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 […]

A Gallery Wall Update + Our Go-To Framing Guide

fauxdenza | ottoman | navy rug | sectional | C-table | plaid throw Any time we post a photo of one of our home’s gallery walls (either in an Instagram square or through a Story), our inbox immediately fills with requests for a link to the (old) post(s), questions on where we bought X, Y or Z frame, […]

Reviving Our Vintage Sconces in 5 Steps

A long, long time ago, we picked up a pair of sconces from a pop-up warehouse sale. We set them aside, even noting in this blog post of yore that they’ll eventually make their way into our bedroom – just a pipe dream in 2014! (As if anyone needed further proof that these renovations don’t […]

A Chicago Salvage Shop with Purpose

Remember the Great Door Hunt of 2013? We learned a lot of lessons that summer when it comes to shopping second-hand, and although our silly story saw us through ups, downs and in-betweens, we came out on top. Hooray! As frustrated as that journey felt at the time, can I admit something? I secretly loved […]

Our Chairs Are Here!

Our chairs are back from our favorite upholsterers, and we couldn’t love them more! Although there was a bit of an outcry to keep the mustard fabric (and believe us, we have nothing against yellow), we went with our gut and stuck with a durable Sunbrella fabric in Frequency Ash. Not only was the original […]

4 Things From the Weekend

Over the weekend, we met with our contractor to finalize details and plan for the near future – aka, when can we expect to get a ceiling over our heads? The great news is that they’re working on it right now, as another job on their schedule had to take a backseat for a few […]

Vintage Ottoman Restoration

During our recent Friendapalooza (otherwise known as a glorious 4 day staycation!), you might have noticed that we dropped by the Randolph Street Market. (This was sandwiched between Do-Rite Donuts and a yummy lunch at Handlebar; yes, we absolutely indulged that day.) Our goal was to only browse and get those happy endorphins jumping, as […]