Foster Care, home design

Take a Peek Inside Our Eclectic, Vintage-Modern Nursery

We finally received our license to do foster care from the state of Michigan a couple weeks ago. (Remember when we made that announcement back in August?) So, now we wait.. There is no telling when we will receive a call to have a little one placed in our home. While we wait, we've been… Continue reading Take a Peek Inside Our Eclectic, Vintage-Modern Nursery

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BIG REVEAL: “She Said She Shed”

The article below first appeared in the August 2018 issue of West Michigan Woman magazine. I wanted to be sure to share this super fun project with you all! Thanks to the design genius of Kristin Thompson, interior e-designer at Postbox Designs and the photographic expertise of Aly Zuiderveen at Aly May Photo, I present… Continue reading BIG REVEAL: “She Said She Shed”

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#MartinMakeover: Living Room Edition

Living Room Makeover: Before and After The living room in our new home was the first room that really came together here. We removed the window treatments almost right away to open up the windows more and my dad painted our living room shortly after we moved in. Thank you, Dad! The color was originally… Continue reading #MartinMakeover: Living Room Edition

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#MartinMakeover: Family Room Edition

Check Out Our (Thrifty) Family Room Makeover Reveal Like most of the world right now, I'm a pretty big fan of shiplap walls. I love crisp white walls and mixing up rustic, cozy and modern decor elements.  When we first walked through our home in Alger Heights, I noticed that the house was pretty dark… Continue reading #MartinMakeover: Family Room Edition

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Modern Boys’ Batman Bedroom (the finished room reveal)

Room Reveal! A Modern Batman Shared Bedroom When we moved into our home this past November, we saw SO much potential here. We also knew we wanted to update most spaces in the home--some with just fresh paint and some area (like the kitchen and bathrooms) we planned to more fully renovate. But, like I… Continue reading Modern Boys’ Batman Bedroom (the finished room reveal)