Browsing Tag

simplicity

  • giving: supplies for making.

    Everyone’s talking about supply chains and gearing up early for the holiday season this year, and no doubt with good reason. I ordered tiny lobster claw clasps sometime mid-September and they’ve yet to arrive.…

    November 4, 2021 11 Comments
  • apartment progress: window dressing.

    I realize I’m maybe pushing my luck on reader investment in my window treatments, but my editor is MIA again, so it’s just me over here calling the shots. I made another roller shade,…

    August 26, 2021 37 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this gorgeous tea. {cold brewed. (plus my very favorite summer indulgence).} 2. this remnant fabric. {and a habit shift i’ll share next week.} 3. this fan, pointed up. {for making work at the…

    August 13, 2021 5 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this olive tree. {for blooming.} 2. this book. {for escaping.} 3. these carnations. {for cheering.} 4. this desk support. {for existing.} 5. this ponytail. {for no longer being on my head.} other things:…

    February 5, 2021 4 Comments
  • small improvements: painting the trim.

    I’ll try my best to manage expectations from the get-go: This is not a post about stripping your trim or unearthing your crown moldings or restoring your fluted door frames to their original glory.…

    January 19, 2021 12 Comments
  • life in a (less) tiny apartment.

    Tip #201: Box it up. I just finished my morning shift of semi-present first-grade oversight and have since locked myself in the office to finish writing about organizing. When everything feels topsy-turvy, I seek…

    November 23, 2020 10 Comments
  • life in a (less) tiny apartment.

    Tip #200: Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping… This is the 200th tip I’ve written about living in a small space. Tip and small are both loosely defined here. These posts are sometimes just…

    November 12, 2020 22 Comments
  • life in a (less) tiny apartment.

    Tip #199: Embrace transparency. When we started our apartment hunt this summer, we were looking for a place with doors to close on rooms large enough to stretch out in. In the (daily) event…

    October 21, 2020 17 Comments