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sustainable

  • apartment progress: patchwork.

    Last week I gave away my jammed up sewing machine. It unceremoniously ground to a halt a few months ago and though I took it apart and put it back together again three times…

    June 9, 2022 5 Comments
  • habit shift: solid shampoo and conditioner.

    This post is sponsored by Conscia, a sustainable line of hair care products that are waterless, soap-free, gluten-free, vegan and responsibly packaged. Solid shampoos and conditioners aren’t exactly new. Anyone who’s been loitering around…

    May 4, 2022 26 Comments
  • make your own: canvas wall caddy.

    Rose is a genius at taking an idea that could get complicated and simplifying it so that it’s quick and easy to make but still incredibly functional. This wall caddy might be one of…

    September 29, 2021 6 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 sun tea. {chilled.} 2. this pot of mint. {for doubling before my eyes.} 3. this dress {and the perfect weather to wear it in.} 4. this rearranged closet. {for being a better…

    June 18, 2021 1 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 11 Comments