Just dropping in quickly to let everyone know that I finally got it in gear and got this little blog on Bloglovin. Now all of you who have that little addiction like I do can quickly check for updates. Yay! (If you don't know what Bloglovin is or how to use it, just leave a comment or shoot me an email and I'm happy to make you an addict too help. Also, just wanted to thank those of you who are consistently checking in. It's a small but mighty group :-) Have a great weekend everyone! ... Read More about Avenue Laurel is on Bloglovin!
One thing that I've always struggled with is styling vignettes. It's fun, and I always enjoy doing it, so it's not like it's stressful or anything- I mean, can you get any more total #firstworldproblems than to have a "vignette struggle"? But doesn't it feel like some people can just effortlessly throw a vignette together? I'm not one of those people, but it's totally fun trying! I think as soon as Emily Henderson's book Styled came out, I bought it. I love design books, which is a whole ... Read More about Styling vignettes…tips and tricks and lessons learned.
Hi everyone! Hope everyone had a great weekend! We had a very productive Saturday on The Hunt. However, we made a grave miscalculation and took the boys with us. I think it opened up a seismic wormhole in North Georgia due to all of the negative energy this generated. We made up for it yesterday I think (Target run and Hot Wheels for Beau, Academy for W- somehow has a medicinal effect that cancels out the smells of tobacco and propane that permeates all of the antique shops that the boys ... Read More about The Hunt with Michael Vol. II
Here's the follow up to how the install of the vinyl plank tile in W's room happened, and how we installed them in a herringbone pattern! I've actually done a good bit of vinyl tile install. I really like vinyl tile as a flooring option, so I've used it a lot. It's inexpensive, easy to clean, holds up well if it's installed correctly, and there are so many different design options. It's weird, but I also don't hate the installation- it's one of those chores, like cutting the ... Read More about Tips to install vinyl plank floors in a herringbone pattern…plus a cool hack to make grouting quick and easy!
Hi guys! Guess what? We finally finished the floors in W's room! They turned out really nice, although we went in a completely different direction than where I thought we would go. It is actually luxury vinyl plank tile. Let me tell you how we ended up putting vinyl tile in a bedroom. When last I left you, we had just finished ripping up the carpet in his room. Then, our plans for this room went a little pear shaped. W wanted dark wood floors. Michael wanted light wood ... Read More about Luxury vinyl tile in a bedroom? Yes ma’am!