Five Simple Steps to the Perfect Picture Wall

Five Simple Steps to the Perfect Picture Wall

Somehow I feel like gallery or picture walls are a controversial topic. Some love them, some detest the idea of a cluttered wall. Personally, I am always delighted by one done well. It is an opportunity to learn more about the person or family who has put it together. Where they’ve been, what they’ve loved, the story they choose to share.

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DIY: How to Design and Create a Stunning Accent Wall for Your Kids

DIY: How to Design and Create a Stunning Accent Wall for Your Kids

Over the years, I have found I LOVE taking on a kid’s bedroom. Mostly because it’s an opportunity to take a very playful approach to design, and because there really is a whole lot you can do with a bucket of paint, some painter’s tape and a bit of ...

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Starr Renovation Plan—Follow Along With Us!

Starr Renovation Plan—Follow Along With Us!

Ok so obviously the plan was not to move across the country during a pandemic. In fact, we weren’t even planning to fully relocate to Reno until September. The plan was to buy a home we wanted to remodel, spend a few weeks on the West Coast kicking off the project, travel to Norway for summer, and return to a ...

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How to Hack a High-End Ikea Table

How to Hack a High-End Ikea Table

It turns out the Docksta table from Ikea is notoriously difficult to refinish. The tabletop is made of fiberboard and white vinyl paint, so stripping the laminate and refinishing is not an option. One great option is contact paper. Here’s our quick and easy guide to refurbishing your Docksta dining table with...

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How to: Kids' Room Wall Decals

How to: Kids' Room Wall Decals

Wall decals are a great solution for adding some character to a space like a nursery or kids' room. The selection you can find online is wide and at a reasonable price. Decals are simple to apply with some basic tools you probably already have in your home. You can create pretty whatever you imagine, and it’s easy enough to simply scrape off when you want a clean slate. 

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