Today is a special day! Stephanie from Casa Watkins Living asked me and a bunch of amazing home decor bloggers to join in a holiday home tour blog hop. All week long these talented people will be opening their doors to share how they deck the halls for the holidays. So put on some up some holiday music and settle in because we have a real treat for you this week. The full list is linked below, so be sure to stop back and check out each and every home on that particular day.
Chicago is covered in a layer of snow and there are only 3 weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. YES! ONLY 3 WEEKS! Whether you care to admit it or not, the holidays are upon us. Today marks the beginning of holiday gift guides and today we shall begin with boy approving gifting ideas.
This week was incredibly exciting. The Cambria quartz was cut and finally installed today! If you didn’t catch the play by play, don’t fret, it’s saved to Instagram in the Kitchen Reno highlight bubble. There were a couple of sketchy moments like, how are we going to install the wet bar backsplash…oh, let’s just remove the countertop with the sink and shim and raise the backsplash with crowbars. Ummm, ya, it was some serious Macgyver moves that had me holding my breath, but it looks absolutely amazing! Next up is the lighting, and lemme tell you, this was a really difficult decision! So many options. In case you’re in the same design dilemma, here are 11 pendant pairing for all your kitchen island lighting desires.
Lizzo has been on heavy rotation in my office and car for months. I’d be crankin’ her in the shoppe too but to say her lyrics are slightly explicit is…well an understatement…you’ve been warned.
When I found out she was playing the Aragon, I screamed out loud, but then cried when I went I saw the ticket prices. $300 each…damn Lizzo. That was a no go. However, I just ran across her performance on NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert. She tears down the walls! There’s a reason she’s one of the more talked about artists this year. Imma keep this super short and just post this geniusness here. Ge’chore children outta earshot…shampoo press getchu outta my hair…and ya-ya-yee.
If you’ve been around these parts for a while now, you may have wondered why I no longer post photos of the master bedroom. Well, ever since we moved, the design just seemed off. The navy blue headboard was just too high and zip zilch nadda worked above it. There is a weird inset between two storage closets where there should be something amazing, but no matter what I popped in there, it did not scream shazam. Alas, there was a disconnect between the old design and the new house.
When Universal Furniture approached me to partner up, I was all in for a master bedroom makeover. BTDubs, the entire post makes feel like I’m on an episode of Cribs…“this is where the magic happens”. Anyhoo, here’s is a sneaky peek, and if you think this is good, just wait for the full reveal, and you don’t want to miss the before look.