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Instagram Mom of the Week: Stacey Blake

Instagram Mom of the Week: Stacey Blake

Words: Ashley Poag

This proud military wife and mom shares her family life, amazing interior inspiration, and DIY projects on Instagram.

Stacey Blake is a design blogger whose Instagram is overflowing with some of the most beautiful dwellings near and far. This Army wife takes us on a journey whether she’s sharing a bit of her Southern living style in Fayetteville, North Carolina or street design scenes from Paris. With her two boys Zion and Ian in tow, Stacey keeps us scrolling just to see what beautiful interiors are inspiring her each day on her Instagram account @designaddictmom.

Stacey has been featured in several publications and is a regular contributor to her local paper, The Fayetteville Observer. She shares tips on things like how to setup a movie night in your backyard and how to use wallpaper to decorate your home. Her kids also benefit from her DIY handiness.

Her own home is absolutely beautiful. We love her colorful style!

We also love the educational design choices she’s made in her home. To help her son Zion cope with his dad being deployed, Stacey put up a map mural in his room.

Cat Lady and her lil superheroes!

A photo posted by Stacey Blake (@designaddictmom) on

And the chalkboard in the children’s playroom makes for a great background for photos—and for her boys to express themselves through endless doodling!

This is our beach today! Hola from the lake:)

A photo posted by Stacey Blake (@designaddictmom) on

Stacey’s Instagram account also lets us experience a little bit of North Carolina charm with her family adventures at the lake.

We love to hug.

A photo posted by Stacey Blake (@designaddictmom) on

We can’t get enough of the brotherly love between Zion and Ian.

The time Stacey and her boys get to share with her husband is precious. We know that Stacey’s Instagram account encourages other military families living without their loved ones. For more from this Army wife and design expert, follow her on Instagram @designaddictmom


Ashley Poag is mater mea's intern and an aspiring multimedia journalist.

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