Our Favorite Crossbody Bags

By Bridget + Casey | August 30, 2017

Crossbody bags are our favorite kind of purse simply because they give you the chance to go hands-free! They’re often our preference when out and about and especially when traveling. We usually lug our large DSLR cameras around our necks when on vacation, so to have a purse neatly tucked across the body really helps alleviate things when exploring a new place…

Reader SOS: Living Room Layout

By Bridget + Casey | August 29, 2017

Today we are back with another “DIY Playbook, Save our Space!”. You guys have been emailing us about your Reader SOS and we’ve been able to get a little glimpse into some of the dilemmas you’re having when it comes

When to DIY and When to Hire a Project Out

By Bridget + Casey | August 25, 2017

Should I tackle this project myself or should I hire a professional? This is a question we get all the time here on The DIY Playbook and one we often grapple with too! We figured it was finally time to

Shopping for a Floor Length Mirror

By Casey Finn | August 24, 2017

Last week I shared the progress we’ve been making on the Chicago master bedroom we are making over for my brother and his girlfriend. We are SO happy with the direction of this space so far, but we do have

Our Everyday Jewelry

By Bridget + Casey | August 23, 2017

Today’s style post is all about jewelry! We rarely ever chat about our everyday jewelry staples, so we thought today would be a great chance to break down our favorite pieces and overall “strategy” for what jewelry we wear each

DIY Succulent Pens

By Bridget + Casey | August 22, 2017

You guys know all too well about our love for succulents. Sadly we can’t always keep them alive and thriving, but that doesn’t stop us from trying…. over and over and over again. Another thing we love around here is

Casey’s Home Tour 2 Years Later

By Casey Finn | August 21, 2017

Two years ago, Finn & I closed on our condo here in Chicago. After months of searching and searching, we finally found a space that checked off all our must-haves.  When we initially walked in, we weren’t in love with

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