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paint

  • going to sleep in a room of our own.

    This post is sponsored by Brooklinen. Carving out a second bedroom in this new apartment has been one of the most restorative projects of the past year. Before we moved in September, it had…

    March 23, 2021 13 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this paintbrush comb. {best hardware store purchase in awhile.} 2. this old basket. {newly “baby proofed” up high.} 3. this lamp. {back in its home.} 4. this bun. {only slightly more complicated a…

    February 12, 2021 5 Comments
  • apartment progress: a paint consultation.

    Farrow & Ball supplied the paint and a complimentary Colour Consultation with one of their Colour Consultants for this post. All opinions are my own. When we moved into this apartment in September, every…

    January 28, 2021 30 Comments
  • make your own: pinboard.

    Our bags and our boxes are unpacked. Our furniture has been pushed and pulled into place. We’re ostensibly all moved in over here, but the truth is we’re still firmly in the neither here…

    September 23, 2020 12 Comments
  • baby proof: kids’ art supplies.

    As a kid, I kept my most special art supplies in an old wine box, with a hinged top and a latch that always went askew. Watercolors and modeling wax and chalky pastels all…

    September 3, 2019 53 Comments
  • a tall dresser in a tiny apartment.

    It’s a chief joy of mine to find something that someone else discarded and to make it mine. One woman’s trash becomes another’s treasure and not much of anything goes to waste. With the…

    July 16, 2018 29 Comments
  • benjamin moore natura: a giveaway

    You didn’t think I’d forgotten about you, did you? That in the midst of me reveling in the bright warm white of our freshly gussied up closet, that I’d neglected to spread the love?…

    September 17, 2015 176 Comments
  • a finished closet with benjamin moore natura.

    Here’s a closet, reimagined. Or, put plainly: repainted. Mostly, here’s proof that the smallest fixes are often the best ones. The finished project (sponsored by Benjamin Moore’s Natura paint—more on that, here) is a…

    September 16, 2015 10 Comments