RoomMates Blog

  • Trendy Tuesday: The New Nautical

    When you hear the word “nautical”, it's likely that a specific set of concepts or colors springs into your mind. Nautical decorating and fashion has traditionally revolved around a narrow color palette of navy, white, red, and gold, with weathered accents, images of sailboats and anchors, and simple rope and broad stripe patterns. Continue reading

  • Friday Finds: A Pop of Gold

    My find this week is a DIY suede and gold leaf polka dot mousepad that I found on Pinterest. Sitting here this morning listening to the rain, I couldn't help but hear my computer mouse moving loudly across the desk. It was then I realized, I need a mousepad! I started browsing the internet and was unsuccessful at finding one that caught my eye, so back to work I went. Continue reading

  • DIY Organizational Jewelry Display

    Nothing is more frustrating than trying to unknot your favorite necklace or searching for the right match to your earring minutes before having to leave the house. I‘ve always wanted to find a way to keep my jewelry organized that wasn’t so confined to a jewelry box. I don’t know about you, but if I can’t see my jewelry I never think to wear it. As a woman in my mid-twenties, I have collected quite the collection of jewelry over the years, much of it given to me by family members. I wanted a way to display these items—not only remind me to put them on in the mornings, but also to see them and think of those who have given them to me. Continue reading

  • Trendy Tuesday: Mason Jar Makeover

    Out with the old and in with the new... or not! Old is new again, repurposing is becoming popular, and more people are turning ordinary household items into unique additions to their home decor. Recently I have noticed mason jars following this path, which sparked this Trendy Tuesday post. Continue reading

  • Friday Finds: Office Space

    This week's Friday Finds all revolve around your office space. You spend a lot of time there, so it's important for it to reflect your personality. By adding some personalized touches to your space—and I don't mean a red stapler—you can truly make it your own. Continue reading

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