Client Project: Aloha Little Lady, Part 2

Last week, I told you about a pretty client project that I’m working on, a new nursery for a friend in Hawaii who is expecting her first baby, a girl. After conversation and sharing ¬†of links and images for inspiration, I shared with her three options, from neutral toward slightly bolder in overall feel, with …

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Client Project: Aloha Little Lady

  I have a pretty project that I’m working on that I am excited to share with you: a new nursery design for a client and friend based in Hawaii who is expecting her first baby, a girl. It’s been an interesting process due to a number of factors and I’m going to take you …

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Friday Faves: Paint, Fabric and Color

Happy Friday, folks! It’s going to be a whirlwind the next couple of weeks and I’m working on several projects that I hope to show you, as well as details about those projects that anyone can incorporate at home. But first, TGIF! It’s Fri-YAY! And here are this week’s Friday Faves, all about how certain …

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Summer at The Cozy Cottage

We had a pretty lazy summer at the cozy cottage, mainly playing with our dog, tending to our vegetable garden, and lounging out back at Boss Bar. Oh, and enjoying many a cocktail.

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Friday Faves: Designers and a Side of Smug

Happy Friday from The 256 Project! I took a little break last week as did the rest of the country and I’m back this week with a spotlight on two designers as well as a story from Daniel. Here are this week’s Friday Faves.

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Recipe: Garden Vegetable Salad

Usually, the recipes I feature here are my grandmother’s, ones that I have translated from her handwritten notes. After a spring and summer of growing vegetables and eating them, I thought it was time to share a simple recipe for how we take vegetables from the ground to our plates. My husband has dictated this …

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Haitian Rum Cocktail Recipe

Fun fact: When I tell my parents a week in advance that I’m coming over so we can cook one of my grandmother’s recipes together and they say okay, this is what happens when I show up: “You want to do what?” “But we don’t have any of that stuff.” “So we have to go …

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Friday Faves: Essays, Recipe and House Tours

This week’s Friday Faves shares a couple of personal essays, a recipe we hope to try and home tours. We’re starting with the personal stuff first. Essays: Design*Sponge, a blog I have followed for years now, is celebrating its 13th anniversary. Creator, designer and writer Grace Bonney wrote an essay this week that just had …

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Friday Faves: Kitchens and Mirrors

I hope you all enjoyed our first full house tour that I posted to the blog earlier this week. I’m sharing more details in Instagram Stories so be sure to check these stories out over the next few days. One of the main takeaways is how horrible our kitchen is so it’s no surprise that …

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