House by the Bay

Dining Room

DIY Window Shade

I really wanted something to cover the window in the dining room because it has a not-so-steller view of a brick wall. I don’t really like venetian blinds and Chris hates curtains so a roman blind seemed like an obvious compromise. Right? Right. After searching the interwebs I fell in love with this one from […] Read more…

Our Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving

Last week we were very lucky to host 12 of our close family and friends for our first Thanksgiving in our new house. Chris decided he wanted to cook the entire meal this year. So while Chris was busy smoking the turkey I set out to make the house look festive for all our guests. […] Read more…

Shopping for light fixtures

I had no idea that our new dining room would come without a light fixture. I assumed the builder would put in a boring ceiling light that we eventually would replace with something we love. I was wrong. The dining room has been dark for two months. Yup, after searching for two months we have […] Read more…