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My Outfit, Polly’s Sneakers One of the questions we are asked repeatedly is, “What are you looking for in your next house?!” A lot of people have asked this and is it too obscure to say “a feeling?” All of our homes have been very different and I suspect our next home will be different […]

Cabinet, Fauxdenza, Table Lamp, Glass Box, Vase, Ginger Jar, Candlesticks, Glasses After our bathroom reveal this week, I got this funny question on Instagram: “Did it turn out as planned or are you surprised with how good it looks?” I had to laugh because I think this was meant as a compliment–But it also got […]

Art | Art light | Area Rug | Shearling Bench | Music cabinet | record player | music room light | sconces Remember the art that I was thinking of for the living room?? Well it got here, and is incredible (and currently 25% off!) and fit turns out, it’s so much better in the front […]

Last weekend, we went a couple hours south to the small town of Fish Haven, Idaho right on Bear Lake and spent some time connecting as a family. The Airbnb we rented had access to a private beach and it was peaceful and wonderful to be able to feel like we’re on a vacation for […]

Piano bench | Tree art | Landscape | Fox art | Sconce | Pendant  In Tuesday’s post I mentioned that I got the itch to paint something. We had been planning on turning the music room into a jewel box — a bold, color in the middle of our Alabaster-walled home. I was leaning toward blue/green/gray, […]


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