Life-Styled by Stacy Garcia

Life-Styled is a lifestyle blog missioned with inspiring designers and design-minded individuals. It covers the intersection between fashion, interior design, travel and entertaining. Features include a Color Crush, interviews with designers and information on trends.

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Design Uncensored with Molly Kay Johns

Design Uncensored with Molly Kay Johns

Hello, hello! For the last episode of Design Uncensored this July, we spent our Wednesday evening with Molly Kay Johns talking all things color, design and trend. We were excited to learn more about interesting background and about her experience being a Style Spotter at High Point Market this past June! Read on for our top takeaways from this episode.
August 03, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
Color Crush: Tangerine

Color Crush: Tangerine

Welcome to August! Here in New York, it’s the summer winding down with one last month of strong sunshine and days by the pool. We’re taking one last deep breath before we’re heading into the busy Fall days filled with back to school prep and before we know it, the holiday season.

For August, we’re crushing on the energetic hue Tangerine. Tangerines themselves are a quick treat filled with flavor and a bit of an energy boost, sort of what we’re looking to get out of the last days of summer! It’s said to represent new projects, happiness, energy and motivation. This color is a great transitional hue to still keep some of the summer spirit alive, while transitioning our minds and our homes to cozy fall days. Read on for our designer approved tips on how to try Tangerine in your space!

August 01, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
Tags: Color Crush
Team Stacy Garcia's Favorite New Arrivals

Team Stacy Garcia's Favorite New Arrivals

As our team is transitioning back to the office and seeing loved ones that we've been missing, the theme of the last few months has been warmth and joy. We're so excited to share all of our new arrivals and how they reflect this theme  - in the most stylish way possible. Whether you're looking for a little style update, or need some inspiration, allow us to introduce you to our favorites! Maybe they'll become your favorites too. 
July 26, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
Tags: Get the Look
Design Uncensored with Breegan Jane

Design Uncensored with Breegan Jane

Every Wednesday, Stacy hosts design and color experts from different industries for an inspiring discussion. On this weeks' episode, Stacy got to host the one and only Breegan Jane

As a Los Angeles-based interior designer, author, philanthropist and mom to two boys, Breegan Jane is a dynamic voice in the industry. She hosts HGTV’s The House My Wedding Bought and is a featured face on programs including Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Property Brothers, Fix My Fail, and more. Breegan originally honed her design skills as a creative director and marketing professional for a leading luxury yacht manufacturer, which catapulted her experience in the industry.

Read on for the 3 main take aways from this exciting discussion! 

July 26, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
Home Tour: Rule Breaker in Raleigh

Home Tour: Rule Breaker in Raleigh

Welcome back for another home tour! We got an inside look at this creative home in Raleigh, North Carolina. "Rules are meant to be broken, and our home certainly breaks the rules," explains Catherine Nguyen. "As a designer I am fortunate to see so many beautiful ideas that are from every genre." 
July 19, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
Tags: Home Tours
Designing a Space to Nurture your Wellness

Designing a Space to Nurture your Wellness

Wellness and its’ ever-evolving definition have been a huge trend over the last few years. We’ve kept our eye on this trends’ impact on interior décor. It’s nothing new that your environment can have a direct impact on your well-being, but there are more stylish sanctuaries than ever. We’ve rounded up our favorite spaces that have an all-encompassing attitude towards your wellbeing from the outside in.
July 12, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
Tags: Get the Look
Meet the Artist: Paul Thomas

Meet the Artist: Paul Thomas

Longtime friend and talented artist Paul Thomas shared some insight with us on his approach, process, and dreams of abstract art. We’re in love with Paul’s vibrant, ethereal paintings which draw from his passionate, creative background. His unique styles have been displayed in private collections, commercial spaces, and exhibits all around the world, and now they’re available for purchase at Shop Stacy Garcia! Read on for our interview with Paul Thomas, and to browse his works available in the shop.
July 08, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
Tags: Get the Look
Design Uncensored with Lauren Clement

Design Uncensored with Lauren Clement

On the last day of June, Stacy went live for Design Uncensored from the Stacy Garcia Studio! Joining us this week is the one and only Lauren Clement of Lauren Nicole Designs. Lauren is an award-winning, Charlotte-based Interior Designer with 14 years experience in residential, commercial, renovation & new construction design. Read on for our key takeaways from this exciting discussion!
July 06, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
Color Crush: Robin's Egg

Color Crush: Robin's Egg

Welcome to July! This month, we’ve fallen for the soft, tranquil shade Robin’s Egg. Robin’s themselves are symbolic of new growth and renewal, and their beautiful powder-blue eggs are also often said to be symbolic of joy, hope and clarity. As we’re entering the first full month of Summer as we settle into some normalcy, that’s something I think we can all get behind.  

The iconic hue of Robin’s Egg blends well with a plethora of colors like, coral, gray and yellow. To bring a little joy and welcome new beginnings into your home, read on for our favorite ways to use Robin’s Egg.  

July 01, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
Tags: Color Crush
Design Uncensored with Kristen McCory

Design Uncensored with Kristen McCory

Summer is here, and so is another inspiring discussion on trend and design. This week, Stacy hosted the incredible Kristen McCory. Kristen is a Connecticut-based interior designer well-known for taking risks with a sophisticated, color-centric style. With a reputation for creating rooms that up-end traditional design, her designs are grounded in comprehensive palettes merged with an underlying passion for unique textures. When coupled with her inherent love of unexpected details, McCory’s spaces become three-dimensional realizations of a vision shared between her and her clients.
June 28, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
Inspiration Spotlight: Taryn Weitzman

Inspiration Spotlight: Taryn Weitzman

In the second installment of our Inspiration Spotlight series, we’re featuring Taryn Weitzman also known for her travel diaries on Instagram as @hertravelstyle. After 14 years in corporate America, Taryn quit her job, traveled the world, and combined her passions of photography, wellness, storytelling, and learning through travel to found Her Travel Style, a digital space for the self-aware woman who wants to better know and care for herself through travel. Read on for interview with Taryn, and find out why we think she’s so inspiring!  
June 23, 2021 — Stacy Garcia
How to Install Peel and Stick Wallpaper

How to Install Peel and Stick Wallpaper

Wallpaper has a magical power to transform any space. However, you know the saying, with great power comes great responsibility. Everyone has personal experience, or secondhand trauma from the difficulty of wallpaper. It’s expensive, and when you’re tired of the pattern it’s not that easy to remove.

Fortunately, there’s a solution: peel and stick wallpaper. The same great power of wallpaper, but a more affordable and easier to install option. Not sure how to do it? Read on for the a simple guide on how to install peel and stick wallpaper.

June 16, 2021 — Stacy Garcia