ORC Week 3: ADHD, Messing Up, And Conquering Hard Things

ORC Week 3: ADHD, Messing Up, And Conquering Hard Things

This post may contain affiliate links. Affiliate links mean I earn a small commssion when you purchase something through them at no additional cost to you. Whew! We're already here! Halfway through, and honestly -- I'm feeling mostly great about this project. I do have one question though: how do designers DO IT?! This is [...]

Transforming a Boring Single-Panel Door Into A Custom-Looking Masterpiece

Transforming a Boring Single-Panel Door Into A Custom-Looking Masterpiece

Okay, maybe masterpiece is laying it on a little thick, but I'm a Leo. We live for the dramatics. And speaking of drama, that's exactly what the original door was lacking. We moved into our house in mid-2016. It's a great house; the kind people like to say has "great bones". It's an early 1960s [...]

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How We Completely Renovated Our Outdated Bathroom For Almost No Money

How We Completely Renovated Our Outdated Bathroom For Almost No Money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 [...]