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Minimal Kitchens

Been looking at kitchens more than usual, not that we can do anything with ours right now, but it’s the room I’m maybe most excited about in future home that I’m always taking notes for.  I also have a DIY for you soon that was unexpectedly inspired by one of these …

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Friday Finds

Tomorrow is Galentine’s Day with my girlfriends for brunch and then we’re going to watch Fifty Shades Darker haaaa.  I haven’t watched the first one.  Should I?  I never got on that craze and don’t know much about it.  I think I’m going to be laughing a lot. I’ve been loving reading …

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January Favorites

What I loved most about starting this monthly column was hearing from you guys what your favs are and getting recommendations on things you thought I’d like.  This is a really cool thing and is very welcome.  Chime in on anything, read each other’s comments, and discover something new! CITY GUIDE …

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5 Simple Ways to Refresh the Bathroom

By far the most neglected area in our home is the bathroom.  Being apartment dwellers, we pretty much don’t have any options for what we can do with the design of this tiny space, and it took me some time to recognize that there are still some really simple things we could …

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DIY Footed Vanity Tray

Trays.  They are much like my oddly enormous love for boxes.  It’s a simple way to turn a collection of items into a prettier display while also being a form of organization that’s really, really easy to maintain.   There isn’t a surface in our home that doesn’t have some kind of tray …

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Blog Theme Giveaway with Blogzilla

Going through the reader survey results, I was most curious to see how you guys would answer the question on what you wish you could do more of in your free time, and a recurring answer was either blog more or start a blog.  I very much know the struggle …

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A Minimalist Villa High in the Italian Alps

Camillo Botticini Architect completed the design of Alps Villa, a spacious minimalist villa perched 2,300 feet up on a mountain pass in Lumezzane, Italy. Integrated in a sublime natural environment, the residence is an oasis of tranquility.“The landscape is characterized by a valley to the south and a frame of green mountains with peaks of …

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Natural Landscaping: Home and Garden Tips You Can Go Wild Over

Natural Landscaping: Home and Garden Tips You Can Go Wild Over Sustainable landscapes, xeriscaping, “naturescaping” and native plant landscaping are different home and garden terms for the natural landscaping movement. Whether you live in Florida, California or anywhere in between, create a friendly landscape for local butterflies and other wildlife …

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