Accent lighting is one of those architectural elements that so many homes miss out on. In a nutshell it’s lighting that doesn’t serve much purpose other than to stand there and look pretty. When we built our home I wanted pops of accent lighting in any place I could fit it. If I could have squeezed one more accent light into our home, I would have tried. It’s one of those design layers that adds so much to a home, yet gets overlooked by the majority of people during a … Keep reading
One of the questions I used to get asked all the time by clients was where do you go for art? I wish I had two stores that I went to for nothing but art, but the truth is, there isn’t just one spot. I go anywhere and everywhere to find what I’m looking for. I recently posted on Facebook about some art finds I found at Hobby Lobby. You may find what you’re looking for at an art gallery or somewhere as simple as Hobby Lobby. Here is a … Keep reading
I love decorative pillows. They are a lot like art in the sense that they tell me so much about your personal style and what you like. However, good art and pillows can be very hard to come by. Every now and again I’ll run across a great pillow at Homegoods but rarely do I find an exact pair, and sometimes you just need two to make them work right for a room.
Below is a list of some of my favorite online resources for pillows. The places where I … Keep reading
During the first few weeks after having Reece, I found myself watching lots of cooking shows. I’m not sure if it was the sleep deprivation, my constant hunger or stopping to feed Reece that led me in front of all those shows, but I looked forward to it. The upside is that I picked up all sorts of fun recipes, and when you watch somebody actually make a dish, it gives you a lot more confidence to try it on your own. I never seem to have time to sit … Keep reading
A new IKEA store recently opened up in Columbus. We decided to wait a few weeks before braving it in hopes that the crowds would die down. We took the kids over one weekday evening around dinner time to see what all of the fuss was about. It had been awhile since I last visited an IKEA.
I was amazed at how busy it was at 5pm on a Tuesday. It was as if we were parking at Disney World. There were a massive amount of cars pulling in and … Keep reading