So I’ve known for a while now that I wanted to paint the front door black. Spent the better part of my Saturday making it happen. I’ll spare you the details and how-to’s as there’s a million tutorials online. A few key points, I sanded down the door to get rid of some of theContinue reading

The last time you saw our living room it looked a little like this: I needed to get rid of that peachy color as fast as possible and I really liked the idea of an accent wall. I’ve never been scared of dark walls so I started there. Our last place had a couple blackContinue reading

I promise this blog isn’t just about floors now. To prove it, I’m taking a break from the Living Room to share progress in the master bedroom. It’s definitely not done but we’ve made so much progress from sleeping on a mattress on the floor on top of scary brown wall-to-wall carpeting. We’ve upgraded fromContinue reading

A quick update on the living room floor (a million years later). When we finally removed all of the carpeting, it started to become more and more apparent why they had covered it up with all that carpeting, over which they threw over some beautiful Jaipur rugs. At some point, someone decided to paint theContinue reading

The first two things we did when we received our keys was A) lay on the floor and bask in the glory of it all and B) rip up a corner of the carpet in the living room. I had done some research and found that houses built in the 50s and 60s were almostContinue reading


Update: I’ve made modifications to my eating habits and am using NTC as a proper warmup for running. 15 minutes of almost any workout from the app and I can last a lot longer on the treadmill. Small victories, y’all! So it’s only February and I’m trying to party outside? Well, I do live inContinue reading


So, something amazing happened when I was working on the last post. But first, let’s rewind. I used to be subscribed to Design Public’s newsletter and let me tell you, it was pure torture so I unsubscribed. Torture because I basically wanted everything and couldn’t afford it. One of my biggest wants from them isContinue reading