December 1, 2016

I had the chance to review the new HP Spectre laptop, and I have to say that I am so impressed! It’s form and function is on point. But this post isn’t about how I received it for myself. It’s about giving it away to someone very special to me.

My mom, who was a single mom for some time during my childhood, was and is selfless, hardworking and consistent in her love for my brothers and I. She got her teaching degree when I was in JH, while still working to provide for us. She taught me that no matter my age or circumstance, if I worked hard enough, I could achieve anything. [more]

#ReinventGiving with @hp via Simply Grove
 
November 30, 2016

In design we often hear about the “rule of three”, which essentially states that objects arranged in odd numbers are more appealing and effective than those grouped in even ones. And while I surely agree that we want to avoid the “Noah’s Ark Effect” of having everything placed in perfect two-by-two fashion, I do think there’s a time and place for good ol’ symmetry when it comes to styling our homes. [more]

Perfect Symmetry via Simply Grove
 
November 23, 2016

Sometimes I feel like a rug hoarder. I could possibly have a rug for every season in every room. It’s a hoarding problem. Sukhi Rugs are handmade rugs. Their main goal is to bring happiness into homes and they did that for us. This kilim patchwork rug is the perfect addition to my daughters room. It fits easily in a small space. The quality is on point and the texture is soft and enjoyable for my daughter to play on. The color has a few dimensions, so the rug can be used in various rooms around our home. [more]

Little girls room via Simply Grove
 

How many small bathrooms in the world have no character? How many owners of small bathrooms have given up hope for creating a stylish space? Well, I have some secrets for you. Some tips that will help you create the perfect small bathroom. My first secret may be a shock. [more]

Bathroom Makeover with Pratt & Lambert via Simply Grove