• Painted Steamer Trunk

    Painted Steamer Trunk

    by  • July 2, 2014 • 3 Comments

    Hello again! Let’s skip past the awkward apology about another disappearance…okay? (Though I will say sorry to anyone who just got my draft post in their inbox, that’s super embarrassing. I think the “preview” button is a little too close to the “publish” button…whoops!) So anyways, I have this antique steamer trunk. It’s been...

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    Mid-Century Global Dresser

    Mid-Century Global Dresser

    by  • April 25, 2014 • 6 Comments

    When I last showed you our bedroom I mentioned how badly we needed to get some dressers for this room. Overflowing suitcases in a closet is not exactly ideal! I was looking on craigslist but hadn’t found a good fit yet. Lucky for me, my parents said we could have on of their old...

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    Dining/Living Room Plans

    by  • April 19, 2014 • 7 Comments

    Dining/Living Room Progress & Plans

    The only time I’ve shown you our dining/living combo room was in the empty before tour - I love how bright and spacious this room is. The problem is that, with a separate family room, we don’t have enough furniture to fill this space yet! It’s still looking pretty sparse and not at all...

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    Goodbye to Our First Home

    by  • March 27, 2014 • 14 Comments

    Yesterday we officially sold our first home! Yes, FINALLY. You might recall it was almost a year ago when we listed it for sale, and shortly after that our first contract fell through. Since then it hasn’t been active on the market the whole time, but we certainly weren’t expecting it to have played...

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    Honeybee Bridal Shower + Favor Ideas

    by  • March 17, 2014 • 2 Comments

    Honeybee Bridal Shower

    First of all, guess who’s finally on instagram?! I’m a little late to the game, but that’s how I do things, haha. I added another giant button in the side bar with the link if you want to follow along! And I spruced up my house portrait portfolio. I added in some of my...

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    Salmon & Chartreuse Bedroom

    by  • March 10, 2014 • 33 Comments

    When I showed you the duvet cover curtains I made for our master bedroom, it was looking like this - But I hinted that the room was changing quite a bit, and it has! I loved the chartreuse that was in the curtains, and I wanted to pair it with salmon/coral hues. They’ve always...

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    Guest Bedroom Progress & Plans

    by  • March 5, 2014 • 11 Comments

    I have so much I need to show you but I keep stalling because I don’t think anything is blog-worthy yet. I guess I should just get over my perfectionism for the sake of a post! Here I go. I’ve been working out putting together the guest bedroom. I’m still just excited that we...

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    Duvet Cover Curtains

    by  • January 30, 2014 • 13 Comments

    I showed you our empty master bedroom in the “before” tour - It’s a good-sized room, and I love the hardwoods and the fact that there are three windows! Here’s how she was looking shortly after we moved in - We have a lot of furniture on our shopping list, considering that this house...

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    Hand-Painted Wall Pattern

    by  • January 14, 2014 • 27 Comments

    I think it’s fun to experiment with bold colors or patterns in smaller spaces like hallways or powder rooms. It’s easier to get away with louder choices in these rooms that have less going on & less to compete with. I loved our deep charcoal gray hallway and it’s strong contrast against the crisp...

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    The State of the Studio (and this blog!)

    by  • January 7, 2014 • 26 Comments

    Remember me? Worst blogger ever? Apparently the pattern of this blog in 2013 was long stretches of silence, then a random post filled with all sorts of excuses and well-meaning promises not to do it again, and then followed by me dropping off the face of the earth again. In my defense, it was...

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    Alabama Home Before Tour

    by  • October 10, 2013 • 7 Comments

    Welcome to our new home! It’s a rental, which is a bit of a transition for this home improvement addict! But thankfully, we’re allowed to paint and hang pictures and curtains and all of that, so we’ll definitely be able to make it feel like home. I’ll give you the “before” tour so you...

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    Catch-up House Tour

    by  • September 10, 2013 • 12 Comments

    I know, I know, I really suck at blogging. And if you’ve emailed me recently – I’m sorry I haven’t responded yet! I let my inbox get away from me, and now I’m paying for it and working my way through them. I’ll be adding common questions to my FAQ page from now on,...

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