One Room Challenge {Cottage Kitchen} Week 2

packing up kitchen

Warning:  This Post is All About Nerding Out on Cabinetry Welcome to week 2 of my kitchen renovation.  I’m happy to report that real progress has been made!  We spent the ENTIRE weekend emptying out the kitchen.  Like hours upon …
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One Room Challenge {Cottage Kitchen} Week 1

one room challenge

Renovating a room in 6 weeks.  Sounds fairly easy, right? It’s actually ridiculously hard, but it’s also a mighty fun ride. ONE. ROOM. CHALLENGE. It’s that time of year again when I get super intense and overwhelmed while my friends …
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Spring Pillow Favorites


Something about the Spring makes me want stow all my winter pillows away and indulge in major retail therapy.  While my orange crush continues, I also find myself drawn to blush and aqua plus my standby of black, white and …
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InstaProjects #BalaCynwydModernBoho

Kitchen before

If you follow us on instagram  (and you absolutely should, you can find us @designmanifest) then you may have spied a new project: #BalaCynwydModernBoho.  We are remodeling the kitchen of a longtime client and it is going to be really good 🙂 It’s …
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Wallpaper on My Fireplace! {A Cottage Update}

fireplace mantel needs help

Happy Wednesday.  First of all, thanks to those who left thoughtful comments on last week’ post.  I love hearing from you guys.  Our comment form and our contact form have been a little bit out of whack.  I assure you, …
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