As the Managing Editor of, Ilana Saul spends more than enough time looking at gorgeous weddings, beautiful fashion photos and drool-worthy interior design. Suffice to say, she’s not the kind of gal who’s lacking for style savvy. But when it came to her front living room/entryway combination space, there were problems with the layout and … Continue Reading

Some stages of life naturally lend themselves to interior design projects, like buying a new home, having a new baby or remodeling a kitchen. For our Chicago client Terrin, her interior design journey began like so many do – with a yearning for the feeling of home that the finished space would evoke. Terrin: “I’m looking to … Continue Reading

Nursery design tips: Yeah, we’ve got those covered. Because if you know us even a little bit, you know that nurseries are one of our favorite design challenges. Sorry living rooms! From balancing fun and function to living up to a parent-to-be’s design vision, every nursery design project is unique. In Part I of Havenly Designer Ann F.’s Nursery Design … Continue Reading

Back in the spring of 2015 we had the pleasure of decorating Nicole and Nate’s multi-purpose living area. You might remember the Design Story on our blog or the featured article about the space in Apartment Therapy. We loved working with Nicole and Nate on their living space, and we were thrilled when they came back to Havenly and … Continue Reading

Tall ceilings make us giddy! Not only do they offer a large canvas to decorate with, but they also convey a clean and simple sense of opulence. You see, the trick with tall ceilings is to create a cohesive visual landscape that makes the most of your wall space without overwhelming the rest of the room. … Continue Reading

Hiring an interior designer to help design your home is a beautiful thing. But hiring an interior designer who truly shares your design vision – well that’s nothing short of magic.  In this Design Story, we’re proud to share the mind-reading magic that Havenly designer Kylee T. worked on Faye M.’s home design project. Faye’s … Continue Reading

Watching style prevail over square feet is one of our favorite things about interior design. And we count ourselves lucky to have helped create so many stylish small spaces! The only difference with this particular small home decorating project is that the home belongs to Havenly’s own Amy M. – our VP of Product. When Amy … Continue Reading

When Rachael and her husband Joel found out that they would be having their first kiddo, making space for a nursery probably wasn’t the first thing on their minds. But their baby girl was on her way and the family needed a space for her to grow in. Design projects, such as a nursery, can often … Continue Reading

Are you familiar with the gorgeous gaze? We’ll bet you are. The gorgeous gaze, as we like to call it, is the moment when a perfectly-composed room stops us in our tracks. It’s not a singular detail that snags us. And it’s not one particular corner of the room. Nope, the gorgeous gaze happens only when … Continue Reading

Among new or soon-to-be-new-parents, the to-do list is king. Yet there’s a shining indulgence nestled within that list of otherwise mundane tasks: designing the nursery. Because the nursery is special. It’s the room where a parent’s hopes and dreams will become real. It’s where they’ll make their first memories with their child. In some small way, it … Continue Reading