WHY I CHOSE MARBLE COUNTER TOPS

It is no secret that I despised my kitchen counter tops. The first thing you see when entering my house is the kitchen, so naturally it should be good. Shockingly I loved everything about the kitchen when moving in (the subway tile back-splash, the simple cabinetry, the pulls, appliances, and layout) except, and this is […]

GUEST BATH REVAMP

Sivan Ayla Abode

  You probably don’t know much about my bathrooms, and that’s for good reason. They are the most basic–in every shitty / generic way possible–bathrooms while still being “livable.” Since my house was renovated prior to me moving in I felt bad tearing up bathrooms and a kitchen that I essentially paid for. So I […]

8 LESSONS I LEARNED IN MY FIRST YEAR OWNING A HOUSE

OK, this week was pretty big for me. I was finally able to reveal my Jonathan Adler collab, share images from my mostly-finished home, launched my YouTube channel with a home tour video, and now, wrapping it all up with a post about what I learned in my first year of home-owning. It’s been quite […]

VIDEO: WELCOME TO MY HOME

WELCOME! I seriously cannot believe it has 1) been one whole year since purchasing our home, 2) taken me this long to show my house fully, 3) taken me this long to get a video made! #3 being the key element here, I have been going CRAZY creating tons of content for you guys so […]

7 TIPS FOR HANGING A GALLERY WALL

It’s almost been a year (yikes!) since moving into my house, and it has taken almost a year for me to commit to artwork for my “comfy” living room. Believe it or not, this room has already undergone a full makeover. When this [massive] couch first arrived I went for a very colorful theme, complete […]