home improvement – rugs

As I’ve mentioned, we are finally being grown-ups and buying furniture and overhauling our apartment, and guys I AM GOING ALL OUT. Once I started, I couldn’t stop. So now that we’ve got the couch and the shelf in place and the media console on its way, the last big piece is the rug. THE […]

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DIY pipe shelving unit

One of my resolutions for 2016 is to purchase our ownΒ furniture. Because we’ve never done it. And we’re adults. And I can no longer bear the mismatched hodgepodge of hand-me-down furniture we’ve been sporting since college. When we got married and moved, we didn’t want to buy furniture because 1) we had no money and […]

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home additions

It’s crazy to think we have already lived in this space for almost 2.5 years. A little tidbit about me: I have never in my life lived in one residence for more than 3 years. But since it doesn’t look like we’re moving into another space anytime soon (hello exorbitant living expenses in California!), we’re […]

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apartment tour : our bedroom

As promised, here is our bedroom! Most of our decor is throughout the rest of the house since that’s where people will see it. I also don’t like to clutter up a bedroom since it tends to get cluttered with other things already (like clothes). My favorite part of our bedroom is the huge sliding […]

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apartment tour : our bathroom

I was originally going to post our bathroom and our bedroom together, but as I haven’t gotten to snap photos of our bedroom yet, that will have to wait until next time. So for now, here are some photos of our quaint little bathroom. I wanted to keep it clean looking (since we all know […]

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apartment tour : our kitchen

Coming from a house to an apartment, our kitchen diminished in size drastically. The biggest problem is the lack of counter space. So though we searched Craigslist and furniture stores for a unique piece that could provide counter space for food preparation (I also hoped to find one with glass cabinets underneath to display our […]

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apartment tour : our living room

After four months of living in Los Angeles, I feel like it’s time to give an official apartment tour. Now, our apartment is pretty small (I believe around 600 sq. feet) and is a one bedroom/one bath, but it works perfectly fine for us two and Kipling. Granted, we have things crammed into every possible […]

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