Moving My Sofas, Cowhide Rugs, & Other Family Room Changes

cowhide rug

Everyone wants to know why I moved my sofas. The number one answer is: because I am me.  And that’s what I do.  But I also have a real answer. This is what it looks like at 1:30 on a Tuesday. My husband is “doing the homeschooling” and this is the part where they are […]

The Real Design Trends for 2013

Sisse Jonassen‘s Home via Design Sponge. Photography: Emily Gilbert Invest in these trends that are in: 1. Being content with what you have even the old, imperfect, mismatched and loved on, yes, that is so IN (also, it never goes out) 2. Welcoming friends in your home without apology 3. Enjoying your home, wherever you […]

Have Less Be More

  I worried no one would come. An hour and a half before the sale three brave, beautiful women set up their chairs so they could be first in line. By 11am there were 100 people in line.  Forgive me for underestimating you. And thank you for your immeasurable help: Katherine, Tracie, Reeve, Karrie (& […]

Two Things Every Room Design Needs

A little inspiration so the top of this post doesn’t look like the train wreck that it is.  Takeaway from this photo?  Black accent wall. Via @Made by Girl Last week our guest room looked like this. And the week before that, and the week before that. The worst part was I didn’t have a […]

This Week at The Nest

Maybe no one will notice? I sat down and heard a large crack.  The next time I sat in it the back leg broke off. Not bad for a $12 thrift store chair that we slipcovered and used for two years.  Last year I begged my husband to put some vintage casters on the chair, […]

Monograms & Happy Accidents

After showing a photo from our room with this monogram I got emails, comments, tweets, and facebook messages asking where in the world I got my monogram.  I mentioned it at the end of April, Southern Nest a new sponsor here at Nesting Place.  A few months ago I was searching around on Etsy for […]

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