Laundry Room Drop Zone

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Last week I was SO proud to share how I changed my first light switch and that project was all thanks to your words of encouragement over the past few months! I still owe you guys for giving me the friendly “nudge” I needed to give my first electrical project a try. I was so… Read More »

Our Office Drop Zone

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I don’t think you guys realize how darn small our Chicago apartment really is. Like picture a shoe box, then divide that by half, then divide that by half again for good measure…and boom you’ve got our home. I’m not going to lie, it’s been an adjustment living in super close quarters with my soon-to-be-hubby,… Read More »

Reader SOS: Furniture Layout & Blank Walls

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Today we are back with another “DIY Playbook, Save our Space!”. You guys have been emailing us and we’ve been able to get a little glimpse into some of the dilemmas you’re having when it comes to decorating. Our plan for #DIYPlaybookSOS is to take a reader’s space and (virtually) offer tips & tricks on how… Read More »

How Do We Like it Now?

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Over the past 3.5 years, we’ve both documented just about everything that has happened within our homes. From DIY projects to new furniture purchases…you guys have seen it all! But what happens long after we publish that blog post? How do we really like living with those projects & purchases 24/7/365? Today, we’re giving you… Read More »

A Trick for Hanging Hooks…Without Measuring

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I shared our board and batten drop zone earlier this week and I cannot thank you guys enough for the love! You guys are seriously the sweetest, how did Casey and I get so lucky?!! My favorite part of this space is the black hooks. Like I mentioned Monday, I got the two big black hooks from… Read More »

Organizational Products we LOVE

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In honor of “the month of organizing”, we wanted to take a DIY time-out & share the products we use in our homes to stay organized…. and really do LOVE. Think of this post as “Our Favorite Things” but for Organizing. Pot Lid Organizer: Casey originally bought this product to keep her pot + pan… Read More »

Maggie’s FULL Condo Tour

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Stick a fork in it… Maggie’s Condo Makeover is officially D-O-N-E (heck, we don’t know much about cooking but we do know that this makeover process is probably a tad overcooked at this point). Although the condo has come a LONG way since Maggie first bought it, the whole process took a little longer than… Read More »

A Neutral, Almost Pumpkin-less Fall Home Tour

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It’s that time of year again… time for a line-up of inspirational home tours that are sure to inspire us to get our fall on! Thanks to the Blogger Stylin’ Home Tour series, hosted by Lindsay, we are honored and excited to be one of the homes in this year’s tour. If you’re coming over… Read More »

Top 5 Design Tips for Small Space Living

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If you live in a small space, we feel your pain.  We both live in small homes, and we know what it’s like to have too much stuff, and not enough room for it all. Plus, we understand how difficult it can be to really create a style and a look without making your petite… Read More »

How to Gold Leaf a Bowl

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I’m not sure who coined the phrase “drop zone”…but I want to give them a big ol’ hug. In our house these little “drop zone” areas are very common. I think it’s because we live in such a small space and if we didn’t have designated areas for things that come into our home on… Read More »