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Cool Hunting || On the Hunt for A Bed

While there is still so much to do before we move in– like birth a child and finish building the house that feels like is moving along so slowly these days– I’ve already mentally begun to shop for furniture.  There are a few things that we know we will need to replace.  Our living room sectional being one of them since the chaise side is just too long for the space and would block the extra large sliding door to the backyard.  The second is our bed, which we have adored for the last six years.  It was our first king-size …

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Sneak-A-Peek || Ford’s Minimalist Toddler Room

There’s a good chance that I’ve been featuring nursery and kid rooms like this minimalist toddler room the past two months because I was procrastinating on my own little space that needed some tending to.  Up until this past weekend, baby girl number two’s room was home to both of our bicycles, our old dining room table that we have been using as a desk, two chairs that we took from my sister before she put them by the curb, bins of Parker’s baby things that needed to be washed, and really sweet, adorable baby …

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Sneak-A-Peek || Rachel’s Family Friendly Living Room

Sara, here! Designing for a young family always poses its own set of special challenges. You want the space to be functional and accessible to everyone. You want major pieces to be durable and able to withstand a toddler tornado. Above all else, you want it to look nice, which is no easy feat with the littles running around.  With all of that in mind, let me just say, interior designer, Rachel Madden nailed it with the design of her home in San Anselmo, California, just outside of San Francisco. Homegirl has the most welcoming and beautiful …

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Our Austin Casa || Outdoor Plans

With the exception of a few tile selections, hardware, and some mirrors, almost all of the major details of our new casa have been chosen and now we are just patiently (sometimes) waiting for everything to come together!  (Please don’t remind me how similar the above photo taken yesterday looks to this one from two months ago– ha!)  In the meantime, as we countdown to October, I’ve taken to dreaming about what we will do with the yard once it’s complete.  Our yard is not huge by any means.  It’s definitely …

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