Our guest room is looking much better than when I first moved in! Even though it's not top priority around here, we do have a good bit of overnight guests, and I wanted to slowly make it a simple, relaxing, warm room. On the list of things to add was a headboard, which we (lol mostly … Continue reading DIY Upholstered Headboard
I mentioned this a few days ago in my Instagram story, but I purchased a simple white roman shade for our upstairs bathroom that works great! It's the Dover Cordless Roman Shade from JCPenny in "white", but they have a few other neutral colors available. You can order a free swatch which is great, but … Continue reading Cheap Roman Shade Source
Hi everyone! I just got back from Atlanta working on something new (HAVE I PIQUED YOUR INTEREST?!) but I can't tell you about it quite yet. Suffice it to say I learned a great deal and my feet hurt from walking a lot, but also came away with a new appreciation for the same kind of … Continue reading My Favorite Home Elements
Hey everyone! I made a few small updates to our front living room that I've shared on Instagram, but I thought I would give you an overall peek at how far it's come! Just to recap, our old home has two living rooms: one in the front right by the entry, and one in the … Continue reading New Living Room Chairs
I've recently gotten into podcasts and I'm in love. I started listening to a few geared toward women-led businesses and creative businesses (Christy Wright, After the Jump, Raise Your Hand Say Yes). Today while listening to an episode of After the Jump, hosted by the creator of Design Sponge, I heard an interesting but simple brainstorming technique … Continue reading Translating inspiration using mind mapping
Back in September, I painted the vinyl flooring in our kitchen after staring at the ugly green fake tile for 6 months. I knew I couldn't hate my floors anymore than I already did, so I got a can of Valspar's porch and floor paint and went to town. So how have they held … Continue reading How do my painted vinyl floors look after 2 months?
Halfway through November and it is FINALLY feeling like fall here in Columbia, SC. Our yard is blanketed in pretty red leaves, and we finally had to turn the heater on! My husband Madison is just happy that he doesn't sweat every time I ask him to help me do a project 🙂 We finished … Continue reading Earthy Living Room Updates
via Look. It can be a little weird/scary to share my home with you on here sometimes. At first I thought it was because I was worried about what you think, but really it's because half the time I look back at my own posts and see that I've changed my mind. I already shared … Continue reading Timelessness in a Home
I've shared before that we wanted to redo some things in our upstairs bathroom, but we weren't planning to start when I began ripping down wallpaper in the shower last week. Corners of the paper were already peeling up from the years of steam, and my curiosity got the best of me. Fast forward a week … Continue reading Mint Bathroom: We Have A Plan!
"We think of beautiful spaces and comforting traditions as spiritually unnecessary and underestimate the profound importance of a safe place for growing minds and souls." -Sarah Clarkson in "The Life Giving Home" I have a hard time explaining in words why creating my home is important, why it matters deeply. To some it's merely decorating; … Continue reading Why “Home” Is A Worthy Cause