house crush / christine dovey

i’ve loved christine dovey’s, of bijou and boheme, home the first time i laid eyes on it, several years ago.  it’s always been good and gorgeous, but it just keeps getting better.  christine’s style is feminine, modern, glamorous and yet refreshingly unfussy.  i’m totally swooning over her latest feature on SMP Living and her newly designed website. one of […]

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house crush / caroline z. hurely

i’m beyond loving designer caroline z. hurley’s home featured in the latest edition of rue mag.  i’ve long been crushing on caroline z. hurley’s work and now i’m head over heels for her home. that couch is like my dream as far as couches are concerned.  big.  squishy.  pillowy. do you live in a small space?  what are […]

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shed home

perusing around beautiful shops, whether in person or online, is certainly a favorite past time of mine.   lately i’ve been (virtually) wandering around a darling shop called shed home.  lots of lovely in one place.  in fact, i found quite a few pieces that i adore (pictured above): + tibetan lamb bench (OMG it comes in PINK […]

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bathroom dreaming

what does your dream bathroom look like?  last week i was dreaming of kitchens, this week, it’s bathrooms.  perhaps the frigid weather has something to do with it?  for the past few weeks the only way to get really warm is by way of a hot bath.  my bathroom dreams, in recent years, have included […]

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trend : floating shelves in the kitchen

i absolutely adore open shelving in the kitchen.  clearly this is not a new trend, but it is one i can’t get out of my head.  if there is one room i could change in my home it would be my kitchen.  i love my home and my kitchen is fabulous…it’s just not “me.”  so when i dream of […]

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dining table update

as many of you know, i don’t have a dining room (it’s currently a playroom).  instead, we really make use of the dining area in our kitchen.  we spend a lot of time in our kitchen, and specifically at our table, as we are big on eating meals together.  and, thats just the eating part. […]

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house crush / studio fryd

today i’m crushing on the newly renovated studio space that belongs to jeanette lunde of by fryd (la la love that blog).  this space was a dilapidated old barn . . . can you believe it?  now it is a bright and beautiful space where jeannette can create, dream, design, and blog.  i’m dreaming of one day having  space […]

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monday mess * design crush

i’m so happy to have kelly, of design crush, share her monday mess.  i’ve long been a fan of design crush.  when it comes to all things design, kelly knows whats going on.  i’m so glad i’ve had a chance to chat with kelly at ALT, in years past,…she is as nice as can be! […]

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monday mess * post thanksgiving

how are you holding up friends?  was thanksgiving crazy?  restful?  busy? thankful?  i’m kinda feeling the word to describe my thanksgiving is blurr.   i tried to be present but with 15 extra people visiting for the week, i feel like everything was in fast forward.  i wish i could have sat down and had […]

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Living With Kids Home Tour

hi friends!  just stopping in to say happy thanksgiving.  i hope you have a great one.  a fantastic one, really. also, i’m over on design mom today being featured in the living with kids column.  i absolutely love this column on design mom.  i think it is so fun to see how other families live, […]

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