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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Choose Window Treatments for a Nursery

I recently gave birth to my first baby (a sweet boy!), and had a lot of fun putting together his nursery. I’ve always loved decorating, but since nurseries are new territory for me, I made sure to do my research before getting started. Today, I’ve rounded up what I learned about choosing window treatments that […]

5 Tips to Make Cleaning Less of a Chore

Do you enjoy cleaning your home? Is that an odd question? We’ve talked about how we keep the window treatments in our home in top shape, and I’ll also fully admit that I have always loved a good cleaning session. The instant gratification you get from making the bed or wiping down the kitchen counter after […]

Our Living Room Renovation: Measuring & Installing Cordless Natural Shades

Welcome to the second post of a three-parter! We are renovating our living room and shared the inspiration over here in June. This month, we are moving on to the details of the natural shades we chose to complete the look, and how to get the minimal, fitted style that makes the design what it is. […]

5 Easy Ways to Create Your Master Bedroom Retreat

We lived in our current home for almost three years before we gave a second thought to turning our master bedroom into a retreat. In our case, there were a few not-so-ordinary reasons why (our home renovation has been the largest undertaking of our lives to date!), but we find that a lot of our friends, […]

How Does a Room Make You Feel?

It’s no secret that around here we’re big fans of blinds, shades, and draperies (sometimes together!) to spice up a naked window. Recently, I shared with you the window fabrics of our home, ranging from casual Roman shades to long and flowing curtains. Friends have asked, “How do you decide which treatment to put into which room?“ […]