November 22, 2013

Lust List: November

I don’t know if it’s the holidays or what, but my mind is on clothes (and accessories) I can’t afford more than ever this month. Also including a few items I can indeed afford – but haven’t gotten around to snagging just yet – to not feel entirely horrible about my life. 1. Ecliptic Cardigan from…

Lust List: November

I don’t know if it’s the holidays or what, but my mind is on clothes (and accessories) I can’t afford more than ever this month. Also including a few items I can indeed afford – but haven’t gotten around to snagging just yet – to not feel entirely horrible about my life. 1. Ecliptic Cardigan from…

How to Protect a Butcher Block Countertop

Prior to purchasing my butcherblock countertops from IKEA, I did some research on ways to seal and protect them. The methods and products used ranged from polyurethane finishes to natural oils and waxes. Since I planned on using my countertops and seperate butcher block for food prep, I didn’t think toxins would be the best way…

How to Protect a Butcher Block Countertop

Prior to purchasing my butcherblock countertops from IKEA, I did some research on ways to seal and protect them. The methods and products used ranged from polyurethane finishes to natural oils and waxes. Since I planned on using my countertops and seperate butcher block for food prep, I didn’t think toxins would be the best way…

Main Bathroom Inspiration

Updating anything in a house takes time and more importantly, money. While I absolutely love my half bath and everything I put into it, I know my main bathroom is going to require a higher budget for a number of reasons. It’s the only bathroom accessible to guests. It’s the only bathroom with a shower…

Half Bath Makeover – The Fun Part

It can only go up from a do-it-yourself plumbing install. Once the half-bath was functioning again, it was time for cosmetic changes and decor. The first of a few awkward mirror shots – sorry. I went with ‘Whispering Spring‘ by Benjamin Moore for the wall color and after two coats, I had just the right…

Fall Scents

I’m a firm believer in allowing candles to not only make your home look good, but smell good, too. ‘Decorative’ is cool and all, but you can’t really appreciate the beauty of a candle unless it’s lit, right? Right. That said, it’s my favorite time of the year for scents – so give me all…

Fall Scents

I’m a firm believer in allowing candles to not only make your home look good, but smell good, too. ‘Decorative’ is cool and all, but you can’t really appreciate the beauty of a candle unless it’s lit, right? Right. That said, it’s my favorite time of the year for scents – so give me all…