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…

Simply Styling No.1 + Coffee Table

Hi, everyone! I am excited to begin a new series called Simply Styling. This series will focus on nooks in your home that can be difficult to style. I will help you take the guesswork out of decorating by providing ideas for practical and beautiful use of these tricky spaces. I believe that good design doesn't work unless it works for…