When I am looking for a new piece of furniture, I do a LOT of research. I know it may be overkill, but I really want to make the most informed decision possible when I am shopping and not rush into big purchases before knowing what’s on the market. In preparing to write this post, I researched literally hundreds of coffee tables and selected my top twelve coffee tables available on the market right now based on functionality, aesthetics, and average customer reviews (where available).Read More
Antique rugs have always been a part of my life and were one of my favorite parts of my home growing up. My mom has great taste in rugs and after law school I started to search for antique rugs that I could have in my own home. The tricky thing with old rugs is that most of the time the predominant color is red and that is, unfortunately, my least favorite color! Also, the traditional antique rug-buying experience can be intimidating if you are not extremely knowledgeable in this area (more on that later).Read More
When you move into an empty apartment with almost no living room furniture where do you start? We chose to start with the sofa. I am literally writing this while sitting on a lawn chair…so getting a sofa has been a TOP priority. This post is all about our sofa search process.Read More
WE FOUND AN APARTMENT! The move was totally insane, but we are now living in our new place and it is a relief to not have 90% of my stuff in storage anymore. Here is the story of how we found our new place, the move, and a grand tour.Read More
If you’ve been following my Instagram, you will know that we found a new apartment! We’ve been searching for over five months, but I am thrilled that we waited for the right place.
Moving twice in such a short amount of time and having to live without 90% of my stuff has been a challenge, but I learned a lot and am grateful to have had such a nice place to live in the interim. Jeff has lived in this DUMBO apartment for years and this was a good first opportunity to combine some of our things.Read More