Decorating for Christmas has always been important to me.  I know, you’re all shocked.  Ha.  But I remember even in my freshman college dorm room going all out.  Amidst studying for finals, my roommate and I made dozens of snowflakes and hung them at varying lengths from the ceiling.  At the end of the room, we had a small artificial …

It has been a LONG time since I’ve restored a piece of furniture.  As in a year and a half.  A lot played into that, but I am delighted to say, I’m back!  Now that we are faced with the heart of winter, I don’t know if I’ll tackle any more large pieces before things thaw out, but it sure …

I think it goes without saying, that seasonal changes dictate a change in clothing. At least in most climates.  Shorts and sun dresses are exchanged for sweatshirts and sweaters in the fall, while boots, coats and hats are required in the winter.  But not everyone decorates their home seasonally.  I get that.  This fall was pretty minimalistic, for me.  I …

Childhood memories are peculiar things.  There are moments captured and burned into memory like a still photo.  The memory of voices carry emotions that bring the distant scene to life in an instant.  I don’t remember that much from New York, I was only four after all. But I do remember my great-aunt’s pool (pool’s are impressive to all Alaskan kids).  And I …

As I sit here and write, the wind is stripping the last bit of gold from swaying sticks outside.  Fall has always been my favorite season, and I usually come out with a bang, changing up the décor, making way for pumpkins and spice and everything nice.   Then, before we know it, a soft blanket of snow will greet us one …

I’ve been promising a nursery reveal for over a year now.  So rather than epic, it feels a bit like old news.  I’ve shared some sneak peaks of some of the smaller projects in her nursery along the way.  The Sweet Rose Hook Rack that I made from an old drawer front can be found here, the Eiffel Tower Lamp and Rosette Lamp Shade the …