Bedroom Makeover Sneak Peek: My Modern Upholstered Bed

Happy Friday, friends! Popping in today with another bedroom makeover sneak peek in the lead-up to the full reveal. Obviously the centerpiece of a bedroom is, well, the bed—so whatever we chose had to be really spectacular! I’ve had a variety of bed frames over the years, ranging from a $99 Ikea special to a […]

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A Bedroom Redesign Sneak Peek with The Citizenry

Well, last week’s smooth transition into post-holiday reality has been replaced with this week’s “frazzled squirrel on a sugar high” mindset. I don’t know what it is but my focus is all over the place! Somehow, though, in between eking out a few emails per hour and pacing aimlessly back and forth between my desk and […]

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Office Decor Ideas from a Women’s Coworking Space in San Francisco

In the last week I’ve talked to so many people who are using the slow ramp-up of January to ease back into work and set new priorities. I’m myself am in the same boat. In contrast to the holidays, when the blog posts seem to write themselves (gift guides! tablescapes!), January is my time to […]

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Wishing You a Very Merry Christmas!

To all who are celebrating Christmas today, I hope you’re having a very merry one! We’re having a blast here in Toronto with my family; Mother Nature gifted us with a White Christmas and I am loving every snowflake—even the ones that make their way into my boots! And to readers of all faiths, I’m […]

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Super Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Decor Lovers

Well, we’re down to the wire. Christmas is only five days away! As usual in this stage of the holiday game, I find myself about 50% complete in my gift acquisition goals. And unless you’re some kind of shopping superhero, I’d imagine you’re batting about the same? Because honestly, it seems like no matter how […]

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A Midcentury-Inspired Christmas Table Setting

If it seems like the holidays start earlier every year, then imagine shooting a Christmas table setting story in May! That’s exactly what I did with this piece, which was for a fun story that I contributed for a print publication called Sous-Vide Magazine. They asked me to dream up a midcentury-inspired holiday tabletop to […]

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The Perfect Table and Chairs for Holiday Entertaining!

Although we moved into our current home just over a year ago—making this our second holiday season there—we weren’t truly settled in and hadn’t yet found our groove in the space. It takes a while, doesn’t it, really to get to know the ins-and-outs of a new house? That certainly was true when it came […]

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Snag My Holiday Decorating Tips In the New York Times!

It’s not often that the New York Times comes a-knocking and asks for a quote on my top holiday decorating tips, but that’s exactly what happened this week and I’m so excited to share about it! I’m in some very good company (um, Bunny Williams?!) and of course the article’s ideas and inspiration for festive decor are […]

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Three Holiday Vignettes to Get Your Home Ready for Guests This Season

What’s the single biggest reason I don’t entertain at home as much as I’d like to? Frankly, the thought of prepping the house for guests overwhelms me, and I think this is true for many of us! So I’ve teamed up with Gilt to share my fave low-stress ways to get your home ready for […]

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Creating Sanctuary at Home During the Holidays

This post was created in partnership with Samsung. The pressure to do it all this time of year can get seriously intense! I know I’m not alone when I say that I’m pretty wiped out from my attempts to meet my own expectations of what the festive season should be. From the parties and gatherings to […]

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