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The new neutral

The new neutral is gray. I’m in love with gray. It’s been a year long obsession, and I’ve been incorporating it into our house and I’m loving it! Advertisements

Thanksgiving Place Settings

Thanksgiving Place Settings

I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year – and I’m super excited to have my whole family in town! Since the Mister has to work crazy hours during the holiday seasons, it’s impossible for us to go home to see family for big holidays. So I’m especially grateful this year that my side of the family decided … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Decor

I spent a little bit of time last night putting out some Fall/Thanksgiving decor. And by some time, I mean, less than 10 minutes. How do you decorate for Thanksgiving / Fall?

Gypsy’s and Headboards

Gypsy’s and Headboards

When it’s 100 degrees outside, what’s a DIY girl to do? Head to the basement and build a headboard, of course! And the gypsy’s? Yeah, cable is the devil. I totally got sucked into My Big American Gypsy Wedding. Dumb. But addicting My names is Erin. And I watched dumb TV while DIYing my headboard. … Continue reading

Changing My Mind

Dear Husband, Thank you for loving me – always. I love these home remodeling adventures that we are seemingly constantly on. It used to be stressful. Now it’s fun. I appreciate that we are more easygoing these days and we don’t stress out about making changes to our home. speaking of changes…. You must be … Continue reading

Open Shelving

I’m debating kitchen shelving for a small corner. Brackets or floating? Brackets:   Floating:     Here’s my “future” space for the shelves: Imagine that the wall was finished and there were countertops on those cabinets! (Countertops got ordered today!)   Thoughts? Well, at least I have time to think it over…. 🙂

Step Away from the Paint Brush

Step Away from the Paint Brush

I think this is what Seth is secretly thinking lately. You see, I have a problem. Or a few problems. I can’t make simple decisions – like what color to paint our bedroom. And, I actually like to paint. Translation: I’ve painted our bedroom twice in one day – two different colors. And I did … Continue reading

Design Fad: Chevron

Design Fad: Chevron

I joined the wonderful world of chevron-lovers today. I painted my erslev IKEA rug with Behr paint in squirrel gray (which matches our fireplace). In the midst of the bathroom remodel this was a refreshingly quick and easy project. The toughest part was deciding on the measurements and taping it out. To be honest, I … Continue reading

Rug for the kitchen

Our kitchen is a funny layout and an odd shape. We have a lot of unused space. Thankfully we inherited a great rolling butcher block from my in-laws that gives us extra counter space and storage, and generally just takes up space in the otherwise void that is our kitchen. See that little open faced … Continue reading