I hugely admire people who follow their dreams and are not afraid to take risks to do so.
I of course find interior design stories the most inspiring and love hearing about people changing their life to start more challenging and creative career path.
Which is also a case of today's designer crush : Kristin Kerr - Chicago based financial analyst turned interior designer and blogger behind Simply Smitten.
Have a look at her apartment below and follow for more projects to come on her website!
My favorite thing in this living room, right after its perfect balance is the occasional chair upholstered in gold crushed velvet! It's a really tricky material to use but it looks amazing in here adding a bit of texture to the room! Love it! For similar fabric try : Diva by Sekers, Loriano by Romo or Boutique Velvets by Harlequin.
This mirror could be too shabby used with different accessories, but here looks nothing but chic!