We’re sharing a little progress report on our fun summer bucket that we shared earlier this summer & one of our favorite activities on said list – a fireside s’mores hangout with the family – with help from our go-to neighborhood grocery store Albertsons & the summer-perfect drink we stock & sip all summer long, Sparkling Ice!
We’re giving you a thorough update about how we’re liking our white Pottery Barn couch, the Townsend Reverse Chaise Sectional in their Performance Boucle Oatmeal fabric and how it’s holding up after 6 months of daily use. We’re also talking about how we clean this white couch and how it held up in the face of some pretty scary stains. Come see our full review and hear all about how the white couch saga panned out!
Summer is officially here, and that means we have our mind on one of our favorite, festive holidays of the year that just so happens to be just a week and a half away – 4th of July! Our Independence Day celebrations may look a little bit more intimate this year, but that didn’t stop us from rounding up all of our favorite red, white and blue 4th of July inspired decorations from around the web that are perfect for small celebrations and general summer fun of all kinds, even if it’s just a backyard BBQ for two!
To celebrate the summer season the best way we know how we’re mixing up not one, but two tastier than tasty summer cocktails, inspired by two of our favorite Q Mixers flavors from Albertsons! Come see the easy recipes for Chris’ refreshing Basil Lime Gin & Tonic and my bright, delicious Blood Orange Mezcal Mule and vote for which Carter cocktail is your favorite summer sipper!
Sconces are just so much fun, aren’t they? After spending so much time at home as of late, we’ve been focusing on easy and affordable ways to upgrade the spaces around our home, and I can’t think of a more approachable way to upgrade a room than to swap out or add fun lighting, specifically a wall sconce or two! So today I’m rounding up all of my favorite cheap, super stylish, cottage-perfect sconces from around the web for every single space inside and outside your home. Come see all of the wall sconce styles to love!
This summer may look slightly different than the last, but there’s one activity that will remain unchanged in our household and that’s a good backyard hang sesh! Whether it’s lounging […]
I feel like the name of the game when it comes to cottage style decor in the summer is outdoor entertaining. Am I right? When I think of the cottage […]
The spring Arcadia neighborhood tour is finally here, and oh what a charmfest do I have for you today, my friends! Today’s virtual home tour of this little slice of heaven here in Phoenix, Arizona, appropriately called Arcadia, is full of flower-lined walkways, colorful front doors, charming cottage and farmhouse details galore and so much dream home design inspiration my heart may explode with happiness. So step inside and feast your eyes.
Those summer scenes we daydream about during the winter months may look a little bit different this year, but the arrival of the punchy, peppy summer decor I love so much is giving me seriously happy summer feels from behind my keyboard! I’m sharing tons of my favorite cottage style summer decor finds and ideas from around the web in hopes that it might inspire some fun summer decor daydreams of your own or just inject a little summer sunshine into your day!
After hunkering down at home over the last month and a half or so, I’ve made some revelations, friends. Home revelations, garment revelations, cleaning revelations, life revelations & it’s made what’s essential, what’s useful, what works and what just downright makes our lives at home easier and more comfortable so much more clear, so I thought it would be really fun to take a different approach to Mother’s Day gifting & use what I’ve discovered to guide my Mother’s Day gift ideas! Gone are the tchotchkes of old & in are the unique things that make mom’s life easier or better in some meaningful or useful way! I’m going into detail about why each product has been such a game-changer in my life at home over the last month or so in hopes that something in there speaks to the mom in your life or… even just to you. Because treating yourself is always appropriate.
I warned you that no piece of furniture in our house was safe from my paint brush, and apparently I wasn’t kidding! Today I’m walking you through yet another fresh, fun DIY painted furniture how to via a beat up old Craigslist console table that was in serious need of a Cinderella-style makeover. Plus, I’m talking all about my anxiety when it comes to choosing the perfect paint color and how this project helped me find a new cottage-perfect paint color I absolutely love!
We haven’t done an IKEA hack in a while, and definitely didn’t intend to do another one any time soon, but thanks to a inspecting every inch of our house for weeks on end now, no piece of furniture in our home right is safe from my paint brush! So today we’re sharing a super easy IKEA coffee table and media console hack with a DIY furniture makeover tutorial that can be applied to upgrading any old, beat up piece of furniture around your house.