Greta’s room is the bedroom that I always knew would get another round of redesign. We did a few small updates right when we moved in, like updating the flooring and painting the walls as you can see in our last update. It’s a beautiful space. But as an official teenager, Greta is over the […]

There was a moment in home design history when wallpaper was everywhere! Remember when we all started tearing it out and painting over our walls? Whether or not you like it, it’s back, and I think we learned our lesson about throwing it out completely. Wallpaper can be a timeless design choice, and I am […]

In case you missed the announcement in our Love Letter, the wallpaper is officially installed in the laundry room, and I could not be ANY MORE IN LOVE! My ultimate goal for the laundry room was to create a space that is fresh, clean, bright, and a little utilitarian (the straight-laid tile floors definitely bring that). With […]

If you’re subscribed to our Love Letter, you’ve seen that I’ve been on a wallpaper journey last week. I had the downstairs back hallway (that connects the kitchen to the bonus room to the garages to the laundry room!) in mind when I ordered grasscloth wallpaper samples from Spoonflower (launching next month), but when the […]

Some of our readers were really apprehensive about us putting up wallpaper in the playroom, Greta’s room, Faye’s room, and Polly’s room, and usually those people have had terrible experiences with removing wallpaper. Now that we have removed the wallpaper in the laundry room, we completely get it. What a pain! You’re kind of at […]


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