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evolution of my home | part 9 | the boys’ room

And now it's time for part nine of my in-depth house tour, showing how our home has evolved over the (almost) nine years we've lived in it.  This is how the boys' room looks today... We have two boys who are 19 months apart.  They're now 8 (Marshall) and almost 7 (Calvin, the one with type 1 diabetes).  Yes, we have a lot of wrestling and have had many of trips to the emergency room that have  (read more …)

pennants + golf club = window treatments

I made a few updates in the boy's room over the weekend.  All three of my boys (including Jeff) have been sick, so I've been playing nurse most of the time, but Sunday afternoon was so beautiful and the sunshine and warm weather gave me a boost of energy.  I threw open the windows, so my "patients" could benefit from it as well after hanging out under blankets in dark rooms for a couple of days.  (read more …)

boy’s room | monogram pillows & accessories

I shared a few days ago that one of my goals is to start taking on design clients.  That's a pretty scary step for me, though, and I still have to think through how I'm going to work in that capacity.  I'm not scared of designing a space, that's the appealing part.  I'm also not scared about working with people, different tastes, personalities and budgets.  It makes me nervous, because I'm used to  (read more …)