Author Archives: Kim


A Few Good Finds + Shopping An Estate Sale

Last week, my friend Jess and I were walking to a neighborhood coffee shop when she spotted a teeny neon piece of paper tacked to the window on one of the prettiest storefronts in Logan Square. The space was home to Butterfat Studios, a unique tattoo shop that was so much more than body art, rather, it was an artistic hub in ourKEEP READING >


Salvaged Wood Shelves In the Studio!

Over the last couple of months, in addition to dialing in our backyard, Scott and I have been making and committing to decisions in our home studio! The studio has seen a lot of changes over the course of our 3+ years in this home, and although it has come a long way, it hadn’t yet hit its stride. Years ago, we discovered and cleaned up theKEEP READING >


The Week’s End

At the tail end of last week, Scott and I packed our bags and stole away for an extra long weekend in San Francisco. Our yearly tradition has always been to discover a new city on or around our November wedding anniversary, and although we’ve spent a good amount of time in SF in the past, we were overdue for a visit with our friends (hi,KEEP READING >


Pet + Print Shop Holiday Updates

Update: We’ve sold out of custom pet paintings for the year – thank you a thousand times for your continued support! We’ve still got you covered with our gift certificates, and in the meantime, continue to take advantage of free shipping for all Print Shop orders through the end of the month with promo FALLSHIP. xx The Pet Shop Friends, the timeKEEP READING >


Those Tiny Tweaks

Maybe more than I’d like to admit, I’m digging deep into our own blog archives to remind myself of a paint color we’ve used, where we bought something or – and probably most importantly! – showing contractors what’s behind our walls. The hunt for the exact type of lumber we used for our dining room fauxdenzaKEEP READING >


Painting Our DIY Patio Table, Part II

To see how we built our patio table, see part I here! Hey, pretty table! Paint looks good on you. After we shared how the DIY build went down, some of you wondered why we didn’t consider staining the table. We both agree that this hunky style would be so pretty stained, but in our case, we opted for paint since we already have a cedar fenceKEEP READING >