Top 10 of 2015



To wrap up 2015, I thought it would be nice to do a little recap of some of the most popular posts of the year. Let's start off with the #1, the DIY office light! This post was actually featured on Apartment Therapy, and it is one of my favorite DIYs of the year. I love the transformation a new light can have on a room - especially when it costs a fraction of the retail price.


Lighting DIY | Office

Next up was our newly painted living room in BM Pale Oak. I was surprised to see this post was so popular, but I suppose everyone is on the lookout for a great neutral paint. Benjamin Moore remains a favorite for color selection, and the Clark + Kensington paint we used is THE BEST coverage on the block. You can't go wrong with that combination.


Pale Oak for the Win

An IKEA makeover is always a hit - especially when all you need is a little paint to completely transform a piece of furniture. I'm happy to report that our MALM dresser paint makeover is holding up extremely well.


Bedroom Makeover | MALM Dresser Facelift

The perfect grey sweater. Man, what an endeavor it was to find such an anomaly. The movement towards a fewer, better wardrobe inspired me to search for the perfect sweater, and I couldn't be happier with my final decision! I plan to take a mindful approach towards all of my purchases moving forward, so you may seem some similar posts in the future.


The Gre(y)t Sweater Debate | Review

I really enjoyed the few capsule wardrobes I experimented with in 2014 and 2015, and it has propelled me stick with a simplified closest even at the conclusion of it all. My Fall 2014 capsule is still one of my favorites, and it has been a hit with many people that visit the blog.


Capsule Wardrobe | Fall 2014

Lighting DIYs are always a hit, and this wall sconce was no exception. These guys have proven to be the perfect accessory to our living room, and I would make them again in an instant.


Wall Sconce DIY

The surveyor's tripod DIY light was one of the first DIY posts on the blog, and it remains a favorite.  It's amazing what you can do with a simple vintage find.


Surveyors Tripod DIY

The dining room light remains my favorite. This was our very first light from scratch, and it pulls together our dining room with ease. The fixture itself is large enough to make a statement, but the clear bulbs and clean lines keep sight lines clear. I would recommend this light to anyone.


Lighting DIY | Dining Room

Like I said, DIY lights are a hot commodity, and I completely understand why. Light fixtures are EXPENSIVE. When you can make them yourself for a fraction of the price, it just makes sense. Our living room light adds a fun twist to an otherwise traditional room.


Lighting DIY | Living Room

Last but not least, the daunting task of finding the perfect shade of white. We ended up selecting BM White Dove for the bedroom, but I'm afraid the white debate never ends. We have since painted the rest of the house Behr Ultra Pure White, but I will always be a fan of White Dove.


White Paint Mania

I can't believe the end of 2015 is almost here, but it's great to look back on the year and see what peaked everyone's interest. Tyler and I have exciting plans for 2016, and I can't wait to share our journey along the way with all of you. Enjoy the final days of the year, and I'll be back next week!