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Journal

Welcome to the Tracy Lynn Studio Journal! Thank you for visiting our interior design blog. Please enjoy our journal entries and get a behind the scenes look at our projects. Discover the latest trends and find out more about interior design. Be Inspired!


November 1st

Introducing simple – Tips for Organizing with Style

We are excited to help one of our own launch her new home organization business. Tammy Rydahl has been an integral part of the Studio for years working as a designer, overseeing installs and in her current role as Studio Buyer.  During her tenure at the Studio, Tammy has helped many clients get organized without…



September 18th

Get Floored!

Floors are the first and most fundamental step in the design process, and as in life, everything is built from the ground up! A solid foundation is necessary before you can move on to the “fun” stuff like choosing fixtures, furniture and accessories, but we don’t believe that they should have all the fun. Flooring…



August 2nd

White Hot

Inspired by the Sherwin-Williams paint color of the year, “Alabaster SW 7008”, we decided to round up some of our favorite uses of the versatile color white. Versions of this timeless shade can be found all around us in fashion, nature and interior design to name a few. The adaptable nature of the color lends itself…



June 21st

SUMMER BABY

We are so excited to announce the expansion of our Tracy Lynn Studio family. Studio Designer Kelsey Roberts, just gave birth to a sweet baby girl last week and we are thrilled to share this news, along with some of the festivities surrounding her pregnancy as well as a special interior design project she has…



May 5th

Mother’s Day in San Diego – 5 ways to ROCK your mom’s Mother’s Day

It’s almost Mother’s Day in San Diego, and most of us are thinking of once again about getting mom flowers and breakfast in bed (with a messy kitchen for her to clean up afterward, most likely).  At Tracy Lynn Studio, we like to do things a little bit differently. And since many of our interior…



March 15th

Interior Design Tradeshow – TLS Does Dallas

In years past, our interior design team has frequented the Las Vegas Interior Design tradeshows, to source vendors and keep informed on trends, not to mention, have a little fun with the girls in Vegas. However this year, the Tracy Lynn Studio team decided to try something new and check out the illustrious Dallas Market….



February 18th

Introducing Tracy Lynn Studio

We have been busy over the past several months not only working on interior design and build projects but also on evolving our brand. Style On A Shoestring is now Tracy Lynn Studio. Why would we change a perfectly good and well respected brand? Well, the name, Style On A Shoestring, was no longer a…



June 30th

Baby Nursery Interior Design – Two New Feet

Our designer Shannon Weller added a few feet to her home — two precious baby feet! Grant Michael Weller was born to Shannon and husband Brian on March 17. This sweet bundle weighed almost 9 pounds and was 19.5 inches long. We wanted to share Shannon and Brian’s joy with you so we’ve posted below…



April 30th

Bathrooms Awash in Light

We don’t always do complete remodels — sometimes we go into a home because a client asks us to make little changes to update décor or make the home more functional. One of the things I often notice when I do this is lack of adequate bathroom lighting design. Most bathrooms have an overhead light…



April 23rd

A Tale of Tiles

The technique known as wainscoting — paneling the lower half of a wall — is a lovely way to add texture, warmth and visual interest to a room. It’s often seen in dining rooms, libraries and other living areas in a home. We apply that same theory to bathrooms, but instead of wood, which can…