The Evolution of our Whole Home Audio System

The options for seamless (and even wireless!) home audio have never been more plentiful or more beautifully designed. We’ve been adding to our audio system since we first moved into our Chicago home and love the fact that we’ve been able to build upon our existing setup each step of the way. Some of the […]

How We’re Working Towards a ‘Smarter’ Tree House

This post is in partnership with Streamlabs. Keep reading for a chance to win your own smart home water monitor + take 20% off a monitor through May 15th when you enter YELLOWBRICKHOME20 at checkout. When we leave Chicago for a DIY weekend at our Tree House, we’re not only packing up our supplies for demolition and room makeovers, we’re […]

Going Keyless + How It’s Changed Our Daily Routine

This post is in partnership with Schlage. Over the course of this year, we’ve been slowly working on making our home a smarter place to be. This past winter, we integrated our lighting and window treatments into an automation system, and earlier this month, Scott installed a smart thermostat, too. Being able to control the way […]

Have You Made the Move to a Smart Home?

This post is in partnership with Bali Blinds. Over the years, slowly but surely, we’ve been adding and updating the window shades throughout our home. At this point, almost every window has a shade, and in our mostly open concept living spaces, we’ve found a good mix-n-match balance by sticking to two styles – Romans and solars. […]