Hi there! 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™, we’re tackling our very first demo/reno all on our own with … Read moreOne Room Challenge, Week I: The Demolition Diaries
When you’re *blessed af* with a generic 1960’s split level home, you have to be particularly creative with how to add charm and personality to the design. I love our house – but when it comes to the architecture, I’m not sure you can get any more basic than a split-level. Since we’re on the … Read moreAll About Moldings: The Guaranteed Way to Create a Drop-Dead-Gorgeous Room
A few weeks ago I posted “7 Decorating Mistakes That Involve Windows & Walls and How to Avoid them.” It seemed to be a hit, so I thought why not continue the trend and focus on mistakes that involve more than just your windows and walls. I love writing these posts, not because I want to … Read moreAre you Making These 4 Common Decorating Mistakes?
Our bathroom renovation is underway and I’ll be posting updates and progress during the One Room Challenge beginning early October! Ironically, this weekend is the one year anniversary of that time I spent 3 weeks painting our kitchen cabinets. I’ve been saying for the last year that painting the kitchen cabinets has been by far the … Read moreThe Bathroom Makeover Roundup + Simple Ways to Update Your Bathroom
A few days ago I asked via IG stories “what’s a home design trend you HATE” and boy oh boy I got some great answers. About 80% of the responses had to do with all farmhouse-related trends. You mean people are actually sick seeing cotton stems in hammered tin buckets, all-things-Rae Dunn and distressed EVERYTHING? … Read moreWhy This Is the Only Gray Paint Color You’ll Ever Need
If there’s one thing I’m good at – it’s bargain hunting. Alright, two things – bargain hunting and tripping over everything. But when it comes to finding a good deal, I am a seasoned veteran. Working with various e-design clients who each have a wide range of budgets has taken my love for bargain hunting … Read more3 Neutral Glam Living Room Designs on 3 Different Budgets
Jesus take the wheel – it’s finally August. I wait all year long for July 31st to come to an end because quite frankly – I’m not a fan of any of any of the months prior to August. Most people get seasonal depression in the wintertime, but I seem to get it during the … Read moreLoving Lately: 7 Home + Interior Related Obsessions
A few days ago the rather impulsive part of me decided that we need to do something about our shitty bathrooms, like, IMMEDIATELY. I can’t stand to be in any of our bathrooms, however, today I’m just talking about the one I can’t fathom the most – our master bathroom. We don’t think the previous owner … Read moreHow I’m Planning for Our Master Bathroom Remodel
Finding art that makes you feel some type of way can be a big, fat pain in the ass. It isn’t something you can search for 5-10 minutes and find exactly what you like – it requires time and commitment to find something you love so much that you’re willing to hang it on your walls … Read moreMy Secrets to Finding Not-So-Boring Wall Art For Less Than $100
A coffee table as a standalone piece of furniture is rather boring, yet, styling this little table in front of your sofa can create a world of difference to your room and essentially make or break your seating area. I find myself swapping out items and styling my coffee table on a regular basis and … Read moreThe 10 Items You Need To Create An Instagram-Ready Coffee Table
While I was scrolling through Twitter a few days ago, my thumb came to an abrupt halt after I noticed my favorite color staring me dead in the eyes through my feed; practically flirting with me. It took a second for my brain to register that Domino was announcing that PPG paints chose their 2019 color trend of the year: … Read moreColor Combo Obsession: Designing a Room With Dark Green & Mustard
There’s either a full moon coming or Mercury’s in retrograde cause I’m feelin’ a bit feisty today. I thought it’d be appropriate to show you some examples of common decorating mistakes that I see with windows and walls (*cue lil jon*) and how you can avoid them for this month’s 7 oz Sunday Series! Warning: some … Read more7 Common Decorating Mistakes That Involve Walls & Windows and How to Avoid Them
Ah, e-design. The future (and present) of interior design and one of my truest, deepest passions. If you’ve been following my IG stories, you know I recently shared an idea that I had, which came to fruition after receiving countless DM’s/emails about how I create my e-designs, which programs I use, and the most FAQ: “how … Read moreE-Design Inspo: Shades of Gray Bedroom Glam (Plus a Quick Announcement)!
I cannot even believe it’s been an entire year since we closed on our house and one year since I lost almost half of the hair on my head along with all of my sanity during the process. I try to block it from memory, but I vividly remember calling/texting/emailing/stalking our realtor, mortgage guy and lawyer multiple times … Read moreIt’s Our 1 Year Houseversary! Progress, Before & After Photos
As per yooj, I’ve been itching to re-vamp some of the rooms in my house and with that itch…comes some shopping. Over the last few weeks I’ve been trying this thing where if I find something I love, I’ll actually sleep on it for one or two nights before deciding whether or not I want … Read more7 Recent Purchases I Got For Our Home & The Tactics I Use To Prevent Impulse Buying