Archives for July 2016

OUR DINING ROOM PROGRESS: PHOTOS AND PLANS

 

dining room

When we discussed our “musts” when it came to buying a house, one of the top 3 was a formal dining room.  We both grew up with big families and dinner around the table, and this was something we weren’t going to budge on.  The house we ended up buying has the most beautiful dining room and it was a strong selling point.  We love the height, the molding, the natural light, the open space… we love all of it!  That doesn’t mean this room didn’t come with its own set of challenges.

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OUTDOOR INSPIRATION: PROVENCE, FRANCE

 

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When I think about being outdoors, I immediately fantasize about being in the south of France sitting outside with my feet touching the gravel, while surrounded by olive trees and lavender, sipping on rosé.  I know this dream sounds far-fetched being that I live in Nashville, TN, but I believe that I can use this as inspiration for our backyard and patio.  You gotta start somewhere, right?

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HOW TO STYLE A GENDER-NEUTRAL MANTLE: PART 2

 

gender-neutral mantle

I guess by now it’s safe to say that I am very into gender-neutral everything.  For me it is as simple as I live with a man and want our home to look like us, and not me.  Meaning, I want our home to look like both a man and a woman live there.  This is something that most people really don’t think about when decorating their spaces.  Let’s face itwhen you live with a man, it’s the woman who mostly does the shopping and decorating, and this is where girly everything starts.

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