Feathering Our Nest

as if i wasn’t lucky enough to have a beautiful shower back in maryland a few months ago, this past weekend my sweet friends threw baby and i another gorgeous shower here in cali. the shower was absolutely gorgeous, nothing short of pinterest worthy, my friends quite obviously have impeccable taste. they appropriately themed the … Continue reading

a room for baby boy (nursery update)

we’ve made some progress on little Q’s nursery. the hubs managed to squeeze a little painting into his busy schedule for me, he knows i’m neurotic and need it done NOW. he’s so sweet. here’s some updates on where we are… before (haha like the onsie?) i’ve got big plans for this wall. i’m building … Continue reading

shower for babIES

on sunday i co-hosted a baby shower for a dear friend and her babies (twins!!!)! it was somewhat of a nontraditional shower. we threw it on the beach, on father’s day and there were minimal games and no gift opening. the weather was gorgeous, albeit a bit windy, but the beach was beyond crowded! there … Continue reading

Nursery

its time to slowly start putting our nursery together for this little boy. the first step involves a lot of cleaning, reorganizing and probably purging. we plan on turning our existing office into the nursery but we need to find a spot for everything in the office. here is a little glimpse of what i’m … Continue reading

red

first, thank you all so much for your sweet words about our baby boy. we are so very excited and still in disbelief that in a few months we will have a son. the hubs already has big plans for this little man and it is the sweetest thing i have ever seen. ok, so … Continue reading

Kitchen Changes

yesterday I saw this kitchen and was immediately inspired for our kitchen. i fell in love with the yellow door and grey cabinets. unfortunately we can’t paint anything in our kitchen (nor do we have a pocket door which opens to a lovely pantry) so i started to think of how i can incorporate this … Continue reading

cheers to the weekend

kicking off the weekend with a few of my favorites from this week… * i’m loving the new design of my blog. clean lines. ahhh. *this tour re-inspired me in my love for all things white. *reading this gave me some peace. i feel the same way. *this song. i adore her. *our church does … Continue reading

man room

the hubs is itching for a “man room” in the house. this weekend he asked me if he could convert the garage into said room. i told him he could use his half of the garage, but also reminded him of how much it sucks to get into a cold wet JEEP on rainy mornings. … Continue reading

flowers

one of my favorite ways to bring new color and texture into a space is with plants and flowers. it’s a small change that can have a big impact on the look and feel of a room. (it’s also a nice way to treat yourself to something pretty). one of my favorite places to find … Continue reading

little seester’s place

my little sister recently moved into her first place, all by herself, something i’ve actually never done. its an old row house in the historic district of town, the quintessential perfect first apartment for a girl in her early twenties. here’s a little style board of how i would love to decorate her living room, … Continue reading

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