July 9, 2018

I really needed to cozy up the stair landing in our upstairs. It's an odd space, in that it's wide enough to look noticeably empty, but narrow enough to not fit a large piece of furniture. I toyed with the idea of a console table, but I'm all about function over fashion these days. So the idea of a storage bench seemed perfect. Those bins now hold shoes, jackets, toys, all the misc things you typically have around because they're used frequently, but it's too annoying to put away into speci...

May 17, 2018

Whenever I'm stumped on a space, I move on. I pretend it doesn't exist, nor does it need my attention. A perfect example of exactly that, is our upstairs hallway. The long wall has been completely empty since the day we moved in. I just never could decide what to hang there. Everything felt out of place, or too forced. Then when I came across a company Perkie Side of Life I became instantly smitten on what they did. They use photos you send them to create high contrast black and w...

April 11, 2018

I've said it before, and I'll say it 1000x again, these are my absolute favorite wall frames. They check every box on my list: modern: Yes, easy to hang: Yes, affordable: Yes, and a true WHITE matting (lookin at you with side-eye, Ikea): Yes! They can hang vertically or horizontally; and I just love how they look hung in symmetrical rows. I have them vertically hung in our dining room, and horizontally hung in our entry hallway. You just can't do these frames wrong. And home decor that's this si...

March 15, 2018

Like many houses, ours doesn't have a set 'nook' area to easily create a proper entry. So I had to get creative by adding a slim design along the right wall, just after you enter the front door.

See the before & after images, and product details below.

 Sources

Chandelier  |  Console Table  |  Floor Plant  |  Surf Shack Book

Kinfolk Book  |  Mirror (similar here)  |  Wall Frames  |  Rose Gold Planter

Antler Wall Hook  |  Basket (similar here) (and here)

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Laura Helmick

 

Ex Interior Designer turned Mom of two boys. Firm believer that your home should just be a reflection of what you love; people often overthink it.   

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