(coastal bathroom)

Now that we are on day three of being stuck inside our house due to the Polar Vortex (out of snacks, please send help), I thought I would share the room in our house that makes every day seem like a beach day...the kids' bathroom. I am such a sucker for a nautical vibe, so … Continue reading (coastal bathroom)

6 Tips for an Easy Gallery Wall

For months, every time I would walk past the giant blank wall in our living/dining room, I would grumble to myself "I should do a gallery wall."  I kept putting it off because a. I didn't have enough pieces and 2. I thought it had to be a very complicated process.  I scrolled through Pinterest for inspiration and … Continue reading 6 Tips for an Easy Gallery Wall

(home sweet home)

We are now all moved in and could not be happier about it!  It has taken a week to unpack and get settled, but it is really starting to feel like home sweet home.  We are so glad we decided to take the new construction route as each and every decision in the house is … Continue reading (home sweet home)

(wood you like to know the recipe for adding instant character?)

I have always had a penchant for vintage things with loads of character, but after taking Woodworking 101 at the ReBuilding Exchange in the Spring, I want salvaged everything. I took the class with my future sis-in-law and we absolutely loved it. We hand selected our own timber and used real badass power tools over … Continue reading (wood you like to know the recipe for adding instant character?)

(kitch-inspiration)

Last weekend we ventured out to the burbs to work on cabinetry selections for the house.  We had a great meeting (albeit both of us slightly hungover) and started to make some major strides in nailing down decisions for the kitchen.  While we wait for the cad drawings, I figured I would share some of … Continue reading (kitch-inspiration)

(renegade craft fair)

This weekend is the Renegade Craft Fair in Wicker Park and I am super stoked to go.  I am a big fan of finding one-of-a-kind pieces with some spunk made from local artisans.  Plus, being in the events business myself I like to show support to other events and the industry. I went to the Handmade … Continue reading (renegade craft fair)