Decorating with good “Juju”

This month I have noticed my urge to “nest” increase.  I think it’s the natural change in the seasons that heightens my primal need to hibernate along with the change in the political climate that is causing me to seek refuge.   I’ve been more intentional than usual with the decor choices that I’ve been highlighting […]

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New Year Refresh!

  There are many people out that that seem to despise New Year’s Resolutions.  I am NOT one of those people.  In all actuality, I would have to say that New Year’s is probably my favorite holiday.  I get this awesome feeling nearing December 30th.  It’s like every year we get a re-do. It’s a […]

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Some Bathroom Inspo

Hello and happy Christmas Eve Eve!  I have been sick with the flu for the past two days and it’s totally been cramping my Christmas style.  I had envisioned this week looking so dang Christmasy– me sipping cider in my PJs whilst making cookies and listening to RUN D.M.C. Christmas carols–but instead, this week as […]

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Fair Trade Gifts Under $100

  I have very mixed feelings about Christmas, as I am sure that many do.  It is full of fun memories and anticipation, but it also makes me feel a bit anxious.  It is like the month where I feel that there are 100 more things added to my to do list and a layer […]

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Do-It-Mostly-Yourself

For the past month I have been doing a lot of work “on” my business.  One of the changes that I have made, are design packages.  It is like creating your own pizza, you can now easily hire for me for small projects or big projects, or pick and choose what services you want and need. […]

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Textile Alert: African Mud Cloth

I have been in this weird holding pattern with our living room design.  I am putting together our ideas into a story board and nothing is really sitting well with me.  I like something one day, and then the next I hate it.  I haven’t found that one thing that I just seem to love […]

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Starting a New Chapter

This weeks marks an important week for me. It’s is my first official week of not having an “employer”. The way I see it, it’s my first official week as a creative professional. There I said it, a creative professional. I’m trying that phrase on for size and I’m not having a lot of luck with it. I […]

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Staying Organized During a Remodel

This past month is basically a fuzzy fog of moving and weird house projects.  I owe you all a great blog post about our home renovation stuff thus far.  It’s been hard to write, because we haven’t been doing much sexy stuff this past four weeks.  Our work (and by our, I mean mainly Jake […]

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Living Large. Part 2.

  Today I want to introduce you to another one of my favorite tiny homes.  This tiny home is my favorite for two main reasons. 1) It is located on Sauvie Island and is the home of one my favorite designers.  She is local, one of our hometown heroes, and she is just amazing.  Her […]

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Living Large. Part 1.

Right now my body is completely exhausted and sore, my mind is racing like Sea Biscuit, my hands have crusted paint all over them and I have no idea where my fingernail clippers are.  We are coming out of moving weekend!  Oh the dreaded moves.  Who likes moving? It’s a life transition that I think we all […]

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