Hello all! My name is Michael Wurm Jr. and I’m a Lifestyle Blogger and Designer at Inspired by Charm. I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am to be part of the My Colortopia Team! For as long as I can remember, I have had a passion for making things beautiful. Design inspiration is everywhere. Over the years, I’ve redesigned entire rooms, sewn curtains, created custom wall art, and so much more. It’s hard to believe I’ve been sharing these ideas on my blog for over four years now. I’ve even had the honor of writing for some of my favorite brands such as Better Homes and Gardens and HomeGoods.
While my design inspiration and style has evolved, some things are constants in my spaces. First, I love color. While I can appreciate the beauty of a room decorated with neutrals, I need pops of bright and cheerful color in my life. Second, I love combining the new with the old. As much as I love the small town where I live in the middle of Pennsylvania, I also crave the big city. The vibrancy, modern lines, and urban culture are inspiring. This love for both country and city is often reflected in my designs. For example, in my dining room, I have a wood farm table paired with black contemporary wishbone chairs and faux animal print chairs. In my living room, I brought old, weathered shelving to life with bold colors and contemporary accessories. I feel that blending old and new pieces creates interest and a unique style. It also helps to tell a story of who I am and what I love.
When I’m not designing and decorating, you may find me in the kitchen baking a cake, mixing up a cocktail, or hanging out with my two cats. As much as I love design, I’m also a big foodie. My degree in hospitality management makes my enjoyment of food, wine, and entertaining just a part of who I am.
Again, I am thrilled to be here! You are welcome to stop by Inspired by Charm anytime to say hello. Happy decorating!