Articles

  1. So Happy Together…

    Could the secret to a happy marriage be as simple as a good night’s sleep? Experts would undoubtedly say no, but Joe and I did find a sizable slice of wedded bliss during our most recent trip to Scandinavia. All the beds we slept in were … Read More

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  2. The Missing Piece(s)

    Gallons of paint. Endless furniture rearrangement. A renovation requiring Joe, Winnie and I to live with his parents for three months. You would think all of this would make the house feel complete, but something didn’t feel right. We chalked it up to us settling into … Read More

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  3. Couch Goals

    By now you know what a nut I am about my dog, Winnie. She has been our best friend for almost a year and a half now, and I can’t imagine our life without her. The cliche is so true it is painful. Here’s another cliche that … Read More

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  4. It Takes Two, or a West Elm Roar + Rabbit Giveaway

    ** THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED ** A business partnership is like a marriage; it has its ups and downs and you sometimes don’t know at the onset if it’s going to last. As a sole proprietor, or lone wolf as I sometimes like to call … Read More

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  5. Unearthing Hidden Treasures

    Over the years, I’ve seemed to have acquired quite a bit of stuff. Sometimes through work, but more often than not, something catches my eye and I think “I can use this. I’m not quite for sure for what exactly, but something in the future.” This line of … Read More

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  6. W&D Home: Tile, Tile, Tile!

      I’ve always loved the character encaustic cement tile brings to a space. It isn’t just for high-end residential and commercial spaces anymore! Lately, it’s become more accessible (and available) for regular folks, like ourselves, with regular residences. You can really go for it, covering an entire … Read More

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  7. Tying the Room Together with Loloi Rugs

    One of the challenges with my home is blending my Modern tastes with the Traditional structure of the home. When Joe and I completed the herculean task of combining our possessions, it was confirmed that both of us lean towards the Modern sensibility. Our tastes fit … Read More

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  8. Giveaway! Beautiful Quilts By Louise Gray

    ** THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED ** Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope you all had an amazing weekend. I spent the entire weekend at home with Joe, with my phone shut off for three whole days, and I now feel like a new person. Woo! We’re … Read More

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  9. According to Pinterest: How Inspiration (Almost) Killed My Renovation Dreams

    Let me start from the beginning. Some women dream of their wedding day when they were girls, but not me. I was dreaming about renovating kitchens. And bathrooms. And bedrooms. This week, that dream is coming true; we’re kicking off the first phase of our home renovation! … Read More

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  10. Guest Room Makeover with Parachute

    Last weekend, I took over Parachute‘s Instagram page to share some tips on switching up decor in your guest room. I love the idea of making small changes when regulars come over to stay, and new bedding is the perfect way to show your guests a … Read More

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  11. W&D Home : Bedroom Beauts

    Hello Ladybirds (and gentleman birds). It is f-f-f-reeezing here in Minnesota. You know when you get gas and pay at the pump using your credit card? And the machine makes you go through like 17 prompts (Do you have a rewards card? Do you want a … Read More

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  12. W&D Home : Nifty Noots

    Let the record show that I am the one who officially coined the term “nifty noots” back on May 25th, 2012. I’m sure you hear it all the time in your day-to-day conversations so I probably don’t have to explain that it is means “nifty neutrals.” You … Read More

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