• Goodbye to Our First Home

    by  • March 27, 2014 • 12 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

    Honeybee Bridal Shower + Favor Ideas

    by  • March 17, 2014 • 2 Comments

    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 • 20 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 • 25 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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    $500 Kitchen Renovation REVEAL!

    by  • July 17, 2013 • 26 Comments

    I just wanted to pop in with the final before & after post for our kitchen renovation (and put an end the saga!). We wanted to update the kitchen as much as we could on a very limited budget, so the main theme throughout this entire process was always CHEAP. So of course there...

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    Update!

    by  • July 12, 2013 • 3 Comments

    I’m still alive! Forgive me for disappearing again. The past few months have been such a whirlwind, but I am breathing again and ready to step back into my blogging shoes…for real this time I was hoping to be able to tell you that we sold our house & that it was a breeze,...

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    Outdoor Bohemian Style Summer Party

    by  • May 2, 2013 • 3 Comments

    My next round of articles are up for Celebrations.com. I wrote about how to style an outdoor bohemian style summer party, mostly using items that you already have around your home. The articles include low, comfy seating arrangements - A simple, breezy backdrop – An eclectic boho centerpiece - And table settings along with...

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