• Design and Interiors

    Making Minimalist Design Work For You

    I'm a minimalist through and through. My husband is not. When we first moved into our home and I painted every single wall white, he thought I was insane. In full disclosure, I bought about 45 different varieties of white before finding the right one. So maybe I am? I love the look of a bright, white home. It forces you to really think about the design and decor you choose It allows those design choices to be the focal point and really shine. Our home still isn't where I would like it to be. Picking up design pieces is a slow (and expensive) process. We are really trying to…

  • Design and Interiors

    The Before

    As promised, I’m finally sharing all of the “before” photos of our new(ish) house. — Side bar: we’ve actually now been in this house for over a year and I’m not quite sure where the time went. — Before buying our house, Josh and I lived in an apartment nearby for several years. I was always dying to buy a home and spent way more time looking (dreaming) at Zillow than I’m willing to admit…..and driving Josh crazy. Last year, we finally decided we were ready to buy and kicked off the search. Naturally, every home on the market seemed to have sold and our options were pretty limited. We…