If At First You Don’t Succeed: Part II

See Part I right here! I couldn’t shake that something felt ‘off’ in our living room. We spend a lot of our time in there, rubbing the dogs’ bellies, marathon-ing our way through Netflix, brainstorming upcoming projects and, of course, lots and lots of lounging. At first, I felt like maybe things were a little cramped. […]

An Area Rug Alternative (That’s Affordable!)

Our funny little nook off of the living room has been in constant transition since the day we chose a paint color. Every now and then, we’d swap in a different chair, stack (and re-stack) the books,¬†fuss with plants on the window sill and, as it would seem, rotate rugs in and out that we […]

Things for the Kitchen + an Update

It’s mid-January, and we thought we were going to be eyeballs deep in kitchen renovations and drywall dust – but nope. We’re not surprised (eh, it’s to be expected and there have already been a few minor setbacks), but we are off to a slower start than we would have liked. The contractors will actually […]

A Rug That Punches You In the Face

I said last week that we were totally working outside of our comfort zone, and together with the recovered velvet sofa, our new rug sealed that deal. We picked this up on Ebay, and after staring for weeks at Persians (it became a 15-minute part of my morning routine; shower, coffee, feed the family, check […]