Nadine Speaks



Danica and Chris of Nadine Stay take us behind the scenes of all things interior design. From design tips and home renovation advice to relatable life stories. Eavesdrop in on our conversations as we share our experiences, advice, and knowledge in the interior design world and beyond.


  • Q+A With Danica & Chris

    22/01/2021 Duration: 28min

    Chris and Danica of Nadine Stay sit down to answer your questions like: what's going on what your podcast recording studio? Are you going to continue doing your podcast? What home renovation projects do you have planned for 2021? And how do bloggers make money? Plus two fun science based "Teach Me Something I Don't Know" facts at the end of the episode. Website: Instagram:  

  • Solving Your Most Common Design Dilemmas

    04/08/2020 Duration: 26min

    Chris and Danica break down the biggest and most common interior design dilemmas. From spouses who can't seem to agree on a style, budgeting for a project, working with hand-me-downs, and ideas to help first time home renovators learn the ropes. You guys asked for help, and we're offering our advice!  Website: Instagram:  

  • Our Summer Project List - We're Starting the Exterior!

    01/05/2020 Duration: 33min

    Chris and I have been dreaming of the day when we get to update the exterior of our home! We've been staring at overgrown landscaping and chipped paint for almost 4 years now and it's finally time to update the exterior! Sharing the 10 projects on our to-do list for the summer.    Website: Instagram:  

  • 7 Interior Design Misconceptions

    31/03/2020 Duration: 31min

    Today Danica and Chris are talking through some of the most common interior decorating misconceptions. From painting a windowless room white in an effort make it feel brighter to creating a feature wall by painting one wall an accent color. Let's debunk these 7 faulty styling beliefs.   Website: Instagram:  

  • Ikea Kitchen Q+A

    03/03/2020 Duration: 30min

    Are Ikea kitchen cabinets good quality? How have our cabinets worn now that we've had them for 2 years? How much does an Ikea kitchen cost? These are a few of the questions Chris and I address on today's episode. Answering more of your frequently asked questions about Ikea kitchens. Website: Other FAQ about Ikea Cabinets: Instagram:  

  • Interior Design Basics

    20/02/2020 Duration: 35min

    "I just don’t know where to start or how to pull a look together…" Does this sound familiar? I get it. If decorating doesn’t come naturally to you, it can feel totally overwhelming. But today I'm giving you the fundamental rules and design tips to get you off on the right foot. From picking paint colors and focal points to secret designer hacks that make decorating easier! Let's get the basics of interior design down. Website: Instagram:

  • Discovering our Strengths with the Strengths Finder Assessment

    04/02/2020 Duration: 32min

    Have you heard of the Strengths Finder Assessment? It's kind of like the Enneagram but solely focussed on discovering your natural strengths. Chris is a certified coach for this assessment and he encouraged me to take the quiz. You guys...I've never felt so understood! So today Chris took over the podcast to discuss the many strengths that exist, how we subconsciously apply them in our daily lives, and how beneficial it is to not only know your strengths but how to utilize them to thrive in life. Website: Instagram:

  • 6 Home Features We Couldn't Live Without

    14/01/2020 Duration: 33min

    We've made a few home renovations mistakes in our own doubt! But we've also made some decisions to include features that we couldn't live without! Today Chris and I (Danica) are sharing 6 aspects of the home that we love and that made a major impact in our home's design.    Website: Instagram:  

  • 10 Home Renovation Decisions We Regret

    31/12/2019 Duration: 30min

    We're first time home renovators, which means that there are plenty of regrets and mistakes to be made. Today we're sharing 10 home remodel decisions we made in our own home that we regret.   Website: Instagram:  

  • C+D Opinions: Renovation timelines, the benefits of rest, and dinner party etiquette

    10/12/2019 Duration: 29min

    Listen in as Chris and Danica share their thoughts on a few hot topics. Should you renovate your entire home all at once or one room at a time? What are the benefits of rest and how does that differ for everyone? And should you bring your leftover food back home with you when you leave a dinner party?    Website: Instagram:  

  • Behind The Scenes: A Vulnerable Conversation about Business

    19/11/2019 Duration: 22min

    Get a behind the scenes look at what starting a small business really looks and feels like. Chris and Danica of Nadine Stay share their honest thoughts and struggles with starting and growing a business.   Website: Instagram:  

  • Story Time: Our Home Buying Nightmare

    05/11/2019 Duration: 28min

    Chris and Danica tell the tale of their first experience buying a home. From a declined offer to legal mistakes...let's just say, it'll be a while before they're ready to buy a house again.    Website: Instagram:  

  • I Asked 5 Designers: "What's The First Thing You Do When Designing A Room From Scratch?"

    22/10/2019 Duration: 30min

    Have you ever walked into a room with a blank slate and wondered how the heck you're gonna make it look good? We've all been there at least once! Today I have the opportunity to share 5 of my favorite interior designers and their insights on how to design a room from scratch. They're sharing simple tips that'll make the design process less stressful from start to finish!   Website: Instagram:

  • How To Design Your Home When You Change Your Style A Lot

    12/10/2019 Duration: 16min

    You can't give your entire house a makeover every time you change your style right?? Or can you? Danica shares her 7 tips on how to deal with having a fickle design mind and how to create spaces that blend from one style to the next.   Website: Instagram:  

  • Q+A With Danica and Chris

    01/10/2019 Duration: 37min

    What do you guys disagree on in business and personal life? What is the hardest part about owning your own business? What do you do when you lose motivation? What are your most embarrassing moments? Chris and I are getting personal today as we share our answers to these questions and more! Website: Instagram:

  • Let's Talk About Trends

    21/09/2019 Duration: 22min

    Do we dare say that beige is in and shiplap walls are out!? Today we're diving in on the hottest interior design trends of 2019 as well as a few of the trends that seems to be on their way out. Will you agree with our list? WEBSITE: INSTAGRAM: