Wall Art Without Nails & “Jacket Wall” Using Command Products

This weekend, I finally got off my butt and hung some wall art around the apartment. Since the boyfriend and I both work full time, most of our apartment decorating/setup really has to be done on the weekends. If I owned the apartment my choice would be to use OOK nails. They make tiny holes that I wouldn’t mind as an owner. We actually used them in our last two apartments in Chicago since we had permission from the landlords.…

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Olivia Pope Wine Glasses & Less Expensive Alternatives

Everyone who knows me knows that I LOVE Scandal (the TV show, not the noun). #Gladiators. As a huge fan of the show I know that Ms. Pope often enjoys a good red wine. Whether it is from one of her overly large wine glasses or straight from the bottle (real emergencies only).

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DIY Home Office Desk Under $50

I am carving out a corner of our bedroom for my home office desk. I work from home a few days during the week and it really helps my focus to have an “office” area instead of working from the couch all day. Here’s the space I am planning to use. Lots of good light and currently a mess. This was taken during unpacking and setting up the “bed”. The space hasn’t really changed much since then.

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Setting Up Our Alternative Bedroom Dresser From Ikea

In my last post I shared our shopping list for a bedroom dresser from IKEA for under $300. This weekend we set up the dresser with some help from our dog, RJ. I didn’t take many pictures of the setup, mainly because SOMEONE (cough…Udo the long suffering boyfriend…cough) felt I was spending too much time fiddling with the camera while he did all the work. I am still trying to get the hang of my DSLR camera so sue me!

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