sofa and chairs

After 14 months of sitting on camping chairs, I am thrilled to announce, we own a couch. Yes, you may remember me mentioning this very sofa, the Grayson, sometime in early 2009 and, though custom-made furniture does take months to ship--the delay was not the shipper, it was me. What was my hang-up? It seems ...

Finds

paint-palette

Choosing paint is the first step in laying the foundation of home decoration--a basic concept but agonizing to execute. As you may remember from a previous blog, I wanted to take the tangerine color from an Antonia Hutt dining room design and paint my kitchen with it. It was so dramatic and delicious but a ...

Projects

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We closed on our condo! After months of prepping, the final meeting with the lawyer wrapped up in a mere hour and a half. In that time we signed what felt like 100 documents, but before we knew it we had an 1,100 square-foot piece of a Hoboken brownstone. We were so excited we almost ...

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I am buying my first house! I have been dying to tell you this but I didn't want to jinx it until all the pieces were in place. But now that our loan has been approved, the inspection went well, the appraisal was on par, and our move date is one month away-- I couldn't ...

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