Mess to YES: DIY Linen Drumshade Chandelier

January 13, 2014

The Idea This beautiful linen drum shade chandelier jumped out at me as I walked through Innerhall at High Point Market! It was chic and simple and oh so expensive. Full retail was close to $3800 and I said to my friend, “This is fabulous! I bet I could make this for less than $50.” […]

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52 Mess to YES Makeovers in 52 Weeks!

January 6, 2014

Starting this week we are making a big commitment to our Mess to YES videos. You love them and I love making them! Every Thursday all year long we will have a new video for you AND we will be adding the directions, project lists, dimensions, etc. here so you can Do It Yourself! I […]

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YES Spaces’ 12 Days of Giveaways!

December 12, 2013

The holidays are upon us! While Santa gears up for his big night, the elves at YES Spaces have been hard at work finding some fantastic gifts to share with you this year. From high quality wooden toys to durable and luxurious stuffed animals, we’re excited to bring you some of our favorite toys in […]

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Halloween Eye Candy Decor

October 16, 2013

When I saw this dramatic black dining room in a client’s home I could not resist creating a fun Halloween vignette. I simply collected items from around the house, filled the glass jars with bright Halloween candy, and lit the candles to let them drip ( let them burn down even more and they will […]

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Pier One Fall Makeover

October 11, 2013

I was honored to be asked to be part of Pier One’s Blogger Fall Makeover challenge. They sent me a $250 gift card which I used to makeover the living room of one lucky homeowner. Keep reading and we will tell you how you can win a $50 gift card to create a little makeover […]

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Designer Dish from Serving Up Style

October 10, 2013

I absolutely loved participating in Serving Up Style this year. For those who don’t know, it is a designer showcase and gala benefiting Molly’s Fund Fighting Lupus. The event is held in Portland, OR, but has been attracting some amazing designers from all over. However, the weeks leading up to the event were full of […]

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Serving Up Style begins! Oct. 3-6

October 3, 2013

After quite a few long days, it’s finally arrived! With installations finally wrapping up late last night, Serving Up Style 2013 opened to the public this morning at 11. We’ll be manning the display from 12 pm to 6 pm through Sunday at the Portland Expo Center. Come by and say hello! And don’t forget […]

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Upcoming YES Spaces Events!

September 30, 2013

As we push towards the release of episode 2 of our Mess to Yes series, I’m excited to let you know about some of the other exciting events we have coming up this fall. This week, YES Spaces will be participating in the Serving Up Style event at the Portland Expo Center during the Fall […]

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Update! Mess to Yes: Episode 2

September 25, 2013

It’s been a busy week here in Portland! This weekend we finished shooting Episode 2 of our Mess to Yes Series, this time focusing on reshaping a storage closet into a practical and welcoming craft area. No easy task for a closet with one light and no windows! You’ll probably remember the preview we did […]

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DIY: Create a Fall Leaf Garland from Scrapbook Paper

September 17, 2013

With the first official day of fall fast approaching (September 22nd!), why not set the mood around your house with this easy paper garland? The materials I used: Leaf patterns I found online (here are some great ones from Craft Jr) A few pieces of scrapbook paper (or whatever paper you like) A marker Eye […]

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