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The Chicken House

The Messerall family was a sweet couple looking to upgrade from their current space. They had a classic style, but preferred to add in some fun and unique elements to change things up and add defining features to their home....

A Spring Dinner Party

A few months ago I started this gathering series to encourage you to host friends in your home—which is something that, at times, can feel more like a chore than fun or relaxing. The idea behind this table series is...

DIY Fairy Gardens

Being out in my garden relaxes me—even the smallest tasks, like pulling weeds and watering, put me at ease. My girls have fun with it, too, and love feeling like they’re helping mom out. A few years back we started...

The Baby Blue House

This week we met Kaley Eggers – Kaley was in the process of adopting her foster son and was in need of a family home perfect for kids to play, create and grow. With her wish list in mind, Chip...

DIY Plant Stakes

I love herbs. They’re probably my favorite thing growing in my garden because they’re a little easier to maintain than other plants, and I love using fresh herbs in my recipes. Since my children help me in the garden, I...

The Shotgun House

I love a design challenge. Projects like this one are what keep Chip and me going— the Bell Family’s house was such a unique project that kept us on our toes from both a construction and design standpoint. The Bells...

Plant Your Own Seedlings

Spring is well on its way, and for those of you wanting to try your hand at growing a vegetable, herb or flower garden this upcoming season, now’s the time to start planting seedlings.  A seedling is essentially a plant...

The Green Mile House

This week we meet the Ermoian family. This couple had a serious love of all things coastal and wanted that represented throughout their home. They decided on this house because of its potential and the large plot of land it...

Welcome them with a Guest Tray

There’s nothing I love more than opening up our home to family and friends. Welcoming a house guest and making sure they’re comfortable is something every host wants. Today we put together a few simple and easy ideas to ensure...

Life Lately

Hello there! I always love when I get the chance to connect and write personal updates on the blog. We finally got to break away from work and filming and take the kids on vacation! This time off has been...

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