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Marimekko…

Images: My Instagram Hi friends! I am back to report that Oahu Hawaii was pretty fantastic! My husband and I had a blast. You can’t really complain about beautiful beaches, sun and great food. One of the restaurants that we thoroughly enjoyed was Tangos by Waikiki. I’m a sucker for a good breakfast and this [...]

Repurposed Stool…

If you have read Simply Grove for awhile now then you know that though I love DIY’s, I don’t love nor promote difficult DIY’s. I am a simple DIY gal who wants great results without breaking a finger or the bank. Another detail that you may know about me is that I love to repurpose [...]

Giveaway {CLOSED}…

A few weeks ago, I blogged about this DIY. You may have noticed the gorgeous dinnerware and flatware that accompanied the bottles on the table. The Mikasa Antique White dinnerware and Mikasa Harmony flatware are both insanely gorgeous and help create such a beautiful tablescape. I am a sucker for white dinnerware, mostly because white goes [...]

Palm Trees and Pineapple…

Image: Apartment 34 It’s Saturday and I am headed to Hawaii! I am super pumped to get away with my hubby and play in the sun all.week.long. Just because I’m on vacation does not mean that Simply Grove is on vacation. Meaning I have an awesome giveaway next week so PLEASE check back!! And follow [...]

Inspiration {Modern Bathrooms}…

Image: The Design Files I’ve been seeing a lot of awesome bathrooms on Pinterest lately. What makes these bathrooms so awesome is the unique character that each one has. Between the modern bathroom vanities, different materials blended and natural light shining in, each bathroom gets two thumbs up for being amazing! Image: Lonny Image: The Design [...]

Happy Habitat Blanket…

We have a plethora of throw blanket options at my house. Furry blankets, soft blankets, little blankets…many blankets. My most recent blanket to join this massive collection is this gorgeous Happy Habitat blanket by Karrie Kaneda. It is my all time favorite! The quality is undeniable. It’s the perfect snuggle blanket yet still looks beyond [...]

Inspiration {B&W}…

I think it’s cute when people tell me that they are scared to introduce black into their space. Mostly because black is as timeless as it gets. You might want to frightened to add salmon or coral or even plum to your entire home. But black? It really is harmless AND can be paired with [...]

Inspiration {Kitchen}…

There is truly so much you can do with a kitchen. You can mix and match a plethora of different materials and surfaces to create timeless looks. This specific kitchen has a mix of all of my favorite materials including marble and wood. It’s such a simple yet stylish kitchen. And you can tell that [...]

Seed Furniture…

With all of our gadgets and techie stuff, we want furniture pieces that not only look awesome but allow us to store our items without having wires showing….right?? Lucky for us, Seed Furniture has given us just this with their Media Portal Collection. The Media Portal Collection is a one-stop destination for the charging of electronic [...]

Inspiration {Kitchen}…

Images: Remodelista Who doesn’t love a well designed kitchen?! This kitchen makes me want to shout with excitement. Between the counters and gold details, I’m in love. Read more about this space here.    

DIY {Bottles}…

I am a huge fan of spray paint. Always have been, always will be. Mostly because it’s such a quick and easy way to update an item. I found these vintage bottles on eBay. They came in a LOT of 8. I knew right away what I wanted to do with them, and it involved [...]

Love this bathroom…

I’m super into large, bold floral patterns right now. So when I saw Emily Schuman’s powder room, designed by Amber Lewis, I quickly fell in love! Besides this wallpaper being the bomb, the combo of the paper and gold lighting is epic. See more here and here.

Comfortable Modern Sofas…

Image: Bungalow 5. Poster: Froh & Frau Something that comes with the price of creating a modern space is using a stiff, well designed but not very comfortable sofa. I’ve had clients who have voiced their concern with modern design and it always includes the choice of sofa. These images show that just because you [...]

My kids bedroom…

Image taken by Allison Corona. The image above captures a brief moment when my kids bedroom was clean and tidy. This moment is few and far between. Because my kids share a room, it has become a playroom, workroom, sleeping room and entertaining room for their friends. My husband and I have been talking lately [...]

2 Noteworthy Blogs…

Sometimes I purposely stay offline to make sure that I stay somewhat authentic and original to who I am as a designer. But at the same time, i think it’s super important as a blogger and designer to know what’s happening in the giant world of design. This weekend I spent sometime browsing the internet. [...]