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Vintage Door Hardware

Our very first home was a charming 1923 colonial with tons of character. It had mahogany woodwork throughout, custom built-ins, leaded glass windows, and crystal knobs on all of the doors. We sold that house 15 years ago and I still dream about it today. I’ve missed the character and Read More

Our Hardwood Flooring Reveal

  Last week, I shared our hardwood flooring choice (& installation) with you. Today, I’m going to reveal what it looks like installed in our brand new home (I’m in love). After a lot of research, we decided to go with Armstrong TimberBrushed Flooring.  It has a classic and timeless look Read More

Our hardwood flooring choice & installation

  I have received so many messages and emails asking about our new hardwood flooring. I am really excited to share our choice with you today.  We researched many companies, styles, and types of flooring. It was by far the hardest decision we had to make, when building our new Read More

A Cozy Window Seat

When designing our new home, a window seat was on the top of my list. I had visions in my head and knew exactly how I wanted it to look. We placed it in our keeping room (family room) on the narrow window wall. It turned out better than I Read More

Prepare your home for fall (& free pumpkin set)

There’s no denying it anymore: fall is here! The air is crisp, the leaves are starting to change, college football is on, and the kids are back in school.     With the cooler weather, I find myself spending more time inside, so I’m taking some time to prepare my Read More

Homebuilding Week 3: The Pad & My Dream Book

We just finished up week 3 of our homebuilding journey. This week, they completed the building pad and the compaction test. The build is moving along smoothly (so far). I know there will be wrinkles down the road, but we are thankful for every good day and are enjoying the Read More

Decorating with Silhouettes

One of my favorite things to collect are silhouettes. Whether they come from a local antique shop or are uniquely created for our family, they always bring a smile to my face. I often find myself perusing antique shops & flea markets, in search of them. And anytime we can find an artist Read More

Farmhouse Bedroom

I’ve done some fun updates to our master bedroom and I know several of you have requested to see it.  Last month, I shared a post about our new mattress here.  Adding to that post, I’ve also incorporated a few farmhouse style pillows and a beautiful classic ticking chaise lounge to the space.   Read More

Decorating with Letter Boards

Letter boards are all the rave right now and for good reason. They are vintage inspired and a great conversation piece. You can decorate with them in any room of the house. They are fun and it’s entertaining to come up with sayings to put on them. Below are some pictures Read More

Dining Room Rug Makeover

Area rugs finish off any room beautifully and when you don’t have one, it definitely makes for an awkward space. I have literally spent the last four years searching for the perfect dining room rug. I’ve looked through catalogs, in stores and online, yet nothing captured my attention until I found Read More

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