Something old in every room: Finding forever love in a rug

People, meet my new true love. Her name is Victoria, and she is a rug. But not any rug: a 9x12 hand-knotted and hand died wool rug from the late nineteenth century. I know, right??? She's fancy. She's royal. She's so out of our league. But more on her in a moment. First I want … Continue reading Something old in every room: Finding forever love in a rug

A Review of Ikea’s Karlstad Sofa

When Tom and I bought our first house, we spent the weeks leading up to the move in date trying to hunt down the perfect sofa for our space. We wanted something modern, spacious and durable, but had a pretty tight budget to work with. After much debate, we decided to bite the bullet and … Continue reading A Review of Ikea’s Karlstad Sofa