Hello if you’re here via Chic Little House!  Happy you clicked on over! Let’s be honest, entertaining can be expensive.  As someone who loves to host a party, I’m never content to just pull out some paper plates and plastic cups.  I want the table Read More

BSHT Thanksgiving Tablescape on a Budget

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Imagine, if you will, a costume party with noting but crickets. Nothing but the sound of someone’s scratchy spaceman costume rubbing together on the dance floor or Frankenstein’s big boots stomping to the beat of their own drum, literally.  Just doesn’t Read More

Halloween Playlist with Wayfair

Thanks for allowing me some time to settle in with our new addition.  With construction really picking up at the #staggreno and Jon going back to work this week, I’ve been figuring out this whole two-child-newborn-toddler navigation thing.  I have a Read More

Client Reveal: Playful Multi-purpose Room

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Crafts, DIY, Featured, Popular Posts, Videos

Hi friends.  Well, this week hasn’t gone as I planned.  If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen a couple posts about what the past 6 days have been like for me. I threw up pretty much every day of my entire pregnancy with Ruby, but it was manageable. Read More

Simple Faux Taxidermy (video)

Hello everyone!  Today I’m sharing another project I used in the Better Homes and Gardens Style Challenge: framed fabric. When I was brainstorming ideas for the gallery wall, I knew I wanted to add in something full of color to set the tone for the Read More

Easy Art: Framed Fabric (video)

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Crafts, Design, DIY, Featured, Popular Posts, Videos

One of my favorite current design trends is the use of natural stone.  Agates and geodes are so beautiful but boy, can they be expensive.  When I was asked to participate in the BHG Stylemaker Challenge, they said we could bring three items from home Read More

DIY Mounted Agates (video)

Peeps.  What can I say?  Life has gotten the best of me lately.  This has been the busiest past month I think I’ve ever had– full of wonderful, exciting, and stressful events.  I just got home from Kohler, Wisconsin last night (more on that soon!). Read More

Easy Fall Pumpkins (video)

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Crafts, DIY, Featured, Popular Posts, Videos

Hello from Manhattan where I’m having such an exciting week!  I’m here taking part in a Project Runway style design challenge with Better Homes and Gardens (myself and two other bloggers were given an assignment, a budget, and an intense timeline to Read More


Today I’m back sharing another project from the master bathroom– one of the easiest pieces of art you’ll ever do– DIY Polka Dot Art and a simple frame. My friend, Danielle, and I painted this together last year before she moved out of state and it Read More


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Ruby’s birthday present from us was a baby doll.  I wanted to get her a doll bed of some kind to go along with it but have you looked into the doll furniture industry as of late?  Holy moly.  American Girl has got quite the business model.  I couldn’t Read More

RUBY’S BABY DOLL CRADLE (+ winner announced)

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