Dining Room Changes with Serena & Lily

Since the islands are our happy place, I always love incorporating those caribbean-esque touches into our home decor. When I saw the Lanai Mirror by Serena & Lily, I fell in love in a big way. The frame is totally wrapped in a natural rattan and I can’t get over the geometric design of the edges. It’s sophisticated, yet laid…

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Dining Room Reveal // Before & After

Our dining room is finished! Close enough, at least. Overall, there was nothing really terrible about the space, but it was in desperate need of a refresh. I mean, the dirty popcorn ceilings, yellowish beige outlet covers (seriously, why did anyone ever think this was a good look?), and the light fixture that was falling apart…they weren’t the greatest of…

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we cancelled our baby’s nursery / home updates

The baby’s nursery has caused some gray hairs over the past week. Just some of the details this little room has created so far – and this is just to get the ceiling scraped and the walls painted! Oh, about 10 trips to Sherwin Williams and/or Lowes B getting pulled over on the way to said SW (which is maybe…

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our home tour + roundup of our home update posts

As of about 11:15pm on Wednesday night, we closed the doors to our first home for the last time. I really didn’t think I would be sad since we had only been there for a little over a year and I didn’t think I had an attachment to it, but it was pretty emotional to see the walls and floors…

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our new house // moving weekend recap!

We are all moved in to the new house! Mostly, at least. There are still small things and plants at our other house, but the bulk of it is here. It’s really been kind of comical to me in some ways—moving things from a new, basically pristine house into this old one. Leaving a new bathroom to a tiny one…

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