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Boyfriend Jeans | Leopard Flats | Ruffle Sleeve Top  If you’re a long time reader, you know that our entry has been an ongoing challenge. You can see a few of the evolutions in this post and this post and you saw the latest in last week’s video tour, but I thought it was worth its own […]

Update: Congrats to our winner, Avery! Hope you enjoy your new door hardware. :) Last week, our new front door arrived! We got it installed and trimmed out and it has totally changed everything. The facade of our house finally reflects more of what you could expect when you walk inside. We’ll have more of those photos […]

Over the weekend we got our mirror and hooks hung in the entry again. As scary as it was to put holes in our newly hung wallpaper (measure 5 times, drill once!), the results were worth it. And the wallpaper looks even better with some life on it, as walls do. Our trusty Ikea mirror […]

When we started working on our entry not too long ago, we added a bunch of functionality. A bench, bin for shoes, hooks for jackets and a mirror. Pretty quickly, we knew we needed to re-work the bench. We talked about that here. Not only did it not look the best for the very first […]

Last week, on a whim, I painted the inside of our front door a shiny black. I actually used the same gloss paint I got for the bench, but in this lighting it definitely reads black–which I love. I can’t believe the difference! It made our old beat up door look new and expensive. I was kind […]

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