My 10 Favorite Industrial Metal Mirrors for Bathrooms

One of the final touches in my recent renovation of my boys bathroom was finding the perfect mirror. A mirror is like a crown jewel and can really enhance the look of a space. I wanted a fun and playful twist on a modern industrial look. Here are some in the many mirrors that I…

My 10 Favorite Industrial Light Fixtures for a Bathroom Renovation

I recently remodeled the boys bathroom and I wanted to go with an industrial theme. I was looking for something industrial yet playful for the kids bathroom. I kept coming across these geometric caged light fixtures and I absolutely fell in love! The caged elements, mixed with the dark metals, and the geometric shapes gave…

The Ultimate Beginners Tutorial to Board and Batten

Before this picture was taken I didn't have the tools or the training on how to make a Board and Batten Wall. But, that wasn't going to stop me. Being a novice DIY'er and professional Pinner, I researched Pinterest until I found the means to create my own B+B design my own way. I wanted…

Cutting My Own Way

As a young girl I watched my father build things by hand. With the proper tools, a plan in place, and me by his side he would teach me the tricks of the trade. Through college and Architecture School I would dream of the day that I could make my plans into reality. Sketching my…

A Parents Dream Vacation: Chicago without Kids

Every once in a while Paul and I leave the kids behind to enjoy a grown-up adventure of our own. This time around we headed to Chicago for a few day [working] getaway. I had the opportunity to travel to Chicago for a work conference and I have never been known to say no to…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #3: 1 Day in Denver with Kids

We spent a week in Colorado and used Denver as our home base. Denver is fairly central and we knew that by having it as our starting point, we could go on a few day-trips to nearby cities and states. Typically on a trip like this we like to plan at least one day in…