June 2011

More Papier-mâché Animal Heads for Your Decorating Pleasure Thumbnail

I can't imagine I'd ever want to have real animal parts hanging on my walls, but there's something about these papier-mâché animal heads that's just...endearing. I could see the bull head in an eclectic girl's room, and the lion head could work for a boy's room or a study. Either way, you'll have a piece…

Thermal Curtains Result in a Much Cooler Space Thumbnail

Living on the third floor is taking some getting used to. Aside from the obvious difference — having to walk upstairs — there are some changes I didn't anticipate. The biggest one? It gets hot up here! We previously lived on a first floor apartment with few windows, so it was relatively cool all the time…

Before & After: Closet Organization Thumbnail

We're finally all moved in to our new place, and I couldn't be happier. This apartment is larger with much more useful storage and just generally feels more like home than the other place did — and we've only been here a little more than a week. I have so many posts to write about…

Time for New Bedding? Graphic Organic Options from West Elm Thumbnail

West Elm never ceases to make my day when they release new organic bedding designs. I admit, I stalk their site for months waiting for new designs to arrive, and I'm like a kid in a candy store when they finally do. With good reason, too. My obsession with chevron patterns is still in full…

Bathroom Glam: Gorgeous, FSC-Certified Vanity Thumbnail

At the moment, I'm not a fan of spending a lot of time in the bathroom. At one time, it was one of my favorite places to "get away" from everyone. I could go in there, close the door and be alone. But when your bathroom is as boring and utilitarian as mine was, spending…