Category Archives: Dilemma

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3 Small Space Solutions for Real Life (+ Mini Vlogs!)

This post is sponsored by Crate & Barrel.  Small spaces are our jam. We love solving a good tiny room challenge, whether that’s an awkward nook, a funny layout or your run-of-the-mill lack of square footage. Thinking vertically, hunting down furniture that pulls double-duty, and playing with color (or lack thereof!) are a handful ofKEEP READING >

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5 General Rules to Mixing Wood Tones

vintage rug (similar) | dipped stool | sconce | vanity Much like mixing metals, colors, or fabrics, mixing wood tones can be an exercise in subtlety. Variations in tone, grain, finish, and scale should all be considered when tossing different species of wood in a space. After posting about the update to our recently modified media console, weKEEP READING >

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How We Stay On Track and On Task

stool | paper roll | task light | large tool print Taking on a renovation project can quickly become a juggling act of evenings & weekends, conflicting preferences, contractors, and unplanned expenses. We’re often asked how we keep our plans moving along (and maintain our sanity) when working through projects large and small. Recently,KEEP READING >

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Our Loft Ladder Goes Electric!

sectional | knit throw | pouf | pendant light | electric hoist Without a doubt, one of the most charming details in our Tree House is the sweet little loft, or maybe it’s the ladder that leads up to it? Either way, I’ll never forget the day we walked through this home, and Scott and I climbed up the ladder to see the surprise at theKEEP READING >

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On Hiring and Working with Contractors

When we moved into this century-old house more than 4(!) years ago, we had a lot to learn – and quick. Never having lived in a home more than a few decades old, naturally, we’d never seen lathe before. We were amazed when old toys and trinkets fell out of the walls we demoed. We tested every newly exposed surface for lead. WeKEEP READING >

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Did You Have a Mobile?

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Our brains feel so full at the moment, that every decision in the nursery has us – me? – second guessing. Do we need this? Do we need that? Ultimately, our hope is to get the basics in the room, learn more about who our baby is as a tiny human, and work from there. We value the advice we’ve received from friendsKEEP READING >