Laura Eliese

Musings on Life & Designs

Black Friday Shopping Tips

Woohoo! I love Black Friday! The thrill of catching amazing deals at insanely early hours of the morning and racing against traffic, trying to get in the shortest line possible (which always seem to be the slowest without fail), all … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving!

{Southern Living} Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone had a restful day and were surrounded by loved ones! We had a nice day with my husband’s side of the family. We enjoyed turkey and ham plus all the fixin’s! I brought … Continue reading

Do You RUE?

The newest edition of the online mag, RUE, is out! I won’t give everything away, but here are my favorites: How beautiful is this calm yet happy living room by Jolene Ballard and Amanda Malson of Domicile ID? This room … Continue reading

Stockings for the Pups!

Two years ago, I ordered these stockings from Ballad for Ish and I. I love them! I ordered the red one for myself and the green one for Ish, and personalized them with our names. Now that we have 3 … Continue reading

Show Us Your Life- Bathrooms

I’m linking up to Show Us Your Life over at Kelly’s Korner. This week, we are featuring bathrooms. Ok neither of my bathrooms are fancy. We have not done a whole lot to them since moving in, except tearing down … Continue reading

Designer: Samantha Pynn

Designer: Samantha Pynn

I’m loving this room below, designed by Samantha Pynn.¬†She is Design Editor of Canadian mag, Style at Home, and host of HGTV’s Pure Style. Her style is exquisitely fresh! I think this is absolute perfection for a girl’s room. So … Continue reading

Laura Avirett

How To: Hang Art on the Wall

Well, I know what some people might be thinking, “Hanging a picture on a wall is simple. You just take a nail and hammer it into the wall, and voila!” That might be true, but often times, it takes a … Continue reading

Small Changes

This weekend, I made a few small changes around Casa Burciaga. Ever notice how small changes often add up to a big difference in the overall feel or look of a room? For instance, I mentioned last week that we … Continue reading

Blog Love: A Well-Dressed Home

I recently was introduced to a new blog via Emily A. Clark when she featured a kitchen remodel belonging to Emily Hewett of A Well-Dressed Home. Hewett, a fellow Dallas resident, is an interior designer and did a phenomenal job … Continue reading

Weekend Recap

We had a fun but busy weekend, full of friends and fun! I just find it hard to believe that Halloween is behind us and now begins the holiday season! Friday night, we went to visit my mother in law … Continue reading