Master Bathroom Dreaming

Because we just can’t get enough, we’re embarking on our next home reno project with Aidan Design: A new master bathroom.

My Reno Reveal in Washingtonian

Yes, it’s pricey, but here’s all the renovation work that $140,000 will buy you in a home in Arlington, Virginia. Hint: The kitchen was responsible for most of it!

Room Refresh with Layla Grayce

A new rug by Dash & Albert through Layla Grayce has spurred me on to spruce up my new home office.

Choosing Drapery Fabric with The Shade Store

With all the fabric choices at The Shade Store, I’m finding it had to make a final decision on which pattern will look right on our master-bedroom windows.

The Power of Paint (or Stain!)

That old saying proves true every. single. time. It’s the power of paint! Or in this case, stain for our new home’s wood siding.

Talking Window Treatments with The Shade Store

Our master bedroom needs window treatments. The Shade Store’s got them, and they’ll help me figure out which ones will work best. #theshadestoremakeover

Construction Chaos

The magazines gloss over this part: The dust, grime—and stress—of living through a renovation that precedes all the pretty pictures.

Nice to Meet You, New House

All the things you learn when you move into a new house—and how different those notions are from when you first envisioned how the house would work when you saw it empty.