Monday, January 9, 2012

Home Sweet Home.

Little things are starting to come together at our new apartment. I feel like I am working on a lot, but then when you step back its hard to realize what's getting done. Things have been very DIY around here. I'm reworking a lot of what we have. For example, I had the below lamp shades in egg shell, but the room was looking so white (which I love) but it really needed a pop. So, I painted the lamp shades black to work with the coffee table. I still need to fill the frames, and I want to add a circle mirror on the back wall by the bookshelf.
 Dining Room: Haven't gotten there yet. Although, I do know that I want to add a capiz shell chandelier, thanks to all the reader's DIY tips.
We have so much Ikea in our apartment, and I don't want to walk in the door and think, oh hello Ikea! So, I added black wall paper to the back of the shelves in the living room to add substance. I'm by no means an interior decorator, but I am having a great time. It's so interesting how much your style can evolve in each place you live!


  1. it looks great! it's getting me excited to get married & get to decorate my very first, very own place.


  2. It's really coming together nicely! Can't wait to come and see it in person!

  3. Hey Lady :)
    I'm planning a blogger meetup on Feb. 4 in San Diego. I know it's a long drive but it would be awesome if you could come :)

    You can read more about the meetup here:

  4. looks so cute already! life of a newly-wed: lots of DIY & recycling, i think it makes it more fun:) can't wait to see it!

  5. hooray chica! LOVE your blog, so rad and fresh. make Greece happen then tack on a couple days in Verona to hit Northern Italy;). Selfish reasons of course. Happy New Year pretty girl, xo's.

  6. amazing! i need to come se it in person!


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