Modern Light Switches and Wall Plates by adorne

It’s no secret that good design is in the details. In fact, sometimes the best design elements are the ones you don’t even notice! Streamlined, thoughtful accents that recede into the background are the key to a home that feels considered and complete. As I’m learning more and more as I work on our new home, […]

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Minimalist Modern Interior Design Tips from Stewart-Schafer

Have you ever had an ah-ha moment and discovered that several of your favorite spaces are all designed by the same firm? That happened to me recently with a few interiors I’d been admiring turned out all to be the work of Stewart-Schafer, an interior architecture studio based in Brooklyn. With backgrounds in gallery and […]

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Win a $4000 Interior Design Giveaway!

When we were renovating Light Lab last year, we couldn’t have done it without the many brands who saw our vision for the abandoned, disabused space and wanted to help us bring it to life! Two of those companies–Fireclay Tile and Rejuvenation, to get specific–were some of my longtime favorites in the industry, so the chance […]

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The Hunt for the Best White Paint with Farrow & Ball

This is a true story. It starts with a young girl who loved nothing more than to tool around town after school with her mom, popping into their favorite home decor stores and chatting with the proprietors until it was time to go home and fix dinner. Always on their rounds they’d pass the Farrow […]

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Minimalist Interiors Inspiration for My New House!

Now that I not longer have the excuse of the post-holiday lull, it’s time to get cracking on decorating my new house! We’re in that weird limbo state that always happens after a move: we purged a lot of our belongings during the transition, and the remaining pieces just don’t quiiiiiite work in the new space. […]

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Brilliant Home Renovation Inspiration from Instagram!

What are your big projects for 2017? I’ve got my sights set on a few: planning a wedding, for example, but also traveling farther afield this year, and enrolling in some continuing education classes to take my writing to the next level. The undertaking I’m most focused on, however, as these first days of January have […]

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Favorite Pantry Organization Essentials

Remember the pantry organization story I shared in November? I have to say that was one of my favorite posts of 2015, and with the new year bringing with it resolutions to put life in order, it only seems fit to share the tools I used to make the project happen! It truly felt so good to transform […]

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Elegant + Easy Christmas Table Setting Inspiration

Can you believe that Christmas is less than a week away? I certainly can’t. Everything feels so last minute this year! I’ve not bought or wrapped a single present, nor have I given a single thought to the dish I’ll be contributing to my family’s feast. If your plans for the big day are as nonexistent […]

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Danish Modern Furniture + Decor from BoConcept

In November we moved from our tiny bungalow into a slightly less tiny bungalow. Ever the optimist, I started a Pinterest board for the new house before our lease application had even been approved! The most common words in my pin captions are a pretty good indicator of the direction my style has taken in the […]

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Gift Guide: The Home Decor Junkie

As promised, here it is! Gift guide number two for the week! This one’s for the interiors lover in your life, the one who’s always restyling her shelves and swapping out the artwork on the walls when she gets bored. She lives to redecorate, so get her an eye-catching new accent that she can build a […]

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