Style Your Space With These Chic Decor Finds (For Under $99)

After the reveal of our master bathroom, I immediately looked to the living room as my next victim, which is the design I’ve been focusing on for the last few months. So far I’ve ordered a green Anthropologie chesterfield sofa (after presenting a “Why I Need a Green Chesterfield” PowerPoint to my anti-green-chesterfield husband), snagged a marble Versailles coffee … Read moreStyle Your Space With These Chic Decor Finds (For Under $99)

Mistakes I Made During A DIY Bathroom Renovation

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It’s been a few weeks since the reveal of our master bathroom and I’ve had some time to digest the chaotic whirlwind of the 8-week transformation. Many lessons were learned mostly through my mistakes, so what good would those lessons be if I didn’t share the wealth of unfortunate happenings with you? Most of the mistakes … Read moreMistakes I Made During A DIY Bathroom Renovation

1-Year Blog Anniversary | 6 Valuable Lessons Learned During My First Year Blogging

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I vividly recall registering this domain 366 days ago after spending an afternoon at my friend Judi ‘s house where she encouraged me to start the blog I’ve always wanted to pursue but never had the courage to start. “WTF am I even going to write about?? No one’s going to read it except my mom.” … Read more1-Year Blog Anniversary | 6 Valuable Lessons Learned During My First Year Blogging

All About Interior Trends: 7 Tips For Knowing When To Cave & When To Save

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It’s interesting to observe the ebb and flow of what’s in and what’s out in the world of interiors over the years. It can drive you crazy, cause you to think “why the eff is this popular right now” or make you want to buy something the second it’s a thing. The key to knowing when to cave or save … Read moreAll About Interior Trends: 7 Tips For Knowing When To Cave & When To Save

E-Designing My Dream Living Room: A Traditional Glam Escape

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*UPDATE* Since writing this post a few weeks ago, my hopes, prayers, and dreams were answered by the green sofa gods, and this custom Anthropologie Forest Green Velvet CHESTERFIELD will be arriving around mid-March!!! _________________________________ It’s been a few weeks since finishing our bathroom and even though they’re just about healed from the abundance of tiny deep … Read moreE-Designing My Dream Living Room: A Traditional Glam Escape

A Gift Guide for The Design Lover In Your Life

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The other day I stumbled upon a fact that I felt the need to share, especially if you’re planning your holiday shopping: the most returned holiday gifts are clothing items. I’ll admit I wasn’t that shocked, but it was just the push I needed to steer me away from even thinking about buying clothes as … Read moreA Gift Guide for The Design Lover In Your Life

Why I’ve Been Avoiding Home Goods & All The Details On Where I’m Shopping Instead

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You read the title right. From my lips to God’s ears. I’ve been a die-hard Home Good-er since day 1 of this blog and my older posts were all about how I thrive off my next Home Goods find. To provide some perspective, this is how my typical Home Goods trip goes… I’ll walk in, … Read moreWhy I’ve Been Avoiding Home Goods & All The Details On Where I’m Shopping Instead

One Room Challenge, The Reveal: A Small Luxe Parisian Master Bathroom

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It feels surreal to be writing this but… our bathroom renovation is complete. So much frustration, stress, anxiety and overwhelm were accompanied by this project and what you won’t see in these photos is the blood, sweat, and (many) tears that were poured into this tiny bathroom. With a full-time job and a side biz, … Read moreOne Room Challenge, The Reveal: A Small Luxe Parisian Master Bathroom

One Room Challenge Week IV: Things Get Ugly Before They Become Pretty

You can find last week’s recap here This week’s progress: + Finished hanging cement board in the shower + Installed shower pan and membrane + Waterproofed shower + Installed shower floor marble + Started shower wall tiling (!!!!) + Sourced and purchased everything needed to complete the bathroom (listed everything at the end of this … Read moreOne Room Challenge Week IV: Things Get Ugly Before They Become Pretty

One Room Challenge, Week III: Buildin’ The Bones

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To catch you up, here’s the progress we made last week I started to take things on myself after convincing Angelo I wanted to move forward with the rest of this remodel on my own and pull him in as needed. I know what you’re thinking and no, I’m not on anti-psychotics. Here’s this week’s progress: … Read moreOne Room Challenge, Week III: Buildin’ The Bones

One Room Challenge, Week II: Please Send Help. And Vino.

Hey! If you’re new here, my husband and I purchased our first home (a generic, 1960’s bi-level) about a year and a half ago in Northern NJ. Little by little, we’re adding personality to our basic, builder-grade home, and for this fall’s One Room Challenge™, I’m tackling our very first demo/reno with our tiny master bathroom. For the next … Read moreOne Room Challenge, Week II: Please Send Help. And Vino.

Looking To Paint Your Walls? Try These 7 Popular Shades of White

That was a hard title for me to write, mostly because I’m a dark walls kinda gal. I had a spur of the moment urge to paint my office white back in February…and I immediately knew it wasn’t for me. So the next day I ran out to Sherwin Williams, purchased a gallon of Greenblack … Read moreLooking To Paint Your Walls? Try These 7 Popular Shades of White