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Annnnd IT IS BACK! Today officially marks the beginning of the Fall 2022 One Room Challenge. The Wagner house is a-buzz because we are updating….our back porch! I cannot wait to share the transformation of this space over the next eight weeks. Before I share our plans, let me refresh you a bit on all […]

Simple Halloween decor is a great way to give a nod to the season without going overboard and blowing your budget. October is right around the corner, so if you haven’t thought about how you’re going to dress up your home for the holiday season, now is the time! Last year I shared how much […]

An inside view of the home entry with a small flock of fake bats flying on the wall for simple halloween decor.

My Revival Rugs discount code expires at the end of this month, so I want to share my favorites before the promo ends! Visit my first Revival Rugs Review post here. Revival Rugs is a home decor company that curates one-of-a-kind vintage rugs and collaborates with artisan partners around the world to create new handwoven, limited edition […]

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Today I’m sharing a review on Gathre, focusing on their home goods. Gathre is a lifestyle brand that creates leather and vegan goods for families and the home. They sent over a few pieces from their Fall collection in the beautiful color Baltic, and I’m excited to share my thoughts. This post contains affiliate links. […]

Yamazaki Home gifted the items featured in this post, however, all opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links.    Sourdough Refresher Remember my sourdough post? It’s my most popular post so far on the blog! Check it out if you’re interested in learning to bake sourdough bread. ANYWAYS. Fruit flies attacked my starter […]

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Revival Rugs is a home decor company that curates one-of-a-kind vintage rugs and collaborates with artisan partners around the world to create new handwoven, limited edition rugs. These rugs were gifted, however, all opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links.  Changing Seasons It is late August, the kids have returned to school, and […]

casual family living space with purple vintage turkish rug layered over a natural toned jute rug
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It is the One Room Challenge final reveal week. I’m thrilled with how this project turned out! This post contains affiliate links.  One Room Challenge Recap The One Room Challenge (ORC) is a bi-annual challenge where designers, DIY’ers, bloggers, or really ANYONE, can join in on a fun community focused on finishing a single room […]

cozy gray six penny neva sofa in blanched almond up against a white wall of wainscoting. above the white wainscoting is a gray-green wall with two floral art prints in gold frames. In front of the loveseat is a minimal red oak coffee table with children's books, florals, and a white vase. All furniture is resting on a gray and blush loloi rug.

The perfect rug has the ability to pull a whole room together. I’ve partnered with Loloi Rugs to add the perfect vintage-inspired, family-friendly rug to our playroom. Keep reading for my review of Loloi Rugs! Loloi gifted this rug, however, all opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links.  It is week seven of […]

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The One Room Challenge is rapidly approaching the final reveal, so I’m excited to share a few of the toys in the playroom to foster open-ended play. Hey now, hey nowwwww, this is what dreams are made of…. kids dreams that is…let’s get to it! This post contains affiliate links.  Play Time I feel like […]

image of bright and airy room with a dark gray nugget comfort play couch and wiwiurka sunset colored XXL Rocker