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What I already miss about the weekend

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Even though there is zero space left on my apartment walls to cover, I can’t help but pine away for this adorable print. It’s part of the new Kate Spade Saturday home collaboration with West Elm and I love it! It’s such a pretty reminder of my favorite weekend activity: sleeping in. Everyone ready for Monday?! Check… Read more »

An ode to my houseplants

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As I get ready to travel for Thanksgiving this week, I’ve been spending a lot of minutes thinking about the houseplants that I’ve been dutifully watering on my windowsill. For example, this pretty Boston fern: I’m worried it won’t make it through the weekend! I water it twice a day right now since it has… Read more »

Pillow play

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Last minute gift idea: These hilarious (and somewhat sweet) pillowcases from Xenotees. An ode to turtle doves, these “love birds” are hand-screened from an original drawing by the designer. Sort of silly, but they totally make me smile. Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? More gift ideas from Xenotees here. (Images via Xenotees)

Kitchen wall space DIYs

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In our new Brooklyn apartment, there is a tiled back splash above the stove. I didn’t think there was much I could do to make use of the space, but then I discovered this helpful tutorial over at Seventh House on the Left. Now, I just need to figure out what to hang. I love… Read more »

Bright doors in Brooklyn

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Ever since I heard Hugh Grant describe the blue door that marked his flat in the film Notting Hill, I have thought about how charming and distinctive this design choice really is. Enter Brooklyn, and my new neighborhood there. Somehow it seems that there is a colorful door to be found on every block! I… Read more »