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DESIGN

  • DESIGN TREND: BRASS ACCENTS

    Metallics have been on trend for awhile. When given options, I was leaning toward silvers and golds. But it seems like I’ve been overlooking an equally as rich tone: BRASS! It has such depth and rustic feel.…

  • PAINT SWATCH ART

    Before all the paint companies come after me for hoarding their swatches, let me just say this is an accumulation of supplies over at least 5 years. Why do I have so…

  • CREATE ART FROM PHONE PHOTOS

    After living in our home for almost four years, I’m finally getting our master bedroom put together. It’s not complete (not that I ever will think it will be!), but one…

  • TRANSFORMATION COMPLETE

    It’s been almost a month since we announced our domain change. After many late nights of designing our new look, we are super excited to be releasing it into the wild. We hope…

  • BODACIOUS BASKETS

    You know you’re old when you google “storage bins” and get excited by the results. I love me some sexy storage baskets, but I have some pretty specific requirements: they have…

  • OUR NEW DOMAIN

    Yes, I am waaaaaay too excited about this, but I feel like my mind can finally rest a bit since we’ve found our true identity. (And yes, our family will now need…

  • THE CHRISTMAS STAR

    When I hung our Christmas lights a few weeks ago it was missing the finishing touch to complete the festive feel we were looking for, so we decided to go for a…

  • HOLIDAY DECOR TIPS + TRICKS

    As Derek’s mentioned, I thoroughly enjoy decorating for the holidays. But what I don’t enjoy is having a bunch of stuff in storage that is only used for one month out…

  • THE BLACK MAGIC TOUCH

    We just painted a blue accent wall and it’s result inspired us to be even more bold. Yup. I painted a wall black– “Black Magic” by Sherwin Williams, to be exact.…

  • THE WALL IS BLUUUUUE !

    Welp, it was totally weird not having our little girl in the house this weekend. Mya was vacationing at Nanapapa’s– the first time ever for two nights in a row! Her contentment…

  • MYA’S MINI DESK MAKEOVER

    We had a neighborhood garage sale last month and we sold a bunch of stuff. What Derek didn’t tell you: During the sale, Mya and I took a break from selling and went down…

  • INTRODUCING “BIG BLUE”

    Remember when we painted the office a different color and moved some things around? I had plans of spray painting the two tan swivel chairs and finally hanging things on the…