Our entry has evolved so much over the two years that we have lived here (check out the full evolution over on Instagram today! @chrislovesjulia), probably more than any other space, and with each tweak it gets functional for us and more beautiful, too. Most recently, we swapped out the mirror for a full length […]

We got a new big entry rug and Charly has a new favorite spot. The runner we got for this space a couple months ago is a perfect fit for the laundry room, so we set our sites on something bigger. Ideally, we were looking for something in the 5×14 range. So, that’s nuts. I looked into […]

Last week we showed you our entry that got a little makeover, but is still very much in progress. We have baseboards to install, grout to fix, a light switch and doorbell to move, art to add above the hooks–but we’re getting there. And it really is a drastic change in a week’s time, both […]


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