We’re Engaged!!!

Engagement!Kicking off this week with some exciting and wonderful news– RYAN AND I ARE ENGAGED!!! OMG! He proposed on March 8th (story to come!) and we’ve been keeping it a bit of a secret just so we can have time to enjoy before the planning and madness starts. Which leads me to this– we need your help! All your wedding tips and tricks, do’s and don’ts, let us know. We’re aiming for spring 2020 in New York and can use all the insight we can get. Continue reading…

15 Rainbow DIY Projects for St. Patrick’s Day

15 RAINBOW DIY PROJECTSHappy Friday friends! It’s no secret that St. Patrick’s day is one of my least favorite holidays. The crowds, the hangovers, getting pinched, no thanks; however one really amazing under appreciated aspect of the day is the usage of rainbows. Sign me up for that, I’m all in for a holiday about color. So I say this year, and every year honestly, we focus on the one good thing about St. Patrick’s day so we can still celebrate. And what better way to spend the day than with some crafting?! These 15 DIYS are sure to put you in a brighter, cheerful mood whether you’re drinking or not.  Continue reading…

How to Style Your Sofa + DIY Pillows 3 Ways

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How to Style Your Sofa + DIY Pillows 3 WaysThe sofa aka the modern dining room thanks to Netflix. Seeing how it’s the focal point of just about every home, why not make it look great? There’s a few easy tips and tricks to keep in mind when styling PLUS I’m sharing three different ways you can DIY your own pillow cases to match your space perfectly.  Here’s how: Continue reading…

An Affordable Small Closet Makeover

Closet Makeover + Organizational Must-HavesEverything was such a whirlwind when I moved to NYC that I honestly never fully unpacked. Instead I pushed everything behind closed doors and as long as the doors could close it was fine. Turns out, that’s not a great way to live… who knew?!

Part of my goal for this year is to get more organized and I couldn’t think of a better place to start than my closet. It’s wasn’t an expensive or glamorous makeover, the whole thing cost me less than $100, but it has kept me neat and tidy ever since which I consider a win. So here it is, my closet makeover: Continue reading…