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, […]


Step-by-Step Fall Entertaining Guide

Fall is prime entertaining season. With the holidays around the corner, cozy indoor gatherings take center stage over casual summer cookouts. It’s this time of year that things might get a little fancier and, in some cases, a little hectic. Sometimes it’s hard to keep your head on straight while planning a party to remember. A few […]

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Living and Dining Room Before & After

It’s that day! First, we talked though the plans and inspiration for this space renovation. Then, I shared the progress, and now, the reveal of the finished rooms! We had an unconventional renovation because we completely swapped our adjacent living and dining spaces. Dining Room Renovation Why would we do such a thing? Well, we […]


Trending: Your Kitchen Counter Space

At this same time last year, we were finishing our kitchen remodel (above). For close to 10 months (including the initial planning phase), our daily conversations revolved around all things kitchen, and, with several road bumps along the way, we were so thrilled when we could call the project complete! Over the course of the renovation, we […]


Before & After Modern Natural Nursery

I hope you’re as excited as I am! Today, I am revealing the finished nursery and I love how it turned out. You can see the original inspiration here and the planning here. We began with a very empty room. This room was a junk deposit/guest room ever since we moved in ten years ago. We […]

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Wood Blinds Design Tips for Your Home

I really love the look of wood blinds. They have a vintage feel that also is very current and classy. Let’s talk about selecting the right ones for your home. Step 1: Select your size. You have a choice of 1″, 2″, or 2 ½” slats. My preference is the larger size—you get an incredible view to the outside—but […]