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We recently had the opportunity to design and stage 2 beautiful apartment units in the heart of downtown Boise. The Fowler is a historical building built in 1894 that has recently been transformed into an urban mid-rise apartment community, and is walking distance from a ton of local shops and restaurants. These units are modern, stylish, and have a beautiful view of the Boise foothills. In this project, we wanted to complement the new modern features of the building, while tying in some historical details, like brass, gold, and copper metals. Here is the final product of our work!

This kid’s bedroom makeover was such a fun project. I wanted to do something a little different, and love the way everything came together! Check it out!

Rugs. We all want them and need them in our houses, but can never quite find the perfect ones. And by perfect ones, I means ones that we love but don’t cost us our first born children. Rugs can get EXPENSIVE. Especially nice, quality ones. I’ve put together a roundup of some of my favorite neutral rugs that won’t break the bank!

Like me, do you have a hard time decorating shelves? I have so many shelves in my house, and every time I’ve had to style any of them, I would put things on and take things off at least 15 times before I liked the way it looked. I still struggle with this problem sometimes, but over time I’ve come up with a few easy tips that will make any shelf look great. Here are my simple and easy steps to styling your shelves.