Freestyle Friday

 A lot happened this week. We finished shiplapping our basement ceiling. A brick wall was installed. We picked up some rustic beams for our bar. We finalized our cabinet designs,…

A Preview of the Guest Bedroom Bunkbeds

Our guest bedroom may be a problem. I think I’m going to have a hard time getting E to sleep in her own room after it’s complete. She is already…

Top 5 Shops for Mudcloth + Indigo Pillows

I’ve been a little pillow obsessed lately, particularly for the bohemian style all over my Instagram feed. I’m really coveting the worldly indigo, mud cloth, and shibori prints. These pillows are super trendy, so…

Freestyle Friday

We’ve made it to the weekend! Time off! Oh that is right, I’m a stay-at-home Mom who has plans to shiplap my basement ceiling with my husband this weekend. Never…

The Process of Designing Our Basement Bar + The Final Design

Since we do a lot of DIY and show off our work, people assume the design process and making decisions is easy for us. That is definitely not the case.…

The Source For Our Office’s Colorful, Statement Art

“You like me, you really like me” – The office art piece. In the short time Pretty Domesticated has been live, I have received several emails regarding the statement art…

Freestyle Friday

I’m hoping my weekend will be like this picture. Calm, sunny and clean. In all likelihood, it will be chaotic, sunny and messy. One out of three ain’t bad, right?!?…

The Power of a Bigger Window

Making a basement cozy, but not cave-like can be a challenge. Windows are usually sparse and unless you are lucky enough to have a walk out basement, natural light is limited…

Planning Our Playroom + The Final Design

Before we were even considering finishing our basement, heck before E could really even walk, I was dreaming of and pinning playrooms and play tables. Maybe it’s the kid in me that…

Freestyle Friday

E is my little helper through and through. She loves to help me clean and do the real laundry, so when we saw this Melissa & Doug Let’s Play House!…