House Envy DIY blog

April 25, 2014

Today I’m showing off a couple of extremely talented ladies, this time fellow Hoosiers -- whoot WHOOT! I found their blog last year and have been catching up on posts since. I don’t know about you, but finding a DIY/decor blog with tons of great ideas and eye candy totally makes my day. It’s even better than a magazine. (So you know that’s good!)

Laura and Erin at House Envy are sisters who blog together. Awww! And they obviously got a decorating trait passed down from someone because their homes are gorgeous.

First up, Laura’s kitchen. Totally LOVE IT:

gray kitchen cabinets

That island – it goes on for days, with the stone and the trim work and the storage. And that bench? What? Dying!

And Erin…she’s a girl after my own heart. Just look at her black door:

interior black door and trim

Did you notice she painted the door trim black too? I’ve always wondered how it would look and I LOVE it.

And the craftsman trim everywhere is right up my alley – check out the windows:

gallery wall over desk

You can read more about her move over to the black trim and this office space here.

Another Laura space -- her mud room is the stuff of dreams:

built ins mud room

I mean, really. Love the rust color paired with the blue in the rug too.

And check out the amazing wall treatment in her dining room:

Her ceiling is wallpapered in there too and it looks SO good.

Erin did a graphic wall treatment as well, but hers was done with painter’s tape:

black and white wall graphic

It’s only above the molding on most of the walls and I love how it looks against the white trim. The colorful print on the chair is the perfect accent.

Both ladies do some fun stuff in the kid spaces as well. Laura used vintage crates for her son’s headboard:

vintage crates on wall

They didn’t even have to do anything to them – just hang!

And I adore the colors in this room Erin made over for her son:

two tone wall

Both have such a great eye – see what just painting the walls two colors can do? No trim needed, just some painter’s tape!

See? Tons of eye candy! I hope you didn’t have much to do today cause you’ll be browsing all day. :) Hope you all have a lovely weekend!


P.S. I have the Pin It button installed on my photos but I ask that you visit their site to pin these projects.

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  1. Beautiful pictures! I just may have found another blog to follow, thanks!

  2. Hey Chicky! This post gave me the final push to sign up for Pinterest today! I know, I am one of "those" who hadn't signed up yet. I was still bookmarking things!
    I wanted to thank you for your instructions for creating a mud room. I need to find a solution for my front door and because of you I found it. My only concern is loosing storage space just for the seating. I have a set of stairs right by my front door and I think I would use that more along with the bench I have for sitting but it gave me the courage I need to tackle it. I may not put in the bench but I finally realized that something else could work way better than what I have, so thank you! You are amazingly talented and I love checking your blog.

  3. WOW Gorgeous! That kitchen island is to die for!

  4. Sarah, thanks so much for sharing our photos, blog and all your nice comments. We are honored to be featured on Thrifty Decor Chick!

  5. LOVE finding other blogs to follow! Thank you for featuring them and showing them off! :)

  6. Their spaces are so unique. You're right they could be right out of a magazine. I love the T that looks like it must be painted on the wall and then framed with an empty frame. Great post. I'm headed over to check them out.

  7. Fabulous spaces. Love the idea of using a bench for island seating!

  8. Gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing them!

  9. This is really amazing. This is surely much better than a magazine giving tons of new ideas for interior designing and home decoration. Thanks for sharing such great things here.

  10. I love Erin and Laura's style and on top of it they are hilarious.
    That wall treatment in the dining room always gets me. So so good!

  11. Thanks for sharing these lovely rooms Sarah. I'm always looking for new inspiration. I love the red kids room. I'm off to visit the site. Have a great week.

  12. These are gorgeous rooms! Thank you for sharing. Your entire blog is inspirational as well!


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