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AFFORDABLE WAYS TO “FRESHEN UP” A BATHROOM

Quick tips on how to freshen up a bathroom using some simple, aesthetic, and affordable changes!

Round Up Of Round Top

We had the best time staying with our favorite junkers @thejunkgypsies and hanging with all of our new and old buddies down there! And yes. We scored big time... I LOVE YOU TEXAS.

Playlist // Carriage House

My husband started this playlist for us the night we put an offer in on our Pittsburgh dream home. It was halfway through the pandemic and we had had some seriously deep conversations about whether to leave LA. Once we...

Vintage Wallpaper Collage

When I stumbled upon The Cottage not only could I see it’s potential but I could also see it was full of treasures that were begging to be used. Treasures like a gorgeous marble chess board that now serves as...

Coffee Wall Wash

Another follow-your-gut moment was the walls. My husband drinks the strongest pour-over coffee, and he never finishes the Chemex, so I started pouring the leftover brew into a jar. One day I took it over to the cottage and just...

Stencil Wall Detail

I grabbed a stencil from one of our local craft stores, a flat brush, and a bucket of paint and got to work. The sky is really the limit with this technique. I say you should use it on your...

HOME AGAIN // EPISODE 7 – COTTAGE SOURCE GUIDE

HOME AGAIN // EPISODE 7 - Cottage Source Guide "Sister-In-Law Suite” While designing a cottage for her sister-in-law, Ali, Leanne becomes "creatively confused" the deeper down the reno rabbit hole she goes. Hoping to give Ali the best Pittsburgh experience,...

Playlist // Pour Mon Pied A Terre

This playlist is as French as I’m gonna get around here. Who else wants to pretend they're sitting in a little corner bistro across from the one they love? Well, I say— who NEEDS the bistro (ok, me...) when you’ve...

Black, White, Navy, and Paris All Over!

// I SPY LEANNE FOR CRATE

In the last episode of "Home Again with the Fords" we had many pieces from my Leanne Ford for Crate & Barrel throughout each room. In this post, we make each room shoppable for you to get the look!

HOME AGAIN // EPISODE 6 – LUTTNER SOURCE GUIDE

HOME AGAIN // EPISODE 6 - Luttner Source Guide "Paris in Pittsburgh” A boomerang couple not only moved back to their old neighborhood in Franklin Park, they bought the house she used to daydream about as a teenager. Now, they...

Playlist // Making Wine Time Such A Fine Time

This home was made for dinner parties! So was this mix! Best on SHUFFLE. Lights down. Music up.

Cheese Boards

Dive in as we show you our best and favorite cheese boards (we begged steve to make some more and he politely said “heck no!”) and as we give you the music and the source guides to get this project...

Checkerboard Floors

In the last episode of “Home Again with the Fords” we added a unique and fun checkboard floor to the mudroom. Here's how we did it...

HOME AGAIN // EPISODE 5 – KERR SOURCE GUIDE

HOME AGAIN // EPISODE 5 - Kerr Source Guide "Cousin Invasion” Two college sweethearts just bought an old Victorian in a charming Pittsburgh neighborhood across the street from their cousins. Now, they need our help to update the house and...

TOOLS OF THE TRADE

The tools we needed to make this project happen!

Playlist // Desert Nights and Winter Whites

I commissioned my Desert Loving buddy Noah to help me capture the feeling of this project. I asked for an easy living soundtrack to go with desert sunsets by the fire pit, music that would be best served with the...

SureCrete Wall Process

In the last episode of “Home Again with the Fords” we brought it back and wanted to share how to get this look! This is where your inner designer can shine - trust yourself and just have fun with it....

HOME AGAIN // EPISODE 4 – REUTER SOURCE GUIDE

HOME AGAIN // EPISODE 4 - Reuter Source Guide "The Most Important Room” Steve and Leanne turn a disjointed addition into a bright and beautiful kitchen that flows with the rest of the house.

Lime Wash like Leanne

This custom bar was an important part of “Club Bell”! The antique mirror is the real star of the bar and here's how we did it...