Planning + Creating an Art Wall

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It's been over a month and there's been nothing but crickets on the progression of the living room makeover (2 months to be exact). I guess you could say that I lost my momentum with many other things going on...  By this time last year, I had tackled a slew of diy projects + 2 room makeovers.  … [Read more...]

Freshen Up The Home for Spring

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Yes, there is still snow on the ground.  Yes, the temps are still only in the 30s.  But it's officially SPRING! It has been a looooong winter with a cycle of sickness that our party of 5 can not seem to break out of.  Thankfully, with 50s in the forecast for later this week I am feeling happy + … [Read more...]

BHG Kitchen + Bath Makeovers COVER Feature: Year 2

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I am so excited to share that for the second year in a row, a kitchen project that I designed is on the Spring cover of the Better Homes & Gardens Special Interest Publication, Kitchen + Bath Makeovers. How is this possible?!  Even though I've had over a dozen features in various BHG … [Read more...]

How I Get Inspired + Finding ‘Me’ Time

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Disclosure: The post is part of the social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group, All You, and Real Simple but all opinions are my own, #pmedia #SpringintoMeTime http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Happy Monday my friends!  It is early, early on this first day of the week, … [Read more...]

Savvy Storage Solutions using Baskets

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Baskets - for toys, laundry, books, and more - are great storage solutions to beautifully organize and give a stylish edge to any space in the home. Baskets not only can control the clutter, but also add a pop of color + texture. As I look around my home while putting this post together, I … [Read more...]

5 Surfaces to Spray Paint

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Warmer days are upon us - I just saw mid-40s for next week -  and that means the start of spray painting season! As an avid DIYer, I have spray painted just about everything and anything.  From baskets to fabric, from lamps (like this one) to furniture, nothing in my home is safe from being … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Make a House Feel Instantly Clean

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Clean is such a great word, isn't it?! When something is clean (or tidy) it puts a smile on my face. As a working mom of 3 who is hustling + bustling 24/7, finding easier ways for getting things accomplished around the house has become my way of life!  My motto #keepitclean the easy … [Read more...]

Digital Home Organizational Platform: HomeZada

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A few years back, I shared details on an online program called HomeZada, a digital home information platform that helps homeowners organize + protect +maintain their biggest financial investment + asset, the home. Recently HomeZada revamped their site & platform to support and manage all the … [Read more...]

How To Make Black Walls Work

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Black is bold. Black can be a neutral. Black walls can truly make a statement. I will be honest, years ago I never in my right mind would think of painting walls in my home black.  Don't dark colors make a room feel smaller?  Wouldn't dark walls make a room feel depressing? (by the way, the … [Read more...]