This week we’re really focusing on putting the family room back together and every step feels monumental. The space, which is above our garage and just up the back staircase from the kitchen, and at the end of the hall from the girls’ bedrooms, has become the central location for our family to be together […]

Lately, we’ve been moving the art around in our house a lot. We moved the Kader Boly “Mirgration” piece from the hallway to the dining, and the Victor Ryan “Midnight II” piece from the mantle to the hallway. I love how rearranging art gives a room fresh life, sometimes making it seem like a completely […]

I’m an art lover, and I’ve often said that hanging art in your home will give it more character and personality than just about anything else. And while I’m a print-lover, through and through, today I’m making a case for collecting original art. Original art is one of a kind. If you connect with a […]

This post is sponsored by Artfully Walls Our a-frame has undergone a lot of big changes over the last few months but perhaps the one we’re most excited about is the addition of an entire bedroom/bathroom downstairs. Not only can we sleep additional people, but this one large open space seems to have a lot […]

This post is sponsored by Artfully Walls. Our last bedroom was pretty amped up in the art department, with a whole sprawling gallery wall over our bed. As soon as we cleared the room, and painted the walls much lighter (Benjamin Moore’s Olympic Mountain, read more about that here), we’ve been enjoying the much calmer, […]


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