Sources

Wondering where we snagged something in our first house? Or itching for paint color info from that casa of yore? Scroll through each category below for the goods (and pop in on our Amazon store for more of our household must-haves and additional pieces to help you get the look):

Front Yard

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Front door paint: Valspar’s Fabulous Red, trim paint: Valspar’s Lyndhurst Tan, shutter paint: Glidden’s Dark Secret, white bushes: azaleas, trellis: Lowe’s (painted black), new windows throughout house: Window World.

Front Porch

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Front door paint: Valspar’s Fabulous Red, trim paint: Valspar’s Lyndhurst Tan, shutter paint: Glidden’s Dark Secret, floor paint: Greenwich by Ralph Lauren (cream) & Harvest Brown by Behr (tan), wood planters: Home Depot (painted cream), plants in wood planters: boxwoods, ceramic planters: Home Depot, purple plant in ceramic planter: Veronica, planter-turned-side-table: Home Depot, pillows & cushions: Home Depot, dog: our beloved chihuahua named Hamburger (Burger for short).

Living Room

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Wall paint: Glidden’s Sand White, trim paint: FreshAire’s off-the-shelf white semi-gloss paint, table & chairs: Target, bench: Bed Bath & Beyond, faux seepskin: homemade with fabric, coffee table: thrift store, sofa: Rowe (google your town and Rowe to find a local dealer), yellow rug: Moorish Rug by Pottery Barn, concrete greyhound: local garden center, fireplace mirror: thrift store (painted white), glass hurricane: Linens N’ Things by Nate Berkus, hanging vases: CB2, white antler candlestick: West Elm, oversized glass vase: ZGallerie, slipper chair: Dolce Lounge Chair from Target, hanging pendant in dining area: CB2, dining room table runner: Target, blue vase on fireplace mantel: Home Goods, floating shelves in dining area: Ikea, green bottles: old wine and Pellegrino bottles, flooring: 50-year-old original hardwood floor which was professionally refinished and stained a rich chocolate brown.

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Sofa pillows: Target, table lamps: Linens N’ Things, side tables: Target, slipper chair pillow: Crate & Barrel, console table: Target, ottomans under console table: Target, botanical print and frame: Ikea, frames over console table: Ikea, P monogram print: we made it by blowing up the first few lines of a magazine article at 300% at Kinkos, tall glass vase on console: ZGallerie, curtains: Vivan by Ikea, bamboo blinds: Walmart, oil rubbed bronze doorknob & deadbolt: Lowe’s.

Kitchen

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Wall paint: Glidden’s Gentle Tide, trim paint: FreshAire’s off-the-shelf white semi-gloss paint, counters: Stonemark Granite in “Pashmina” from Home Depot, cabinets: CraftMaid “Bel Air” cabinetry from Home Depot, appliances: Frigidaire, rug: The Company Store, brushed nickel hardware: Pleasant’s Hardware, faucet: Price Pfister on ebay, undermount sink: Plumber’s Surplus, seeded glass pendant light: West Elm, clam shell fruit bowl: ZGallerie, range hood: Arietta from Home Depot, cutting board: Marshall’s, flooring: hardwood from Lumber Liquidators in “Mocha Oak” to match refinished original flooring.

Third Bedroom

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Wall paint: Glidden’s Water Chestnut, trim paint: FreshAire’s off-the-shelf white semi-gloss paint, daybed: West Elm, duvet: Designers Guild, woven ottoman: Michael’s, chair: Target, crafting table: Ikea, mismatched frames: Ikea & Target, pink vase in window: Crate & Barrel, tan throw: Linens N’ Things, green pillow: Bed Bath & Beyond, patterned pillow: Designers Guild, roman blind: Ikea, rug: The Company Store, flooring: 50-year-old original hardwood floor which was professionally refinished and stained a rich chocolate brown.

Nursery (Formerly The Third Bedroom)

Wall paint: Mythic’s Autumn Bloom, ceiling paint: Mythic’s Adanna Aire, trim paint: FreshAire’s off-the-shelf white semi-gloss paint, rug: The Decorating Outlet here in Richmond, capiz chandelier: The Decorating Outlet, frames: Ikea and Target, art: craft paper from Michael’s & family photos & art prints from Etsy and Wall Blank, painted and recovered bench: thrift store with outlet fabric on it, basket under bench: Target, chair: thrift store, pillow on chair: TJ Maxx, ottoman: Michael’s, faux sheepskin rug on ottoman: DIYed from a TJ Maxx rug, curtain fabric: Waverly, curtain rod: Target, side table: Target, baskets retrofitted for side table: Linens N’ Things, reading lamp: Ikea.

Refinished dresser: Craigslist, organic changing pad: Buy Buy Baby, organic changing pad cover: diapers.com, blue fan: Target, hamper basket: Ikea, hamper basket liner: outlet fabric, white ceramic elephant and giraffe banks: Pottery Barn, flower mobiles: DIYed with wire and faux hydrangea flowers from Michael’s, white bookshelves: homemade.

Closet paint: Mythic’s Adanna Aire, crib: Walmart, green painted mirror: TJ Maxx (was black), organic crib sheet: diapers.com, crib skirt: homemade with outlet fabric, closet organization systems: Ikea and Home Depot.

Master Bedroom

Wall paint: Glidden’s Gentle Tide, trim paint: FreshAire’s off-the-shelf white semi-gloss paint, bed: Malm Bed from Ikea, organic mattress: Savvy Rest from the Natural Sleep Store, chandelier: West Elm, bedding: West Elm, swing arm lamps: Lamp Factory Outlet, framed art above bed: our first initials with the word “and” printed out and framed, curtains above bed: Bed Bath & Beyond, curtains in front of wardrobes flanking bed: Ikea, wardrobes flanking bed: Ikea (they’re doorless), pillows: Bed Bath & Beyond & Etsy, rug: World Market, flooring: 50-year-old original hardwood floor which was professionally refinished and stained a rich chocolate brown.

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Leather chair: Target, pillow on chair: Bed Bath & Beyond, floor lamp: Lowe’s, nailhead linen ottoman: TJ Maxx, fan: Linens N’ Things, capiz frames: Target, clam shell: vacation find, ceramic pear: TJ Maxx, mirror: West Elm, oversized vase: ZGallerie, white planter: Ikea, house plant: corn plant.

Master Bathroom

Wall paint: Benjamin Moore’s Dune Grass (color matched to Olympic Premium No-VOC paint), trim paint: FreshAire’s off-the-shelf white semi-gloss paint, floor tile: mocha marble from Lowe’s, tub/shower tile: white subway tile from Home Depot, sink: Overstock, vanity: Crate & Barrel nightstand retrofitted with plumbing and a vessel sink, faucet: Overstock, extra long shower curtain & liner: Amazon (our waffle curtain and fabric liner are both 95 inches long), light fixture: Home Depot, art above toilet: DIYed for $6 (here’s how), toilet: Kohler, mirror: Target, floor mat: West Elm, bamboo blinds: Home Depot.

Office/Guest Bedroom/Playroom

Wall paint: Glidden’s Sand White, trim paint: FreshAire’s off-the-shelf white semi-gloss paint, sofa bed: Rowe, patterned pillow: West Elm, cream pillow: Crate & Barrel, ottoman: Target, rug: Pottery Barn Outlet, bookcase: Ikea (painted back light blue), baskets on bookcase: Michael’s, flashcard clothesline: DIYed, roman shade: Ikea, pendant light: DIYed.

Chairs: Target, seat cushions: World Market, desk: homemade (from an old door), filing cabinet under desk: homemade, desktop three-tiered cubby: Target, gray file boxes under desk: Target, white boxes under desk: Ikea, computers: Mac, lamp: Linens N’ Things, postcard shelves: DIYed, green artichoke planter: HomeGoods, magnetic white flowers on wall: Wallflowers by Umbra.

Sofa bed (folded out): Rowe, floral pillow shams: Pottery Barn, brown quilt: Bed Bath & Beyond, white comforter: Ikea, small wood bookcase in foreground: hand-me-down.

Den

Wall paint: Wishes by Glidden on all walls except for the fireplace wall which is slightly darker (Glidden‘s Water Chestnut), trim paint: FreshAire’s off-the-shelf white semi-gloss paint, curtains: Ikea Vivan panels, bamboo blinds: Walmart, sofa: Pottery Barn (PB Basic), rug: Clara Rug from Pottery Barn, ottomans: Target, white chair in right corner: Ikea with an added white Ikea slipcover, green lumbar pillow: Marshall’s, green sofa pillows: Marshall’s, topiary: Crate & Barrel, grid of white frames: Target, green tray on ottoman: box from Target that came with a photo album in it, frame over fireplace: Ikea, horns over fireplace: Pottery Barn, white bull’s head: iron bull picked up at a flea market & painted white, round white side table: homemade from small Target pedestal table with new bigger top, fireplace screen: $10 garage sale score, nickel floor lamp w/ white shade: Lowe’s, media stand: Target, TV: Magnavox from Target, white ceramic horse: Target, yellow & green bowls on side table: unknown (gift), big glass hurricane by fireplace: Linens N’ Things by Nate Berkus, round white mirror: gross faux gold mirror from Home Goods that we painted white, fan: Lowe’s with an added lamp shade from Target, flooring: hardwood from Lumber Liquidators in “Mocha Oak” to match refinished original flooring.

Slipper chair: The Dolce Lounge Chair from Target, faux sheepskin on back of sofa: homemade from fabric, pillow on slipper chair: Crate & Barrel, hanging rack: Target, ottoman below hanging rack: Target, zebra pillow on ottoman below hanging rack: Marshall’s, bamboo blinds: Walmart, desk area: see below.

Desk: West Elm, botanical print: homemade in Photoshop, botanical frame: Ikea, vintage map: ebay, map frame (we removed the glass) and cork: Target, map pins: Office Max, ottoman: Target, parson’s chair: Target, leopard scarf: eBay, green planter: HomeGoods, gourd lamp: Target, white metal canisters: Ikea, pencil cup: Target, blinds: Walmart.

Laundry Nook

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Wall paint: Wishes by Glidden, trim paint: FreshAire’s off-the-shelf white semi-gloss paint, washer & dryer: Whirlpool Duet Sport from Lowe’s, white rolling storage caddy (to left of washer & dryer): Target, counter: piece of plywood from Lowe’s painted white and polyurethaned for protection, large frames: Ikea, “art” in large frames: wrapping paper from Target, bamboo blinds: Walmart, laundry basket: Target, shadow box of wedding memorabilia: Michael’s, door mat: Ikea, glass canister of clothespins: Target, striped bath towel in laundry basket: Target, flooring: hardwood from Lumber Liquidators in “Mocha Oak” to match refinished original flooring.

Half Bathroom

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Wall paint: Wishes by Glidden (darker cream) and Honeymilk by Valspar (lighter cream), trim & ceiling paint: Honeymilk by Valspar, pedestal sink: Lowe’s, faucet: Lowe’s, toilet: American Standard from Lowe’s, frame: Ikea, art: allposters.com, glass cylinder vase holding toilet paper: Target, mirror: Target, sconces: Lowe’s, chandelier: Urban Outfitters, towel ring: Lowe’s, soap dispenser: Target, flooring: hardwood from Lumber Liquidators in “Mocha Oak” to match refinished original flooring.

Sunroom


Wall and trim paint: Valspar’s Lyndhurst Stone, curtains: Vivan by Ikea, curtain rods: Ikea, daybeds: West Elm, bedding and pillows on daybeds: Bed Bath & Beyond & TJ Maxx, rug: JC Penney, coffee table: Ikea Lack table with a larger thrift store tabletop screwed on top (and painted white to match), ironstone platter: Tiffany & Co (wedding gift), green vases: collected wine and Pellegrino bottles, blue vases: Marshall’s, fan: Home Depot.

Floor pillows: Bed Bath & Beyond square euro shams over Target by Thomas O’ Brien floor pillows, white ceramic garden stool: HomeGoods, pedestal table: thrift store base with round tabletop from Lowe’s screwed on top (and painted white to match), bentwood chairs: eBay, green candle holders: West Elm, floor: painted concrete (in Valspar’s Brownstone) with Ciel stencil (in Martha Stewart’s Lagoon color matched to Glidden’s oil-based porch & floor paint).

Patio

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Cobblestone pavers: generic tan version from a local company, table and chairs: Target, fire pit: made from $2 lawn edgers and pavers from Lowe’s, lounge chairs: Walmart, grill: Home Depot, patio plants: Lowe’s (they come with a year-long money back guarantee), black planters: Ikea, green pillow: Home Depot.

Basement

Wall paint: tan tinted Drylok, floor: painted concrete (in Valspar’s Brownstone), bookcase/desk: Ikea, storage boxes: Ikea, built-in paint cabinet: inherited with the house, paint cans: True Value, bike rack: Target, carpet square area rug: Flor, chairs: Target, basket with plants: Ikea, ceiling lamp shade: Target.

Table: Ikea, green storage bins: True Value, art: art.com, window frosting film: Home Depot, door paint: Glidden’s Dark Secret, armoires: Ikea (doors are lined with Target wrapping paper).

Backyard

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Greenery: courtesy of mother nature, bushes lining fence: 50-year-old American Boxwoods (inherited with the house along with the fence, the shed, and all the mature trees and shrubs), how we got the bushes from the before picture removed: free labor from Craigslist, favorite grass seed: Scott’s.