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Smart Home Updates for a Safer Home

As you know, we recently moved into a house that was just built – a BIG change for this girl who has only ever lived in 50-150-year-old rentals with vintage charm, lots of spiders, creaky floors (and walls?) – and they all required a lot of work. This place… doesn’t need any work! That’s not to say we don’t have…

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How to Buy Vintage Rugs on eBay

I’ve been a BIG fan of vintage Oushak rugs for the better part of a decade now… even if you don’t know what I’m referring to, you’ve definitely seen them. They’re frequently shown in stunning kitchens – usually perfectly worn in and in lovely muted colors. I actually got my first vintage runner at the Randolph Street Market – at over…

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Our Small but Mighty Mud Room

My absolute favorite thing about our new home (ok–besides the kitchen) is the attention to detail… I think I said before but the builder specializes in millwork so the trim on the doors, windows, ceilings, and walls are built-out like I hadn’t seen in any other property we looked at that had been built in the last twenty years. He…

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Our New Home: The Before Tour

Here it is! Our full home tour – before move in. But after construction! I shot a lot of these on different days so with the different sun exposure, colors look different (ie the kitchen island which sometimes looks crazy light grey and other times almost looks blue). We chose all of the lighting, the countertops in kitchen and baths,…

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