Design & Style

Small Spaces that Live Large

When we moved from our 1969 Cape Cod-style home to a 1929 bungalow, we knew that we were going to have less space. The closets are smaller, the rooms are smaller; people just didn’t have as much stuff back then!…

Add Farmhouse Style to Your Home

Look in any home decor store and on Pinterest and it’s no secret that farmhouse style is all the rage.  I mean, who doesn’t love a little Joanna Gaines in their home?  If you’re ready to dive into this style…

Simple and Safe DIY Essential Oil Candles

There is something just so eternally soothing about the flicker of candlelight.  For centuries, we’ve lingered in its glow.  And more recently, scents have been added to create an even more sensual experience.  Ahhh… there’s not much better than basking…

Tips for Simple Spring Flower Arranging

With spring in full swing, I love the idea of bringing fresh flowers into the home.   But if you’re on Pinterest or Instagram, all those lovely floral arrangements can be intimidating.  I’ve learned that it’s best to keep it simple…

4 Affordable Ways to Add Color to Neutral Decor

With Spring around the corner, it’s the perfect time to reassess your home’s neutral color palette.  While neutrals project a feeling of clean simplicity, when the temperatures rise and the days are longer it’s fun to brighten things up a…

Statement Lighting for Every Room

I think when we talk about “statement lighting” we automatically think dining room chandelier.  But today’s lighting designers have made it easy to envision statement lighting in every room of your home by varying shapes, sizes and finishes.  A statement…