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The capsule hotel gets a remake

Schemata Architects gives it a new image and a nice sauna. Japan’s capsule hotels have a bad reputation, described as “traditionally grimy, and primarily intended as expedient sleeping solutions for drunk salarymen who have missed the last train home” — which is a shame, because it should be a great …

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Friday Links

Hi!  Friday Links continues.  Thanks to those that gave feedback last time I posted, and in general it’s always nice to hear from ya.  I’ll hold myself to sharing things I seriously love and truly find interesting.  I put good effort into up-keeping that so it means a lot that …

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Sketching a New Master Bedroom Closet

My master bedroom closet: what once was a nice upgrade has turned into something that’s completely falling apart! Within the first year of starting this blog, I wrote at length about converting the three boring hanging poles of my master bedroom closet into a more robust closet organization system. It …

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How To Style a Chic Galentine’s Day Brunch

As soon as stores swipe the tinsel off the shelves, it’s replaced by heart-shaped boxes and all things bright red and pink. When it comes to Saint Valentine’s Day, there are people who love it, others who passionately hate it, and those who remain indifferent to the romance and expectations …

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Family Room Update: Counter Intuitive

Last week, I share the family room update to our fireplace. Just using paint, it made a huge difference! This week, I did more updating in there. Years ago I painted all the built in cabinetry. The fireplace sits between cabinets built by someone back in the 60s. It's great …

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Build Your Own Treat Box with Interchangeable Inserts

The ever-amazing Jenny is back again today to share a beautiful and brilliant project: this interchangeable treat box would be perfect for gifting treats for Valentine’s Day, Christmas, teacher appreciation, birthdays, or just because.  It’s not a pie box! It’s not a cake box! It’s an everything box! Interchangeable inserts make this …

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January Favorites

Some of my favorite things from the month of January! CALENDAR I had this calendar last year and got the 2018 version this year because it has become a useful and beautiful part of my desk that I can no longer be without.  I also get asked about it a …

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Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day is starting to feel a little old-fashioned to me. Anyone else? I’m not super into the whole ~romantic~ elements of it, but I do like the pink and sweets. It’s a fun excuse to spoil yourself or show your girlfriends that you really appreciate their friendship. I had SO much …

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Ombré Geometric Heart Cross Stitch (Free Pattern)

Just in time to DIY for Valentine’s Day, this ombré geometric heart cross stitch pattern is an easy template you can complete in an afternoon. click here to access the patterns library Hi friends! It’s the start of another long week. And as much as I’d like that to mean …

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