Megan Spies's Posts

Thanksgiving Countdown: Holiday Hosting

We’re a week away from Thanksgiving and the countdown is on, which means even the most experienced hosts should be preparing their home for the holidays.

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Artful Entertaining: 2019 Kitchen of the Year

An artful cocktail bar? A secret speakeasy? A pink porcelain pantry? It can only mean one thing… Thermador has once again partnered with House Beautiful for the 2019 Kitchen of the Year. I had the honor of heading down south to experience the beauty of this incredible house firsthand, and it did not disappoint!

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Our Top Ten Remodel Tips

While my husband and I purchased our house 10 years ago, we finally have the time (and budget!) for a remodel. Which got me thinking—where to start? Here are some quick tips I came up with along the way to help guide the remodel process:

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Studio Dearborn: Designer Spotlight

When I designed my new kitchen, Studio Dearborn was a huge source of inspiration—I’ve been following them on Instagram for a while and saved pictures from their feed throughout the remodel process.

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My Morning Reset

Morning rituals can provide a feeling of calm, boost productivity, and help start the day with intention. With fall on the horizon, I wanted to get into the habit of beginning each day with things that help me reset and refocus so I can tackle anything. Here are some of my favorite ways to begin […]

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Rome at Home: 5 Ways To Make Your Space Feel Like Italy

When in Rome (or while in your home), do as the Romans do. I’m just coming back from a two-week vacation to Italy, and I wanted to bring home some of my favorite Italian traditions to share with friends—there’s nothing quite like Italian hospitality when it comes to enjoying a delicious meal in a lived-in luxurious setting. Here are some of my favorite ways to make my space feel like Italy.

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Designer Spotlight: Q&A with Clayton Builders

Summer inspires coastal home design and spaces that make waves. Dive into the details of beachy designs with Clayton Builders, a residential design company based in Newport Beach, California, as they share some of their favorites in this designer spotlight.  

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Top Tech Trends: How Smart is Your Home?

Technology continues to move at lightning speed, impacting our daily lives and now more than ever, our homes. These top home trends demonstrate how technology impacts all elements of our lifestyle, elevating our everyday tasks and entirely transforming the experience of hosting guests.

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