How to: Polish Brass

Okay, it’s no secret that brass and gold are coming back in when it comes to home decor. Anyone who reads IBC knows that I have a tiny obsession with the trend. I really have been doing my best to control my urge to put gold and brass everywhere. While gold and brass are trendy […]

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Wanderlust Gallery Wall

I’m happy to report that the gallery wall in my living room is complete! As you may know, I’m on a mission to get art on the walls of my living room and office. A couple weeks ago I decided to create a large drama-filled gallery wall above my sofa in the living room. The […]

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All About that Gray

If you can believe it, I finally chose the curtains for my master bedroom. And this pretty much sums up my feelings on making that decision … Even though you probably already saw my decision in the feature image above, I thought we’d celebrate my choice with a song. All together now – “Because you […]

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And Then There Were Two

While I realize that there are more important things happening in the world than my bedroom curtains, I can’t even begin to tell you what a frustrating process it’s been to find the right ones for this space. As I mentioned earlier this week, I ordered six different fabric samples and at least fourteen different […]

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“Curtains” for the Guest Room

Today I wanted to invite you back into my guest room for a quick update. Let’s talk curtains. I will be the first to admit that picking out curtains is tough. Like, really tough. For me at least. I have been trying to find curtains for my master bedroom since before I started painting. I’ve […]

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Painted Barn Doors

Well, I finally painted my barn doors. (I’m sure some of you are saying, “It’s about time, Michael!”) I don’t know about you, but there are certain decisions my brain just can’t make. Back in March I hung these barn doors (you can read about that here), and five months later, I decided on a […]

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Hanging Chairs and Taking Names

Okay, so I’m not really taking names, but I am hanging chairs. As you may have guessed from my recent posts, I’m on a mission to complete some projects in my house. Why I picked the middle of summer to do this is beyond my own comprehension. However, things are getting finished, so I not […]

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Decorating with Air Plants

Hey there, friends! Sorry I’ve been MIA for the past two days. On Tuesday I celebrated my 31st birthday. You might recall how much I hated turning 30. Well, 31 wasn’t all that exciting, either. Oy vey. I’m actually working on putting together a post about that, so stay tuned. Anywho, I’ve been making steady […]

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