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December 1, 2017

I'm sure this comes as no surprise, but I'm a huge fan of mid century modern and modern farmhouse styles. Did you know that as a child I alternated between an alternate reality where I was a 1950's housewife and one in which I starred as a pioneer/farmer? True story. T...

November 24, 2017

We've gobbled till we wobbled, now it's time to shop till we drop. It seems like each year, retailers are racing against one another and sales begin even before Thanksgiving. This year, Cyber Monday stretched into Cyber Week (and beyooooonndd!) which means we all win....

November 14, 2017

I love keeping up to date on new products in the market as well as classic go-to's, especially during the shopping craze of the holiday season. I was invited by fellow designer mama Sara Ehrentreu of Fine & Pink to share some recent finds that I'm loving. She also conn...

November 9, 2017

Since the home's exterior style is French Country, we wanted to keep that a consistent motif throughout but still inject edgy Scandi-modern elements to keep it from skewing too trad. A light brick was a must, but we instead of go-to white we opted for Silverwood, a war...

November 2, 2017

We're joining the ranks of millennials ready to explore the uncharted terrain of the Lone Star State. Here's why:

Although I was born in Russia and my husband Kovi is from South Africa, we've both lived in the LA area since we were little and have always considered ours...

November 2, 2017

It's a mouthful, but I think I've pinned down (no pun intended!) the style of the new house. Check out my favorite inspirational images from around the web!

I love this exterior from Becki Owens, especially the contrast of black window casings against the light stone!


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Welcome! I'm Estie, designer of interiors, and mama of toddlers. This space is created as a lifestyle journal dedicated to interiors, style, and the documenting the construction of our dream home.


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