Our house is really in pretty decent shape (given it's nearly a century old), but there are still lots of things we want to change and fix to bring it up to speed. Tackling that is a bit like starting a jigsaw puzzle—all of the pieces intersect so it's tricky to figure out where to … Continue reading Guest Bedroom Inspo
When we bought our house, every room was painted a slightly different pastel shade. Pale pistachio in the dining room, an almost-purple in the living room, a sort-of yellow in one of the bedrooms. Given that the exterior is also an eye-catching French Blue, it's a little like living in an Easter basket. Pass me … Continue reading Paint Primer: Picking A White
Before we'd even closed on the house, I went absolutely, 100% viably insane on Pinterest, madcap-pinning literally any interior that caught my eye with zero kind of organization whatsoever. Anything and everything I liked, even a little, got a tiny digital pin stuck in it—really I was trying to distill for myself what I liked … Continue reading Don’t Think Twice, It’s All White
Every great masterpiece—sarcastically getting ahead of myself here—needs a great canvas. This is ours. Furniture, paint colors, etc belong to the previous owners (maybe their stager? Maybe even the previous previous owners?). No judgement.
Nothing special here. We lived in Brooklyn, in a teeny 300 sq ft, four-floor-walkup studio apartment with one cat. Then we got married. Got restless. Bought four-bedroom house. Moved in with nothing but a beat-up old sofa, one bed, boxes of books and lots of ideas. And got two more cats. If someone (I) had … Continue reading THAT’S HOW IT STARTS