How We Keep Our Upholstery Clean (+ a Giveaway!)

This post is in partnership with BISSELL® One of the big reasons that we enjoy being a part of this home-loving community is because so many of us also share the love of pets. I can’t even begin to count the amount of times that you’ve said, I’m here for the dogs! Isn’t it a funny but wonderful […]

How We Made a Dog Bed with Storage!

bedside table | cushions | vintage knobs (similar) | vintage print (similar) | faux fur throw This post is in partnership with Homes.com. See the full tutorial right here! What does one do with an awkward recess in their bedroom (or in any funny little nook, really)? It was one of the first questions we asked […]

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 […]

Adapting Our Pets to Baby: An Update!

coffee table | baby bouncer | ottoman | pillow | dining chairs | vintage rug (similar) See part I of this post here, where we share our pre-baby preparation experience. Our pups, Jack and CC, run this household. Period. Before we buy anything – pillows, rugs, throws, furniture – we first ask ourselves, will this hold up to […]

The Best Year Yet

headboard | chunky throw | marble shelf | bedside table | bunny clock | sconces When we look back at 2017, we both agree that it’s been one of our best years yet, but we think it’s equally safe to say that the best is yet to come. The photo above makes us smile so hard, but to be honest, we were torn on having a proper maternity photoshoot. Was it […]

How We’re Preparing Our Pups for Baby

See the update to this post right here, our experience after the stork arrived. A while ago, we shared on Instagram that we’ve been working hard to prepare Jack and CC for the upcoming arrival of the newest little. So many of you left comments and messages with your own helpful tips, and we’ve been taking notes ever since! We […]

Our Tips and Tricks for Pet Friendly Photography!

How many of you are happier sharing photos of your pets rather than yourself? You know we fall into this category! I bet you’re the same kind of person who also pastes a silly and sweet photo of your pup (cat, bird, lizard, insert-your-BFF-here) onto your annual holiday card, too, right? I can’t tell you how many […]

When Is It Time to Restain Your Deck?

This post is in partnership with Homes.com. For the full tutorial, head this way! Three summers ago, we stained our bare wood deck, painted the railings and built a new (safer) staircase. It made all the difference in the world, although we always sort of wished that the opaque stain color we chose, Gray Birch, was […]

Looking Forward

On New Year’s Eve, a friend asked if I was looking forward to the new year. I replied with a smile and a yes, but as I said it aloud, it must have sounded like a question; there was a lot more yes? and a little less yes! I caught my inflection as the word was coming out of my mouth, and I explained […]

A Night In

This post is in partnership with Anolon for A Night In. It was a bad DIY day. We started out on a positive note. We’re going to finally finish the laundry room today!, we said. Early on, we ran into a few road blocks. We roamed the aisles of the hardware store a little too long, […]