gray blue days.

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vogue living. finally. L.A. is getting some lovely, dreary rain. i’m curled up on the sofa this sunday, listening to spotify’s indie acoustic chill, lucy by my side smelling a little bit like wet wool after her walk, but it’s all okay. i love the rain and the moody blue feelings it brings. i’m not often drawn to shades of blue in decor as much as i... 
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what’s in your pantry?

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pinch of yum’s kitchen makeover. whether it’s your cooking accoutrement, your everyday dishware or your favorite condiments it’s nice to have a well-organized kitchen pantry, as well as one that’s displayed pleasingly too. i always think i’m going to make the time to put all my dry goods into pretty weck jars so i open my cupboards to some kind... 
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a desk with some ‘giddy up’!

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design*sponge. hey there, just a heads up on a diy desk trend that’s affordable, and really functional. these sawhorse bases are an easy do it yo’ self, even for the crafty faint of heart — just add a table top surface like wood, or even glass and you’re good to go. if you need a place to start (or don’t trust your skills to carry that at home... 
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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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stairway to book heaven.

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my domaine. one of the things that makes me happiest about my new (well, now a year old!) house is the built-in bookcases we installed. i love books and i love displaying them for other people to enjoy. the only drawback is how tall my bookcases are since they reach my ceiling which at the highest pitch is about 13 feet tall. so i’m considering installing a library ladder... 
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