2016 Home Trends Here to Stay

I spend a large part of my day browsing through home blogs, filing away my favorites to Pinterest and scribbling down notes for ideas I’d like to incorporate into our own space. Throughout 2016, I started to notice a huge shift toward the more casual home. In fact, my favorite images online oozed a more traditional style, […]

5 Ideas For a Beautiful Bathroom

My husband and I flip homes for a living, and yet we often neglect our own home. We were in our home for three years before we even touched our bathrooms. We are totally the people who don’t spend a penny or a minute of our time on a room in our home until we can fully […]

Tips for Cutting Down the Electric Bill This Winter

Do you feel that chill in the air?  If you’re like me, you’re drinking hot cider and spiced lattes, layering on your favorite sweaters, and craving heartier meals. It’s also the time of year when Scott and I start closing our windows and start winterizing our home. Our house is an old lady, so there are several […]

5 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Bigger

Regardless of how much actual space we have in our homes, everyone loves to feel like they have more room. It isn’t difficult to create the illusion of a bigger home. There are a few tips and tricks that make a bigger home (or the feeling of one!) easy to achieve. In my old home, […]

7 Flooring Ideas for Your Home

Flooring can make so much difference in a room—there are so many gorgeous flooring options. We just bought a house in the mountains of North Carolina, and we need new flooring. The house needs so much work, so why did we buy it? There are many reasons, but this is reason number one: How can […]

Unexpected, Exciting Dining Room Remodeling Ideas

If you’re looking to add some excitement to your dining room, you are in the right place. Let’s talk about some fun things you can do to make your dining room THE PLACE to be. It seems that most people focus on updating their kitchen, but maybe that’s because they aren’t sure what they can […]

Dining Room Decorating Guide

Just in time for Thanksgiving…let’s talk dining rooms! I’m actually in the middle of updating my dining room right now, so this topic is timely for me, too. Here are some rules of thumb to follow, and some tips and ideas for getting your dining room ready for entertaining. I’ve separated them by the main […]

Using Your Dining Room to the Fullest

When it comes to extra platters and once-a-year turkey roasting pans, most of us wish we could store them more efficiently in our kitchen. We’re just as guilty! When Scott and I were renovating our kitchen last year, we drew up plans and considered what each and every cabinet would hold. Our island pulls its weight, […]

4 Ways to Fall for White Pumpkins

When people typically think of fall decorations, most tend to envision all things orange pumpkin. After all, the typical pumpkin you see is orange, but that doesn’t mean that’s all you can or should use. There is something truly beautiful and peaceful about a neutral color palette, too. When you switch orange pumpkins for white ones, […]