Inspiring Decorator – Carolyn Garris – Homework Blog

We love the Homework blog‘s tagline – Today’s Assignment – be inspired.

And that’s the perfect way to describe Carolyn’s blog – inspirational. Not only does she have decorating tips, but she also provides DIY craft ideas for the whole family and delicious recipes. It has everything you need to make your home as unique as you. Honestly, we all fell in love at first glance. Now it’s your turn to get to know Carolyn a bit more.

1. What inspired you to become a designer? What has your journey been like?

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Although I don’t consider myself a designer by trade, I have always loved decorating and freshening my space. I’ve been a creative soul for as long as I can remember and started my blog when I was between jobs. I’ve grown from sharing small craft projects to larger home decor projects. Sharing inspiring projects and working at making my house my own through my blog is wonderfully fulfilling.

2. How would you describe your design aesthetic?

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I like a clean and simple look with a mix of styles. Mixing up vintage and modern pieces or using a variety of textures keeps things interesting for me.

3. What was your favorite project(s)? Why?

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My new bay window makeover is my latest project and so it’s currently my favorite project. I love how the light streams in through the window and enhances the new blinds and sheer cotton panels.

4. What’s your favorite trend right now?

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I love the decluttering trend right now. The idea of simplifying is very appealing. Another trend that I’ll never tire of is using natural elements in decor. No matter what the season is, I find a way to bring something from my garden inside.