AT HOME

Yes, We Still Do a Holiday Card, Here’s Why

The holiday season has come and gone and yet I’m still getting texts from friends saying thank you for the holiday card. Holiday card traditions came into play in the early 19th century and have since been regarded as a social obligation. Holiday cards were the one time a year that long-distance relatives can see pictures of their cute grandchildren and get an update on their lives. But in the age of social media and constant updates with print prices high and mail times delayed- what is even the point? Here’s why…

Modern Glam Laundry Room Reveal

Have you ever hated something so much you just wanted to avoid it at all costs? This was me & my laundry room. It’s not that I hate doing laundry (okay, who loves it?) but it was the sheer fact that this room is the ugly duckling of my house. It was a dark corner that no one visited unless they. . .

WE’RE MAKING A BIG DECISION AT HOME

There comes a time in every adult’s life when they get irrevocable obsessed with HGTV, Home Depot, and interior design blogs on Pinterest. It’s usually about the time when you are considering getting your own apartment, buying a condo, or even putting down roots in a house. It’s about the same time when you thought $120k was a realistic budget to have an open floor plan and a farmhouse sink. I mean, how the heck can a part-time hamster trainer and a freelance copywriter afford a 950k beachhouse with a sauna on House Hunters?! Sahir and I found ourselves in one of the many HGTV predicaments a couple of months ago and had to make a decision…

The New Standard of Smart Homes

Remember when you were a teenager and Disney Channel had that movie out “Smart House” and the idea of having a high-tech home was all you ever wanted? Yeah, me too. Being in our home for three years has made us hit a bit of a turning point. We aren’t sure if we should “love it or list it” – honestly. This was a 3-5 year home and as we get closer to that milestone we need to prepare for the future. So what do we do?

Sofa, Coffee Table, Living Area
The 6 Best Things You Can Do For Your Home

I’ve always been interested in interiors, but it wasn’t until I discovered HGTV that I noticed how much investing in your home can change your life.
You know when you watch House Hunters and every single person says “I want an Open Floorplan” and you silently beat your head on your wood table thinking “duh! everyone does!” Well, the flip side of having an extremely open floor plan (I mean kitchen, dining, and living room altogether.) is that you get very little wall space and…

HOLIDAY DECOR WITH THE HOME DEPOT

I’m so happy to finally be able to share my collaboration with The Home Depot to decorate my home for the holidays. I am in love with soft white lights…

LIVING ROOM | MAN CAVE REVEAL

You saw a sneak peek of my basement on Instagram a few weeks ago, but it’s time to do a full reveal. We decorated our home as soon as we bought it and chose furniture for each room. Those pieces didn’t necessarily stay there in those spots and soon…

FRAMING YOUR WEDDING PHOTOS

When we got married there was one thing that we cared about most and that was our photos. We worked with the ever talented R.A.G. Artistry and it was the biggest investment we made for our wedding. I strongly believe that when it’s all said and done…

GUIDE TO BUYING ART FOR YOUR HOME

When we first bought our house last year, I knew that we needed one big statement piece. The trouble with an open floor plan house is that when each room is open to the next, which means the decor has to flow in a kitchen, living room, and dining room. Yup, just as tough as it sounds. A few weeks ago I picked up my first real-world, grown-up adult, art purchase. We chose to…