ANNIVERSARY SESSION

Because photos are the new paper, right? We hiked about an hour against the wind (hence our fab hair) for these shots… I think it was worth it. Nic isn’t super into photos, but we survived a year of marriage so I, of course, had to arrange a photo shoot to commemorate the occasion. I found…

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DESIGN INSPIRATION

I’ve had a secret Pinterest board for our first fixer upper about two years now. And the second we bought this house, Nic and I both had a very clear idea of what we wanted it to look like. I’m not sure if I’ve slowly brainwashed him into thinking subway tile with dark grout is…

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FEMININE DETAILS

I gravitate toward that “celebrity at the airport” vibe. Trendy but comfortable; elevated basics mixed in with a few on-trend pieces. I fully believe a good white tee and a great pair of denim can take you places. So… this top is a big branch out for me. It’s more city-chic than LA-casual, but I’m okay…

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10.08.16 | ONE YEAR DOWN

Nic and I got married in the middle (literally, in the middle) of Hurricane Matthew. The happy “wedding week” texts and calls started that Monday, around the same day Hurricane Matthew started gearing up. We stressfully stalked the weather channel and waited with our fingers crossed for Al Roker to tell us the storm was going…

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DEMO DAY

I should note that I am super cheesy. I like to shout things like “Team Young” if we complete even the most basic task, and every time we walk into the house together I pause dramatically and say to Nic, “Are you ready to see your Fixer Upper?” using my best Joanna Gaines impersonation. My husband just…

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