House Tour 2016

I've been blogging a long time - almost 6 years to be exact. Over this half decade, our home has changed, evolved, and become a place that is filled with meaning + reflects who we are & where we've been. And along the way, there hasn't been a single surface that's gone untouched - sometimes … [Read more...]

Savvy Solutions to Get a High-End Look for Less

I just returned from a weekend away giving design talks at the Hudson Valley Home Show in Upstate New York.  It was the second opportunity for me to partner with HGTV Magazine + TD Bank for their Rolling Renovation Tour which has stretched from Maine to Miami since February and will continue through … [Read more...]

DIY Ideas for Book Organization

Happy Monday + Happy Spring! Even though it doesn't feel like Spring at the moment with a 30 degree chill, I am so thankful we didn't wake to snow this mornin' like those in NYC and Boston.  By the weeks end, I hear temps will be back in to the 50s - 60s. Phew.  Snow in Spring... what? Anyway, … [Read more...]

Fuschia + Turquoise Bedroom Makeover

The 3rd + last teen room makeover that I recently finished is ready to share. Whether for your teen or for yourself, I hope you've been inspired by affordable, outside-of-the-box style + creations to create a bedroom space that is unique, meaningful, and stylish. It was a blast to design + create … [Read more...]

DIY Toy Organization

Hi All!  It's been a bustlin' few weeks with prepping for my quick trip to Boston + a slew of client projects. In the meantime, I have a fun + uber helpful new post up on With yesterday's crazy warm weather, Spring organizing + cleaning was all I could think about (aside from getting the … [Read more...]

Rolling Renovation Tour

This past weekend I was in beautiful Boston to give a presentation on DIYing in the home...  savvy solutions to get the high-end look for less, to be more specific. It was actually my first time since the good ole' college days presenting to a large audience and as much as I was anxious + … [Read more...]

Modern, Rustic Teen Room + DIY Pallet Wall Tutorial

Hey There! Hope you're having a great week. Today, I'm sharing the details of another teen bedroom that I just finished up.  The other day I shared the first of the 3 teen rooms (all siblings) and you all were in love. Many of you chimed in and said "this is for a teen?  I want this room!"  With … [Read more...]

Pink + Charcoal Bedroom Makeover

A few months back, neighbors reached out and challenged asking me to work with their 3 teens to revamp their bedrooms. I initially thought it was going to be a few pillow swaps & maybe a paint color change to call it done.  Nope, I was delightfully wrong. Their intention was for a full … [Read more...]

Brass in the Bathroom is BACK

Happy Tuesday my friends!  I know it's already the 2nd day into the week, but I hope you had a fun + fabulous weekend. I'm working on a slew of client projects, but took a bit of time for myself this weekend to hunt down an old, salvaged door for a DIY project that I have in the works for my … [Read more...]

In-Trend Wallpaper Inspiration + Sources

Wallpaper from the 70's... Some patterns are still bareable, but many have lived their life on the wall to the max. Recognize any of these patterns from decades past? As soon as you saw the title of this post on the topic of wallpaper, you might have cringed.  But don't stop reading... … [Read more...]