Last week, I had the opportunity to share with our local newspaper our thoughts on what makes a home sophisticated and how can you achieve such a look on a budget. I wanted to open up that conversation for you all as well because I think this whole idea of creating a sophisticated space without breaking your budget is interesting! Continue reading “Sophisticated Home”
Have you ever been looking at your house, and you just felt like it didn’t quite “mesh?” Like, you loved the rooms each separately, but something about it just didn’t flow? Sometimes the answer to creating this much needed cohesion is nothing more than a little TLC to the small spaces and transitions throughout your home.
When we decided to tackle the upstairs of our home, I had a vision and design of what I hoped to transform each space into; however, I quickly realized that these ideas I had were neglecting a lot of the furnishings that we already had. As I started thinking about it, I came to terms with the fact that I needed to be satisfied and content with what was already ours. Isn’t that a theme that we could manifest in other parts of our lives? Continue reading “Country Guest Bedroom Retreat”
The kitchen, in my opinion, is the heartbeat of the home. This is the place, where in our home, many laughs are shared and fun memories are created. When Braden and I first moved into our home, we knew that transforming the kitchen was more than about making the space aesthetically pleasing–it was more about creating an environment where everyone could gather and enjoy the presence of one another. With my vision and Braden’s know-how, we created a space that was once just a dream for us.
As many of you all know, Braden and I have embarked on one of our most exciting adventures of remodeling and restoring an Italianate/Colonial farmhouse that was built in the 1860s. There is something so special and intricate about the details, labor, and thought that went into constructing homes during this time. Construction wasn’t exactly easy then, so I like to think that each detail was a true labor of love.