Sue Layman Designs

A space for your next event in Downtown Memphis

March 16, 2021

Event planning comes with a laundry list of to-dos, but the most important of them all is the selection of a venue. No matter the occasion, the tone of your event comes from the space that it’s in. My three story art gallery located in Downtown Memphis’ South Main Historic... Read More »

5 ways to add a pop of color to your home this spring

February 05, 2021

Spring is calling our name, and with changing seasons comes changing colors. Spring is often known for its symbolic rebirth, calling us to reflect on our past seasons and prepare for what’s to come. It’s filled with vibrant colors and is the perfect time to revamp your space. I share... Read More »

How to incorporate the 2021 Pantone Color of the Year into your home

January 26, 2021

For the second time since its founding two decades ago, Pantone has named two brilliant colors as its Pantone Color of the Year. These two hues, Ultimate Gray and Illuminating, are a classic combination you’ll see popping up everywhere in 2021. I have a few fun (and beautiful!) ways you... Read More »

Holiday decorating trends for 2020

November 19, 2020

Decorating for the holidays is always an exciting task! We get to take out our favorite decor and turn our homes into a festive wonderland. Holiday celebrations might feel and look different this year, but decorating your home is still a must. I made a list of my favorite holiday... Read More »

Three home decor trends that transcend seasons

October 28, 2020

With a plethora of styles to choose from, decorating a home can feel like a major undertaking. Styles come and go, but Sue has three decor trends that go with every season and are the perfect starting point for those of you looking to take your space to new heights.... Read More »

Arts and crafts ideas for kids

September 25, 2020

With more than half of school-age children “attending” school virtually in America right now, many parents are adding a new title to their repertoires – teacher. If you find yourself wearing this new hat, I have a few fun arts and crafts ideas that will engage and entertain your children.... Read More »

A closer look at “Tapestry of Indecision”

August 17, 2020

Stretching 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide, “Tapestry of Indecision” is an absolutely breathtaking oil painting that will stop you in your tracks. Sue painted this original piece of colorful artwork at her Downtown Memphis art gallery, Sue Layman Designs. If you’ve never visited the space, you must! Its... Read More »

Three extraordinary benefits to exposing children to art at a young age

July 15, 2020

Children are creative beings who love using their imaginations, and making art an excellent way to bring them joy and entertainment. Introducing them to art at a young age opens their world up to all kinds of new possibilities and can give them a lifetime supply of confidence. Let me... Read More »

3 ways to get creative this summer

June 17, 2020

We are all undoubtedly spending more time at home than ever before. The unprecedented downtime can bring about boredom and monotony, especially for the kiddos. If you’re looking for ways to channel your household’s creativity, I have some exciting ideas that the whole family can take part in. Lampshades Look... Read More »

5 ways to make your living space feel brighter

May 19, 2020

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to harness some of that beautiful sunshine you’re seeing outside to brighten up your indoor spaces. From mirrors to paintings to plants, there are many options to consider when rethinking your home decor.   Decorate with mirrors Mirrors are a dark room’s... Read More »