Catch Our Tips for Moving In Together in Brides Magazine!

Last fall, an editor from Brides Magazine reached out to Ivan and me for a column she was writing about newlyweds in their living spaces. The focus of the article? How to combine styles and make decorating a joy when you’re moving in together! Even though Ivan and I lived together for years before we […]

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7 Beauty MVP’s in My Winter Skincare Routine

My complexion, which is not the most cooperative to begin with, has really been through the wringer these past few months. For much of November I was pregnant, dealing with all the skin woes that the first trimester can bring. Parts of my face were flaky and red, others were broken out and oily, and […]

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Ivan’s Office Update: Designing A Roman Shade with Blinds.com

This past week I’ve scurrying to pull together the last details on my makeover of Ivan’s home office, since it’s one of my top January to-do’s to complete the room by the end of the month. Whenever I’m designing for my own home, I’m always struck by how much harder it is to make decisions […]

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Sopa de Lima: A Light + Warming Winter Soup Recipe

If I had to choose one category of food to live on for the rest of my life, it would definitely be soup. I’ve already eaten it three times this week, and it’s only Thursday! I especially crave it after the holidays, since it’s a warming comforting winter meal that also packs a major punch […]

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Eat, Sleep, Wear Living Room: That Gorgeous Skram Furniture Entryway Bench!

I’ve spent the first workdays of 2019 focused on a few new client designs, but I can’t help looking back at my top projects of 2018 and dwelling on a few favorite details! I definitely grew a lot as a designer last year, and the living room makeover I did for Kim of Eat, Sleep, […]

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An Art Inspired Party with Society6!

Happy Monday! It feels like the holidays have finally released their grip on us, doesn’t it? I’m ready to dive in and get this 2019 party—and what better way to do that than by sharing an actual party that Caroline and I hosted in partnership with Society6 last month at Light Lab? Technically this shindig […]

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Happy New Year + My January Intentions!

Happy 2019! Is it just me or is the first week of the year a weird one? I’m having a tough time revving my engine and diving back into post-holiday life with both feet, so I’m doing my best just to take it a step at a time and separate the ‘have to do’s’ from […]

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Mulled Gin Cider: A Warming Winter Cocktail Recipe for a Crowd!

I’m writing this blog post at the airport in Houston, where we have a short layover en route from Toronto to LA. We had the most wonderful time celebrating Christmas with my family, and although it didn’t snow as I’d hoped it would, I still feel as though I got a hearty dose of winter to […]

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Gift Guide: Last Minute Foodie Finds

We’re down to the wire for holiday shopping! I still have a few last gifty goodies to pick up, because it always seems that no matter how organized I’ve been, it’s impossible to cover all my bases in advance! My go-to’s this late in the game are almost always food related, because a) who doesn’t […]

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Warm + Elegant Holiday Table Setting Inspiration

Can you believe that Christmas is only five days away? This holiday season has flown by even faster than in previous years, and I’ve barely checked any fun traditions from my usual December revelries. (Granted, we’ve been dealing with a fair bit of heavy emotional stuff in the wake of the miscarriage, so our minds […]

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