Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Friday, February 22, 2013
Let me start this post by offering the requisite apology for my absence here lately. I've been a sporadic little blogger, huh? I haven't been sitting around eating bonbons and watching soap operas; instead, I've been busy settling in and starting many tasks around the house.
That makes it difficult to muster a whole blog post like I used to, so I've been turning to Instagram quite a bit to chronicle the bits and pieces of my day. If you're not already following me (meetmeinphilly), here's a recap of what's been going on:
This week, a braided jute rug that we ordered from RugsUSA arrived. I'm smitten over the way the chunky braid of the rug offsets the worn texture of the slate hearth in the den.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
In the same vein as other forms of specimen artwork (like butterflies, insects and leaves), feathers are an example of the beauty of the natural world and a reminder that design can be found all around. I took advantage of this inspiration from nature to add artwork to our living room walls.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
*Hi, everyone! Move-in went well last week, and my husband and I have been busy settling into our new home ever since. Thanks for all of the well-wishes--they meant so much!*
When we first visited the house in late December, Adam and I knew we found our forever home due, in part, to all of the character and charm in each room. Built in 1955, the house was lovingly maintained by the original owners and retained many of the ear-marks of mid-century design. The most conspicuous *cough* dated *cough* of those designs is the brown and yellow kitchen. Take a look at what we're working with: