Hi, I’m Kellie!
And I am totally excited you are here.
Welcome to the Design Asylum blog!
design professional/color aficionado/project junkie/diy fanatic/globe-trotter,
I want to share my love of all things beautiful, in my very own blissfully mad-capped kind of way, and hopefully inspire your creative side!
It’s gonna be fun I promise!
Just so you know….
Color is my drug of choice.
Well, sprinkle in a few vodka soaked gummy bears every once in a while.
I have an unnatural fear of clowns.
Yes, it’s a real thing.
I named my house Casa de loco because it’s crazy up in here.
I even had it graffitied on my sofa.
I live at the casa with
the BHE <best husband ever>
and the young ones:
moto-boy <my 14 y/o son who races motocross>
and rider-girl <my 15 y/o step daughter who loves being on her horse>.
I drive a mini-van, which my son affectionately named ‘The Rolling Turd’.
Yeah, well, he doesn’t call her that when I’m hauling 42 of his friends around.
My big-girl job is that of an interior and textile designer.
I love to make spaces beautiful and liveable for others.
And I love to paint furniture.
but, I’m kind of lazy so, it has to be easy.
And all of it has to be fast, because I have an incredibly short attention span.
And I’m really picky, so I created my own paint line.
You will love it! It’s so easy even I can paint with it!
Between my design jobs, trying to see the world, launching this new paint line and keeping up with my family
my world is crazy, but I can’t imagine it any other way!
I hope you will follow along…
as I share my painting tips, recent travels, current obsessions, beautiful rooms and complete randomness, in a somewhat lazy girls way.
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Meet my partners in crime here at the asylum…
Quick-witted, with a sense of humor drier than the Sahara.
Always ready with a tool in hand to fix it, break it or build it.