Welcome to Holland Avenue Home! This blog, my home on the internet, is an invitation to thoughtful homemaking. I love being resourceful and thrifty with decor and styling, and I want to help you do the same! Everything you'll see here on Holland Avenue is written with the goal of helping you love your home.…

10 pieces. 10 outfits. 10 days.

The Capsule Wardrobe. If you've heard of it, you probably have some kind of emotional reaction to that phrase. Some women thrive in minimalism and champion the capsule wardrobe. Others (like me!) are fond of the idea of a capsule wardrobe, but the actual commitment is too challenging and intimidating. If you're not familiar with…

DIY Mudcloth Pillow

Mudcloth pillows seem to be everywhere recently. Their minimal, handcrafted style fits into almost any design aesthetic. Traditional mudcloth pillows feature African patterns on natural flax cotton. "Also known as bògòlanfini, mud cloth is a traditional handmade Malian cotton fabric that is dyed using fermented mud. The textile’s origins date back to the 12th century, when the…