As we creep up on two years in our loft it’s really evolved into what feels like a full fledged home! So when Apartment Therapy asked if they could take a tour {pinch me!!}, I felt like the space was finally ready for primetime! I’m so excited the feature went live and that I get to share it with you.

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Our living room has really taken shape over time. We started with the base of the couch and coffee table that we’ve had since day one, and slowly but surely have made updates with additional layers to create the warmth and comfort I crave. Our DIY hide rug has come in, gorgeous block printed pillows by my latest discovery Susan Connor out of NYC. They’ve added a lovely bit of handmade style to the sofa. And of course there are our favorite objects, souvenirs and personal finds that add bits of interest and make me smile every time I look at them.

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We’re still loving our West Elm Bentwood side table. As we head into summer, I wanted a lighter look so I added my favorite new Bertoia-inspired Maude chair from Lulu & Georgia in front of the fireplace. I love how it juxtaposes a modern flair against more organic elements in the room.

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I’ve also added a little vignette at the foot of our staircase. It all started after I couldn’t return the palm we used in this shoot. I just had to find it a home. And I’ve become a huge fan of layering art on the floor. Combined with my Timothy Oulton jumbo mirror from HD Buttercup, et voila!

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I’ve also added a ton of greenery – from our beloved fiddle leaf fig {we now have a tree & table top version}, my new fave, the snake plant and of course fresh flowers! The blooms in these pics came from my favorite florist extraordinaire Natalie Bowen.

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For the first time, I’m also sharing pics of our kitchen! It’s still a bit of a sore spot for me because, as a renter, there’s nothing I can really do about the myriad of problems with it. Hello black appliances, builder grade cabinets and poorly laid subway tile. Ugh. It all still pains me, but I’ve learned to live with it. Our stainless steel island has made me like the space a bit more. It’s super functional and super affordable- I got it at a restaurant supply store!

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I’ve also added a few fresh details to the bedroom. Throw pillows are the easiest and one of the most economical ways to freshen up a space so I added a few new faves from West Elm to give the bed a spring vibe. I also kept true to my love of all things white by adding these Robert Abby table lamps. My secret to keeping my closet under control is swapping out seasonal items. All of my sweaters and coats are now tightly packed under our bed. Though when I make the seasonal switch it always reminds me how overdue I am for another purge!

It’s such a good feeling to walk into your house and feel at home. While I never feel like it’s truly “done” {to the husband’s chagrin}, I’m loving what we got goin’ on right now!

I have to thank Apartment Therapy for stopping by. Definitely check out the full feature here – Chloe and Bailey make a cameo!!

shop the loft: Room & Board Wells Sofa, Jumbo Arcitect Floor Lamp c/o LampsPlus, side table west elm, susan connor throw pillows, rebecca atwood throw pillows, maude chair c/o lulu & georgia, vintage wood beads hudson grace, Robert Abby bedside lamps c/o LampsPlus, crane & canopy bedding, Ikea wall mounted entry mirror, CB2 entry table, west elm bedroom throw pillowsmissoni home throw, muuto dots wall hooks, a sunny afternoon cutting boards, heath ceramics

 

images for apartment therapy by kim lucian

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24 Comments

  1. Hello. 🙂 I have to agree with everyone else and say that your house is gorgeous! You have a great eye!
    I am in love with your sofa and am considering purchasing it but am wanting to know if you feel it has held up well. I am willing to splurge and pay a little more for a really nice, well-made sofa and just wanted to get your honest thoughts on this piece. How is it holding up after a few years of use? Is the frame durable? How about the leather?
    Thank you so much for any help you can give me! 🙂

  2. Erin, thank you so much for making our cushions a part of your gorgeous home (and post!) The whole shoot on AT looks amazing, and I just loved seeing all the little ways that you made this space your own, and made it feel so much less empty– but somehow, still spacious and simplified. I think my favorite part are the beaded necklaces and jeans hanging in the bedroom – I love the way you’ve celebrated those elements of daily life and kind of shown their true beauty by making them a part of your space…Totally unique. My Best, Susan

  3. Oh, your place is gorgeous Erin! Are you sure you want to move out?!
    Btw, hope you’ve already found your dream place (please, let me know so I can book the tickets ha!)
    xoxo

  4. Absolutely love your loft!! And let me tell you, your kitchen is LIGHTYEARS ahead of my rental’s kitchen. I’m talking white appliances (the ’90s kind, not chic), formica, and a “backsplash” that has been there since the 80s. Rentals can be a bummer because we have no options but yours is absolutely gorgeous!!

  5. So in love with your place! I love the color of your walls. I recently moved and I’ve been looking for the perfect color to paint my walls. What is the name of the paint you used?

    1. What a Beautiful space you have created! I also would loooooove to know what paint you have used in your living room and in the bedroom, please ! I an looking to refresh our home and find the color selection a bit overwhelming 😉 thank you a million xo

  6. Hi Erin,
    great appartment!
    What brand is that gorgeous wall light beside your dining table?