I have a love/hate relationship with invitations. I want to send guests beautiful, thoughtful invitations via US Mail that set the tone for the party, but I also hate forking out hundreds of dollars for something that will likely be tossed in the Read More
It's happening-- this week my baby girl turns the big 2! I can't believe it's almost here. I feel like I was just pregnant and I blinked and now she's a teenager. Ok, not quite, but still. How did this happen so quickly?
Over the weekend we hosted Read More
It's spring. Worth repeating that glorious word-- SPRING! Yesterday the temperature around these parts hit a whopping 76. WHAT. It felt glorious and soul healing.
When the weather starts hitting these heavenly temperatures, I start itching to Read More
Happy Tuesday! Hope you're having a wonderful week. We are having downright delightful weather here in Salt Lake City and Ruby can't get enough of it. She is constantly pointing at the door saying "Out? Wing?" That's toddler code for swing. Read More
I feel like I'm on the cusp of completing a gazillion projects. I'm itching to share the back deck with you as soon as it drops on Home Depot. We finished up adding some fun detailing in our kitchen, which I'll share this week. Makes a huge difference Read More
Greek key is consistently one of my favorite patterns for design. It's sophisticated and the perfect mix of traditional and modern. I simply cannot resist a great greek key piece. Today I'm sharing some of my current greek key favorites. And good Read More
I received a request from a reader a while back to post about how to find quality vintage furniture among the sea of garbage out there, and today I'm doing just that, along with an interview with an upholstery pro, Brian Maxfield.
If you're familiar Read More
It's embarrassing, really. It's the first room people see when they enter our home, and essentially since we moved in, it's been either completely empty, or had a hodgepodge collection of furniture in it. Our living room isn't at all suitable for Read More
All of the projects and deadlines and weight of the everyday caught up with me last week and I just needed a moment to catch my breath. Do you ever feel that way? We spent the weekend catching up on things we put on the back burner during the patio Read More
I have a toddler. Therefore, the legs of my furniture have seen more than a few bumps from toys being pushed around the house. My poor family room ottoman has been on the receiving end more than any piece should be (plus we've had it for around 6 Read More
I'm Jen. I believe every home should tell a story-- the story of its inhabitants. Forget the catalog. Add in the sentimental, mix in some quirk, and top it off with a little whimsy. With a little elbow grease and love, you can make your house so you. Join me as I transform my 90's peach and purple palace into a home withHEART, one DIY at a time.