Oct
24

Seasonal Decor

i love the change of seasons. as the light fades and the cooler weather sets in, we are forced inside a bit more. routines shift, our meals become warmer and hardier and our home becomes the heart of everything we do. i like my seasonal “decor” (if i can even really call it that) to […]

Oct
18

Seasonal Interest in the Garden

:: hop on over to tend today where i’ve written a post on seasonal interest in the garden. :: i found this piece inspiring and empowering. i have always loved erin’s positive outlook on life. :: i am super excited about this book. make sure to scroll down to watch the book trailer. :: this […]

Oct
17

Hannah’s Room- part two

there’s still some painting to be done but i thought i would share a few more bits and pieces of the addition. i knew i always wanted to incorporate an open staircase into the project and i love how it has transformed our second floor. our carpenter did a beautiful job at crafting the post […]

Oct
16

The Joys of Thrifting

oh thrifting. i used to struggle with the guilt about how much i love it. but recently i have embraced the fact that for me it is an art. a creative process. it’s a big part of who i am and how i express myself and my style in both my wardrobe and in my […]

Oct
11

A New Room and Floor

oh i could not wait to share this with you. it’s all pretty amazing really to have watched this room in all of it’s stages and now in all of it’s glory! it is officially complete and hannah is over the moon. she chose benjamin moore maiden hair fern for the color. and as much […]

Nov
1

Oct
28

my mother saved many of my halloween costumes from when i was a girl. they were all handmade and now live in the girls dress up basket. i love seeing all of the use they get. norah told me this summer that she wanted to be the pumpkin this year. it is a little worn […]

Oct
24

making poke berry ink.

Oct
23

i know. it’s been a while. but just because i haven’t been here for some time doesn’t mean i haven’t been having fun. there have been a lot of photo booths as of late. one at a wedding that we just couldn’t get enough of. and one that i created on the back of my […]

Oct
13

norah has declared fridays as “field trip fridays”. today we visited the philadelphia zoo. next friday, the crayola crayon factory.