I’ve always dreamed of having a room in my home where the floor is covered in a sea of pillows and blankets, and nothing else. While a room like that is out of the question in my current one-room apartment, I still think it’s important to create a space that’s dedicated to relaxation. This kind of environment is calming for the soul, and it also promotes creativity. Read more »
Everyone needs coasters in their household to protect the surface of a table when placing down a drink. This week’s DIY shows you how you can make quick and easy coasters that could be great for a gift to friends or just to personalize your home a little. Here’s how to make a weaved thread coaster!
We have a new book club read this week! I’ve recently been reading great reviews about Joan Didion’s novel Play It As It Lays and bought it to start my series of summer reads. There has been much praise about the literary quality of this book. I love descriptive writing more than anything and a book written beautifully kills me every time, so I thought I’d give it a go. Play It As It Lays is about American life in the late 1960′s – it captures the mood of an entire generation, set in a place beyond good and evil – literally in Hollywood, Las Vegas, and the barren wasteland of the Mojave Desert.
Once again I’ve returned from a music festival with a whole new list of music to check out! Unfortunately most of these are artists I missed at Coachella, and later regretted missing after hearing people rave about their shows! Either way, these acts are filling my ears with new and different sounds and I can’t stop listening. Read more »
In honor of Earth Day, we planted our very own Dogwood tree today here in the Navy Yard. We were lucky enough to have two garden experts — Scott from Terrain and Susanne from our home office – to help us! We’re so excited to have done something to celebrate Earth Day, and we can’t wait to watch our tree grow! Read more »
Several months ago we first got word around the office of a new capsule collection of clothing made with herbal dyes, and I could barely contain my excitement. Read more »
The word “refresh” has such a good sound to it. It makes me think of leaping into a cool pool on the hottest of summer days. This face & body mist brings about that same feeling – and it has major benefits for your skin. Read more »
UPDATE: Congrats to our winner, Meghan T. (@mtrimmy ), who submitted this beautiful video!