This past weekend, we went to a Christmas tree farm to get a tree for the kids’ bedroom. This is a holiday tradition that we just started last year for our little family. It’s fun for the kids and we also use the opportunity to take family holiday pictures. What better holiday backdrop than at … More My Holiday Bedroom
Hello! It’s been a while my friends… I don’t have time for as much (if at all) mini home projects like I used to. With a nine hour work day and an additional three hours of daily commute, there is literally no time in my life for…anything! Work is demanding and it’s exhaustion as I’ve … More Diy: Antique French Chairs
Happy Sunday! Today, we strolled the city for five hours and it was time well spent with the family. My work is demanding and the environment is fairly fast-paced so the weekends offer a good balance. Every Friday, I leave the office feeling accomplished no matter how crazy the week was. I look forward to lazy weekend … More My Spring Blossom Bedroom
It’s finally here! The kids’ bedroom makeover is finished (except for a few little projects) and they are over the moon. They’ve been waiting forever to get the bedroom of their dreams and surely- mommy and daddy did not disappoint! One of the biggest dilemmas that we faced was whether or not to incorporate wallpaper. In the end, … More Kids Bedroom Makeover (Pt 1)
You might think that I’m lucky and I have everything. Well, yes that’s true. I’m very lucky and I do have everything… Everything that makes me happy– my kids, an amazing hubs, the good health of my loved ones, the memories of my childhood, and the traditions that we are now creating as a family. … More My Bedroom: A Safe & Happy Place
Can making your own headboards be easier than this? It seems like of all these headboards were made from unfinished wood. The imperfections make them OH SO PERFECT! Here are some of my favorites, from my pinterest board, Abode. Paint positive, inspiring words on your headboard. via Create a fence like effect with slabs of … More Natural Headboards
What’s currently on your bedside table? Books, pictures, fresh flowers? Whatever it is, make it pretty and inspiring. Here are a few pics round-up from my pinterest board, Abode, to get your creative wheels spinning. Love the look of this bedside table- peonies, books, and a tea cup. image here. A beside table made from … More Bedside Story
I LOVE me a white space. If I can redo my entire home, I would go for all white w/ pop of colors. This is me dreaming, of course. How can you ever maintain a pristine white space w/ a 10 mth old baby?! Although it may not work for our home, doesn’t mean it … More Clever White Spaces
Wallpaper has come a long way. To me, it used to come w/ a tacky connotation….the busy flower type that you would usually find in grandma’s kitchen. The ones that make you dizzy after 5 secs of glancing at them. Nowadays, wallpaper designs come in many stylish patterns. The kinds that would transform your house … More Inspired by Damask Wallpaper
Our ‘reading area’ in the bedroom just got a little facelift. Thanks to an awesome glossy modern white tray and some cherry blossoms! To read about a Designated Reading Area, go here. LOVE the airy whiteness! Use your favorite books as decorative pieces. What better way to describe your style than the books you read? Say … More Reading Area’s Mini Facelife
I give Zoey 5 million kisses a day. Now she’s at the stage where she’s reciprocating it and it’s the cutest thing on earth. Sometimes, she would actually initiate the kiss which I find amazing! I have a feeling she’s going to be my best friend. I think she thinks it’s cool to hang out … More Blessed with a Kiss!
Felt a sense of happy happy joy joy today when I found out that one of my postings, An Inspirational Workspace made it to the prestige pages of Dwellinggawker! Check out their website (here) to get inspired with your next home design project. Til next post, Kellie.