06.23.17

A Cocktail Library: What Your Book Club Will Actually Enjoy

After college I became a total teetotaler. For years, I had no interest in drinking — didn’t like the taste, and certainly didn’t like the loss of control. But then the great recession […]
06.15.17

Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts

Is your dad that guy who always says, “Save your money, you don’t need to get me anything?” That’s my dad. He is the hardest guy to buy for when it comes to […]
06.07.17

Introducing LuRu Home

Last week I wrote about the minimalist country look. I tried to keep it to a digestible length which meant I didn’t get to wax poetic on how to add pattern with pillows. […]
05.31.17

Country Cool

For years, I have collected antiques.  My grandmother was an antique dealer in Tulsa and my mom and her siblings all collected antiques. Primitive antiques are my favorite. When I was first interviewed […]
05.25.17

Memorial Day Dash & Albert Sale

Hello all!  This is an unabashed post about a sale. You have read my posts on Dash & Albert before – here and here – so you know how great they are and […]
05.19.17

Sea Bags: A Sailor’s Delight

Now, I’m not a sailor – in fact, I prefer my feet firmly planted on terra firma, thank you very much – but I do love the mystery of the sea. It seems […]
05.12.17

It’s Not Too Late To Be Her Favorite

So, it’s already Friday. Mother’s Day is two days away — and you are totally prepared, right? You’ve found the perfect gift, that super-thoughtful, exactly-what-she-wants item you just know will convey your undying love […]
05.04.17

For the Newest Alumni: Grad Gifts with School Spirit

We have been in business for almost 10 years now and in that time I have seen two of Kathy’s boys start and finish college.  It seems like yesterday that Tim was going […]
04.27.17

Next Week is Teacher Appreciation Week: Here’s How To Show Your Teacher Some Love

The first week in May is Teacher Appreciation Week.  It’s one of the many weeks out of the year that we get to show our teachers how thankful we are for all that […]
04.21.17

8 Steps To Style the Perfect Bookshelf

Back in December I was lucky enough to participate in an article in the Washington Post on how to style the perfect bookshelf.  Three other designers and I offered up a few good […]
04.14.17

Setting a Sweet, Simple Spring Table

One of our new makers is June & December.  Katie and Nick are a lovely couple from Michigan — but aren’t all people from Michigan, lovely?! — who create a sweet line of […]
04.07.17

Street Style: Kristin Try

This week, I’m excited to get to introduce you to another one of my favorite people!  Kristin Try of Gingham and Grosgrain is my no drama mama.  She is the mom to three […]
04.06.17

Healthy Furniture for a Healthy Family + a Healthy Planet

Every day is Earth Day at Cisco Brothers furniture.  Their sustainable mission means when you buy one of their sofas, chairs, beds, ottomans, or casegoods from us you are not only getting a […]
03.29.17

The Super-Cute, Allergy-Free Way To Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season

Even with our weird cold spells the cherry blossoms are in peak bloom.  The gorgeous pink flowers are popping up everywhere and making things bright and cheerful (and a little itchy and sneezy, […]
03.24.17

Street Style: Lindsay Boudreaux

Lindsay Boudreaux has the best smile.  It is crooked and utterly charming, just like Lindsay.  (Charming, not crooked, of course.)  She is kind, funny, and ridiculously down to earth.  There is no pretense […]


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