closet design (phase two)

  On the organizing front in the new place we've been making progress! A few weeks ago I shared Phase One of the tiny 4'x5' master closet Mr. Lively and…

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gallery wall

Yesterday Mr. Lively and I worked a bit more on the apartment. Not a lot because I totally needed a break, but we did finish the gallery wall in the…

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signature style

When it comes to style there are many ways to be intentional. Having a willingness to play and experiment with fashion and decor is great, but knowing what classics I…

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cheap trick: ikea dresser

There is definitely progress happening on the home front. I've honored my birthday by treating myself to some home design time. Here is one of the recent updates which makes…

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decorating intentions

As I tell Mr. Lively (frequently) we are just four sleeps away from moving things to our new apartment. At this point I am pretty much consumed by preparations for…

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new apartment (before)

  Since getting back from our elopement I have had one major project on my mind whenever I'm not working: decorating the new apartment. Decorating and design is literally my…

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cheap tricks

  Lately I've found some inexpensive ways to add a little oomph to my life. Nothing earth-shattering, just stuff that makes makes me smile. Exhibit A: Candy Corn Oreos Yes,…

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