Organization

Parker’s Closet: How I Finally Organized It Once and For All

Somewhere in the process of permitting our plans here in Austin, we ran into an antiquated neighborhood zoning rule that mandated that your garage could not protrude closer to the street than the rest of the house.  In order to accommodate this and get the plans permitted the entire right side of the house was stretched and the person who came out the real winner in the whole thing was Parker Pinkston.  Her closet went from generous to begin with to downright luxurious, possibly the size of a small bedroom.  Amazing, right?  Kind of.  As …

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How I Prepped our Laundry Room to get Ready for Baby!

The pregnancy nesting bug is not only very real, but very necessary!  Somewhere around the third trimester you realize that another human is moving in soon and suddenly the organizing, cleaning and preparing gets kicked into high gear!  We are currently in a rental with limited space, so I was adamant on everything having a place and being well stocked and organized before baby’s arrival.  In particular, I wanted our laundry room in tip top shape before the big day which meant stocking up on all of the essentials so that I didn’t have …

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Margaret’s Modern Vintage Master Bedroom + Closet

Master bedrooms are an interesting part of the house when it comes to design.  Of your whole house, they’re the room that guests are least likely to see, which sometimes knocks it down on the priority list when it comes to design or “finishing the space”.  On the contrary, though, it’s also the space that feels the most intimate and offers up the chance to be a calming retreat from the rest of life– from work, laundry, dinner, parenting and more.  Do you feel like your bedroom is complete? How would you …

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Cool Hunting || Chic Household Essentials

I find myself thinking about the differences between my twenties and thirties a lot.  I feel more confident in my thirties than I did in my twenties, which I think is a product of knowing myself better, feeling more secure in my core values, and having just a little more life experience under my belt.  I like to think certain things don’t get to me as much as they would have in my twenties, too. I also make decisions differently now.  Buying things in my twenties felt very experimental; like I was still trying to define what my style …

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