DIY Fish Scale Wall

DIY Fish Scale Wall

Today I am back to show you how to create your own fish scale feature wall! The process is simple, but it may take some time. Step 1– Trace out a bunch of circles onto posterboard. I used a QT cup to make sure the circles stayed consistent. (If you’re…

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INSPIRING OUTDOOR WATER FEATURE

INSPIRING OUTDOOR WATER FEATURE

Some of my long time readers might remember a long time ago when my father commissioned me to create some sort of outdoor focal point that would cover an eyesore of an air conditioner and add to the overall beauty of their backyard. Today, I am finally sharing the finished…

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Stylish, Chic, and Soul”full” Space

Stylish, Chic, and Soul”full” Space

Happy Tuesday Friends! Today I am so excited to be posting the full reveal of the Smith’s space! Sometimes I forget what a room looked like before we started our makeover madness. Going back and looking at these pictures made me realize how far this room has come! Let’s take…

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DIY Bansky Inspired Church Art

DIY Bansky Inspired Church Art

Happy Friday Friends! The past week or so we’ve been going through the Smith’s space piece by piece. Today I’m showing you a piece of custom art I created for the couple, inspired by one of Emily’s favorite artists- Banksy.  When I first started planning out the Smith’s space, I thought about…

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From the Runway to Your Room

From the Runway to Your Room

As I’m sure you’ve heard, interiors generally follow fashion as far as trends go.  Although I never base my designs solely on what’s trendy at the moment, elements from the fashion world definitely work themselves into my spaces.  For example, this summer, I started to really love the sunglasses with…

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Relaunch and Cal’s Bedroom Reveal

Relaunch and Cal’s Bedroom Reveal

Hello Friends!  Long time, no see!  Oh my goodness, things got hectic last year.  Was it that way for you?  Well, here at Kara Paslay Designs, it’s time to get things back on track and we’re starting off this blog relaunch with a bang!  For the next few weeks, you…

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Stunning and Significant Master Bath

Stunning and Significant Master Bath

Hey Friends!  I am excited to post a space today that I have revealed incrementally, but never as a finalized, complete space.  This project came about when we got a call from a producer of the show, “Extreme Weight Loss.”  If you are a fan of the show, you know…

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Beautifully Moody and Romantic Master Bedroom

Beautifully Moody and Romantic Master Bedroom

Hey there friends!  Today I am revealing a room that went from a blank canvas to a beautifully moody and romantic!  Here’s how the space started! BEFORE And here’s how it looks now! AFTER After discussing options with the homeowners, we decided to go with a darker, romantic feel in…

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Guest Bedroom Bed Nooks

Guest Bedroom Bed Nooks

Hey Friends!  The next few posts have been a long time coming!  A few months ago I mentioned that I had finished up designing a guest bedroom for House of Hy (The Pioneer Woman’s BFF).  Ree put the finished room on her blog, but I never posted pics here because…

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Timeless, Yet Bold Parlor Bath

Hey Friends! I am making an unusual Saturday post because I was excited to share this parlor bathroom that I recently completed. You’ve seen the beginnings of this bathroom before when I posted about covering the walls in a concrete product called ARDEX.  But just to refresh your memory, here…

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While I Was Out. . . .

While I Was Out. . . .

Hey Friends! Well, I had a lovely and very productive break!  To be honest (in case you couldn’t tell) I’ve been going through a bit of a funk lately.  I’ve been sad, unmotivated, and uninspired.  Do you ever get like that? Luckily, I feel like I’m finally getting over it…

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While I Was Out. . . .

While I Was Out. . . .

Hey Friends! Well, I had a lovely and very productive break!  To be honest (in case you couldn’t tell) I’ve been going through a bit of a funk lately.  I’ve been sad, unmotivated, and uninspired.  Do you ever get like that? Luckily, I feel like I’m finally getting over it…

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