Bathroom Roman Shade DIY

Hi there! I’m excited to share my recent DIY project with you – I made my own roman shades! As someone who loves to decorate my home, I’ve been wanting to add some window treatments to my living room windows. But instead of buying pre-made shades, I decided to try my hand at making my … Read more

Frutto Probito

So, one of my favorite rooms in the house (and one that is the most done) is the powder room. I decided to splurge on a Cole and Sons wallpaper called Frutto Probito. I love how it has a traditional bent and that the colors tie in to the palette in the rest of the house, … Read more

Bathroom Update

So the bathroom renovation began a couple weeks ago. I started by creating my concept board and so far it’s turning out as planned (minus a small error where I misread 3′-9″x 4′-2″ as 39″ x 42″ …whoops!).  Here is the progress to date:


Here is the powder room – with some more baby shower floral spoils. I got that Venice canal print in 1996 when I went interrailing with my friend Clare after high school graduation.  Fond memories of gelato and water buses.  I just got it reframed (after having it in a crappy IKEA frame since my … Read more

Friday Filaments

Last weekend we stopped in at World Market on our way to the hardware store. As usual, they had some great finds. I had been searching for some sort of light fixture for our powder room – the old ugly one was discarded when Scott’s parents painted the room. I wanted something more pendant-like (versus a flush mount) but … Read more

I can’t stand it

Danika over at Gorgeous Shiny Things is being ridiculous again. Ridiculous as in ridiculously talented. She painted this (probably took her one day) to mimic a DeGournay wallpaper.  Gorgeous.  I think she repaints this wall seasonally.  I’m rather inspired. Maybe something like this would work in my bathroom temporarily until I can do a full scale reno?