• DIY
  • Where Would You Tile?

    Kitchen refrigerator with cabinet

    There is a small cabinet and countertop (21-inches wide) next to our refrigerator in our kitchen. It is a few feet away from our island, on the opposite wall from where our oven is. It has served as a catchall counter while we finish the renovation and work towards building a desk (more on that […]

  • DIY
  • Weekend Tiling

    After taking months to decide, I finally chose a tile for our kitchen backsplash. By finally chose I really mean that I purchased subway tile from one store, changed my mind the next day and returned the tile, then went to another store and purchased my second choice. I could have waffled some more (confessions […]

  • Life
  • Backyard Shed: My New Workspace

    backyard shed workshop

    Over the past few weeks I’ve been working on running electric to our backyard shed and completed the feat last week. Immediately afterwards, I cleared out my work desk and took these photos to share with you. This is my little oasis, tucked inside the little building my husband and father built (I helped a […]

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  • DIY: Peg Rail + Shelf

    Modern entry way diy peg rail

    The diy peg rail shelf was a must have in our entry way and after deciding to make it myself, it quickly became my favorite project. It faithfully holds all of my purses (when I just can’t choose which one I like the best), the baby carrier to grab as I walk out of the […]

  • Our Home
  • Entry Way: The Reveal

    black door kwikset entry way

    Kwikset sent me some products to make this makeover possible. This is a sponsored post but all of these opinions are 100% my own. Our little entry way has been a work in progress since January and I’m happy to be able to call it complete. Here’s where it all started, back in October. Then […]

  • Life
  • Dennis’s Birth Story

    I’m a big fan of birth stories, so today I’m sharing the story of Dennis’s birth. If it’s not your thing, no worries, I’ll be back next week with the entryway reveal. I woke up one morning in June, one week after we started building our backyard shed, feeling unusually nauseous and took a pregnancy […]