Most Popular Pins

These 9 pins have been most popular on my Pinterest lately.


Emma’s Vintage Bedroom via The Boo and the Boy

Playhouse via Woohome

Playhouse under the stairs on Interiors-Designed

Dinosaurs Days-of-the-week briefs from The Gap

Make-up inspo from Keikolyn on Flickr

Treehouse sketch (source unknown)

Grey Undercut Pixie on The Right Hairstyle

Black Ceiling Bathroom via Blood and Champagne

Midcentury Modern Expansion with Cedar Walls on Houzz


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Photograph by Drew Angerer via The New Yorker

I’ve been following the updates on the re-opening of the Rose Room of the New York Public Library. This article in The New Yorker is so moving. Here’s a fascinating time-lapse video of the shelving of 52,000 books. And maybe you’ve already seen the new book trains there.



I’ve been in a self-manicure mood lately, and I have pinned these Galaxy Nails (A Beautiful Mess), Ghostie Nails (Good Housekeeping),  and Matte Black Moon Phase nails (Diply).


Which new DesignLoveFest desktop wallpaper would you choose? I chose Akiko Da Silva 1 (above).




Safe & Stylish Nursery

Many people dream up a nursery plan long before (or in my case, still years after) a baby is born. I think it’s an act of love to prepare a space for a baby, and it’s also a luxury for parents to have a beautiful respite in those early baby days. There’s plenty of nursery inspiration online, but I’ve noticed that nearly all styled nurseries have an element or two that is either impractical or a safety risk. I picked some gorgeous nurseries that demonstrate tips for a safe, practical and stylish nursery.




Floral Glam Nursery by Emily Henderson

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Dining Chairs: Mix or Match?

Do your dining chairs match, or do you use a mix of chairs? Do you use captain’s chairs? I prefer to have matching chairs, although Gabe sits in a Stokke Tripp Trapp Chair. We can let the images make the arguments.

Matched Dining Chairs


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Best Design Style Quizzes

One of the hardest parts of styling a home is gaining clarity about the stuff you like, and stuff that represents you. I feel like after years of trying to put my house together, I’ve got a pretty good idea of what my style is, but I’m still a quiz junkie.


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