Make the Beds? Check!

bed | basket | table | lamp | velvet pillows | shams | bedding We squeezed out every last ounce of energy we could muster before the end of 2017 (and before the baby arrives!) by spending a full weekend at Tree House with the help of Scott’s parents. We knocked out the last items on our […]

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 […]

Mixing and Matching Vintage Hardware with New

This post is in partnership with Schlage. It was the details that sold us on Tree House. Although we were crushed at the time, the first home we put in an offer on (and subsequently lost to a cash buyer) was never meant to be ours. This house though? This house was the Real One from the moment […]

Starting Fresh: How We Chose Paint and Trim for Tree House

Over the long weekend, we loaded up the dogs and spent a one-nighter at Tree House. Our list of things to knock out was long, but each task was relatively simple – measuring for lighting, ceiling fans and a couch (this one, specifically!), installing new locksets and, the kicker, choosing paint colors and all new […]

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 […]

The First Things On The Tree House To Do List

photo tour | vlog As excited as we are about our Tree House, I think it’s safe to say that our friends and family are equally so! Not only do they want to know when they can see it in person (if you’re willing to wield a sledgehammer, how about now?), they also want to know […]

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 […]