House Reveal: Nursery

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season.  We had a great Thanksgiving with friends, scored some great finds on Black Friday, and had a low-key first Christmas for Zoe.  The best is that we were able to focus on those last finishing touches for the house and finally had them photographed.  So to get […]

Backsplash fabulousness

This is happening today… I’m using the Normandy pattern from Granada Tile. Here it is in different installations: I’m so excited!

OCD Pantry

I have a thing for organization. I think everything should have a place and, ideally, always be in that place. This is a little tough to implement when you live in a half-finished house but every once in a while this need for organization kicks in and I go all OCD on a space. Such […]

Loving a Long Living Room

I have a new guest post over at Courtney Out Loud for my “monthly” column about space planning. I’m discussing how to create seating groups for long living rooms which, like everything else, is at the forefront of my mind because of my house renovations. 🙂 So hop on over and take a look!

Black Ceilings

From the moment I saw the small cramped hallway in the house, I wanted to exaggerate those features.  The ceiling height can’t be more than 7 feet and it’s only about 3.5 feet wide.  I want to add vertical striped wallpaper (maybe grasscloth) to make the space appear taller and paint the ceiling black to […]

Space Planning: Home Office

I’ve been working on my home office for quite a while.  The biggest issue was that the room was our temporary living space for a month or two and then it was sort of a catch-all.  Therefore, there was only so much I could do to the room until recently.  I thought it would be […]