Making a (back)splash

My kitchen is tiny, dark, and kiiiiinda gross. The people that lived here before me were, by my account, filthy animals and no cleaning was done before I moved in. The cabinets were absolutely littered with cockroaches, the countertops were splotchy and stained, the caulking between the cabinets and the wall was nauseating. If I…

Better Living Through Home Decor

I’ve never been the type of person not to know exactly what to do with a room. To me, a room begs for what it needs, just like your coffee begs to be stronger, or creamier, or sweeter, whatever your taste. When I’m doing showings with clients, there will occasionally be a room with a set-up…

DIY: Watercolor String Lights

This weekend, my cat Bart clearly needed to go to the vet, but I just didn’t have time to take him with all the showings I had scheduled for the day. Enter my neighbor Megan, who dropped everything at 8 in the morning to come over and take his meowling butt to the clinic. Great…

Make It How You Want It

See that painting of the flowers? It’s a much-needed filler of empty wall space that had been gnawing at me. I’d been wanting to get my mitts on a Dutch Masters style still-life print (or vintage oil, if I were so lucky!) but none were to be found, or at least, not at the price…

Work With What You Got

Pictured above is the bed (or, how it was) in my Airbnb bedroom. I have some guests coming tomorrow, so I put some candy-filled, glittery Easter eggs on their pillows. If I have time to hit Walgreens, I’ll make a little grassy nest for them to lay on, too. 😉 The two watercolors are from…