How To Refresh a Vintage Bathroom + Keep the Charm: II of II

This post is sponsored by Lowe’s. See part I of this II post series right here! As it turns out (but probably not so surprisingly?), vintage bathrooms are very polarizing! We enjoyed reading each and every one of your thoughtful responses to part I of Pete and Rachael’s bathroom refresh, and we quickly saw that […]

5 General Rules to Mixing Wood Tones

vintage rug (similar) | dipped stool | sconce | vanity Much like mixing metals, colors, or fabrics, mixing wood tones can be an exercise in subtlety. Variations in tone, grain, finish, and scale should all be considered when tossing different species of wood in a space. After posting about the update to our recently modified media […]

Lucy’s Veggie Packed Power Muffins

marble pastry slab | cooling rack If you feel like you’re in a toddler snack rut, run to this post! I had just finished whipping up another batch of Lucy’s Power Muffins (more on that in a second), but we felt ourselves falling into a routine of monthly muffin baking, and we were in desperate need […]

28 Ethical Clothing Brands You’ll Love to Support

closet | headboard | sconce Early this year (and clearly bitten by the January Resolutions Bug), we cleaned – nay, overhauled – our closets. I shared the process in this post, which included the 8 simple things you can do right now for happier mornings as you get dressed and ready for the day! But our closet […]

Our Baby and Pet Gate Solution (+ 21 Baby Gates That Look Good!)

light | table | chairs | vase | faux greens | high chair | gate Our little Lucy has been a speedy crawler for a long time now, but a week before her first birthday, she decided that it was time for her to walk! She chooses her steps selectively and is still quicker to […]

53 Tools to Build Your DIY Library

DIY nail art | our workshop Given the number and variety of projects we’ve documented here on YBH, we get a lot of requests for tool buying advice. We totally get it; with the sheer volume of brands, styles, cross-compatibility (or lack thereof) and varying levels of quality available, purchasing decisions can certainly be overwhelming. So […]

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 […]

DIY Leather Candle Cozy

File this fun and simple project under ‘one-I’ve-been-thinking-about-for-years-and-finally-doing.’ Sometimes I’ll get an idea in my head for a project, and then things happen. Like life. Time moves too quickly. I forget about it and then I remember it again and then I think, I should do that thing I wanted to do! (I don’t do it.) […]

30 Coffee Tables for When You’re Short on Space

sectional | table | chair | pouf | art | sconce | vintage rug (similar) Coffee tables are a little tricky, aren’t they? The smaller your room, the trickier it gets, too. We’ve been through several, with the first being skinny but almost 6′ long (or was it 7′?!), and for a while, we didn’t […]

Our Warm + Cozy Guest Bedroom Refresh

This post is in partnership with Leesa. I guess you could say that our home, room by room, has been seeing a lot change – large (see exhibit A: our upside down living room) and small (see exhibit B: our home studio). It started as more of a feeling, a need for a lightening up, a […]