{DIY} One Hour Bow Pillow

DIY Bow Pillow

Against our better judgement, we bought a cheap sewing machine from Target a few weeks ago. Gwyneth advised against the purchase because she knew there was no way I was going to be able to control myself with it. She warned me that it was only a matter of time before we had entirely too […]

{Shop} Hats On!

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They protect your skin from the sun, they come to the rescue on a bad hair day and they have the potential to make you look like a celebrity. Hats on to our favorite accessory of the season! Here are our top 12 favorites to help you spend summer in style. 1. ‘Chloe’ Floppy Hat […]

{Shop} The Many Shoes of Carrie Bradshaw’s Closet

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If you saw our apartment in Apartment Therapy’s Small Cool contest, you may have noticed a new addition to our home office! While having Carrie Bradshaw’s $40,000 collection of Manolos, Jimmy Choos and Christian Louboutins isn’t anywhere near our budget, we’re enjoying reliving the highlights of her shoe closet for the bargain price of $29.00 […]

{DIY} Dumpster Dive Kitchen Dresser

Meredith and The New Yorkie Dumpster Dive Kitchen Dresser / Bar

Earlier this month, Gwyneth found the Dumpster Dive find of the century on one of our Sunday afternoon walks. Most of the Dumpster Dive furniture we find and makeover is of the Ikea variety – and while we’re big believers in Ikea hacks, finding real wood furniture with great bones is a true treasure. After […]

{DIY} Dumpster Dive Dresser Inspiration

Dumpster Dive Dresser

If you saw last week’s post, you know that Gwyneth and I scored a major Dumpster Dive find outside our Nob Hill apartment! We’ve been working away at turning this beast into a beauty, and we can’t wait to share the finished piece with you! We’ve still got some work ahead of us, so today we’ve […]

{Update} Things Have Gotten Weird In San Francisco

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This month marks one year in San Francisco for the New Yorkies. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost a full year, and it’s even harder to believe that we made it this long. What we never shared with you was that Gwyneth and I didn’t fall for San Francisco the minute we hit the […]

{Beauty} Fresh Spring Routine – No Sleep Required

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With Spring in full bloom, Gwyneth and I have been busy making a fresh start across the board – flipping the closet so warm-weather pieces are front and center and giving the apartment a good Spring cleaning. As difficult as it is for these two serial hoarders, we managed to lighten our load when we […]