Have you guys been following the Fall One Room Challenge? I like to think of it as playoffs for people who care more about design than professional sports. Except instead of a competition, it’s a supportive community. It’s a goal of mine to participate one day, but for now I’m just appreciating all of the […]
Need to store jewelry, but don’t want it all out in the open? Build your own DIY secret jewelry storage hidden behind art!
A few days ago I was idly browsing my Instagram feed, as ya do, and an image stopped me dead in my scroll. It was this beautiful breakfast nook from this apartment tour. “I have a breakfast nook,” I thought to myself. “Why doesn’t it look anywhere near this good?” My breakfast nook is currently pretty […]
Do you follow the One Room Challenge? If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a twice-yearly event where bloggers take six weeks to makeover one room. The spring 2018 round just ended a couple of weeks ago. Any blogger can participate as a guest, which means there is tons of real-world design inspiration. I’m just getting […]
It’s been kind of a while since I’ve been excited about a fashion trend, but I really like the resin/acrylic statement earrings that are coming out for spring this year. It should come as no surprise that I have a DIY version in the works, but until then, here are some acrylic earrings available for […]
Simple holiday decor ideas featuring white lights.
This week I shared a tutorial for how to build a simple shelf ledge, and a recipe for apple crisp with slow cooker whiskey salted caramel sauce. This weekend I’ll be up to my usual tricks, makin’ messes in the name of DIY. How about you? When I wrote up my list of reasons to […]
This weekend I’m heading off for an island getaway. Which isn’t quite what it sounds like–we’ll be visiting a little island off the coast of Washington for an afternoon of ziplining. It’s a belated birthday trip that’ll also include a stop in Astoria, Oregon, so if you’ve got any Astoria recommendations, send ’em my way. […]
Although I’ve already done plenty of marble DIYs (like marble and copper candleholders, marble photo stands, and marble geometric ornaments), I’m not at all sick of the material. In fact, I think I might like it even more, especially combined with metallics. It’s such a soft, natural design element in both fashion and interiors, and you might be […]