How We Used Custom Drapery to Solve Our Problem Areas

This post is in partnership with Bali Blinds. The Tree House master bedroom is simultaneously the coziest and the most awkward space in our home. While it’s a great size, it’s flanked on three sides by 1) a 6′ wide closet, 2) French doors that lead onto the patio, and 3) French doors that lead […]

The Guest Room Closet + Modifying Brand New Furniture

clothing rack | hangers | rug | velvet pillows | white coverlet Friends, we wanted to share this post for a few reasons. One, it’s a closer look at the Tree House guest room’s so-called closet (and why it is how it is), two, it’s okay to modify existing furniture to fit your needs perfectly, and […]

How-To Plan a Gallery Wall

bed | brass frames | sconce | bedside table | striped sheets | linen duvet + shams Years ago, Scott sent me a link to these Audubon prints, which are free to download. He said, we need to find a place for some of these. I joked in our guest room reveal post that he needs his […]

Vlog: Behind the Scenes at Tree House

[adthrive-in-post-video-player video-id=”moQ8rV0L” upload-date=”2018-05-23T04:00:00.000Z” name=”Behind the Scenes at Tree House” description=”null”] If you’re unable to view the video above, you can watch it on YouTube right here. Our hope is to always encourage you to tackle your own DIYs, put some elbow grease into the dusty areas and polish up your homes so that you absolutely […]

Frog Tape Challenge Reveal: Our Guest Room Oasis!

This post is a collaboration with FrogTape®  as a part of the 2018 Paintover Challenge. You can now vote for your favorite makeover, and FrogTape will donate $10,000 to the organization of the winner’s choice! Details at the end of this post.  Our Tree House guest room has come a long, long way in a short, […]

Frog Tape Challenge Progress: Going Green

This post is a collaboration with FrogTape®  as a part of the 2018 Paintover Challenge.  Last week, we shared the design plan of our guest room as a part of the Paintover Challenge with FrogTape®, and the first (really!) big change came with – what else? – a fresh coat of paint! A large part of our […]

FrogTape Challenge Kick-Off: Tree House Gets a Guest Room!

This post is a collaboration with FrogTape® as a part of the 2018 Paintover Challenge.  In-between kitchen and mudroom planning, we’ve been working on a fun and fast paced project behind the scenes, as well! We were asked by our friends at FrogTape® to take part in their 2018 Paintover Challenge, in which 6 bloggers […]

The Most Drastic Change Our Tree House Has Seen

bed frame | bedding | chambray shams | velvet pillows | marble doorstop | throw | sofa | pouf | fan Although refinishing the floors was on our Tree House to do list for 2017, to be honest, it was more of a wish. Initially, we had every intention of doing it ourselves, but we quickly realized that […]

Tree House Gets a Furnace (But Not Without a Lot of Problem Solving)

Talking about Tree House’s new HVAC system might not scream exciting!, but it is (very, very) exciting to rip off that expensive bandaid and allow this home to be warm and cozy year round! As a refresher, Tree House was considered a three season home when we purchased it, with very hot-to-the-touch baseboard heaters to get us through fall and chilly spring […]

Welcome to Our Tree House!

We couldn’t be more excited to share with you our newest addition, which we lovingly call our Tree House! If you follow us on Instagram, many of you know (and saw the tiniest of sneak peeks!) that we recently became the giddy, proud owners of an adorable home in Lakeside, Michigan. It’s been 11 years […]