warm and woodsy.

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i quite like the warm vibes these rooms give off. they ‘ve achieved that feeling mostly from the vintage inspired wood furniture featured quite prominently in them, but sometimes just from those warm brown hues. i also like that though they feature woodsy pieces they’ve got a vintage modern edge to them so one could never call them ‘country’ —... 
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book smart.

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i am nothing if not a book worm. you may have noticed the first thing i did when i moved into my new house was to build floor to ceiling built-in bookcases as fast as we possibly could. when i move, i lug my book collection along the way, causing movers everywhere serious back pain (sorry guys, they are not dead bodies but beloved hardbound treasures). but not only do i love... 
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the simplicity of plyroom.

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plyroom began with a simple idea: considered design and quality furniture that allowed for a simpler way of living. A way of living that said goodbye to clutter and made time for the important things in life. with an ethos that believes in SIMPLICITY ABOVE ALL, original and versatile design and sustainability and quality craftsmanship. plyroom’s products inspire creativity,... 
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unexpected space saving spots.

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alvhem. i think i’m diving in and going to remodel my bathroom & back bedroom. eeek! yikes! it’s kind of a two-step process that i’ll be explaining more about later, but essentially we’ll be knocking out the wall between the tiny bathroom and the back bedroom to make a much larger bathroom — and the back bedroom will become a walk-in closet... 
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bedtime reading.

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manolo yllera. there’s nothing quite as luxurious and divinely lackadaisical as reading in bed. it’s one of my favorite evening pastimes, and a nice way to shut down after a long day in the world of technology. my aunt once told me that on rainy weekends she would get up, change the sheets and then crawl back under the fresh bedding with a good book and a cup of... 
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