Not only do I have googly heart eyes for all things pink lately [Did you see my Powder Room Refresh update yesterday?!], but ever since I hung my new forest green drapes in our bedroom, I’ve been going ga-ga for dark green! So I started working on a source list for the Master Bedroom and to my disappointment my beloved curtain panels are nowhere to be found! I’m totally bummed out and thought some of you might be, too. Don’t worry, today I bring you my top ten drop-dead gorgeous dark green drapes I stumbled upon while on the hunt for you guys! Continue reading
Hooray, hooray! Friday is here! Today marks 1 week until the littles are out of school for the Summer and one DAY until the littlest turns THREE! Yep! The next week is filled with end-of-the-year field trips, picnics, parties and lots of “shorts and short-sleeves” as the biggest requests each morning now that it finally feels like spring here in Chicagoland! We definitely have a busy week ahead. Today, I’m bringing you another Friday Fab Finds — the things I’m currently eyeing, buying and styling! Continue reading
151It’s done! After a remarkably fast 4 weeks, the playroom has been significantly “refreshed” and I’m happy to report we’re all in love with it! I say we, because the space went from a catchall toy room that you could barely step foot in [the boys, included!]…to a freshly organized, bold and fun, family hangout space! Continue reading
My. Oh. My. I blinked and these last 6 weeks were gone. The 6 week One Room Challenge, that is!
After moving into our new home this summer, I couldn’t wait to have a space to makeover for the Fall 2016 One Room Challenge hosted by Calling It Home. There was a multitude of rooms to choose from. Only a few needed to be completely overhauled, while almost all needed some lovin’. I knew it wouldn’t be as easy as unpacking the boxes and putting out all of our belongings. The house needed to groomed and our collection of things needed to be curated, but ultimately, I wanted it to feel like us. Not a replica of our old house, but a new and improved version of the house we called home for 4 years. Our first home as a family of four. Continue reading
Hello and welcome! If you are stopping by today from Amber Oliver, I am thrilled to have you! Two things have me uber excited today. 1 – I am sharing our brand new accent wall in the master bedroom [which is truthfully one of the first nearly finished spaces in our new house] and 2 – I’m joining 19 other bloggers this week who are also sharing wall treatment ideas for bonus inspiration! The bedroom wall was honestly finished in the knick of time to be able to participate in this fabulous blog hop hosted by Jenna of Rain on a Tin Roof. She rounded up some of her modern/eclectic friends to be able to show you all there ARE other ways to create an accent wall OTHER than shiplap. There is absolutely nothing wrong with shiplap walls, but they are EV-ER-Y-WHERE right now because of Joanna Gaines’ and “Fixer Upper”.
If shiplap is your jam, then roll with it. But if you are looking for alternative, less farmhouse-y ideas, then we are here for YOU!
My style calls for a wall that’s a bit more bold…with a touch of chic. Continue reading
If you haven’t heard me say it before, then listen up! These curtains were a GAME CHANGER in our master bedroom!! I revealed Part I of our master bedroom refresh for the New Year, New Room Challenge, and today I’m finally sharing Part II! There is a tiny ounce of me that wishes I wouldn’t have shared anything until the curtains were up – it was THAT much of a transformation, but I was still so excited about where the room had gone. Continue reading
I know it’s not the most glamorous blog post ever written, but carpet & paint selection are such key decisions for a space! Today I’m taking you back a couple of steps in this whole basement project to share our basement paint color and carpet sources [and the sconces at the end too!]! Continue reading
Now that Simon has arrived and I have finished taking pictures of the nursery, I am finally ready to show you!
If you’ve been reading over here then you know I have been working on this room for months… back in March I was creating the ever-evolving, never-ending checklist which I am proud to say is completed and I couldn’t be happier with how the room turned out. Simon will be sleeping in a bassinet in our room for awhile, but having the room done & ready is such a good feeling.
We change him on the changing pad in his room throughout the night… & T and I have both sat in the glider to rock him to sleep… His little outfits are hung up in the closet & folded in the drawers…And the art and photos are hanging [untouched for now!] on his cute little pegboard gallery wall.
It is definitely a happy place for us (and Simon, too, I hope)! Continue reading