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…

Istanbul Apartment Makeover

Last month, Ben and I had the incredible opportunity to visit his parents in Istanbul, Turkey. Ben's dad, Robert, works for the international division of a construction company based in Colorado Springs. He manages projects overseas on behalf of American contractors. Most of his projects are in Europe and the Middle East, so Robert and…

Our Controversial Kitchen Rug

T*This post contains affiliate links* When I finally pressed "publish" on the post about our DIY kitchen update, I didn't expect the overwhelming response I would receive. I put many hours into designing, sourcing, painting, and loving that room from top to bottom. Since I published the post a little over two months ago, it has…

$200 Kitchen Update: Sources and Process

*This post contains affiliate links* A few weeks ago, I posted the full reveal of our DIY kitchen update. (If you missed it, check it out here!) With $200 and about a week of hard work, our kitchen was transformed from this... into this! There were three major changes made in the kitchen, but everything…