Our kitchen…I love it. I painstakingly designed every inch of it. But when it came to the simple things like drapes and stools I just picked up whatever was on sale and worked cohesively. I guess you could say I dropped the design ball on those last couple of elements. BUT I have recently remedied… Read More DIY How To Paint Kitchen Counter Stools. Let’s Coral It Up!
I noticed in my IG feed that I tend to have a lot of bright pink in our decor. So I thought I would share why I think it’s a great color to use and share a little known fact about my history with this controversial color. How many pinks do you count in here?… Read More Why I’m Obsessed & 5 Reasons to Use Pink In Your Decor!
I have admitted my guilt and shame in my lack of potted plant nurturing skills. (see my “fiddle leaf fig” here) Despite my most concerted effort I have a terribly awful black thumb. While I will continue to try and change that black thumb to more of a green shade I thought I would… Read More 15 Ways to Accidentally Kill Your Houseplants
I mentioned the big decision to sell our house and make the move to DC (read all about it here), so we’ve been spending the last month doing all kinds of prep work of little things. (Here’s a version of our prep to list checklist) Next up on the list we have a few trades coming… Read More Setting the Stage…..How I’m Staging Our House For Sale!
I think I may have forgotten to add to the prep to list checklist that we needed to replace our pantry doors. They are originally part of the set we have over the fireplace and I want to take them with us, given they are a reclaimed set from India and they have a special… Read More Barn Doors Or…..Pantry Doors on a Dime!!!
I want to set the record straight and address the idea that good design has to be expensive $$$$. It definitely can be, but it doesn’t HAVE to be. We got married at the ripe old ages of 19 and 20 (17 years of marriage around the corner, Dang I feel old all of… Read More Good Design Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive!
Many home decor and furniture companies are making more eco friendly products for consumers, which is a GREAT thing! But what are some ways you can incorporate these things into your home and what kind of products are there? Here’s a quick and fun infographic from one such company, Arhaus, who I’ve teamed up with… Read More Simple Ways to Be Eco Friendly in Your Home!
I wanted to stop in and share another quick what would Tina do post. This whole series (under post topics) focuses on how I unconventionally solve problems or adapt things to work for us. Today I’m giving you the down low on that cute daybed I shared the other day here. That one right there!… Read More WWTD? If You Build It They Will Sit……..A DIY Daybed
I’m back with another quick and (hopefully) inspiring what would Tina do post. These posts are all about coming up with new ways to use things! Some prior ideas I’ve shared were using vintage cast iron spindles for countertop supports and adapting candle holders into a necklace display! (Check out the What Would Tina Do… Read More A Barrel or a Bench? Thinking Outside the Box!
In light (no pun intended) of my recent post on fab chandys for $200 or less I thought it seemed appropriate to share with you, all of my chandys compiled together in one post. I know you’ve seen them randomly here and there but I want to give you that boost to find some gorgeous… Read More Sharing My Chandys!