So, I Spray Painted My Oven

So, I Spray Painted My Oven

And... I LOVE IT. I have thought about doing this for literally years. YEARS. I don't know why it took me so long to bite the bullet -- probably because we bought these appliances brand new in 2016 and it's hard to taint brand new thing with a DIY. You know what I mean? But, [...]

GUEST ROOM REFRESH: My Experience Wallpapering With Rebel Walls

GUEST ROOM REFRESH: My Experience Wallpapering With Rebel Walls

This post is a sponsored post in collaboration with Rebel Walls. It's been a few weeks since I've posted on the blog! Corona kind of caught up to me in the sense that my job as a nanny has evolved (as it always does) to accommodate a lot more time with the girls since their [...]

How to Identify and Develop Your Home’s Style

How to Identify and Develop Your Home’s Style

This post comes to you after I'd asked what you guys would like to see on my Instagram and this was the most-asked question. I wasn't sure how to word my response because it was something I'd never actively thought about. It comes naturally to me, I always thought. But really -- it didn't. Look [...]

DIY BATH TRAY TUTORIAL (And Bonus Yarn Craft From Fariha Nasir!)

DIY BATH TRAY TUTORIAL (And Bonus Yarn Craft From Fariha Nasir!)

Whew. I wrote this post last week before the craziness of COVID-19 hit the USA. So I'm altering this post a bit to reflect what we're living through in this moment. Most of the US is moving toward lockdown mode -- here in Nashville, bars and restaurants are operating at minimum capacity, takeaway only, or [...]

How We Completely Renovated Our Outdated Bathroom For Almost No Money

How We Completely Renovated Our Outdated Bathroom For Almost No Money

If you haven't read it, I highly recommend going back and reading this post to get some back story on the Zero Dollar Update I was a part of on Instagram over the month of February. The short of the challenge: spend as close to $0 as possible to update a space. Jake and I [...]

How We’re Updating Our Main Bathroom for (Almost) $0

How We’re Updating Our Main Bathroom for (Almost) $0

If you don't follow me on Instagram, then you may have missed this challenge I'm doing over there. Myself and seven other female designers are doing various types of makeovers in our homes spending as close to zero dollars as possible. I'm doing a full bathroom makeover using the supplies and tools we already have [...]

13 Women-Owned Independent Shops to Buy From This Holiday Season

13 Women-Owned Independent Shops to Buy From This Holiday Season

If you're anything like me, the holidays are a grab-bag of different stressors, feelings, and plans. "Let's spend X number of days with my family, and X number of days with your family," "So-and-so wants to meet up with us when we're back home for Christmas," "Let's do thanksgiving in a new place this year," [...]

Sustainable and Seasonal: Five Mindful Ways to Decorate

Sustainable and Seasonal: Five Mindful Ways to Decorate

Hello, friends! You're all so great. Did you know that? I'm lucky that I get to inhabit this planet with you. Speaking of our wonderful planet, this week is Climate Week in NYC and there were planned Climate Strikes worldwide over the weekend and throughout this week. The world is in dire need of our [...]