November 17th, 2017
There are so many things to be thankful for when you work as a creative team, serving clients who love this town and the Steamboat way of life. We appreciate this time of year when we can express our gratitude and share how truly #blessed we are to live and play in this beautiful place.
Design Book Review: The Magnolia Story
October 13th, 2017
The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines is an inspiring, easy read of a truly hard working couple who are comparable to rock stars in the Interior Design world.
Do you ever just want to watch a romantic comedy because you know it will make you feel good? Or more specifically, do you ever put on HGTV’s Fixer Upper just to watch the genuine compatibility of Chip and Joanna Gaines? We are all about the good feels and savored the story behind the success of Magnolia Home.
Fall Vignettes for Your #RoombyRumor
September 29th, 2017
The season of Fall is naturally inspiring for changes around the house. Such as weather proofing and switching out your wardrobe, changing up your vignettes is another priority in our book. In the world of interior design, a vignette is "a small, pleasing picture formed by grouping several objects together". This arrangement should tell a story about you and your home, what you value or use daily.
Design Book Review: Styled
September 22nd, 2017
You may know Emily Henderson from her win on HGTV Design Star - Season 5 or when she starred in her own show, Secrets from a Stylist. We know Emily from her daily stories and posts on Instagram at @em_henderson. She has a vibrant personality and eclectic approach to design that can be helpful to any set of style preferences.
The team at Rumor Designs is always on Instagram @rumordesigns. We post daily stories from the jobsite and curate content from our projects and musings on our feed. We also find and follow other designers that we admire and are inspired by, like Emily.
10 Things You Can Do After Work Today to Prepare Your Home for Fall
September 14th, 2017
As the seasons change, the utility of your home will change as well. Your home will turn into your retreat as the daylight dwindles earlier each day. You may not even notice a dramatic change in weather until winter, so Fall is great time to prepare for these needs.
The 10 Things below will inspire you to make small changes in this season of opportunity to ensure your home is cozy and welcoming for your family and guests.
Rumor Designer Home Tour
August 22nd, 2017
What does the interior of an interior designer's home look like? We are proud to be able to share the unique, inspired home of one of our own designers, Lindsey Jamison.
Her home has been featured in not one, but two national publications. Lindsey was living in Casper, WY and designing a range of client's homes, all the while renovating her own home with a little more hands on approach, also known as DIY.
Summertime "To-Do" List in Steamboat Springs, CO
June 21st, 2017
Designing homes in Steamboat Springs is a full time, year round job. A lot of our clients are either new to town or second homeowners who visit Steamboat during the ski season and again in the summer. We feel lucky to live in a community that celebrates the summer season as much, if not more than the winter months. In the summer, there is only so much time to squeeze in all of the incredible activities and events going on right here in Steamboat Springs, CO.
Mother's Day for the Steamboat Mom
April 21st, 2017
The Steamboat Mom is unlike any other woman in town. She has more hats in her closet than anyone can imagine. From her active lifestyle to her practical taste, she exudes confidence even when life throws her a curve ball. She manages to be an active member in the community, and a role model for her children. She leads by example in everything she does, from what she eats and feeds her family to how she balances her work, family and social life. And like all moms around the world, she has an innate ability to make a house feel like home.
Transformation Tuesday: Bear Claw Before & After
April 11th, 2017
Location, location, location. That was pretty much all this slope side condo had to offer. We gutted the entire space and re-imagined what could be. The design is contemporary sleek from real hardwood floors to faux steel beams which all help to achieve this look and feel of slope-side chic.
DIY: Spring Terrarium
April 3rd, 2017
In Steamboat Springs, our off seasons are affectionately referred to as “Mud Season”. It’s a quiet time of year where the busy wave of tourism has died down and locals either vacate for greener, drier grass or withstand the gray skies and muddy patches to enjoy the silence. In this silence, interior designers also enjoy the change of pace. We actually do Spring Clean our office and homes, and revamp for the upcoming busy summer of home and garden.
Fear of Decorating + Tips to Overcome It
March 5th, 2017
Believe it or not, there are some people in this world who have a fear of decorating! We believe this stems from a place where most fears are rooted, in change. It's not uncommon to fear change especially in your private, personal space. You've kept up this "look" for a long time, you're not about to change it all on a whim. We get it, change is hard for everyone, however, as we evolve, our homes should too. We are here to help with a few tips and steps you can take now to clear the clutter, streamline your style and finally overcome your fear of decorating.
Rumor Design + LAFCO House & Home
February 23rd, 2017
For each room of the home, we've created a look and feel that pairs with the modern home and unique scents of each LAFCO candle. All of these home accessories and decor can be found right in our retail showroom at 345 Lincoln. Ave in downtown Steamboat Springs, CO.
How Interior Design Can Help You Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions
December 30th, 2017
The coming new year inspires us all to look back and evaluate the successes and failures of the past 12 months. This is a healthy, natural cycle whether you resolve to make changes or simply assess the past in order to continue to move forward.