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 […]


Simple and sweet DIY modern planter stand

I have a DIY project for you today that is perfect for spring! I’ve been loving potted houseplants, but I’m running out of tables to put them on. So I decided to make a plant stand! I’ve been eyeing Modernica’s Case Study Ceramic Cylinder with Wood Stand for a while, but the price is a […]


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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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 […]


Give your windows a spring makeover

I wrote a post earlier about updating your house for spring, but I thought it would be fun to dive into some specific ideas for giving your windows a spring makeover. After a long winter, it always feels so good to let the light back in! And with these fun ideas, it’s easy to spruce […]

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5 brilliant window treatment ideas for the bathroom

Everyone loves natural light, but when it comes to bathrooms, window treatments can be tough to figure out. Privacy is obviously an issue and sometimes it’s hard to figure out how to have a private space while letting in light. Other times, it’s a moisture issue—folds of fabric in the bathroom don’t always sound like […]

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How to make a beautiful DIY reclaimed wood mirror

Scott and I have been meaning to hang a mirror in our entryway for, oh, a good year. After we completed our staircase makeover, it was bound to be that finishing touch for that last hair check as you run out the door, right? We put the task off for a while, never finding a […]