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

One Room Challenge, Week I: The Demolition Diaries

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

All About Moldings: The Guaranteed Way to Create a Drop-Dead-Gorgeous Room

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

Are you Making These 4 Common Decorating Mistakes?

 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?

The Bathroom Makeover Roundup + Simple Ways to Update Your Bathroom

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

Why This Is the Only Gray Paint Color You’ll Ever Need

A few days ago I asked via IG stories: “what’s a home design trend you’re not crazy about?” and I was surprised by some of the answers. A few responses contained the gray trend, which, I’ll admit, was totally me about a year ago. Our house needed to be painted 51 shades of gray and there … Read moreWhy This Is the Only Gray Paint Color You’ll Ever Need

3 Neutral Glam Living Room Designs on 3 Different Budgets

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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

How I’m Planning for Our Master Bathroom Remodel

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