DIY Problem Solving: A Slim Behind-the-Sofa Console!

This post is sponsored by Lowe’s.  When we made significant progress on the trim work in the Tree House living room a little while back, there was one intentional omission. We skipped the baseboards behind the couch because we had bigger plans in store! Because we use this large pouf as a footrest where a […]

A Compact Bookcase for a Tree House Turntable

counter stools | kitchen | leaning bookcase | turntable | speaker Much like our Chicago condo, our little Tree House has a pretty compact footprint. This fun (let’s call it) restriction has us back into the habit of measuring things down to the inch when we consider bringing a new piece into the home. We really love this […]

‘Big Stuff’ Updates In Our Tree House (+ Our Go-To Paint Tools!)

sofa | rug | throw (similar) | velvet pillow | pouf | pendant light In the weeks leading up to our California getaway, we were loading up the car and heading to Tree House almost every weekend, sometimes during the week and often times for a long stretch. We were starting to feel it. We […]

Vlog: Behind the Scenes at Tree House

[adthrive-in-post-video-player video-id=”moQ8rV0L” upload-date=”2018-05-23T04:00:00.000Z” name=”Behind the Scenes at Tree House” description=”null”] If you’re unable to view the video above, you can watch it on YouTube right here. Our hope is to always encourage you to tackle your own DIYs, put some elbow grease into the dusty areas and polish up your homes so that you absolutely […]

Why We Chose a Vintage Rug + Our Favorites!

sectional | ottoman | knit throw | pink pillow | gray pillow (similar) Despite our lack of trim molding (still!), it was super important for us to have a cozy spot to land at the end of a long day of DIY. (Oh, and yeah, our view from that pretty sofa might be bare drywall […]

About That Sofa

sofa | ottoman | velvet pillow | throw blanket | vintage rug This post is in collaboration with our friends at Article. Keep reading for a (really) big giveaway, and in the meantime, take $25 off your first purchase of $100 or more when you visit article.com/yellowbrickhome through March 13th! Tree House has us bouncing from project to project […]

How We Problem Solved An Off-Centered Light (And Why)

pendant light | sofa | ottoman | throw blanket Tree House has seen a lot of electrical upgrades in the past few months – all those gremlins have been nipped! – with the biggest (and hidden) improvement being repairs to the breaker panel. We also had a handful of mysterious light switches that have since […]

Our Loft Ladder Goes Electric!

sectional | knit throw | pouf | pendant light | electric hoist Without a doubt, one of the most charming details in our Tree House is the sweet little loft, or maybe it’s the ladder that leads up to it? Either way, I’ll never forget the day we walked through this home, and Scott and I […]

The Most Drastic Change Our Tree House Has Seen

bed frame | bedding | chambray shams | velvet pillows | marble doorstop | throw | sofa | pouf | fan Although refinishing the floors was on our Tree House to do list for 2017, to be honest, it was more of a wish. Initially, we had every intention of doing it ourselves, but we quickly realized that […]

Starting Fresh: How We Chose Paint and Trim for Tree House

Over the long weekend, we loaded up the dogs and spent a one-nighter at Tree House. Our list of things to knock out was long, but each task was relatively simple – measuring for lighting, ceiling fans and a couch (this one, specifically!), installing new locksets and, the kicker, choosing paint colors and all new […]