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I’m so grateful for the weather we’ve been getting in sunny California, but I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, so I know firsthand how painful a slow start to spring can be!

The Secrets of Spring Sunlight

Wellness

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

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DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

Today, I want to show you guys the 4 most important considerations when selecting tile, with a special emphasis on the features that make Fireclay so special. 

4 Tips for Designing with Fireclay Tile

My Picks

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You guys know I love a high-low renovation! Paint is one of the easiest ways you can update a basic piece into something more custom.

Customize a Vanity with Sherwin-Williams

DIY

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A white stove set in white modular cabinets with brass hardware against mauve backsplash that goes all the way to the ceiling!

I like to think of the pendant lighting and hardware as the jewelry of a room. They’re what really make a space feel finished!

Our New Kitchen, Pendant Lighting and All!

Design

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It’s easy to see why the faucet is the star of the bathroom. After all, we need water! This becomes a major functional consideration in interior design, because it’s a necessity.

3 Bathroom Makeovers with Delta Faucet

Design

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Our desert den doing double duty as a makeshift kitchen

In the midst of a big kitchen renovation, my family still has to eat! Our goal is NOT gourmet perfection, but ease & efficiency. Here’s how we’re making it work.

4 Tips for Surviving A Kitchen Reno

Wellness

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We are GUTTING our kitchen. And that means we have pulled out every dish, pan, pot, and glass. It’s just like moving, and you end up finding a lot of stuff you no longer need (or want). 

Preparing for a Kitchen Remodel

Organization

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Anita sits on her bed in an easy white tee & jeans

When it comes to forward-looking ‘resolution’ alternatives, some people love goals, others love intentions. But I believe in both!! After all, a goal without intention is only benchmarking. Let’s upgrade it with a motivating intention.

Hello, New Year. I Mean Business.

Anita's Journal

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The bathroom is such an important space, since we start and end our days here. It’s a room where you must look yourself in the eye, and that relationship deserves a room where you can feel like your best self! 

Top 3 Super-Easy Bathroom Updates

Design

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Nothing brings a home back to life faster than a can of paint! Sorting through a million swatches can be daunting, but I’ve got a shortcut for you: my all-time favorite shades of
blue & green to revitalize any space. 

My free guide to the best blue & green paint colors 

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