After being in my current place for a year and a half, the living room started to feel a little stale and in need of a refresh. While the majority of the decor I still like I can’t stop myself from constantly moving things around. A little change is good! So over the course of a weekend I gave it an inexpensive and easy living room refresh mixing pieces I already had plus a new rug.
Anyone else feel like it’s been the longest week ever? We finally made it to the weekend. Other than scrambling to put together a Halloween costume, here’s what we’ve been obsessed with in this week’s And Then We Tried obsessions.
Today we’re talking about something not so fun: debt. Specifically, avoidable credit card debt. As embarrassing as this is to talk about (and broadcast online) the more I talk to my friends and peers the more I realize that a lot of people have issues paying off debt, it’s just that no one talks about it. So, here’s my debt spiral.Keep Reading
Recently after pressing some flowers, I was left wondering what the hell I could do with them. Can anyone else relate? I mean they look so pretty but what do you actually do with them afterwards? Determined not to throw them away, I decided to try framing them instead and I’ve been loving the results! A mini rotating gallery of sorts—as soon as the current ones turn brown or start to look old, I switch them out with something fresh and new. Follow along below for the easiest of DIYs for framing pressed leaves and flowers.
Hannah and Robin are binge-watching some great shows, and Michelle has a very important item packed for her visit back to her college campus. Here’s what else we’ve been obsessed with in this week’s And Then We Tried obsessions.
Gallery walls are everywhere on the internet, and for good reason: they’re a great way to showcase your collection of artwork and give your space some personality. Here’s how I created an easy stairway gallery wall with Amazon frames.Keep Reading
Last weekend Hannah and I went to our friend Kelly’s 20-person bachelorette party on Put-In-Bay and it was excellent. And since there were a lot of ways this could have gone wrong, we thought we’d put together a little recap/list of tips for throwing your own 20-person fall Put-In-Bay bachelorette party.
One of the first things I did after Zac and I got engaged was search for wedding checklists and timelines. I love a good list and love crossing things off of lists even more, so I figured establishing a wedding checklist was the first step in planning, right? Well, after a quick search through Google and Pinterest, I was quickly overwhelmed. There are SO MANY THINGS that go into wedding planning! So, I decided to dial it back a bit and focus on the things I needed to get done in the first month. Here are my three things to do to start wedding planning.Keep Reading
Here at And Then We Tried, we love any outfit that’s comfy while also being cute— example A, our favorite leisurée brand. So thank god for the athleisure trend that has been taking over. And while we still love Outdoor Voices or Lululemon, when Target jumped on the bandwagon with their Joy Lab collection we were more than happy to scoop up some cute pieces on a budget. To celebrate another great line from Target, we’ve rounded up our favorites from their Joy Lab collection.