Sue Layman Designs

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 »

4 ways to improve your patio

April 28, 2020

Warmer weather is slowly but surely approaching, which means it’s time to create your outdoor oasis! With the right furniture and decor, your outdoor space can become a great escape from the rest of the world. Try these fun ideas to elevate your patio.    Display a painting. Make a... Read More »

Green – How Can I Add It To My Home Without Overdoing It?

February 28, 2020

With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, we have a few tips on how to decorate your home with festive colors and how to avoid getting pinched this year! Adding some color to your home, especially in the spring, is a great way to boost your mood, change up your... Read More »

Put Pantone’s Color of the Year into your space

February 05, 2020

Classic blue has been all the rage since Pantone named it Color of the Year for 2020 back in December. Blue is an easy color to incorporate into any section of the home because it’s so versatile (and pretty)! To help you best utilize this year’s Color of the Year,... Read More »

Sue spreads holiday cheer

January 22, 2020

Hi, friends! Because the spirit of the holiday season is all about generosity and spreading joy, I hosted a painting giveaway in late 2019. Those interested in winning one of the three abstract oil paintings in the giveaway submitted a brief writeup sharing why they wanted the artwork. I was... Read More »

Win a Sue Layman Designs original painting

November 20, 2019

Hi, friends! The spirit of the holiday season is all about generosity and spreading joy. With this in mind, I am giving away three of my original oil paintings! Here’s how you can enter. Pick one of the three paintings shown above that you’d like to have in your home... Read More »

Artist and owner of Sue Layman Designs honored by St. Jude

September 26, 2019

Since 2015, St. Jude has honored an exclusive group of women during its St. Jude Gold Luncheon dubbed Women of Distinction. Those selected are role models and leaders who give back to their community through work, family, philanthropy or a mix of all three! Above all, the honorees are committed... Read More »

Memphis artist displays artwork around town

June 13, 2019

What do a restaurant, a doctor’s office and a movie theater have in common? Artwork! From Paradise Cafe in East Memphis to the new Powerhouse Cinema Grill in Downtown Memphis – Sue’s abstract artwork can be found all over town. Not only are the modern art pieces easy on the... Read More »

Local Memphis business brightens office with artwork

May 16, 2019

Adding expressive, eye-catching artwork to office spaces is not only a great way to enhance the aesthetics and customer experience, but it also can increase employee productivity. Back in 2010, Dr. Craig Knight and Dr. S. Alexander Haslam, psychology professors at the University of Exeter in England conducted a study... Read More »

Local artist honors Memphis’ bicentennial through abstract painting

May 10, 2019

Sue was so excited to paint this piece in honor of Memphis’ bicentennial. The description and meaning of the painting below, which was written by Sue, shares what she feels in her heart about this amazing city. “This painting is a replica of the way I see Memphis illustrated through... Read More »