How to Clean a White Enamel Sink (Safely and Naturally)

faucet | sink | toaster | coffee maker | sconce | hardware | towel Let’s switch gears from the Tree House kitchen remodel, and instead, I’d like to talk about a decision we made in our home kitchen years ago. That room came a long, long way (over the course of way, way too long!), and we made the decision […]

A Cozy, Neutral (and Tiny) Nursery Reveal!

rocker | ottoman | rug | end table | sconce | ultrasound print | curtains | shades We put the finishing touches on Lucy’s nursery at the tail end of last year, hanging the last piece of artwork and folding the final blanket into place right around the holidays. And then, we waited, but luckily, not too long! Creating a room for our little girl was one of our favorite makeovers […]

The Design Tool That Shaped Our Teeny Nursery

This post is in partnership with Modsy. Use promo code YBH20 for 20% off a Modsy design package! Our biggest challenge when coming up with a design, a feel, a mood for our nursery was this question on repeat: Will it fit? The room is a typical size for a Chicago home of its old age; coming in at barely 7′ wide, it’s shaped […]

On Choosing Natural Shades In the Nursery

rocker | ottoman | rug | end table | sconce | crib | curtains | shades This post is in partnership with Bali Blinds. We shared most of the nursery updates a few weeks ago, but today, we wanted to dive into those window shades – an item that we know has all the potential in the world to be our saving grace during sunny days and nap times! We’ve […]

Pom Pom Curtains + Other Updates In the Nursery!

rocker | ottoman | rug | end table | sconce | crib | curtains | shades The nursery is slowly coming together, but what you don’t see – just out of camera view – is a mountain of diapers and a toppling pile of onesies in need of their first washing! Every time I pick up […]

A Multi-Functional Nursery Closet On a Budget

dresser + hardware | door knob | mirror | changing pad | pail | baskets (natural, white) This post is in partnership with Homes.com. We first began planning for the nursery closet way back in January – before this room was a nursery and better known as The Scary Room. Because the room itself is long and skinny (as is typical […]

Planning for a (Pink!) Multi-Functional Nursery Closet

DIY bi-fold door trim | above closet storage | brass knobs | brass cabinet latches A question that popped up more than a few times during our nursery kick-off was, but where’s the changing table? I brought it up briefly at the very bottom of the post, but today, I’m going to dive into those plans! We […]

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 […]

Taking the Mystery Out of DIY Landscape Lighting

lounge chair | floor cushion |outdoor rug | fireplace | planter beds This post is in partnership with Homes.com. A few weekends ago, we spent a handful of hours adding landscape lighting to our back patio – the finishing touch we’d been planning for since the day we first mapped out the yard! I was absolutely shocked at […]

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 […]