My House

a new chair

if you’ve been reading for awhile than you probably know that i have a thing for chairs (chairs and light fixtures, to be exact).  i seem to collect chairs like others collect things like salt and pepper shakers.  i’m not bias, because, i like hanging chairs, built in window seats, loungy leather ones, old velvety ones passed […]

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happy friday + details

happy friday, friends.  i don’t have links this week, but i do have details.  if you came to my house you would quickly see that i like to decorate in the details.  i thought i’d share a few little things, that make me happy. i got this “god is love” card from made by girl in […]

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pantry / diy

last year i bought an old wardrobe (before here) in hopes of turning it into a stand alone pantry.  our kitchen is generous in size, but lacks a pantry.  when my parents re-designed the kitchen (remember, i live in my childhood home) they did so with empty nesters in mind.  thus, no pantry at all, just a […]

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dining table update

as many of you know, i don’t have a dining room (it’s currently a playroom).  instead, we really make use of the dining area in our kitchen.  we spend a lot of time in our kitchen, and specifically at our table, as we are big on eating meals together.  and, thats just the eating part. […]

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Living With Kids Home Tour

hi friends!  just stopping in to say happy thanksgiving.  i hope you have a great one.  a fantastic one, really. also, i’m over on design mom today being featured in the living with kids column.  i absolutely love this column on design mom.  i think it is so fun to see how other families live, […]

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adams & august daybed

i am all about little corners or happy spots, as i like to call them.  and, my happy spot now happens to be in our family room thanks to my custom made day bed by adams and august. it’s so great, i thought it deserved its own post.  i wanted a piece that could be versatile and ultimately […]

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imm living giveaway

how about a giveaway to start off the week?  i’ve partnered with imm living for their choo choo chooses holiday edition and picked out a few of my favorite pieces from their collection, which you can see styled in my home above.  i wish i could tell you which piece is my favorite, but i love them […]

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la la lovely and simply grove

ok, so i’m a little excited about this post.  just a little.  ok, maybe a lot.  i’ve been working on updating my family room with the help of my dear friend and fave interior stylist, kirsten / simply grove.  last month kirsten flew out and we had a blast putting everything together and collaborating with my friend […]

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my patio

can you believe summer is really over?  i’m in denial.  really.  i might not accept it until i see snowflakes grace the ground.  it was my hope to have my back patio all prettied up in june and do a post then, but it just never happened.  i sometimes start things i can’t (or more […]

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