I posted a picture on Instagram (here) about barn wood I was given a few days ago. The history behind the wood is fascinating. I knew this was one of the oldest farms in town from the 1600s but only recently did I learn more. This barn is the oldest in Connecticut, one of the 10 […]
I’ll admit I am the worst DIYer at finishing one project before I start another. Most times the reason I end up finishing one is because I have run out of space or I get the “Soo do you plan on moving this half painted, taken apart piece of furniture out from the middle of […]
Springtime comes spring cleaning, it’s time to shake off all that winter dust and start fresh. There is something about that relieving moment when your home is perfectly clean and organized. Here are 5 easy ways to declutter in 5 minutes.
Using trays or small baskets can really liven up an empty space on a coffee table or end table. They add an interesting element to the room and are the perfect way to showcase some of your favorite decor items. Here are some tips on how to style coffee table trays to bring together your […]
Living in an apartment, being smart about storage is key to being able to maintain a clean clutter free space. I went the atypical route in creating a space to get ready and chose to use a dresser instead of a vanity/desk and a cube seat that has more storage inside. This Ikea Malm dresser is the perfect […]
RIP favorite candles. It’s a sad day when I light a candle and it immediately goes out when it hits the end of the wick. It’s definitely a state of denial, when I light it deep down I know it’ll go out immediately but I want to pretend it’s not true. But then reality hits […]
I was admiring this pair of lion bookends at a consignment store but left without them thinking I don’t need any more little decorative items. What a joke that was. I practically dreamt about them and woke up the next morning praying they were still there as I drove back. Alas, my friends, they are […]
Ikea furniture is amazing for starting with a blank canvas and making it your own. From my experience the pieces are sturdy, good quality, and a very fair price. Entering into the ring is the Ikea Förhöja kitchen cart.
Antlers Can you get more rustic? One night my brother told me he found a freshly shed set in our yard. I immediately begged him to keep it for me in the garage until I came home next. I think he thought I was kidding. This is one of my favorite items to decorate with. […]