{DIY} Ikea Lack Table To Tufted Ottoman

Ikea Lack Table To Tufted Ottoman

After getting pleasantly sidetracked with our DIY Dalmatian Print Wallpaper Entryway, Gwyneth and I finally got to work on giving our Dumpster Dive Coffee Table a makeover! Heres how it turned out (please disregard the haphazard pillows and mashed cushions on the couch. As you can see, Gwyneth likes to rearrange them when she climbs […]

{DIY} Seeing Spots Our Dalmatian Print Entryway

DIY Dalmatian Print "Wallpaper"

We have made zero progress on the coffee table makeover we posted about last week, because weve been busy tickling our OCD with this DIY we had to copy from The Vault Files: Heres a reminder of what our entryway looked like before: Were so happy with how it turned out! (It only took Gwyneth […]

{Update} Things Have Gotten Weird In San Francisco


This month marks one year in San Francisco for the New Yorkies. Its hard to believe its been almost a full year, and its even harder to believe that we made it this long. What we never shared with you was that Gwyneth and I didnt fall for San Francisco the minute we hit the […]

{Simple Pleasures} 5 Things That Made Our Tails Wag This Weekend

Marbled Box DIY With Mod Podge

Like many of you, Gwyneth and I tackle the bigger domestic to-dos on the weekend, so we usually share a room update or Dumpster Dive Makeover with you on Mondays. To be honest, when it comes to making a new city and a new apartment feel like home, we prefer substantial pleasures over simple ones. But […]

{The Mushy Stuff} Three


As is par for the course these days, were about a week tardy to the party on this one. Sunday, July 28th marked two years of blogging, or our blogiversary, as apparently its called out here on the interweb. You didnt see one of these posts from us last year. We marked it on the […]

{Decor} Our San Francisco Bedroom

Gwyneth The New Yorkie

Its definitely still a work in progress, but Gwyneth and I made some good headway on decorating the bedroom in our San Francisco apartment this past weekend! (If youre catching up, heres where you can check out the entryway, living room and kitchen.) There are so many things we love about our new space, but that […]

{Decor} First Look at Our San Francisco Apartment

Living Room

Today marks one week since Gwyneth and I arrived in San Francisco! While were barely scratched the surface on all the things we have planned to make our space feel like home, we cant wait any longer to share some of it with you! What youll see today is very much a work-in-progress there are […]