Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Hanging Antique Windows on a Wall

Last fall, I noticed that my design taste was starting to change. Or maybe, not quite "change", but instead, become more mindfully intentional. I started to become more particular about the pieces I was selecting--focusing less on what was popular, and more on what inspired me.

As the months rolled on, it just became more and more true. I was less drawn to trends, and more moved by a return to historical fidelity. I wanted to incorporate more timeless, antique treasures into our home rather than fill it with "stuff".

Monday, August 10, 2020

Turning The Page

I love reading, and I love old books, so literary metaphors make their way into my thoughts quite frequently. I've always been a voracious reader, and I love the feeling of escaping into the stories and getting to know the characters that live amongst the pages. At times, I've even felt a bit sad at the end of a book when you have to say goodbye to those characters.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Finding Our Way in a Foreign Land

This is a post I never imagined I would be writing. As the pandemic grew through the winter, it seemed that the thing we feared most was the idea of being in the unfortunate group of the population to become ill. Or maybe, worse, the group that perished from it. What we've actually experienced in our real life was not something I could have fathomed, and I'm still struggling to understand it each day.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Laundry Room - Week Three: All About Shiplap

When deciding on the finishes in our laundry/mud room renovation, I knew that I wanted the space to incorporate a more utilitarian aesthetic, while still being beautiful. As we fix up our farmhouse, it has been important to me that it is returned to the authentic styling that is appropriate in a true farmhouse. Shiplap is one of those elements--but only if done right!
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