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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. It’s a design trend I can’t get enough of. 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.

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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. I’m excited to …

Holiday

09.30.21

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. These halloween decorations are tasteful and spooky. 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 …

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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. The brand has been one of my favorite partners – from our bed and barstools to bedding and towels, I love weaving Serena and Lily into our home. This is an old post that …

Baby and Kids

09.23.21

Kate’s Neutral 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

Kids Room Art Prints

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

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 and told her I loved her work. And I asked how she’d …

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08.21.21

Playroom Ideas for a Basement Playroom

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 Kids Art Table and Wall Storage

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 our art table a little more fun. What was once a plain wall is now a place that inspires creativity and learning. A fun and functional craft area that houses books, art supplies, and …

My Home

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. Today, I want to share the 10 cleaning essentials every home needs. Once I became a mom, staying on top of the …

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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 but …

Our bedroom is one of those rooms that’s felt sort of finished but not done. It’s fine enough but a bit sterile and incomplete. We spend so much of our time (you know, all of it) at home and are gearing up for another cold, isolated winter. Given those circumstances, …

Organization

07.13.21

Our Ikea Pax Entry & Coat Closet

I loved our first little house, but the smaller footprint started to feel …

I loved our first little house, but the smaller footprint started to feel smaller as our little family grew. We moved in during the month of May, but come winter, realized that we were missing a real coat closet. The previous owners installed this IKEA system in our entry and …

Organization

07.05.21

How to Organize a Refrigerator

  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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06.08.21

Container Gardening: 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

Girls Room Decor Ideas

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

Woven Nursery Window Treatments

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, and this was my first experience with custom drapery. It really makes such a big difference. So here are the details on our woven nursery window treatments …

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05.10.21

The Best Bath Towels

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

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 think …

Organization

04.13.21

Organizing a Small 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 outdoor space …

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

Baby and Kids

02.18.21

Parisian Wallpaper and Playroom Decor

Our basement playroom saw a lot of changes since we bought our home …

Our basement playroom saw a lot of changes since we bought our home a few years ago. We painted, added vinyl flooring over the old tile, and added a stair railing and a runner. It was a much better, brighter, cleaner space for a playroom, but needed some whimsey. So …

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02.16.21

Stair Runners: The Best Rugs to Choose for Your Stairs

Once our basement floors were installed, making the stairs safer was priority. We …

Once our basement floors were installed, making the stairs safer was priority. We knew we needed traction and some padding for our growing family. Safety first, right? If you’re handy, you could definitely install this yourself. We would have tried but our contractor was already working on our house, so …

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02.14.21

Designing Our Narrow Pantry Shelving

We’ve been isolating at home for almost an entire year. I like an organized …

We’ve been isolating at home for almost an entire year. I like an organized home when things are normal, so since we’re always home, it’s something that impacts my life every day. It all started with some IKEA bins and took off from there. Purging closets, drawer dividers, toy bags, craft …