Kicking Off the Nursery Design!

This post is in partnership with Modsy. Use promo code YBH20 for 20% off a Modsy design package! When I told my friend Shannon that our little family would be expanding, aside from squeezing me in a hug and making me tear up for the tenth time that day, she said, do you remember what you told me […]

Four Flea Finds That Made Us Smile

This past weekend, we went to the last Elkhorn Flea Market of the season, also known as our first flea trip of the season. (That garden unit took everything out of us!) Elkhorn is one of our very favorites – worth the hour and a half drive from Chicago – and we’ve been enough times to beeline […]

The Easier Way to Make a Giant Frame (+ New Living Room Art!)

sofa | gray pillow (similar) | Xbase pillow | velvet pillow | throw | sconce | table | mini planter At the start of summer, we sold our DIY dino prints for a song, making back just enough to cover our supplies. (Can you believe we made those three years ago? Our living room has […]

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 […]

Our Favorite Places to Shop for Pet-Friendly Throw Pillows

A few months ago, we shared the tips and tricks we do every day around our home to make this a happy, healthy pet friendly place to live. It’s no secret that Jack, CC and Libby rule this roost, and we try our best to set them up for success. Nothing in our home is […]

Upping the Garden Apartment’s Curb Appeal (Front and Back!)

This post is in partnership with Schlage. As the dust has been settling around the garden apartment (like, the literal drywall dust – we’re still far from the finish line!), I’ve been obsessing over the cleanliness of our freshly painted doors and new interior hardware. Every time we pop down to cross off another to-do, it’s […]

A Small Update In the Garden Apartment (with Big Impact!)

This post is in collaboration with Schlage. Progress in the garden apartment has been moving full steam ahead, and it kicked off with the demolition of the old flooring and installation of new. We had high hopes that our contractor could pick up where our tile guys left off, but unfortunately, his current job is taking […]

Our Bed In a Box (Plus Other Updates) 1 Year Later

It’s been close to a year since we completed our master bedroom renovation, and a little more than a year that we’ve been sleeping soundly on our Leesa mattress. Not surprisingly, we’ve received lots of emails since then from those of you that have been curious about our Leesa – do you still love it?, you ask. The […]

Does Your Home Have a Scent?

This post is in partnership with Sydney Hale Co., for which you’ll find no less than half a dozen of their candles throughout our home. Use promo code YBH for 30% off your order through April 27th! Do you ever wonder what your home smells like? You know, like when you walk into your best friend’s house, or […]

Lighting + Hardware In The Scary Room

This post is in partnership with Rejuvenation.  We started The Scary Room at the top of this year, and here we are, in the second half of April, and we are finally thisclose to the room’s starting point! I say ‘starting point,’ because do you remember where we began? Many of the rooms in this house required […]