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Sara’s Kitchen “Update” Spirals Into A full Renovation (Plus – Help Her Choose A Design Plan)

photo via deVOL Recently, I decided that I was going to put all my #shelterinplace energy into one room – my kitchen. I spend most of my free time in there these days after all. And last week I shared my initial plan for a $3k budget, kitchen UPDATE. Last week feels so long ago. […]

How To Hide Cords and Outlets In Every Room – No Photoshop Required

photo by sara ligorria-tramp | from: 5 steps to get a high-impact & organic bedroom Consider this is a “what we wish we had known before” post. It’s a combination of design mistakes (Emily’s specifically), design rules and style hacks. It’s about cords and it’s riveting. In this age of technology where devices are king […]

Are IKEA Kitchen Cabinets Worth The Savings??? A Very Honest Review One Year Later

If you’re anything like us, you’ve always been curious about IKEA cabinetry. I mean they look pretty in pictures but how do they hold up? How much do they really cost? Are they worth the savings? How comprehensive is IKEA’s cabinetry customer service? The list of questions goes on but today ALL of them will […]

Our First Feel Good Makeover Could Be You And Make Your Life Much Brighter

photo by sara ligorria-tramp | from: reveal: how we brightened up a room (and some deserving lives) with velux skylights Today we are announcing our first Feel Good makeover of 2020, and guess what? It’s a contest – the Brighten Up Any Room Design Giveaway – in partnership with Velux Skylights that YOU can win. […]

Designing our Laundry “Room” + The 7 Things Our Contractor (and Plumber) Told Us To Consider

image via delikatissen WE’RE BAAAAAACK. Yes. Somehow we are not done with the mountain house (that’s an inspo photo), and I want to celebrate its return with one of the more boring but useful rooms to talk about – the laundry closet. While I truly want to avoid spending one more penny or creating any […]

The Painted Trim – High Impact, Low Cost (One Girl’s Journey + All The Tips & Tricks)

photo by matthew williams | via country living I’d never had to make a decisions about trim before in my life. At least, not until Mac and I bought our house. And to be totally honest, I had never really considered the trim in a room before. I’d painted a few apartment walls in the […]

Inside The Design Process – Six Ways To Save Money When Working With A Designer (And Five Reasons You Want To Work With One)

Velinda here, with part II of our “Inside The Design Process” post. And apparently I’m supposed to tell you how you can get away with paying your designer less…  Turns out, there’s no way of paying a designer less! The End. Fiiiiineee. I get it, truly. I’ve never been able to afford a designer either, […]

Inside The Design Process – How Much It Really Costs To Work With A Designer

Design nerds, this post is for you. Velinda here, and today I’m talking spreadsheets, budgets, and survey data – all the good stuff that comes with the design process for an interior. Non-design nerds, I apologize. No eye candy today. Just dense, leafy-green style information. But I promise that if you just give this post […]