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The Weekender: Blogs + Online Creators. Let’s Talk.

This ‘Easy’ Life Did you watch Fake Famous? It was… obnoxious? Sad? I haven’t been able to stop thinking it, especially after reading Deema’s blog post on the ‘easy life of an influencer.’ (Her Influencer Talk highlight is more food for thought.) And if you did watch Fake Famous, this breakdown on Buzzfeed is worth […] Take me to The Weekender: Blogs...

Big Bowls As Decor + My Favorite Finds!

For years, we’ve kept a ceramic bowl on our coffee table to corral all our Instax memories. By keeping them out, friends and family have always gravitated towards the bowl, picking it up and setting it in their laps, sharing their favorite shots, asking questions and laughing along with us at baby Lucy memories. The […] Take me to Big Bowls As Decor...

Screensavers That Double As Art + 22 Digital Downloads to Try!

I’m sharing my tips for uploading digital screensavers to your television that double as art! I’ve also rounded up some of my favorite digital downloads that could offer a supporting role to your home’s design style. We did a thing: We put a television in our bedroom! Although I shared this (wonderful! glorious!) news in […] Take me to Screensavers...

A DIY Built-In Storage Bench Using IKEA Cabinets

We’re walking through the process of building a DIY storage and seating area in our snug. A DIY like this will take on different forms in every unique space, but we hope this tutorial inspires your next build! The funny little nook off of the living room in our Chicago home has seen a few […] Take me to A DIY Built-In Storage Bench Using IKEA Cabinets

A DIY Laundry Sorter Solution

No more sorting laundry! This is how we created a built-in laundry sorting system using budget-friendly items. Yellow Brick Home has over 11 years of archives, so from time to time, we’ll be sharing our favorites from posts past. This tutorial was originally published in July 2016. Enjoy! Wanting to see how the laundry room […] Take me to A DIY Laundry...

What to Look for When Buying a Vintage Rug

Most of the items in Lucy’s playroom have been repurposed from other areas – the credenza used to hold office supplies (it’s now chock full of building blocks), the rocker was once in the nursery, and the craft table was brought back upstairs (for dining on hot tea and hummus dip, made with love in […] Take me to What to Look for When Buying a Vintage...

Tips for Stocking Your Play Kitchen + 36 of the Cutest Accessories!

We’re sharing 4 tips for stocking your own play kitchen, plus we’ve included a round up of 36 of the cutest pretend food, pots, pans and cooking utensils! As a part of Lucy’s playroom transition, we decided it was time to incorporate her own play kitchen! Baking together in our (grown-up) kitchen is one of […] Take me to Tips for Stocking Your Play...

How to Make a DIY Shaker Peg Rail with Shelf

Today we’re breaking down the steps to build a shaker peg rail with an integrated shelf. We’re using it for our 3 year old daughter’s dress-up area, but it would also be great as a coat rack in an entryway or a towel rack in a bathroom, among countless other applications! Lucy’s playroom is soooo […] Take me to How to Make a DIY Shaker Peg Rail with...

The Weekender: What’s for Dinner?, a Stunning Bed + Bath Makeover, Showing Online Creators Support and More!

What’s For Dinner? Does anyone else loathe that question? We’re cooking in more than ever, and our tried and true recipes have started to feel mundane and uninspired. Takeout from our favorite local restaurants has also grown tiresome – it only makes us miss the ambience of the businesses we love supporting! All this to […] Take me to The Weekender:...

Lucy’s Library: A Round-Up of Diverse + Inclusive Books for Kids

A couple weeks ago, I shared several of the books in Lucy’s library that celebrate diversity, featuring characters of color of all backgrounds. Now that Lucy is 3, we’ve shifted focus away from short + sweet animal-centric books, and our nighttime reading has sparked more genuine conversation and curiosity! All Colors, Genders + Orientations We […]...

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