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I am working on updating our bedroom, and it’s nearly done!  Above is a bit of the inspiration.  It is feeling so much fresher and happier than it was before.   It’s so nice to have a (nearly) finished and thoughtful bedroom.  It’s so hard to pay attention to our own space when other places seem to demand more immediate attention, but it’s really paying off!  And, can I just say, those sconces are super dreamy?  We have them on dimmers, and it’s so perfect for reading before bed!  That black and white print is by Vivi, and I have two smaller ones – such fun additions to the space.  I also adore the side cart as an end table.  It works great, and I can also easily move it if needed for entertaining purposes.  Below is a little peek from a post a couple of weeks ago:

master bedroom ideas




jonilay"Thanks, Anna!! "

Anna @ IHOD"It looks dreamy! Can't wait to see more! "

jonilay"Hi Katerina! Thanks so much! I honestly have never thought about it - we have had this headboard …"

Katerina@lexandliv"Hi Joni, beautiful style board, as always! Do you find the metal bed uncomfortable though? I've had one for a few years …"


It’s Friday!  Yay!  I’m so excited it’s the weekend, and it’s a gorgeous day.  (Picture of Vivi in the Home Depot bathroom last night.  Public restrooms are all new territory since we got on the potty train.  Clearly I have been missing out on the adventure that is a sensor hand dryer!  It is good to always have a reminder to find joy in the little things!).  I feel like it’s been one of those weeks when I have gotten everything done and also absolutely nothing done at the same time.  Do you ever feel that way?  I’m constantly busy with the every day tasks, yet if feels like I’m not really making many forward strides.  I’ll blame the time change . . .

A few things from this week:

We are trying out this new budget software, and I am loving it.  That’s a win, for sure.

I’m making some plans to update Vivi’s room a bit.  Check out the pinterest board to see some of the inspiration.

Did you see Lesley’s gorgeous bedroom?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about unplugging.  This book and this book both look inspiring.

I’m starting this study with some girlfriends next week, and I’m excited to dig in.

I also purged, cleaned, painted, and organized my closet this week.  I’m pretty excited to have it done.  It’s such a challenge to organize a closet during this season of life, when you are not pregnant, pregnant, nursing, post baby, and then kind of back to normal.  It feels like I’m never the same!  It felt great to really sort through it all and I look forward to sharing it soon!  


kelsey"We use and love YNAB! So glad you are enjoying it as well. "

Kitty lay"I'm very impressed with your accomplishments! I think the last time I painted a closet was just before we …"

Laura"Mine always says, "I not like that loud air, Mommy." "

Lisa"Sounds to me like you got a ton done! Purging, cleaning, painting—wow. I am always shelving projects, and I only …"


pink lemonade

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pink and yellow baby room ideas

A happy pink and yellow palette for today!  Can’t stop thinking about spring . . .


Andreina"Thanks for featuring my "love circle print" made my day! Love your style boards ;) great colour pallette "

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boy nursery inspiration

Be sure to check out today’s post on BHG Style Spotters!  It’s a west coast skateboarding style nursery.  I love that tank!  Knox & Lola’s entire line is adorable.  And I think that mirror is really great, too – it’s a great spin on the wicker trend.


Katerina@Lexandliv"Loving these colours! "

Grey pouf | Theo & Lily"[…] this grey pouf found over on Lay Baby Lay for boys room nursery […] "


Henry Otto’s Nursery

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boy nursery inspiration

Happy Friday!  I’m excited to share the nursery my talented friend Erica put together for her adorable little boy, Henry Otto.  This room is just so perfectly boy.  She says they wanted to keep his room comfy and light, and also fairly neutral.  They kept the gender a secret from everyone until he was born!  That takes a lot of self-control.  I don’t think I could contain that information for so long once I knew it!

boy nursery inspiration

Don’t you love the mural?  She found the inspiration on Pinterest, and her husband worked on the design and she painted it while 8 months pregnant.  That kind of makes me tired thinking about it!  I love how it turned out, and it looks pretty great on the shades, too. (White Hudson Crib by Babyletto).

boy baby nursery inspiration

She found that vintage ottoman at a local antique market, and her mother reupholstered it in that fantastic aqua.

The beautiful alphabet print below is available in her shop (love the colors!) and the red metal basket is vintage (will be super great for toy storage as little Henry grows) as well as that amazing chair.  She recovered it herself in mustard covered vinyl.  So perfect.

And how awesome are those animals?!  She scoured thrift shops for months to build the collection.  She painted them gold to make them work well together, and added a few pops of aqua for fun.  Erica custom designed all the artwork in those frames, and that awesome giraffe is a custom paper (hand!) cut based on Charley Harper’s baby and mama giraffe illustration (amazing!).

I adore that dresser.  It’s a craigslist find that she painted a very light teal.  Below is a little more of it.  I really love that hardware!

I love all the pops of yellow everywhere.  It looks like little Henry adores his space!

Thanks for the tour, buddy!  (And, hey, Gingiber pillow up there in the rocker!)

How cute is that little goat up there on the mountain top?  And just because I am sure you want to see a close up of those animals like I do, here is some more detail (they are so fierce!  So perfect for a little guy’s space):

Erica cut out his name for the door.  She says he points to his name every morning and they say “Henry’s room!”  He loves it.   (She offers custom ones here, and check out the gorgeous calligraphy version here.)

Hope you are inspired!!  Be sure to check out Erica’s shop to view all her awesome prints, cards, stamps, and more!




Betsy"This nursery is fabulous! What really caught my eye however was his name. We came so close to naming our …"

jonilay"Hi Melanie! Isn't it great? It's vintage - she found it at Scott's, a local monthly antique market. …"

Melanie H"Beautiful! Would really love to know where the red wire basket came from. I've never seen one in a color …"

jonilay"Hi Angela! Thank you so much for letting me know! I was not aware - we definitely need …"

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Trendy Tummy Maternity"I really love the ideas you have shared here. You have matched all the colors, interiors and decorations with each …"