Emily Henderson

Top 24 interior design books.

Design books (or style/decor, architecture books) are the new magazines.  Since there are fewer magazines for me to hoard (although Europe and Australia are still killing it these days) I’ve been collecting, nay hoarding, pretty books for me to flip through, tag and style with.   They can be expensive I know, which is why… Read More …

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design star season 7, episode 8 recap

Welcome to the most boring post ever.  Snoozefestapalooza 2012.  This episode wasn’t boring (i loved the camera challenge), the designers weren’t boring, but the unfinished spaces were, and therefore this post is probably going to be a snoozer.  This is not what i wanted to see from these four designers whom i like a lot.  … Read More …

How to be culturally Mormon.

Oh My Blog. Mormons are flipping trending right now.  Feck.  With Romney up for president, ‘The book of Mormon’ sweeping the Tony’s (last year and still sold out) and now Jeff on the Bachelorette possibly winning  (if she’s lucky, i love him so much), you might think to yourself, ‘Hey, maybe Mormons are not only… Read More …

My guest room makeover

Let’s just make it official: My days of being conservative in my house are over. At this point I’m just using it for design experiments — a testing ground to try out weird stuff and a place to push myself creatively. It’s hard to convince clients to do crazy stuff; most don’t want to do… Read More …

Design Star, episode 7 recap.

Oh the kitchen challenge.  It’s a tricky challenge because of the limited choices due to the sponsors.  At least our year we only had 3 cabinets choices, 3 flooring choices and 5 counter top choices. I remember thinking ‘oh, this isn’t designing, this is ‘picking’.  AND the other two teams chose the same cabinetry and there… Read More …