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 ownย 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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new addition

No, we aren’t adding a baby to the family (yet), but we did hang stringed lights in our living room. Needless to say, I am obsessed. It creates some much needed light (we have no overhead light in our living room and have been getting by with lamps) and a lovely atmosphere (a la backyard […]

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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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