Living Rooms

DIY Eucalyptus Wall Hanging

Is there anything better than walking into a home full of plants or fresh flowers?  It adds an element that you just can’t get with other types of decor– there’s nothing like the scent, the lush green, and the “livingness” of it all.  If you’re looking for a little weekend warrior project, this DIY Eucalyptus Wall Hanging is an easy way to add some green and fresh herb-y aroma to your casa! Plus, like most of our DIYs, it’s extremely easy and won’t take up too much of your Saturday. (Read: …

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Sneak-A-Peek || Lauren + Chase’s Austin Remodel

Like all good bromances, friends, this one begins on Instagram.  Aaron connected with Chase on the social media platform over a shared loved of good coffee and photography and the next week we found ourselves over at the home that he and his wife, Lauren remodeled, enjoying cocktails and her signature gluten-free donuts.  This house!  Lauren is the marketing manager and graphic designer for Raven + Lily and Chase works as a designer and photographer for an architecture firm here in Austin, so it wasn’t exactly a surprise that their …

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Cool Hunting // The Best of Sleeper Sofas

There are plenty of perks to owning your own business– no boss to report to, a flexible schedule, and ultimate decision making to name a few.  Like all good things, though, it also has its drawbacks.  Namely, in this case, the necessity of our guest room being converted into an office space.  Before Parker was born, we did most of the traveling to see family and friends and we really didn’t miss the space too much.  Now that we have an adorable toddler on our hands, though, you’d be surprised how those visits from mom …

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Home Tours: Living Room Tour with Michaela McManus

While these last 11 months with Parker have been filled with memorable moments of every variety, one of the best things to come from all of our play dates, mommy and me groups, and music classes are the new friendships I’ve formed with so many other moms.  Parker and Gabriel (pictured above) were probably  just five or six weeks old when Michaela and I met at the Hollywood outpost of The Pump Station.   Gabriel was born April 3rd and Parker April 4th, so they were destined for friendship from the beginning!  It didn’t take …

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