• I find myself feeling truly grateful that my everyday life is filled with so much action and excitement, however, recently I’m even more grateful to come home to a space that allows me to shut off for an hour and recharge. With the help of Target’s new Project 62 Fall Collection, I’ve created a space that emanates a sense of calm, serenity, and quiet. The pieces within the collection align seamlessly with my design aesthetic, adding the perfect touch of simplicity and charm to my bathroom....

  • I joined my passion for color and design with the paint and color experts from PPG. I'm hoping this will help all of you  to tackle do-it-yourself (DIY) projects at home – starting with selecting the perfect white paint – combining our design and color know-how - these are now accessible to everyone....

  • I started to notice early on that I always seem to have “my thing” - common themes that keep appearing as the projects keep progressing. No matter what style the home is. And aside from the obvious #white paint, shelfies and wearing black 😉 - I’ve noticed I have a love of bowls - and the different trinkets I put in them! So, this week get ready for #pretty #things in pretty bowls. The ideas keep coming!...

  • Take this to work, to the bar with friends and dinner with your hunny… Its as easy as throwing on some baggy jeans, a Buck Mason tee and a chic blazer. Or, if you’re like me, throw it on top of ANYTHING! Also…they are mostly all on sale....

  • “So you want to be a Rock-n-roll star Well listen now to what I say Just get an electric guitar Take some time And learn how to play.” -The Byrds This might be the best career advice anyone has ever given. Do you hear what......

  • I get a ton of questions about some of my style on Restored By The Fords *Takes a bow* - and I am so flattered so I wanted to spill some of my favorite looks and pieces.I am most often asked about...OVERALLS. And OVERALL I'd say its a great idea to wear overalls....Take a look at some of my best Overall moments and Steal by Steez...

  • I am known for my trinkets – and the shelves I put them on! So this week on instagram, I am highlighting some of my more recent “Shelfies”.  I also wanted to spill a few tricks of the trade on how to get that perfect......

  • You have asked – and you shall receive! The Concrete “SureCrete” Wall process used in a number of our Restored by the Fords projects is finally being revealed by one of our trusted carpenters, Bobby.  See this easy and super dreamy wall process below: Step......

  • DESIGN NOTES This project was ALL about the art! Every part of this house was hand touched, hand painted, hand done for this family. IE: LOADS of fun! I loved the traditional style of the home, the high ceilings, the beautiful old banister, the amazing......

  • Picking the best white paint is a veritable minefield. But those subtle differences in shade can make a huge difference when you apply it to your wall. If you’re unsure which one will work best for your space, Ford weighed in with some of her......

  • DESIGN NOTES After the first round of design for our Restored By The Fords show, the Collins Family asked us back to design the rest of their home. We were thrilled seeing as part of that project was their inground inside pool! I was dying......

  • Paint Color // Benjamin Moore Dover White Flooring // Red Oak . . . KITCHEN Cabinet Finish // Black Walnut Custom Fronts on Ikea Cabinets – Found here Countertops // Armina Stone, American Black Honed Granite – Found here Gold Dome Pendants // Tom Dixon,......

  • What a fun project this was on Restored By The Fords! We loved working with the Ashby’s to bring this Midcentury Modern home back to life. We had the best time working with so many incredible local artisans on this project, and the quality shows......

  • I loved the Faraci family! They are so lovely and loving and their demands were rather simple! They wanted a simple and well designed home to be together as a family and to entertain in. The first floor of their house was separated by three......

  • DESIGN NOTES What a fun project this was! The Collins family rescued this house from despair. It had been sitting vacant for a couple of years, mainly because no one knew what to do with it! In a time where it is faster, cheaper and......