Exciting news! I ordered a rug for the living room! I even took measurements of the room before picking a size, so I’m feeling very grown up right now. The old me would see a pretty rug, gasp at the price for the ideal size, and then go for a smaller version. I got away … More Living Room Plan – Decorating On a Budget
Happy New Year! This year truly feels like a blank slate. We’re kicking off 2019 in a new house, new town, and newish job for me. I’m a believer that change can be positive because it brings new opportunities, but it’s also scary. Settling into a new environment is a daunting task, and deciding where … More How To Get the Most Out of Your Living Space When You’ve Just Moved In
Life’s been a little exciting over here lately. I started a new job, we visited our family back in California for Thanksgiving, and oh, we moved 2 weeks ago! Moving is hard work, and I’ve been so busy packing and unpacking that I haven’t had time to fully share my excitement! So let me quickly … More We moved!
In a perfect world, pinterest elves would transform my house into a meticulously clean, curated, pulled together, hipster paradise. But the reality is my life is messy, the budget is limited, and my cats are bound to destroy the items I invest in. And you know what? Sometimes I like generic boring crap. Sometimes picture-perfect design choices are … More An Ode: To Interior Styles I Love, But Couldn’t Live With
Our little cottage has really come together in the last year, and it feels so good to be fully settled in our home. It’s almost hard to remember what a long painful process it was. Almost. I still haven’t forgotten how stressful and frustrating it was when all our belongings went missing for 8 months before finally being delivered … More 2017 To-Do List
It’s been 10 months since we moved into our little cottage, so needless to say, this post has been a long time coming. I’ve shared a few rooms individually, but this is my first attempt at a full home tour (as promised to many of you). So don’t be shy, come on in 🙂I’m pretty … More All Moved In – Home Tour
Week 1 // Week 2 // Week 3 // Week 4 // Week 5 One Room Challenge reveal time is finally here! Over the past six weeks, I’ve been making some improvements in my master bedroom. The changes I made weren’t as drastic as I might have wanted, but still the end result was definitely … More Master Bedroom Reveal – ORC Week 6!
Week 1 // Week 2 // Week 3 // Week 4 Week 5 of the One Room Challenge FLEW by. I definitely didn’t accomplish as much this week as previous weeks. Decisions are getting tougher to make, and I can feel my motivation waning. I’m going to have to kick it into gear to be … More Dip Dye Pillows – ORC Week 5
Week 1 // Week 2 // Week 3 It’s Thursday again, and that means more One Room Challenge! It’s hard to believe this thing is more than halfway over. I have mixed feelings about reaching this point. On the one hand, I’m really excited to have a finished *for now* master bedroom, but on the other, … More Let There Be Light(bulbs) – ORC Week 4
Week 1 // Week 2 Time for more One Room Challenge updates! I don’t know about you, but I really look forward to seeing how all the other participants are doing each week. There are so many talented designers involved in the challenge this spring, and it’s really fun watching their ideas take shape. After the new bed was installed … More Crate Inspired Nightstands – ORC Week 3