This is one of those days that I just have a hard time writing a regular post. Design, "authentic life" etc. just somehow seems a little inadequate today. My dad was drafted to Vietnam when he was still a kid. At an age when I was picking out dresses to wear to what I imagined were going to be very glamorous college parties, he was in boot camp. At an age that I was enjoying everything that the University of Georgia had to offer, some days literally breathless with excitement at all of the ... Read More about Memorial Day
Finally! After delays due to weather, work, and one thing after another, it's time for our vintage glider reveal! Some affiliate links included for convenience. Please see my disclosure policy here. We are super happy with how it turned out! It's not perfect for sure, but I'm good with that. I didn't want every little dent taken out of it- I kind of feel like they tell this glider's story! As you can see, we decided to go with red and black. Our house is (obviously) gray, and ... Read More about Our red and black vintage glider reveal!
Happy Tuesday, hope you all had a great weekend! Sorry for the late post, my new computer was late arriving, but finally arrived last night! Today is the second installment of What I Want to Try, and we're talking tile today-specifically, beautiful patterned tiles that make an impact. I'm talking tiles that stop you in your tracks when you see them, make you catch your breath, make you want to slap your mama tiles (sorry Mom). What has me thinking about them is that I've been pondering the ... Read More about Beautiful patterned tiles that make an impact
Hi guys! Did everyone follow the One Room Challenge, hosted by Linda of Calling it Home? If you're not familiar, it's a biennial event held in April and October every year in which twenty featured designers are challenged to completely makeover a room in their home, and we all follow along every week. Week 6 is the big reveal week. My favorite part is that guest designers are allowed to link up- this year there were over 200! I always love following their progress every week. I thought it ... Read More about One Room Challenge- My Absolute Favorites of the Guest Designers!
Hi everyone! It's been awhile, right? And according to my analytics, I have had a good bit of new readers here in the last week or so- welcome! Normally I post at least twice a week, on Mondays and Thursday's. But it has been a crazy week! So W and Beau had a Hallmark moment last week and made balloon stress balls together. They actually turned out really cool looking! I was thinking of doing a tutorial on them and everything. Until I woke up early Thursday morning to put the ... Read More about Well hello there!