people i love

Sitting Down with Amy Ruth Finegold of amy-ruths.com

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Amy Ruth Finegold [Penn ‘02] to learn more about … [more...]

Katlyn Grasso, 23 year old Founder of GenHERation

You know those people who walk into a room and you just feel their energy? So that happened to me … [more...]

Using chalk paint to get a drift wood look

i've been using chalk paint for the better part of 6 years and am continually surprised by the … [more...]

Lynn Jerath, President & Founder Citrine Investment Group

Hey gang! I'm thrilled to feature my brilliant and sweet friend, Lynn Jerath. We're involved with … [more...]

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farm house style

bright colored front doors :: my new obsession

i've always had a fascination with paint and color. when people ask for my opinion on colors, my instinct isn't to be too matchy matchy. but i … [more...]

simple, white, beachy mantle

i still get a lot of questions about the sea fan windows i made a few years ago. i found some vintage wood windows on craigslist from a guy who … [more...]

kids’ modern beachy bathroom

the past few months have been a whirlwind! we're finished with the kids' bathroom remodel.  amen. the goal was beachy, and something the rugrats … [more...]

a rustic front entry with vintage buoys and Dinky cars

i was into barn wood furniture 25 years ago.  my dad thought i was nuts. he and i picked up this rustic barn wood baker's rack at the Rose Bowl … [more...]

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stuff i’ve made

Using Saltwash to create a vintage beachy look

When we first moved to this house, I decided to paint a bathroom orange. Why orange? I don't know … [more...]

Using chalk paint to get a drift wood look

i've been using chalk paint for the better part of 6 years and am continually surprised by the … [more...]

Using wood glue to get a chippy paint look

i'm back. good grief...i've neglected my blog. boooooo..... but.... my boys are all on a … [more...]

farm house style bathroom

y'all! i'm soooo excited for this post as it's been a loooong time coming. my pea brain has … [more...]

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swirling :: random thoughts

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