But Where Do I Put the Couch?

A book titled "but where do i put the couch?" lies on a wooden table surrounded by decorative items like wooden beads, cut logs, and scattered pink flowers.

I’m so happy to introduce my newest book: But Where Do I Put The Couch

There are HUNDREDS of pages full of the relatable, honest, do-able answers to all the questions.

And we start with the couch.

And where to put it.

And how to fit it into your room.

But that’s not all.

A photo of an open magazine with an article titled "mirror, mirror on my wall...", accompanied by images of decorative mirrors. beside the magazine is a fresh bouquet of pink flowers.

Melissa and I discuss space planning and paint colors and accessories and styling and organization.

And the best part?

It’s all the questions that YOU wanted to be answered.

The book releases September 10, but you can pre-order it today and be entered to win a $500 Wayfair gift card.

Open magazine featuring an article on home decor displayed on a wooden table, with an image of a cozy living room setting inside the magazine.

Here are just a few of the questions Melissa and I tackle in the book.

Getting Started
What to do first, how to update your entire house, and decorate on a budget.

Style and Trends
How to find your personal decorating style, choose a timeless look, and make your home both kid and style friendly.

The Major Elements
Get foundational guidelines for flooring, wall décor, lighting, and more.

Furniture and Space Planning
How to place furniture properly, maximize open floor space, and redo rooms on a tight budget.

Color, Paint, and Patterns
Choose correct colors, learn paint basics, and express your creativity while avoiding clash.

Organization
Tame your junk drawer, declutter kitchen appliances, and manage the mess in a multipurpose room.

Accessories and Styling
Accessorize with confidence, showcase your favorite pieces, and own your style even while renting.

There are 101 questions and answers full of practical, creative, funny and down-to-earth decorating advice.

Order your copy today and then come sit by me and let’s talk decorating.

I’ll bring the sweet tea.


A book titled "but where do i put the couch?" by melissa michaels and karianne wood, surrounded by decorative items including flowers, beads, and wooden accents on a wooden table.

If you pre-order by September 5 you will be entered into a giveaway for a chance to win a $500 Wayfair gift card!

Happy decorating!