Our New Leather Sofa | An Honest Review

After hosting a party this past fall we realized a few things… 1) we are terrible hosts 2) our house is not made for large parties, and 3) we needed to buy another sofa/couch/chairs before ever trying that again. We had been talking and looking around for the right furniture piece for about a year… […]

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My Home Design Plans

In an attempt to be more transparent on my design process, a new section has been added to the blog that holds all the design plans for our home – room by room! It is a constantly “evolving” process, but I’m hoping that in the next few months, the final plans will be set in […]

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J+M Renovation | 3D Model

  Since my background and day job are centered around construction and 3D modeling, I forget how great of a communication tool it is. Earlier this summer, I met with my in-laws to review my initial design ideas for their first floor (including kitchen, dining, bath, living, entryway and potential mudroom/storage space). It was an […]

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J+M Renovation | Design Board

Recently, my in-laws asked if I would lend a hand in helping design their upcoming kitchen and dining room remodel. I. AM. PUMPED. They have been talking about tackling this project for a few years, and I’m very excited to be a part of it. Here are some of our ideas for the direction of […]

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Master Bath | Before + After

During the chaos that was our bedroom remodel during the winter of 2013-2014, we simultaneously were gutting (halfway) our master bathroom. This was mostly due to the fact that part of the bathroom – the vanity – was actually INSIDE of our bedroom… let’s call it an insuite. Side note – While this feature IS convenient, […]

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Cece’s Nursery | Before + After

Cecelia’s room has taken some time to put together and I’ve thought it was “finished” about four times now. Kids décor is seriously cute and so stylish these days, especially with Target coming out with their new Pillowfort line… have you seen it? It’s good. The best part about designing little one’s rooms is that there […]

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Deck Design for My Parents

[via Pinterest] Some of my most cherished times growing up were summer days spent outside in rural Indiana. We lived in the same house that my dad was raised in, surrounded by other family members who were our “neighbors” down the road. When I was two, my parents dug a 1-acre pond behind the barn, […]

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