Sue Layman Designs

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 »

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 »