5 Ways to Create Big Impact in Your Kitchen

What do you think of when you hear the term home décor? My first thoughts go to pillows, rugs, my collection of sentimental items on the bookcase, or my favorite photo on my bedside table. What I don’t always think of is décor in the kitchen! Until we completed our kitchen renovation last year, I didn’t realize how necessary […]

The (Window) Fabrics In Our Home

As Scott and I continue renovating each of the rooms in our house—from the reading room to the dining room to the bedroom—at some point, we find ourselves debating fabric swatches when we’re considering window treatments. Our sweet spot for coverings has surprisingly been the ever-casual-but-cool Roman shade, as we now have four rooms where we’ve […]

Tailored Roman Shades: Completing the Bedroom Windows!

I feel like inviting everyone I know over to our home for a dinner party—in our bedroom. That’s not too strange, right? Our bedroom has come so far! Earlier this year, we shared where this room began. It was a former kitchen-turned-master, and one of the biggest changes came in the form of those three new windows. They […]

Color Inspiration for Your Home: Lilac Gray

Pantone recently released the 2016 Color of the Year, and for the first time it’s not one, but two shades! Serenity and Rose Quartz are both gorgeous, but I want to highlight another Pantone color that falls right in between—Lilac Gray. It’s predicted to be one of the top colors this spring, and it’s definitely one […]

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New Year, New View

Instead of thinking new year, new you—why not try a new view? Elevating the look and feel of your home for 2016 can be as easy as updating your window fashions. Installing new shades or blinds can drastically change your view and even offer perks like UV and glare protection, temperature control, and sound absorption, […]

European style: Houses and windows edition

I’m the kind of person who notices houses everywhere I go. I love checking out cute houses in my neighborhood whenever I go for a walk, and I snap lots of pictures of houses and buildings when I’m on vacation. (Not just the famous ones either—random ones on the street that I find charming for […]

New decorating ideas for vintage silver

If you love elegant, old world style, vintage silver just might be for you. I know I personally love it. Most of what you find for sale is silver plate and not solid silver. Solid, or sterling silver, which is 92.5% silver, has become quite expensive over the years. If items were 100% silver, they […]

Choosing and using vintage linens in your home

Vintage linens are some of my very favorite things. They are usually soft and maybe a bit worn. They have a history, and usually they have a lot of detail that you just don’t see these days in new products. Here are some of my favorite vintage fabric items to buy: 1. Grainsacks My favorite material, […]

New obsession: Bali Natural Shades

Other than room service, what do you think is one of the nicest things about sleeping in a hotel room? My hubby and I love the darkness.. You see, the master bedroom in our house has three awesome windows that let in so much beautiful light. While I love nothing more than a bright and […]