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One Room Challenge Week 5 – The Pretty and the Not So Pretty #DesignFails

October 31, 2018

If you have been following along, we are in week 5 of th One Room Challenge. I am transforming a very tired, pale yellow dining room into an East Coast Charm Meets West Coast Cool space…in six weeks. Eeep. The ORC is so fun because it truly shows the ins and outs of a room makeover. [...]

8 Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Clean (and Pretty!) with Pets

August 31, 2018

Speaking first hand (as the mama of a sweet pup), keeping a home stylish and clean with pets can be SUCH a challenge. Because for me? The two go hand in hand. After nearly 8 years with our girl Savannah, I think I’ve finally got a good routine figured out to tackle the not-so-pretty that [...]

This Modern Home Finds a Sweet Balance Between Pretty and Practical

August 28, 2018

We all want our home to look design savvy but when it comes to real life, things like budget or kids often trump all those dream home wishes. Now enter Rachel Madden. She designed this Marin abode with modern sensibilities but practical enough for a family with a brigade of boys and their sports equipment. [...]

10 Homes that Prove Patriotic is Pretty All Year Round

July 4, 2018

If I had to permanently dress my home up for just one holiday year round, it’d hands down be The Fourth. Classic blues, stripes, pops of elegant red… and of course, loads of white. Sign me up. After curating this little roundup, I’m already brainstorming ways to do just that. One look at these subtle [...]

A Pretty in Pink Big Girl Bedroom

July 2, 2018

My daughter got her big girl room when she turned three. We moved the crib, I brought it a cute rug and I added some fun artwork that that was a little less baby and of course, she got a fancy new bed. And for a full year, for everyone that walked through our front [...]