What’s Your Wish? #WishesDelivered

Handmade Gift Boxes Over Polka Dots Background

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. This is one of those campaigns that will give you chills. I mean straight up goosebumps, hair on the back of your head stand up, heart-warming goodness. This time of year is all about spreading the holiday […]

Red Posie + Dining Room Buffet

red posie detailed chest

About two weeks ago my family and I took a little day trip down to Historic St. Charles just outside of St. Louis. It’s a beautiful brick paved street lined with one-of-a-kind shops, mostly filled with antiques, collectibles, framed art and restaurants. And I know I told you guys I would take you on some little shopping […]

My Evolving Tastes

how to nest for less family room

It’s kind of hard having a blog and having your design tastes evolve in front of a bunch of people. Sometimes you feel like you need to almost explain yourself. Case in point, my design choices from our first home compared to our second home. Our first house was a learning experience. We were 23 and […]

Getting my Vintage Shop On

vintage store 4

One of my favorite things to do on the weekends is go shopping for some vintage finds. Usually my little haven is Historic Main Street in St. Charles just outside of St. Louis, but this time I found something new right up the road from me. This little place (4 Quarters – Timeless Vintage because 4 sisters […]

Ceiling Fans: Are You A Fan?

Ellie-bedroom-makeover

So I’ve started making a mood board for my guest bedroom makeover, but one thing stuck out to me while I was looking for inspiration… do you put a ceiling fan up for practicality, or instead choose some cool ceiling light for aesthetics? Basically it all boils down to: Ceiling fans, yay or nay? When we built our […]

The Great Wallpaper Debate

wallpapered kitchen

So when I was starting my powder room renovation and talking with some old friends about my plans to wallpaper, a couple of them retorted “Wallpaper? Really? Isn’t that very 1980s?”. Well I have news for you friends… Wallpaper is BACK. Actually, it’s been back for awhile. And it’s not your grandmother’s wallpaper with large fruit patterns for the […]

New Projects, New Textiles

blue fabrics

I’ve been on a fabric shopping rampage recently. So many cool projects coming down the pike, and they all involve fabric… and not one ounce of sewing. My kind of DIY. So while shopping recently I noticed some trends that I love, and some notes about my evolving taste in color and pattern. And then […]