How to Style Shelves: 5 Tips for Built-Ins and Open Shelving

Styling shelves isn’t rocket science – but it isn’t for the faint of heart, either. We’ve found that people either really enjoy this process… or feel completely lost. If you’re in that second camp, let us help! Learn to style shelves, built-ins and bookcases like a pro with five practical steps for getting started. Before you start, know this – styling beautifully balanced shelves does require just a little perfectionism and patience. Don’t be intimidated! Just …

Exterior Brick Makeover: A Few Renovation Tips

As renovation designers, we love a good before and after – and we’ve found that our exterior brick renovations are some of our favorites. We’ve been finishing brick exterior for 8+ years and love how it gives homes more character and better curb appeal. Here are a few of the home exteriors we’ve worked on. You’ll notice, even from these few pictures, that there are a lot of possible looks. That’s why it’s essential to do …

Exterior Brick Makeover: Mortar Wash vs. Limewash vs. Whitewash

Considering doing an exterior brick makeover but not sure which method to choose? We’re here to help. With 8+ years experience in renovation design, we’ve used a variety of methods to update both interior and exterior brick. There are so many looks you can achieve when updating your brick. Take these exterior brick renovations we’ve done, for example. Over the years, we’ve noticed that a lot of people have interest in updating their exterior brick, …

After of our exterior brick makeover.

Exterior Brick Makeover: How to Get Started

A brick exterior makeover, when done well, can boost your curb appeal. But getting the exact look you’re going for may not be as simple as you think. That’s why we’re here to help! As renovation designers with 8+ years experience buying, renovating and selling homes, we know a lot about updating exterior brick. Limewashing, mortar washing (or German Schmear), whitewashing, painting – we’ve done it all. Here’s one of our favorite exterior brick makeovers: Here’s …

Two Keys to a Gorgeous Christmas Table

Christmas is right around the corner, so let’s talk about how to decorate a gorgeous Christmas table that’s fit for the occasion. In our book, there are really just two keys to decorating a good Christmas table: greenery and contrast. With these keys, your table can be as simple or as extravagant as you’d like it to be – it all depends on your style and how much time you want to put into it! …

Thanksgiving table decor

Timeless Thanksgiving Table Decorations

There’s something magical about a pretty Thanksgiving table. So whether you’re bringing your Thanksgiving gathering outside this year due to COVID-19 or keeping it indoors, this Thanksgiving table decor will make your celebration feel extra special and your pecan pie taste a little sweeter. This Thanksgiving table decor features lots of green, gold, black and white decor – and creates a classic, elegant look you can count on year after year. Pulling everything together is also incredibly …