5 Tips to Refresh Your Space on a Tight Budget

Do you have a list for spring cleaning? When I recruited my dad into helping me re-paint the apartment during the holiday break, I didn't realize it would turn into a full-on deep clean. But, it is amazing that it did! When you paint, you have to pull all the furniture away from the walls … Continue reading 5 Tips to Refresh Your Space on a Tight Budget

Year in Review 2017

  Do I even dare to reflect on everything that's happened in 2017? In short, no. No one wants to read that. But if you're someone who enjoys reflecting at the end of each year and preparing for the new year, perhaps this will be an encouragement to you of some sort. This year was … Continue reading Year in Review 2017

DIY: Blessings Board

I have no shame in admitting that it was tricky getting a good photo of this DIY project. You may have noticed the low chandelier in this dining space in my last project post, DIY: A Transitional Tablescape. Quite a few DIY projects have ended up on the walls in this area and that chandelier always … Continue reading DIY: Blessings Board

DIY: A Transitional Tablescape

With summer now a distant memory, and Thanksgiving just passed, we want to make a conscious effort to continue to be present in this special season leading up to the Christmas holiday. At the same time, there's no shame in indulging in a bit of home decor. And so, I'll share how we celebrated Thanksgiving … Continue reading DIY: A Transitional Tablescape

Alamwar Holiday Set

It may not be Christmas yet, but it sure feels like it in the Hyde Park shop! Saturday evening was the annual Hyde Park Enchanted Tree Lighting event, kicking off the holiday season here in the Village. In my personal life, I am adamant about not decorating for Christmas until after Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving marks the … Continue reading Alamwar Holiday Set