Floral Block Print

Floral Block Print

sumptuous floral velvets available by the yard

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A Beginner’s Quick-Start Guide to Square Foot Gardening

A Beginner’s Quick-Start Guide to Square Foot Gardening

I’ve spent the last few weeks in a fervent effort to research how to grow our own organic vegetables. To save you time, I’ve compiled what I’ve learned on the basics of getting started growing your own organic vegetable garden, and info and links for […]

It’s Friday! Tour a California eclectic stunner, Learn about the Link Between Polka Dots and my Self-Worth, and Have a Happy Memorial Day!

It’s Friday! Tour a California eclectic stunner, Learn about the Link Between Polka Dots and my Self-Worth, and Have a Happy Memorial Day!

Hello, it’s Friday! Before I share this week’s home tour, let’s celebrate with some glitter, tossed by none other than the queen of pop herself, miss Britney Spears.

It’s Friday! Take a Before Tour of Our First House, See the Spatula I Reach for Everyday, and Have Some Fun in the Sun

It’s Friday! Take a Before Tour of Our First House, See the Spatula I Reach for Everyday, and Have Some Fun in the Sun

before kitchen and living room hallway

Hello, it’s Friday! Let’s throw some glitter to celebrate with a baby goat this time around. Doesn’t it help, just a little bit?

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Our First House: The Interior Before Tour

Our First House: The Interior Before Tour

Spring 2013 In Spring of 2013 we moved into our first house. If you’re new here (and you are, this is a new blog), catch up on our home buying story here and our exterior tour here. Any additional posts on this house can be […]

It’s Friday! Tour Robert Kime’s London Flat, Entertain the Kids, and Have a Happy Mother’s Day

It’s Friday! Tour Robert Kime’s London Flat, Entertain the Kids, and Have a Happy Mother’s Day

Hello, it’s Friday! No one throws glitter like a Mother’s Day GIF. What a hardcore celebration. I have way too much fun finding these every week.

How To Window Shop Your House & Use What You Have to Decorate A Room

How To Window Shop Your House & Use What You Have to Decorate A Room

Do you ever shop your house? Or I should say home, because not every home comes in house shape. With all the time we’re spending at home, I’ve been increasingly aware that we’ve lived here for two years now and some rooms are not decorated yet (I’m looking at you, dining room, TV room, guest bedroom, master bedroom – yikes listing it makes it worse), and all this time indoors has given me a major push to try to make real progress. I’m tired of looking at the same old same old now that I’ve been able to use a more critical eye twenty.four.seven. So I have started to shop our house and decorate using only what we have. Because it’s already filled with stuff we love and doesn’t cost anything, and we can’t go to stores anyway!

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It’s Friday! Get your pattern on with Gloria Vanderbilt, check out new velvets, and get a freebie art print

It’s Friday! Get your pattern on with Gloria Vanderbilt, check out new velvets, and get a freebie art print

Hello, it’s Friday! Forget the glitter, look at Gloria up there throwing florals ALL over her room…and pants. How’s the weather where you are? I’m excited for a forecast of warmth and sunshine after a string of unpredictable rain keeping us cooped up all week.

It’s Friday! Get comfy in PJs, tour a brownstone, see new velvets, make great coffee and escape to Somerset

It’s Friday! Get comfy in PJs, tour a brownstone, see new velvets, make great coffee and escape to Somerset

Hello, it’s Friday! Throw glitter or something. Is the weekend really the weekend when none of your weekly activities are happening? What a blur. This guy gets it. I hope you’re well. Here’s some random things I’ve been into, and things I recommend checking out. […]

How I Hide Our Elliptical Machine: Real-Life Elegant Room Divider Examples & A Roundup

How I Hide Our Elliptical Machine: Real-Life Elegant Room Divider Examples & A Roundup

I’ve got something to hide.

I have struggled in every house we’ve lived in to hide our elliptical machine.

It’s similar to the TV styling quandary: what do you do with a big black mass on the side of the room that ensnares your eye? Samsung propelled TV design forward with the Frame TV (fingers crossed prices come down before our trusty Vizio dies), but no one has prioritized beautifying exercise equipment. And no gallery wall in the world is going to hide your elliptical machine or treadmill.

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Our First House: An Introduction

Our First House: An Introduction

February 2013 As I covered in our house hunt up to this point, our budget in the competitive Seattle real estate market wouldn’t buy much unattached house. After hesitantly increasing our budget to find something more habitable than the veritable health hazard foreclosures we initially […]