Decor · Our House · Uncategorized

A Bar for St Paddy’s

Sometimes a project aligns just perfectly. And sometimes you’re rushing to the finish line. So long as you meet that deadline though who cares? So here we are on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day having just finished our card-catalog bar. Or at least enough to use until we do some tweaking. My very first… Continue reading A Bar for St Paddy’s

Decor · Our Apartments

A Corgi Approved Couch & Our Apartment Tour

Before you get excited, NO, we have not adopted a Corgi.  YET.  And YES, we are those millennials who finally decided to buy a house to get a dog. BUT that doesn’t mean that we haven’t started to plan.  And while learning that Buying a couch sucks, we also learned that sometimes you get endorsements from… Continue reading A Corgi Approved Couch & Our Apartment Tour

outdoor · travel

10 Photos: Our Magical Time in Hallstatt

We mentioned before that we were channeling guest house charm with Our cheery Geranium flower boxes ahead of our big trip to Germany & Austria.  We’d share a full recap of the trip, but our Shutterfly photo albums is two full books long, SOOO instead we’re gonna break it down to top tens of a few highlights… Continue reading 10 Photos: Our Magical Time in Hallstatt

Our House · Our Story

We’re Building A House!

Yes, that’s right!  No beating around the bush – we’re jumping into the world of home ownership – with a brand-spankin’ new house! We’re super excited, and a lot terrified of this serious step into adulting, but after working through graduate school and finally settling into professional life, we’re ready for this GIANT LEAP. Why… Continue reading We’re Building A House!

Our Apartments · Our Story

We Moved! (A Year Ago)

Don’t you just love the Facebook feature that shares past memories with you?  Well this gen crossed my feed today: That’s me (Beth) bugging out at the insanity that comes with moving.  Especially when you arrive home from your honeymoon and (no joke) immediately start hauling your things from one place to another. What made… Continue reading We Moved! (A Year Ago)

Decor · Our Apartments · outdoor

Gasthaus Geraniums

Bill & I are nearing our 1st Anniversary as Mr & Mrs and that means we’re SO CLOSE to our European honeymoon (Anniversary-moon?) Adventure!  While we wanted to travel to Europe sooner, a destination wedding already required time off, so we opted to put the trip off until our Anniversary so we could take the… Continue reading Gasthaus Geraniums

Crafty · Decor · Our Wedding · Uncategorized

A Ribbon Shadowbox Frame

So you might recall we got married last summer.  It was kind of a big deal. 🙂  We were blessed to be able to hire fantastic photographers, husband and wife team Daniel and Kate Pullen.  And BOY do we have a lot of photos from our big day!  A favorite shot we’ve previously shared, making… Continue reading A Ribbon Shadowbox Frame

Crafty · Our Apartments

Make Couches from Lemonade

You ever get a silly idea that has no function but just makes you happy?  This is a story of one of those silly ideas. Remember that time we mentioned how buying a couch sucks?  That’s because we spent most of the summer weighing pros and cons (and sales) before FINALLY picking a couch.  … Continue reading Make Couches from Lemonade

Crafty · Decor · Our Apartments · Our Wedding

Enjoying our Wedding Welcome Sign

We recently shared our Wedding Welcome sign and I mentioned how the goal was to create a sign we could later use at our home. Well the plan was to use the cool marquee light arrow for the wedding.  But AFTER the wedding?  Add a little more lettering and seal the sign with spray-on laquer… Continue reading Enjoying our Wedding Welcome Sign

Crafty · Tutorials

Skip the Fuzz with this Blanket Scarf Hack

You ever do something and feel like it’s a total eureka moment? That’s what happened to me one morning while getting ready for work. Blanket Scarves are delightful and can look so glamorous and put together.  BUT they’re so fuzzy that they itch my face and get lint in my makeup – especially my lipstick.… Continue reading Skip the Fuzz with this Blanket Scarf Hack

Crafty · Our Wedding

A Ribbon Backdrop that’s Destination Wedding Approved

So You want to DIY Your Wedding.  But you’re also traveling to your wedding.  How do you craft things — especially BIG things — that won’t be destroyed when you hit the road for your big day?   You get modular and crafty, friends.   There’s a place at our reception site that BEGGED for… Continue reading A Ribbon Backdrop that’s Destination Wedding Approved

Decor · Our Apartments · Thrifting

Buying a Couch Sucks

Why does it suck? Because you start out thinking this will be easy – I like sitting, I know how to sit, I should be able to find something I enjoy sitting on. WRONG. There’s so much more that you have to consider. Just hop into the Macy’s Furniture gallery and pop your bum on a few different options, and you’ll see what I mean…

Crafty · Decor · Our Wedding

DIY Wedding Welcome Sign IRL

We’ve already shared with you most of our wedding signs, like our awesome shenanigans bar sign, and our I Spy photo game.  Those signs were all designed in Photoshop then printed.  Only one sign was actually hand painted, and it served as the welcome sign for our guests. The thought process behind the sign was… Continue reading DIY Wedding Welcome Sign IRL

Cooking & Baking

Snacking with the Gilmore Girls

For those under a rock, Netflix is a wonderful company.  WHY?  Because they are bringing back our beloved Gilmore Girls for one final, 4-part curtain call.  The trailer was just released, and yes, there were tears.  Here it is for your viewing pleasure: Bill & I are traveling with family to upstate NY for the… Continue reading Snacking with the Gilmore Girls