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Welcome spring with this egg-cellent wreath!

I know many people think fall is the best time of the year, but you know what? Spring is at least a tie in my book. Bright and light colors, happy moods, and beautiful weather, and flowers! It is such a beautiful time of year that I wanted to make a spring wreath to celebrate […]


New curtains for the dining room!

I loved the gray curtains I had in my dining room, but decided I really wanted something brighter. The good news is that I was able to move the gray curtains into other rooms, so I didn’t feel bad getting new ones. Here is what I selected:  Bali Drapery from the Dover collection, in the […]


Usher in spring with these 5 easy tips

At this point, I feel like spring is definitely coming. If you had asked me a month ago, I couldn’t have promised anything, but now, I can feel it. If you’re in the Northeastern part of the country, you know exactly what I mean. Each year as winter starts to fade away and as spring […]


Celebrate spring—with a clean start! Here’s a simple guide on how to clean your window treatments

It’s spring! (Okay, the snow just melted here in the Midwest, but I have seen a robin or two, and the tulips are pushing their way through the mud in the backyard, so I’m going out on a limb to say sunny skies are on their way.) Time to put the winter clothes away, brush […]


DIY colander pendant light & trending kitchen window treatments

Have you ever been in a beautiful space that felt lifeless? Yeah, me too. I make it my design goal to bring each room to life and make sure it’s going to inspire the people living in it. It turns out, when you add a quirky, unique piece to a room, like this awesome DIY colander […]

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New natural bamboo shades for a growing boy’s bedroom!

You know sometimes you decide to do something one way, and then it turns out totally different than you planned? Well, that is my husband and me with our second baby. You see, we live in a two-story house, but the only room upstairs is our master bedroom. When we found out we were expecting […]

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Refresh your home for spring

By now it seems like everyone is so over winter. The overcast skies, the cold, snow, and sleet may say “Merry Christmas” in December, but by February, the dreary days just say “stay inside.” So it is with a happy heart that I decorate for spring this time of year. In this room added a […]


The case for decluttering your home

I admit it. I really don’t like too much stuff sitting out. The weird part is that I love to collect. Ironic, don’t you think? So how do you strike a balance between the two? I suppose one option would be to keep a large storage unit with lots of boxes, but that sounds tedious […]


Simple ways to update your home for spring

It’s finally starting to feel like spring in Seattle! And I am so ready for it. Winter is my least favorite season—not just the cold and the rain, it’s the darkness…I hate it. So I’m always eager for spring—flowers blooming, brighter colors, and more light (hallelujah!). In that spirit, I love updating my home a […]