Tag Archives: home decor

The window seats

I didn’t do laundry on Sunday, or make my lunch, or get my gym clothes together, or any of the things that make a Monday morning not feel like an unmitigated disaster of unpreparedness. Instead, I made window seat cushions for the kitchen. Worth it. We still have some odds and ends to finish before […]

Planning projects: how do you get started?

Since the kitchen project is coming to an end, I’ve been trying to decide what project we’ll tackle next. In my mind, we were going to finish everything by the time I moved in, but with 6 weeks to go, I’m coming to terms with the fact that it’s unlikely. I could make a case […]

A new-found love and my Miette skirt

It’s a little embarrassing, but I’ve been intimidated by sewing for a good…. 13 years now. My aunt gave me a machine when I was 15, and it sat in my closet, unused, until I moved out when I was 18 and my parents sold their house. I think the sewing machine was sold at […]

Filling in the blanks and gaps

…is a line from a Frightened Rabbit song, in case you’ve also had the working title of a blog post in your head for the better part of a week while you wait to take pictures, because it’s already dark when you get home from the gym after work now, and it elicits a song […]

A starbust, ombré wall

  ETA: I’ve gotten so much great feedback on this project since it was featured on Apartment Therapy that I wanted to add an updated glamor shot in the decorated space. Seven months later, it’s still one of my favorite things in my apartment! I painted this section of wall in an hour or so […]