Modern Boho Master Bedroom Pt. 1

I got the opportunity to work with a lovely family on their master bedroom remodel.  Meet Darci and Brett. They live in a 1900 farmhouse close to downtown Oregon City.  It’s such a lovely home with a crazy awesome plot that it sits on.  They have two darling girls, a German Shepard puppy and an […]

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3 Facts You Should Know About Style

    The most common complaint that I hear from my clients is, “I know my style, but I don’t know how to pull it together.”  I follow that statement up with, “Well how do you define your style?” Most people respond to that question with a list of stores they like, which is a […]

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Make My Family Room Great!

It’s been a very busy summer over here at Emilia Decor and I’m excited to share with you the projects that I’ve been working on this summer.  I want to start by updating you on my D.C. design project that I was able to visit in June! My best friends from childhood, Lara and Adam, […]

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Who Made My Rug?

This is week is Fashion Revolution Week and the #whomademyclothes campaign.  This was started in response to the 2013 Rana Plaza Factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,138 people.  I’m sure we all remember this.  This was a factory where many of our favorite “fast fashion” brands had their clothing made.  I remember hearing the […]

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Long Distance Designing…

I’m super excited about this post because I get to write about two absolutely fabulous people.  Meet Lara and Adam.  I feel as though this post is going to require a lot of strength to not just talk about the antidotes from our 20 year friendship, like weird massages from dreadlocked men in fake massage studios […]

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Brenda’s Master Bedroom

Design is empty without inspiration.  I personally think a designer’s job is to listen to clients and bring alive their inspiration in ways they may not have envisioned possible.  I think there is another element here that is not frequently touched on in the design world.  That is letting yourself, as the designer, be truly […]

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Update Your Kitchen

Ahh yes.  Your kitchen.  The heart of your home.  Or the bane of your existence?   The kitchen seems to be the place in the home that people fret over the most.  In my work I come across two types of kitchen regularly. The first being a kitchen built in the 90s that may have […]

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Decorating with good “Juju”

This month I have noticed my urge to “nest” increase.  I think it’s the natural change in the seasons that heightens my primal need to hibernate along with the change in the political climate that is causing me to seek refuge.   I’ve been more intentional than usual with the decor choices that I’ve been highlighting […]

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New Year Refresh!

  There are many people out that that seem to despise New Year’s Resolutions.  I am NOT one of those people.  In all actuality, I would have to say that New Year’s is probably my favorite holiday.  I get this awesome feeling nearing December 30th.  It’s like every year we get a re-do. It’s a […]

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Some Bathroom Inspo

Hello and happy Christmas Eve Eve!  I have been sick with the flu for the past two days and it’s totally been cramping my Christmas style.  I had envisioned this week looking so dang Christmasy– me sipping cider in my PJs whilst making cookies and listening to RUN D.M.C. Christmas carols–but instead, this week as […]

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