Emily Henderson

My Custom House Portrait

I have hoarding tendencies, we all know that. But you may not know that this includes memory hoarding – which is my favorite kind of hoarding, indeed. Having a painting done of your house is not the most normal thing to do, but it should be. I have interior and exterior photos of almost everywhere I’ve… Read More …

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Dorm Room Round Up: Brights

Future so bright you gotta wear shades, folks. While I loved the first ‘black and white’ dorm round up that Abby did, I think my 18-year-old self is more attracted to these crazy bright colors (as we all know I love me some bright colors). In fact, one of my most favorite comments from My… Read More …

Flower girl

This chick (below) has actual skills with her hands and now she is teaching said skills to the unskilled, like me. It’s a paper flower making class on Skillshare by one of my favorite, nay MY FAVORITE, paper flower maker in the world (and just an awesome all around gal). Brittany from The House That… Read More …

11 awesome art installations

I’m officially addicted to commissioning art installations for my projects now. Seeing the stained glass panels that Judson Studios did for The Fig House made me more excited than Tom Cruise a la Oprah’s sofa jumping incident. And now I can’t stop. I have a few projects coming up in need of something special —… Read More …

The Fig House project, update #4

Big renovations, like raising children, are mostly fun at the very beginning and the very end. The ‘teenage’ years of both (or so I’ve heard) are best to just block out. At the beginning you are busy pulling together the art direction, trolling for inspiration, playing with color palettes, and prematurely buying crazy awesome pieces…. Read More …

Mistakes have been made …

Oh, yeah. Mistakes get made. I wish I could talk about the mistakes that I made while shooting SFAS. Half the time we didn’t have time to exactly fix them so then the homeowner, who was normally so excited about the design and didn’t notice any mistakes, would read the post and get sad because… Read More …

'House of the Year' Kitchen makeover

I would cook so hard in this kitchen. My life would be like one of those lifestyle mafia members who is constantly Instagramming the most beautiful rainbow kale and turnips. If only I had this kitchen, I too could Instagram those slightly undesirable but beautiful root vegetables. If you are just catching up, I’m documenting the… Read More …