• Design

    Top Interior Design Style in Every State

    Last year, we shared the Top Design Trends in Every State. Now its time to do it all over again. How does your state compare to the rest of the country. Where do you fit in? Do you agree with findings? How many times do we turn to Google for our design related needs? Whenever we are stuck, need design ideas or simply want to find the nearest sale we immediately turn to the search engine giant. But guess what, your neighbors are doing the exact same thing. All this handy information can then be aggregated and turned into a lovely info-graphic for your design loving pleasure! Our friends at…

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  • How to Move Beyond the Mood Board
    Advice,  Design

    Moving Beyond the Mood Board

    We love to get inspired! How often do we steal a few moments to refresh our Instagram feed or add a few new pins to our Pintrest board. We get sucked into the social media ether with dream images of all of our new swoon worthy spaces. Mood boards are meant to inspire us. They set the tone for the look and feel of the space. Keep in mind that you don’t have to mimic everything you see in its entirety, you just have to capture the essence of the space. So how do you move away from your social feed and move into reality. What do you actually do…

  • Design

    Bohemian Inspired Cocktail Party with Wayfair

    ‏We are officially into the start of the spring season, even if the weather may not feel like it!  We have been gearing up for the warm weather for quite some time now, from our Front Door Styling Tips for Spring to our Nautically Inspired Shop The Look Feature. Now we are collaborating with Wayfair for our take on a Outdoor Fantasy Cocktail Party! We love bohemian inspired spaces with rustic touches, a splash of glam and a hint of femininity. Wayfair’s vast inventory has a little bit of everything and is very easy to shop. One of our favorite Design Tools is the Virtual Idea Board. As designers we…

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  • Design

    #HPMKT: Trendwatch Countdown to High Point Market

    It’s that time of year again! High Point Market is right around the corner. Soon thousands of industry professionals will descend upon High Point, North Carolina for the semi annual show. While many attend to spot the latest design trends and purchase goods for their clients or retail store, the opportunities available at High Point extend much beyond furniture. Continuing Education Courses, Networking Events, Book Signing and Parties…Lots of Parties! There is nothing like having a sampling of all your favorite stores in one place while you casually peruse, cocktail in hand, surrounded by southern hospitality and industry friends. High Point Market Continues to be our Annual Not- To-Miss Event.…

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  • Advice

    How To Choose The Best Paint Colors For Your Home

    Painting a room in your house is one of the most effective and affordable design change you can make. The right paint color can completely transform the room. It can bring new life to old spaces and make you fall in love with your home all over again. The down side…picking the right color can be completely daunting! A simple trip to the paint section of your local home improvement store will uncover rows upon rows of color swatches. Then you pull out the swatch that you think you want, only to find additional companion colors on that same swatch! Now you’re second guessing yourself! We’ve been there!… Don’t even…

  • Advice

    Top 5 Interior Design Tools Used By The Pros

    We all wish we could hire an Interior Designer to transform our house into the dream spaces we see in the glossy magazines. But life happens. We get too busy, it doesn’t fit into our budget, or we think we can do it ourselves and then we just get stuck. We get it, we’ve been there! Surprisingly enough there are several tools Interior Designers use every day that are available to anyone. As a professional Interior Designer, we have several “go to” products that we use often use, to get us inspired, visualize our design or share our vision with clients. Sometimes the hardest part of the process is knowing…

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  • Advice,  Design

    How To Become Your Own Interior Designer

    Interior Design Tips for DIY Success Have you ever stared at that beautifully designed room in the glossy magazines and wished it could be your own? Do you have multiple Pin Boards of your dream space that you pine over daily? -OR- Are you just stuck with a cluttered corner that is so overwhelming that it just sits there untouched? We get it. Trust us, we’ve been there! Here at dayziner, we love to share some of the professional tips and trade secrets that we have learned along the way. We tell you the tough questions that we like to ask and give you an insight into our thought process…

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  • Advice,  Design

    No Green, No Problem: How to Decorate for St. Patrick’s Day

    St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. Soon our drinks, our food, even our rivers will be awash with green to celebrate the day. Want to throw the best St. Patrick’s Day party or decorate your home to celebrate, but green isn’t your favorite color? Fear not! Keep in mind that the best, most successful designs don’t simply recreate an image or idea, but Capture The Essence of the inspiration. Stay true to your design style and create a look that is classic and sophisticated but still shows hints and references to the holiday. Allow for some green moments but compliment it with other colors, bold prints and accessories…

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  • Advice,  Design

    Shop The Look: Relaxed Nautical Retreat

    Don’t you just love going to the store in the middle of winter and BAM! A full on display of summertime clothing?! There is something to be said about seeing fun bright colors in the height of frigid, barren winter days that make us long for the warm weather. Design is no different. We have to be a season ahead if we want to get that beach house fully styled in time for the summer tourist season. Coastal design is one of our favorite styles. We’ve often been accused of beach hoping, attending college at the coast then off to grad school in the warm Miami sun. Our happy place…

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  • Advice,  Travel

    #DBCLA: Preparing for The Design Bloggers Conference

    For the first time Dayziner LLC will be attending The Design Bloggers Conference in Beverly Hills, CA. To add to the anticipation and excitement, our founder and lead designer, Dayna Hairston, was selected to receive one of five conference scholarships sponsored by Lamps Plus. That’s correct, ONE of FIVE!!! As a scholarship recipient, Dayna will have the opportunity to attend the conference, write a guest blog on the conference website, tour the local Lamps Plus Showroom, and be recognized on stage during the event as a scholarship recipient. Our little designer hearts are beaming with pride and excitement! We are now less than one week away from the start of…

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