When I first started this blog I was living in Charlotte, North Carolina in a red brick colonial 2-story home with a full walkout basement. We had tons of storage and personal space.

We called it our treehouse because the backyard was thick with 100 year old, super tall Hickory trees. Fast forward 11 years and my husband needed to relocate to Los Angeles for work. I was all in!

Relocating to Los Angeles meant downsizing, big time! We purged almost everything will filled that large home with and only kept the important stuff.

When we got to California, the fun part was buying all new things for our old/new much smaller 1950’s hillside bungalow. When you do not have much space you have to be choosy about what you buy.

The best thing is… when I was in the North Carolina house I realized my personal style was somewhere between modern and bohemian with a little eclectic. That style did not fit at all in my colonial home but that style is the staple of California living. I am finally in my element.

CREATING A SEASIDE BUNGALOW

MY HOME Amazon Home Decor Favorites

THE ENTRYWAY-

Modern Surf Shack Entryway with Plants |

SHOP MY ENTRYWAY

THE LIVING ROOM-

Modern Surf Shack Chic Living Room

THE SUN ROOM-

Catching Rays with Window Plant Shelves | Memorial Day Furniture Steals with Article | DIY Extra Long Lumbar Pillow from a Throw | Boho Modern Christmas Home Tour 2020

THE FIREPLACE-

Tropical Fall Beach House Fireplace Decorating | How to Paint a Fireplace: From Vintage to Elegant

THE HALLWAY-

Modern Surf Shack Entryway with Plants | DIY Door Hanger Tassel Chime

THE MASTER BEDROOM-

DIY Extra Long Lumbar Pillow from a Throw | Living Small Master Bedroom Reveal | The Best Storage Beds for Small Spaces

THE PORCHES PAST + PRESENT-

The Beach House

Create the Perfect Summer Backyard Abode

  • Article Tana Stool
  • Article Medan Lounge Chairs
  • Article Tavola Table

THE BACK PATIO-

Crab Rangoon Dip + Summer Entertaining Inspiration

  • Gold Tray (World Market)
  • Sofa (Room & Board)
  • Outdoor Pillows (Costco)

POSTS FROM THE OLD HOUSE

WHITE KITCHEN MAKEOVER

Kitchen Makeover Part One | Kitchen Reveal Part Two

NEW! Christmas Baking Planner!

Guess what? I am opening a printable store right here on the blog! Coming soon!

Grab your free planner now to keep organized this season! Great for keeping track of baked goods gifts!

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