Posts Categorized: Interiors

Design + Interiors + Life / Monday, 31 Oct 2016

My new green sofa

the green sofa

I rarely talk about my personal home here on the blog and it’s mostly because I haven’t invested much time or money into making it look awesome and thus, I don’t want to take pictures of it and share it with you. As some of you might remember, Paul and I live in a basement apartment of a house. It’s actually super awesome for being a basement apartment. And it comes with the best land lords of all time, which is why we don’t plan on moving anywhere until we want to buy. It’s a walk-out apartment so it has more light than the typical basement and it’s street facing so it feels like a real home, but because it doesn’t feel super “my own” I don’t spend time on it. BUT, I recently got a new sofa and it’s been life changing. Let me tell you about it.

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collaborations + Design + Interiors + YouTube / Thursday, 25 Aug 2016

She shed craft retreat

This post is made possible by Pier 1. Thanks to the sponsors that allow us to make new and original content.a crafting she shed by The House That Lars Built for Pier 1

As you might know by now, I like to craft 😉 but I rarely get a chance to craft for meditation or relaxation because it’s all for work. It’s because I love you guys so much! There are some crafts that I know I’d love to do as I watch TV or just take a breather so I was pumped when Pier 1 wanted to collaborate on a She Shed. I knew exactly how I’d use one and where to use one. 

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Interiors + Lars Bucket List Trips + Life + travel / Wednesday, 3 Aug 2016

Lars Bucket List Trip: Carl and Karin Larsson’s home in Sundborn, Sweden

carl larsson's house

larsson home

There are certain places in the world that mark your memory and change your vision of the world. Visiting Carl Larsson’s home in Sundborn, Sweden was one of those places. Sadly, when I visited a few years ago, I didn’t take great pictures, and you’re not allowed to take pictures inside. BUT! Lars contributor, Meta Coleman, captured it on a recent trip and documented some lovely details and wrote about her experience. Her story kicks off a new series called Lars Bucket List Trips where every now and again I’ll share places to add to your bucket list. Perhaps they’ll inspire you too. 

As a child I had a large Carl Larsson print in my room. It was of a girl sitting in her bedroom holding a tulip. I felt very connected to that little girl and to the beautiful day to day family life painted by Carl Larsson. Read on →

collaborations + Design + Interiors / Monday, 14 Mar 2016

Studio library makeover

Office makeover before and after

Lars contributor, Meta Coleman, is back for another home renovation and this time we’ve teamed up with Dutch Boy Paints to revamp her studio library. You won’t believe the transformation she made with a single color of paint and the addition of some molding. Plus, we had a fun painting party to boot!before-and-after-studio-library-TEXT

Read the full story after the jump!

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Design + Interiors / Wednesday, 9 Mar 2016

9 favorite floral wallpapers

De Gournay wallpaper Domino bedroom

This bedroom has long been my favorite bedroom inspiration of all time. I remember when I first saw it in the pages of Domino Magazine. It was love at first sight. The colors! The florals! The chevron! (At the time, chevron was new and exciting! But it still works in this space super well). It’s been on every inspiration board I’ve ever created and it remains on my “Dream bedroom” board even now. I have a secret Pinterest board for my Dream House, which I like to go through every so often to remind myself that even though I don’t love the design of my current house, I really do have great taste 😉

From this secret board I’ve been saving a collection my favorite rooms with floral and chinoiserie wallpapers for years. Here they are in no particular order. Read on →