A gorgeous Emmerson Dining Bench to match a gorgeous Emmerson Dining Table…. and an adorable pup to model their hard work for us. I’m not sure it gets any better than fur babies and real babies, in an on furniture, acting like humans, that are in and on furniture pieces built by said humans. So … Continue reading “Reader Showcase // An Emmerson Dining Bench”
For all of my worldly builders out there, this Reader Showcase is going to be particularly exciting for you! Complete with German sizes of lumber used and fantastic mods, this build is absolutely wonderful and gives a gorgeous account of how to make my plans work for you!
This gorgeous builder’s showcase is giving off some serious backyard dinner party vibes, don’t you think? I think the color they chose might be up there on my list of faves for this particular piece, and all outdoor furniture for that matter. There is something to be said for crisp and clean… You can head … Continue reading “Reader Showcase // Erin’s Provence Beam Dining”
Curb appeal… that tricky little concept that can be somewhat elusive and difficult to nail down. The very definition of curb appeal is entirely subjective, but when things have spiraled out of control, your neighbors are usually irritated at the sincere lack of appeal your home gives off, in unison. From the windows to the … Continue reading “From the Windows to the Walls / Upping the Ante on Curb Appeal”
I have been meaning to showcase this gorgeous build for more than a year now… I know, I am horribly slow and I am behind on showcases like you would not believe! But this beauty deserves the spotlight and the mods are fantastic. A link to the plans this was built from is below, along … Continue reading “Reader Showcase // A Swanky Round Farmhouse Table”
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of BLANCO. The opinions and text are all mine. With two boys who manage to have multiple wardrobe changes each day, and the other wild animals in this house, we do a lot of laundry. It is the never-ending story that you never wanted to hear … Continue reading “Luxuries for an Early American Modern Laundry Room”
If you furnish and decorate your home yourself, how do you know when you are finished with a space? Is there a natural stopping point in your decorating process? Do you ever actually feel like a space is utterly complete or do your spaces evolve along with you, over time? For someone in my particular line of … Continue reading “Finding the Finish Line / The Many Faces of My Interior Spaces”
It may be April Fool’s Day but this gorgeous build is no joke. That finish is so, so good with the two tone look and such a bright happy color for the base. Here is what they have to say about their build: Finally finished the kid’s desk for #arellanohomeschool. I added a storage space under … Continue reading “Completed Circle New School Desk”
If you have some ‘splainin’ to do after a bit of a fizzle yesterday, pay attention, this will make up for quite a bit… If you aren’t accustomed to baking, fear not, this is easy peasy. Promise.
Finally finished my daughter’s ‘big girl’ room and I love the result! It’s floral and pink, but the trees and dark wood house bed offset the femininity a bit.
The mere thought of having more stuff in this house sends me into a minor panic attack. The holidays and the toys that seem to multiply the minute I'm not looking, are usually the cause of the chaos for me. This year I made a concerted effort to pull back on the buying reigns and … Continue reading “Gifted // Gift Guide for the Kid at Heart”
This year has been downright insane. No joke, it has almost killed me off on more than one occasion, which is why you didn't see my dream tree post go up last month. Insert sad face here. Normally when life gets crazy, which is usually this time of year, I want to hide in a … Continue reading “Kid Friendly + DIY Dream Tree Ornaments”