't disagree more.  A good gallery wall can add so much life and interest to a space!  That said, I get it - hanging a gallery wall can feel a little intimidating.  But don't fear: I've hung so many gallery walls...

QUIZ: What Should Your Spare Room Be?

QUIZ: What Should Your Spare Room Be?

If you're lucky enough to have a spare room in your home, or an extra bedroom, you might be overwhelmed by the possibilities of what to do with it!  So, if you're thinking outside the box of just having it be a guest room, I'm here to help you get creative.  Whether...

Birthday Cake Essentials for Hazel’s First Birthday

Birthday Cake Essentials for Hazel’s First Birthday

Are you the kind of person who orders a birthday cake from your favorite delicious bakery, OR the kind of person that whips one up from scratch?  I’ve done both in the past, but for Hazel’s 1st birthday I decided I’m going all out and making the cake myself!  And...

Feeding Hazel: An Update on Baby Led Weaning

Feeding Hazel: An Update on Baby Led Weaning

Okay, so for those of you who've been around for a while, you know that little Hazel learned to eat real solid food at 6 months.  It's called "baby led weaning," and in my opinion, it's pretty cool!  We got to skip the whole "baby food" and "purees" stage and go...

My 5 Favorite Kitchen Faucets

My 5 Favorite Kitchen Faucets

You can imagine, since I build a TON of houses, I get asked a lot about what my "favorites" are.  And when you get into the groove of designing and building homes, you definitely figure out what works and looks great and what doesn't.  Since you guys ask me all the...

Gift Ideas for Hazel’s First Birthday

Gift Ideas for Hazel’s First Birthday

19 days and counting (but who’s counting ??) to Hazel’s birthday!  I don’t want to go overboard with the gifts, so I’m only going to get her a few!  But DANG IT, I’ve seen a lot of cute stuff while browsing for her.  I need help deciding because I rounded up some gift...

My Favorite Hidden Spaces from Hidden Potential

My Favorite Hidden Spaces from Hidden Potential

Okay, so I've been thinking back to some of my favorite projects I've ever done for HGTV, and I must say, I don't think I'll ever be able to name a "most favorite."  But that actually got me thinking about my favorite hidden spaces from Hidden Potential, because,...

Splurge vs. Save: Rugs

Splurge vs. Save: Rugs

You guys, I know it's been forever since I did a Splurge vs. Save post (I got busy, okay?!), but today it's back!  And it's a good one... Splurge vs. Save: Rugs.  Hello, this is the age old debate of interior design - and maybe life?  Do I splurge or save on a rug? ...

How to Make a DIY Epoxy Pea Gravel Patio

How to Make a DIY Epoxy Pea Gravel Patio

For those of you who have been around for a while, you might remember me mixing pea gravel in a wheelbarrow with some epoxy and making an awesome patio on HGTV.  If you're new around here, and that sounds weird, let me explain.  My clients wanted to add a patio to the...