It's been just over a year since I last mentioned my office – ah, the blissful zeal of quitting a corporate job and feeling the immediate urgency to create a home office. Unlike most of my other home projects, progress didn't actually stall on this room, I just kept stalling hoping I'd come across the charming wooden library table or old science lab desk of my dreams. That never happened, but in the interim I did actually create some handy storage solutions and a room I've been happily using ever since.Read More
I'm in a lull when it comes to dressing creatively. For most of my life I've loved and labored over my outfits, hunting for quirky one-of-kind treasures in thrift shops and placing probably way too much stock in my outward presentation. But now I've come to heads with the distinct reality I seem to only have enough creativity to care about fashion OR interiors at any given time – thus, my increased enthusiasm for interior decorating has sadly left my sartorial output wanting.Read More
Though I started working on our upstairs bathroom almost four years ago, it took this long to post about it because I still have so many hangups about where it's at. I mean, it's not great; even the after leaves a lot to be desired. But as a renter, it's just part of the deal – learning to reimagine some shortcomings (and, more realistically, ignore the permanent ones). For a more complete breakdown of our bathroom's specific eyesores check out Part I here.
And here's how it looks now!Read More
Four years ago, this was the first room I attempted to update upon moving in to our rental duplex. Having previously occupied a slew of apartments – all boasting charming vintage bathrooms, each cuter than the last – our good-fortune finally ran out. It's not completely horrific, and we're graced with a downstairs bathroom, so no one but Luke and I really have to see this one. But the reality is we use it all the time and the small cluster of sad design choices make it a big bummer.Read More