Posts tagged ‘creativity’

One From the Vault: Original Guitar Music @ A Life Designed

When we aren’t out sourcing groovy industrial decor finds for your home, we’re pickin’ & grinnin’ here in the ‘ALD’ studio.

Originally posted in January of this year, here’s a short, live excerpt from my original song Where is Love? You can listen to the full recorded version below:

Creativity and expression comes in many forms… What’s yours?

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Inside the ALD ‘Look’


One part industrial-vintage + one part mid-century-modern with a big scoop of tongue-in-cheek humor… This is the A Life Designed ‘look.’

July will mark the one year anniversary of the launch of the A Life Designed online store which offers carefully curated Rough-Luxe furnishings and decor for the home and retail environment. Now, nine months into our grand adventure, we are extremely pleased to report that the response to our shop has been overwhelmingly positive!… Thank you!

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Happy Customers = Happy Us!

More great feedback from another wonderful client over the weekend. Courtney scooped up our industrial flat file storage unit and couldn’t be happier. We love finding just the right piece of furniture for our customers. Thank you Courtney!

Randy was great! He was extremely pleasant to work with and provides a wonderful environment for inspiration. I will be coming back for more!”
— Courtney M.

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Attention All ‘Color Blind’ Bachelors!


Guys, does the above image hit a little too close to home? If you are looking to upgrade your living space but don’t know ‘Taupe’ from a ‘Tarp’, (and really, why would you?), A Life Designed is here to help!

If you have spent any time at all on this site viewing the images and reading through our blog posts you probably have a decent sense of what A Life Designed is passionate about and specializes in; Finding great furnishings and designing spaces that reflect the Modern Rustic/Industrial/Rough Luxe/Urban style. If this is your ‘look’ but you’re not quite sure how to pull it off, why not make ALD your go-to place to help you create a stunning bachelor pad that the woman in your life will love as much as you do? Here’s how: Continue reading…

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4 Great Ways To Stay In Touch With ‘ALD’


YouTube… Twitter… Facebook… Wazala; Four fun ways to ‘get social’ with A Life Designed.

Greetings faithful ‘ALD’ readers, we trust you’ve survived the winter and are ready to enjoy an AMAZING summer season!   A Life Designed has lots of great stories lined up for the coming weeks and we can’t wait to share them with you.

Until then, interested in even more ways to follow us besides our blog?… We’ve got you covered! A Life Designed is also available on our YouTube Channel as well as Twitter and Facebook. Stop by and join us, everyone’s welcome.


It gets even better! On the road and want to check out our online store full of fun vintage decor directly from your smart phone? No problem. Our Wazala store is optimized beautifully for mobile devices. Just use this direct link:

As always, thank you so much for your continued interest and support!

A Life Designed


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John Mellencamp’s Daufuskie Island Retreat… Stunning!


Creative ‘jack of all trades’ John Mellencamp clearly also has an eye for creating a stylish home.

Singer/songwriter, accomplished painter, occasional actor, Farm Aid cofounder, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp certainly is no stranger to the creative process. So it should probably come as no big surprise that his homes are visually stunning and creative expressions of art  as well. Continue reading…

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