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11.23.21

My Bedroom Window Treatments: Woven Shades and Curtains

After more than three years in our home, our bedroom finally feels like …

After more than three years in our home, our bedroom finally feels like the cozy haven I hoped it would, just in time for winter. I’m still planning on a few finishing touches – new pillows and a throw, and a new basket that doesn’t perfectly match our rug. But …

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11.17.21

The Design Trend I Can’t Get Enough Of

Scallops are hardly new, but they have come back in a big way.

Scallops are hardly new, but they have come back in a big way. From scalloped furniture to bedding lamp and shades, these little curves are everywhere, and they have really grown on me. They’re simple and delicate without being too frilly. When I had the opportunity to Partner with Serena and …

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10.01.21

Our Spooky Chic Halloween Decor

I don’t like scary movies and am not that big on chocolate (I …

I don’t like scary movies and am not that big on chocolate (I know, I’m a gummy candy/red vines kinda gal), so Halloween was never my favorite holiday. But then I became a mom and love nothing more than making things fun and festive for my girls. Our decor feels …

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09.30.21

2021 Halloween Decorations That are Tasteful and Spooky

  It’s officially fall and Halloween decor (and costumes) are selling out! I …

  It’s officially fall and Halloween decor (and costumes) are selling out! I keep things simple yet festive. Spooky yet tasteful and most important, fun for the kids. The last two years, I used paper bats but upgraded to felt this year and they’re look so much nicer. The hats …

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09.25.21

What to Buy at the Big Serena and Lily Sale

Any time Serena and Lily has a big sale, I always share my …

Any time Serena and Lily has a big sale, I always share my favorites with you. And with fall comes that desire to make our homes feel warm and inviting. The brand has been one of my favorite partners – from our bed and barstools to bedding and towels, I …

Baby and Kids

09.23.21

Kate’s Nursery Tour

Kate will be fifteen months this week, so it’s about time I shared …

Kate will be fifteen months this week, so it’s about time I shared her nursery with you. 😉  This room, which was my former office, is (this might shock you) more neutral than I wanted it to be, but after adding some molding and art, I’m happy with how it …

Baby and Kids

09.22.21

Danielle Moss x Sara Fitz Art Prints for Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Friends! I am so excited about this collaboration. A few months ago, I …

Friends! I am so excited about this collaboration. A few months ago, I randomly messaged Sara Fitz after seeing her prints (and wallpaper) pop up over and over. We had never messaged until that day, but I said hello, told her I loved her work, and asked how she’d feel …

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08.21.21

Shop Our Basement Playroom and Family Room

I shared our basement before and after two years ago and today, want …

I shared our basement before and after two years ago and today, want to share some updates I made over the last year. This was such a fun space to create for my girls and in an effort to make the space one we could all enjoy, I ordered some …

Baby and Kids

08.20.21

Our Art Table and Craft Station

In preparation for at-home preschool and another winter at home, I wanted to …

In preparation for at-home preschool and another winter at home, I wanted to wanted to make the girls’ art table a little more fun. It’s now a place that inspires creativity and learning. A fun and functional craft area is just what the playroom needed. I was shopping around for …

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08.10.21

The 10 Cleaning Essentials Every Home Needs

When my home is clean, I feel a sense of peace. That might …

When my home is clean, I feel a sense of peace. That might sound like a bold statement, but I really thrive in a clean and organized environment. Once I became a mom, staying on top of the messes proved more challenging than I anticipated, but over the last few …

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07.30.21

How To Warm Up A White Bedroom

Our bedroom is one of those rooms that’s felt sort of finished. It’s …

Our bedroom is one of those rooms that’s felt sort of finished. It’s fine enough but a bit sterile and incomplete. Since we spend so much of our time (you know, all of it) at home and are gearing up for another cold, isolated winter, it’s been my mission to …

Organization

07.13.21

Our Ikea Pax Entry & Coat Closet

I love our little house, but one of the things it’s missing? A …

I love our little house, but one of the things it’s missing? A real coat closet. The previous owners installed this IKEA system in our entry and it’s served us well the last three years. Long coats and bags go on hooks at the top of the basement stairs, but …

Organization

07.12.21

How to Declutter, Organize, and Store Toys

  When you become a parent, slowly but surely, the toys begin to …

  When you become a parent, slowly but surely, the toys begin to take over your home. During a pandemic or long, cold winter, you might even find yourself making a few too many purchases to try to keep things fun while you hibernate. Pikler climbers, bounce houses (why yes …

Organization

07.05.21

How to Organize a Refrigerator Part One

  I’ve been slowly working my way through our home, organizing every cabinet, …

  I’ve been slowly working my way through our home, organizing every cabinet, closet, and room. The refrigerator is one of those things I’ve wanted to implement one of my “organization systems” for, but I honestly didn’t know where to start. But today, it happened. I needed to return something …

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07.03.21

Container Gardening: How to Plant Boxwoods in Planters

Evergreen boxwoods and terra cotta planners provide year-round greenery and a timeless, beautiful …

Evergreen boxwoods and terra cotta planners provide year-round greenery and a timeless, beautiful aesthetic to any patio or garden. My gardening journey began with a few boxwoods and evolved into topiaries, pachysandra, and these planters. These evergreens are easy enough to maintain and are perfect for adding interest to any outdoor …

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06.08.21

Container Garden: How to Plant a Beautiful Flower Pot

A trip to the nursery to pick up a few flowers for an …

A trip to the nursery to pick up a few flowers for an empty spot in our yard turned into a second trip for topiaries. Before I knew it, I was going back for flowers for our planters, ground covering (more on that soon), and ordering more terracotta planters. I …

Baby and Kids

05.29.21

My Plans for Margot’s Big Girl Room

After a successful transition into a toddler bed and with Margot’s third birthday …

After a successful transition into a toddler bed and with Margot’s third birthday around the corner, the time felt right to make the transition to a big girl bed. I won’t be making too many changes, but we’ll say farewell to her crib, daybed, and glider, making some space for …

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05.21.21

Our Woven Nursery Shades and Curtains

I get a lot of questions about the shades and curtains in the …

I get a lot of questions about the shades and curtains in the girls’ rooms. Our shades and curtains are by Hunter Douglas (I’ll share the exact details below). This is my first experience with custom drapery and it really makes such a big difference.  I chose the Provenance Woven …

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05.10.21

Our Bathroom and The Softest Bath Towels (That Actually Stay Soft)

  Years and years ago, I remember reading that nice towels were the …

  Years and years ago, I remember reading that nice towels were the first thing Oprah splurged on, and I couldn’t help but think how nice nice towels are. There are few simple pleasures better than getting out of a hot shower and grabbing a soft, cozy bath towel. I …

Organization

04.13.21

How I Organized My Small, Seasonal Closet

When we first saw our house, the closets weren’t exactly what I had …

When we first saw our house, the closets weren’t exactly what I had in mind. I thought we’d end up with something a little bigger but loved our house and figured we could make it work, and we did. I’ve come to love my little closet – being able to …

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03.24.21

Creating a European Inspired Outdoor Space

After isolating at home all winter, we’re preparing to make our yard an …

After isolating at home all winter, we’re preparing to make our yard an oasis where we’ll spend days and nights this summer. I’ve been pinning outdoor spaces and found myself inspired by French gardens. I want to keep things simple and charming and really wish I had a gravel patio …