{DIY} Union Jack Trunk

DIY Union Jack Trunk Finished

If you saw yesterday’s post, then you saw that Gwyneth and I have given ourselves a design challenge for the month of May – to create our “Dream DIY Blogger’s Office.” And today, we’re excited to share the first DIY project for the room – our new DIY Union Jack Trunk! (One project down, several […]

{Decor} Next Home Project Kickoff & A Personal Update

DIY Trunk Before

May 1st marks a fresh start. And for The New Yorkies, May 1st marks a fresh start with a personal update and a new design challenge! (Go straight to paragraph 4 if you’d like to skip the mushy stuff!) When Gwyneth and I moved to North Carolina from NYC a little over four months ago, […]

{Decor} NC Home Tour Part II – Living Room

Coffee Table Vignette

Last week Gwyneth and I shared the Part I of our NC home tour, and today we’re back for Part II – the living room. As with our Expedit bookcase, we’ve tried to find new uses for the same pieces we had in our New York apartment. Unlike our bookcase post, you’ll see a few […]

{Pets} Happy Birthday, Gwyneth

Meredith and Gwyneth In Park.jpg-001

Today’s post has nothing to do with decorating or DIY-ing and everything to do with making a house (or an apartment) feel like home. In honor of Gwyneth’s 3rd birthday today, we’re sharing the story of how we found each other and our early days together – days when my little dumpster diver looked like […]

Goodbye, New York

Meredith and Gwyneth_Central Park_Watermarked

It is with a hole in my heart and a pint of Ben & Jerry’s Chubby Hubby in my hand that I’m writing tonight to tell you Gwyneth and I will be leaving New York City. Since we shared the news that I got laid off at the end of the Summer, we have done […]

Small Space Holiday Decor: Vignettes

Christmas Entryway Vignette

Our holiday decorating doesn’t stop at the Christmas Tree & Mantle we shared with you earlier this week! We created a few vignettes (the home accessory lover’s best friend) to add small doses of Christmas sparkle around our apartment, and we’re excited to share them with you today! Our new Dumpster Dive Chest of Drawers […]

We’re It!

Mom

Megan over at A Lived In Home was so thoughtful to tag us in 11 Questions! Meeting new blogger friends and seeing all of their fabulous projects is the real fun in all of this, so we’re very excited to play along! 11 Questions is simple. Here’s what you do when you’re tagged: 1. Post the […]