The Playroom Needs to Grow Up

When we bought this house eight or nine years ago air mattresses weren’t something you’d put guests on. They were hot and they leaked air so your friends would have their hips on the floor by 3am. We have an extra bedroom. A bedroom that used to be a master suite so it seemed like the perfect guest bedroom/playroom. With a toddler and a preschooler we just added a toychest and a sofa and the house was perfect. Kids could toss toys all over a room, we could shut the …

LuxeYard Twitter Chat and Giveaway #LuxeHome

On February 7th I’ll be hosting a twitter chat to introduce y’all to LuxeYard. LuxeYard is a flash shopping site that features stunning home furnishings at up to 70% off. Previously I wrote about LuxeYard and gave you some insight as to how they’re able to source the furnishings. One of my favorites this week is the Ginger Red Lamp. Save the date because on February 7 at 10 am PST (11 MT, 12 CT, 1pm ET) we will we chatting with the folks from LuxeYard about ways to make …

LuxeYard: First Impressions

I met Braden Richter for lunch in Hollywood last week. The first thing I noticed was the laptop. In addition to being one of those radtastic titanium PCs that weigh next to nothing and can be tossed safely from an airplane, his screensaver was a picture of his son playing football that could have been a poster for Friday Night Lights. Braden is a Los Angeles based furniture entrepreneur. As he detailed his career path for me I was slackjawed. He humbly talks about going from UCLA to making “some …