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Inspiring a Collection; The Story Behind Aspen

So much thoughtfulness and pure inspiration goes into creating a new product. Where do you begin? In this episode, Jen is sharing where she found inspiration for the newest Stagg Design textile collection: Aspen. Shop the collection: www.staggdesignshop.com The post Inspiring a Collection; The Story Behind Aspen appeared first on Stagg Design.


Building Confidence at Home ft. Ashley Reeves

“You can sit with us” – that’s the message Ashley Reeves preaches on her Instagram account @ashleysfreshfix. She is all about body love and a healthy self outlook; it’s the feeling she and her husband hope to create in their home. Ashley believes confidence starts at home. In this episode she shares with Jen how she fills her home with love, laughter, and plenty of good food. The post Building Confidence at Home ft. Ashley Reeves appeared first on Stagg Design.


Creating the Dream Thanksgiving Tablescape

It’s that time of the year: entertaining season! Whether you’re hosting the whole family for Thanksgiving, or having a more intimate gathering with friends, dreaming up the perfect tablescape can really set the tone for your gathering. In this episode, we’re sharing our love for putting together beautiful dinner settings. From bringing nature indoors, to finding the perfect pieces at the thrift store and beyond, join us as we help you create the best Thanksgiving tablescape. And be sure to...


Finding the Courage to Learn New Skills ft. Jon

Jumping into any DIY project takes a certain amount of courage, but doing one you’ve never tackled before can be especially nerve-wracking. Today my project partner, and husband, Jon is joining me to share how we find the courage to learn new skills and dive into new projects, no matter how intimidating it may be. We’ve certainly had to give ourselves pep talks over the years! During a DIY roofing project, Jon ended up with a nail in the hand. But he didn’t let it scare him from future...


Adapting Your Home to Fit Your Family ft. Oakley Peterson

Learning your child may have a disability can be terrifying. The thought of bringing them home and creating an environment suited to their needs can be daunting. Oakley Peterson of the popular Instagram account, Nothing Down About It, has blown up the stereotypes surrounding families with special needs. Her second child, Welles, has Down syndrome. While his diagnosis creates challenges, Oakley shows her followers every child has struggles and triumphs, and their home is the center of it...


How to Spot a Diamond in the Rough

Buying any home is scary enough, because it’s a big investment. But buying an older home is down right terrifying. One of the things I get asked the most is how we knew the StaggReno was a diamond and not a dud. In today’s episode I’m sharing what went into our decision to buy our fixer upper, and when I know to pass on a house because it’s not worth the investment. https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/staggreno/ The post How to Spot a Diamond in the Rough appeared first on Stagg Design.


Introduction: Heart of the Home

In this first episode, I’m tackling the big question: why start a podcast? I believe home is the most important place on the planet for you and your family, and designing spaces that are both beautiful and uniquely you is important. My childhood home is where I first felt the DIY itch, and it hasn’t gone away since. I hope this podcast will be a place we can learn new skills and share those experiences together. Let’s get to the Heart of the Home! The post Introduction: Heart of the Home...


Something big is coming….

We’ve been talking about our new podcast, Heart of the Home, for weeks and now we are here- launch week! Cue the fireworks! Heart of the Home officially launches Nov. 14, but we don’t want you to miss a single episode because it’s that good people. We’ve put up an episode today so you can get a little taste of the goodness to come. Venturing into new territories is always a bit nerve wracking but this one feels like such a natural extension of Stagg Design. Thank you for continuing to come...