Repairs, New Hardware + Paint for the French Doors

pendant light | bed frame | jute rug | vintage rug | sectional | door hardware A favorite feature of our little Tree House is the set of French doors that separate our master bedroom from the main living space. Based on what we can determine from an old photo attached to our water utility […]

How To Organize Your Closet Using a Closet Kit

This post is sponsored by Lowe’s. Our master bedroom closet at Tree House is a jack of all trades. Since other large scale storage space in the home is limited, it has to hold all the functionality of a coat closet, linen closet, and ‘hall’ closet in one space. Unlike a typical bedroom closet, the one […]

How We Made a Dog Bed with Storage!

bedside table | cushions | vintage knobs (similar) | vintage print (similar) | faux fur throw This post is in partnership with Homes.com. See the full tutorial right here! What does one do with an awkward recess in their bedroom (or in any funny little nook, really)? It was one of the first questions we asked […]

How-To Restore (and Modify) a Vintage Brass Light Fixture

bed frame | chambray shams | velvet pillows | throw | bench cushion | vintage art (similar) A few weekends back, we were thrilled to host our good friend Daniel for an overnighter at our Tree House. So thrilled, in fact, that we made not just one, but two vlogs about it! In vlog #1, Daniel spotted this […]

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 […]

Big Changes From a Small Dresser

kitchen | dresser | basket | mirror | lamp | planter | curtains After wrapping up the TreeHouse kitchen and mudroom over the course of the last few weeks, we were able to give some much needed attention to the barest-of-bare corners in our Michigan(dinavian) bedroom. Previously, this corner served no purpose, and the lack […]

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 […]

Our Roman Shades Installed + a Video!

This post is in partnership with Bali Blinds. Our Tree House Roman shades have been installed! Not long ago, we shared why we chose the shades we did, including everything from selecting our free Bali Blinds samples from to testing each fabric swatch to measuring for our final order. There’s a lot to consider when choosing […]

Window Treatments 101: Tree House Edition

This post is in partnership with Bali Blinds. This post could also be titled à la Friends like so: “The One with All the Swatches.” In this episode, we loaded up the car for another Tree House to-do-list-weekend, and alongside cans of paint, rollers, baseboards and tools – and a baby, two dogs and suitcases – we […]

Painting Our Windows and Doors Black!

table | chambray shams | linen sheets | duvet | velvet pillows | bed | USB lamp The master bedroom in Tree House has come so far! It’s the only space in the home that we could even consider (somewhat) complete, only in the sense that it has baseboards. And window trim! And painted walls! And, as of […]