We played a little game of musical lights this week around the house. The music room light (which was an extra from our home office) is now in the bathroom (see above! love it!). The lantern that was above the tub was so beautiful, but because it was see through, there were so many lines intersecting with the windows, so it now lives happily in the laundry room which I think will be a great starting point when we tackle that room. And the laundry room chandelier (that was here when we moved in!) is going to hang in Polly’s room! It’s whimsical and I think it will go beautifully in there just as soon as we get the ceiling wallpapered.
I also ordered some warm wood shades for our bathroom window that should be here be the end of the month and I’m working on curtains again, too. Something striped and bordered is what’s in my mind–just gotta find the right ones! I’m enjoying taking my time on these finishing touches to be honest. Most of our reveals have some sort of deadline attached to them and although I dying to reveal the full bathroom, I want to be patient and finish it in a way that I’ll be proud of for a long time to come.
Other fun things this week!
As you’ve heard, we’re starting our kitchen renovation in a few months, but it’s in full force planning and designing behind the scenes right now. Follow along with my modern cottage kitchen board on Pinterest to see where my head is.
Maybe all your bed needs is one giant lumbar pillow. (I traded all of our extra throw pillows for just one of these and I’m so happy in the simplicity)
Urban Outfitters: Take an extra 40% off sale styles! (this pitcher has my heart)
We designed the Charly line of sofas, chairs, and ottomans with perfect proportions for comfort — with wide arms, a loungey depth, and stylish and practical lumbar pillows. Available in 70 kid-friendly, pet-friendly fabrics, this line was created with families in mind.
Our wood grain Shaker cabinet fronts were designed for busy, high-traffic homes like ours. Clad with durable textured thermofoils, this line is compatible with Sektion, Akurum, Godmorgon, and Besta cabinets from IKEA. It's the perfect, practical way to add the warmth of wood to all the rooms of your home.
We have teamed up with Loloi to create a line of rugs that are as affordable as they are beautiful. This collection houses a great mix of traditional and modern rugs, in cottage-y colorways, as well as vintage-inspired beauties that you’ll want to roll out in every room.
We partnered with Stuga on a line of hardwood floors — The Ingrid is really livable, and the color is very neutral. It doesn’t lean warm or cool, it’s that just right in-between. We have really loved putting it everywhere in our house. It’s the best jumping-off point for design, no matter your interior style. In addition to being beautiful, Ingrid is really durable — we have three kids, and we always have a home construction project going on. Ingrid stands up to it all.
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Befores, afters, mood boards, plans, failures, wins. We’ve done a lot of projects, and they’re all here.
We have a long-standing relationship with DIY, and love rolling our sleeves up and making it happen.
Even when you don’t want to rip down a wall, you can make that space in your home better. Right now.
Over the weekend Brooke (our social media manager) and I went to the Parade of Homes in the Raleigh area and it was so fun to get a feel of how other people in our new area are living and living large! The purpose of the parade is so that home builders and designers can […]
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