A friend shared that after sacrificing her kitchen table (and frustrating her husband) one time too many that she became a huge fan of mood boards. At first, it was primarily an attempt to organize, coalesce her ideas, and yes, pick up all her design inspirations (or “clutter” says “frustrated husband”). She pulled out an old cork board and started pinning those scraps of beautiful fabric, loose ribbons and inspirational magazine tear-outs. And viola, her mood board was born.
Why not create a mood board to launch a room design? For many, redesigning a space, a room, or a Happy Home, can be an overwhelming task. Pulling together your fabric scraps and design inspirations is a great way to sort through and streamline your ideas. Try it out, I bet you’d be surprised how cohesive your design sense is. Here are a few for inspiration: