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99: Tween Boy Room Reveal
Dec 3 • 44 min
How to create a kid’s room that is functional, cool in their eyes, and a space you enjoy being around? Ashley has done several great DIYs in her son’s room in the past, but he’s getting older and it was time for a space designed for his current needs. His…
98: Curating Your Home Style
Nov 26 • 35 min
Once you’ve narrowed down your style (check out episode 3 for more on that!)… NOW WHAT? On organizing your ideas to keep your style consistent—tools in Instagram, Pinterest, and more. Plus, listen in for a great tip on pinning directly from Instagram!
97: Exterior Christmas Decor Ideas
Nov 19 • 32 min
Whether you are a seasoned exterior decorator or a newbie in trying to figure out what to do on the exterior of your home for Christmas, you are going to be inspired to just START decorating after tuning into this episode. From mailbox swags to baskets on…
96: Suzannah’s completed 100% DIY bathroom renovation One Room Challenge
Nov 12 • 47 min
Suzannah and her husband recently did a completely DIY full bathroom renovation during the 6-week One Room Challenge. Tile, shower, vanity, fixtures, paint… they put a ton of work into transforming this bathroom, while keeping their home’s classic feel.…
95: Breaking down barriers to DIY
Nov 5 • 35 min
It can feel like there are so many barriers to DIY projects and home renovating in general, but we believe that not all barriers need to block you from doing what you want to your home. Ashley and Suzannah are sharing their thoughts (and skills—they…
94: Coziness in Decor
Oct 29 • 30 min
“Cozy” means way more than warm and snuggled up in a blanket. It can mean being present in the moment, being grateful for your home, feeling content and relaxed… but also bringing pieces into your home to accommodate that lifestyle. You’ll feel warm and…
93: Life, House, & Podcast Updates
Oct 22 • 33 min
We figured it was about time to update you on what we are both up to (personal and home decor), all things ORC, and even what we are excited to talk about on the podcast over the next few months. If you love gabbing with your BFF, then this episode is for…
92: Kitchen Organizing
Oct 15 • 45 min
Organizing your kitchen cabinets is a small-scale DIY that can make a huge difference. Today we talk through common issues for kitchen organizing, including listener questions like hard-to-reach upper cabinets, corner cabinets, deep pantry shelves, and…
91: Powder Bath Renovation
Oct 8 • 37 min
Sometimes the smallest rooms can make the biggest impact—but small doesn’t always mean easy for a DIY renovation! Tune in to hear all about Ashley’s powder bath renovation including what it ended up costing!
90: Renovation or Design Burnout
Oct 1 • 24 min
It happens to the best of us… overwhelm and burnout with DIY and/or design projects around our homes. It can be so hard when you want to do more to your house than you really can—physically, mentally, logistically, financially, for your health…! We’ve…
89: Ashley’s Completed Eat-In Kitchen
Sep 24 • 23 min
We talk a lot about “Your Home Story” and what the story of your spaces are. Today, Ashley is sharing all about her eat-in kitchen’s story, from where it started (spoiler, it had blue wallpaper), to the more eclectic updates that she did a few years ago…
88: What we can learn from show homes
Sep 17 • 31 min
If you’ve ever wondered what a modern mansion is like inside, or what you’d choose for your home if money was no object… listen up! Ashley and Suzannah both visited multi-home tours of show homes in their areas and chat about elements they liked, trends…
87: Functional Updates at Ashley and Suzannah’s Houses
Sep 10 • 26 min
Functional updates make both of us so happy. On the show today, Suzannah and Ashley are both sharing recent functional updates they have made at each of their houses. Suzannah brightened up her back entry by doing lots of grunt work and is so much better…
86: Design, Make, & Live: Bonus Rooms
Sep 3 • 28 min
This high-energy, fun episode will get you inspired for updating your family’s bonus spaces! A “bonus room” is a multi-purpose space that can be used as a family room, sewing or hobby room, game room, home cinema, office, or den. They can be super…
85: Interview with a 9-Year-Old About Designing His Room
Aug 27 • 15 min
What does a kid really think about his/her room? Do they know what they want in a space JUST FOR THEM? Today’s episode is unique in that Ashley is interviewing her son, Greyson, all about his room. She’s getting ready to embark on transforming his space…
84: 2-Hour Decor Projects
Aug 20 • 28 min
Sometimes, we only have short windows of time and we want to actually accomplish something home-related in that window. The show today, is all about 2-hour house projects that you can do. We are here to inspire you to tackle a new project, start-to-finish!
83: Suzannah’s finished DIY full kitchen reno
Aug 13 • 47 min
This week we are hearing the inside scoop and getting tips from Suzannah’s 100% DIY “modern traditional” kitchen reno! Hear about the biggest projects and design decisions, plus… why she chose white cabinets despite being a little bored of them these…
82: Design, Make, & Live: Front Porches
Aug 6 • 32 min
Today, we are sharing all about how to design, makeover and use and love your front porch. Suzannah shares her front porch setup and some wishes for the future (specifically with curb appeal). Ashley shares that she loves the updates that she’s done in…
81: DIY or Hire Out Kitchen Open Shelving
Jul 30 • 20 min
Open shelving is all the rage! And for good reason! Ashley and Suzannah have both done open shelves in their kitchens and Suzannah is planning some more in her current kitchen reno. Kitchen open shelves need to be deep (about 10”) and sturdy, but can be…
80: Ashley’s Foyer Makeover Reveal
Jul 23 • 35 min
We talk a lot about “Your Home Story” and what the story of your spaces are. Today, Ashley is sharing all about her foyer’s story, from where it started (spoiler, it was pretty darn formal), to the more eclectic updates that she did a few years ago and…
79: How to add character to a cookie-cutter house!
Jul 16 • 39 min
Both Ashley and Suzannah have lived in brand-new builder basic, cookie-cutter homes (and Suzannah has also lived in a dated, dingy one). We are passionate about taking these homes beyond decor and helping you make them feel unique and fitting to your…
78: Novice DIYers tackle a full bathroom reno
Jul 9 • 27 min
Can you tackle a complete powder bathroom as a new DIYer? What are the challenges that you might encounter? How do you get the tools to actually complete the job? Today, we are chatting with two novice DIYers about their recently completed Mid-Century…
77: How to Define your Decor Style
Jul 2 • 34 min
Happy 4th of July holiday! We share what we’re up to this week, then revisit a favorite episode of ours from the archives, episode 3. It’s a big one—how and why to define your home style! Why pick a style? Why not just collect and decorate with all the…
76: How to Include Family Heirlooms in your Decor
Jun 25 • 31 min
Family heirlooms, from furniture to small decor items… how to use them in your home and decor? Sometimes these pieces are so special and beautiful to us but other times it’s hard to fit them into your style. We share our personal experiences with…
75: 5 weekend projects you can do NOW! Plus a giveaway!
Jun 18 • 20 min
Sometimes, you just don’t have time for month-long renovation projects but you still want to improve your house. On the show today, we are walking you through five projects that can be completed from start to finish in just two days, perfect for a…
74: Design, Make, & Live: Garages
Jun 11 • 30 min
We often do a “deep dive” into design and function of a specific room or space—this week it’s garages, so we’re focusing on how to make your garage work for your home and family. (This room/space is heavier on the function than form, but still can be…
73: Maintenance Update (Interior and Exterior)
Jun 4 • 23 min
It’s time for a check-in on how we (and you) are doing with interior and exterior maintenance. We chat about peeling paint on Ashley’s windowsills to deck updates that Suzannah wants to make for the exterior side of things. Then, we take it indoors and…
72: Our favorite home design books
May 28 • 36 min
We love to put down the Internet and flip through a book sometimes! It can be so fun to get ideas from a real, comprehensive design book. Not just instructional manuals, the pretty photograph kind too. We’re sharing our favorites (as well as some…
71: Suzannah’s modern bathroom reno One Room Challenge
May 21 • 36 min
Could you completely gut, renovate and style a bathroom taking it from a dated 1960’s space to eyesore to a gorgeous mid-century inspired dream room in just 6 weeks? Suzannah is chatting all about her recent project that includes flooring mishaps,…
70: Real Estate Staging: Interview with Nicole Wear of Friday and Company
May 14 • 33 min
We often get questions about real estate before, and we do our best to answer, but wanted to bring in a pro! Nicole Wear is a stager and stylist who works with her husband, a seasoned residential real estate broker. Nicole talked to us about how the real…
69: Listener Questions 3
May 7 • 31 min
You’ve asked… we’ve tried to answer. =) The questions we chat about today are how we approach designing kid’s spaces, practical tips for making your bathroom feel more luxurious, the debate between having an office or a guest bedroom and more.
68: DIY or Hire Out: Maintenance/Extras
Apr 30 • 41 min
Deep cleaning, bug treatment, leaves, and more… we’re covering interior and exterior home maintenance tasks that you could DIY or hire out! Which ones are worth the money to save your time?!
67: Suzannah’s Kitchen Remodel Design
Apr 23 • 33 min
Suzannah is embarking on a massive project this June! She’s tackling transforming her 1980’s kitchen with new cabinets, flooring, plumbing, tile, and more. With the curveball that isn’t going to be her forever house, tune in as we chat about some of the…
66: Landscape Design: Interview with Gardening by Design
Apr 16 • 42 min
It’s beginning to be the time of year when lots of people start planning exterior projects like deck/yard upgrades and landscaping. We called in the experts about landscape/hardscape design, Engelina and Erin from Gardening by Design, an Ottowa, Ontario,…
65: Suzannah’s dining room reveal
Apr 9 • 28 min
Suzannah just completed a central room in her home, her formal dining room. Tune in as she talks about transforming the space from the aqua walls with dated electrical elements to the modern traditional space that it is today.
64: Free Ways to Update Your House
Apr 2 • 30 min
It can be overwhelming to think about all the money that we want to spend on our houses to get it “finished.” But there are some improvements that don’t take any money at all, some of them not even that much time!, and make a big difference. Deep…
63: Design, Make, & Live: Laundry Rooms
Mar 26 • 33 min
We are doing a deep dive today on laundry rooms. Whether you’re gutting and redoing a laundry room from scratch, or just thinking about small updates to refresh your space—maximizing the space you have to work with, considering how you use it, and…
62: Ashley & Suzannah’s Current House Projects
Mar 19 • 29 min
Ashley and Suzannah catch you up on projects around each of their houses. They’ve both have painting updates, functionality upgrades, and sourcing information to share.
61: Designing with a Spouse + Small Space Living with Jojotastic
Mar 12 • 26 min
Today we have the design and home styling blogger Joanna Hawley from the blog, jojotastic, on the show sharing about how she designs and renovates with her soon-to-be spouse, what small space living looks like (including hacks for organizing) and what…
60: Design, Make, & Live: Nurseries
Mar 5 • 38 min
Nursery design can be so fun and cute!! But a baby’s room also needs to be super functional. So we did a deep dive into the essentials, ways to add your design touches, and some inspirational nurseries and pieces that work well. Plus, learn how to make a…
59: How we budget for home projects - and how to organize a budget
Feb 26 • 30 min
BUDGETING is a big topic and deserves its own episode! We cover a lot of methods and tips today for large and smaller projects. Ashley and Suzannah have two different ways of doing it, and we shared some tips we gathered from listeners.
58: Renovating and Rolling With the Punches
Feb 19 • 26 min
Do you struggle with keeping projects in check while renovating? Or, do you have problems with adding more and more to your project TO DO list? Join the conversation today, as we talk through some of Ashley’s current struggles and how budgeting and…
57: Design + Multi-Generational Living with BrePurposed
Feb 12 • 34 min
Today we have DIY design blogger Bre Bertolini on the show sharing about her design process, how she makes it work sharing a home with her husband, two little ones, and father-in-law (including her #1 tip for designing in a shared home), how she budgets…
56: Deep Dive: Couches
Feb 5 • 37 min
There’s so much to consider when making a long-term purchase. Today, we are helping you out with 6 questions to ask yourself when you are looking to buy a new sofa! We chat about function, dimensions, lounge-worthy or more for looks, fabric, budget, and…
55: How to Get Started Finding & Hiring Professionals
Jan 29 • 22 min
Ashley and Suzannah share great tips on what has worked for them when working with contractors. From how to provide clarity to contractors while saving yourself time to how to go with the highest quote without paying the highest prices, you’ll want to…
54: Design, Make, & Live: Offices
Jan 22 • 41 min
Today’s episode is a deep dive into office design and function. We cover the utilitarian essentials (and how to make them more attractive), some design features you can add that are also practical, and facts of office space life like the table-vs-desk…
53: Having Friends Over While Renovating
Jan 15 • 25 min
Feel confident while inviting others in. Whether you are knee-deep in a kitchen renovation or just need to paint a bathroom, learn how to embrace it and open up your home to others. We share some of our thoughts on how to get in the right mindset as well…
52: Hardware Design Choices with Nostalgic Warehouse
Jan 8 • 28 min
Updating door and other hardware in your interior is one of the projects we’ve talked about before as a great way to add quality and personality. Today, we interview two experts from Nostalgic Warehouse about how to choose and make an impact with…
51: Home Design Trends for 2019
Jan 1 • 33 min
We had fun in episode nine of last year sharing the design trends for 2018, so we thought we check back in on those trends and then forecast what will be HOT for 2019—and what’s going out. We hope you are ready to see some new trends this year, because we…
50: Best of 2018, Goals for 2019
Dec 11, 2018 • 22 min
We started this podcast 1 year ago! We have a lot of good stuff to look back on, and lots of goals for 2019! We also share our personal and blog successes and goals in this episode!
49: Listener Questions 2: Clutter, pets, painting over wallpaper, & more
Dec 4, 2018 • 36 min
Today, we are answering YOUR questions. We’ve compiled questions about how to hide media cords, what to do with paper clutter, how to live with pets and not have pet stuff all around, how to paint over wallpaper, and even what plant resources we use. As…
48: Suzannah’s Modern Traditional ORC Master Bedroom
Nov 27, 2018 • 35 min
It is a great feeling to put time and energy into a room and then call it FINISHED! Suzannah did that over a 6-week period (including building an upholstered bed from scratch) for her modern traditional style master bedroom makeover, which she made over…
47: Modern Christmas Decorating Ideas
Nov 13, 2018 • 32 min
Both Ashley and Suzannah love the holidays and Christmas decor, but stay away from going overboard. We share ideas for how you can infuse the Christmas spirit in your home without it feeling overwhelming or compromising your personal style. We talk…
46: DIY or Hire Out: Wood Wall Treatments
Nov 6, 2018 • 21 min
We are talking in-depth about wall treatments—which ones you should do yourself and which ones you should consider hiring out. Back in episode 15, we covered “DIY vs. Hire Out” on Wallpaper. Today, we’re focusing on wood accents, molding, paneling,…
45: Creating a Drop Zone for Fall & Winter Gear
Oct 30, 2018 • 32 min
We all want that organized drop zone, that beautiful mudroom, or a built-in bench with coat hangers for all our family members, but sometimes, that’s just not an option. Today, we are chatting about how to create a drop zone for fall and winter gear…
44: Cozy Minimalist Home interview
Oct 23, 2018 • 35 min
“More style, less stuff”—isn’t that almost always the goal with home decor?!? This week we have the expert in stylish, non-cluttered home-making, Myquillin Smith of the blog The Nester. Her new book, Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff is out…
43: Interior Home Maintenance
Oct 16, 2018 • 24 min
Of course we prefer to focus on projects that make our home prettier—but in reality, we have to do projects regularly that make our home safe and efficient. On today’s show, we chat all about interior home maintenance, including how and when to do some of…
42: Home Decor Blogging Behind the Scenes
Oct 9, 2018 • 52 min
If you’ve ever wondered about how Ashley and Suzannah got into home decor blogging, what it takes to create blog and social media content, how to get featured on a big design site, how home design bloggers make money, or a blogger secret benefit to…
41: Choosing & Hanging Art
Oct 2, 2018 • 34 min
Choosing and hanging art can be a struggle for the best of us, but we have tips! Join us today as we chat about our favorite stores to buy art, how to find art that speaks to you, how to frame art, and how to hang art.
40: Unique & Minimal Halloween & Thanksgiving Decor
Sep 25, 2018 • 26 min
Both Ashley and Suzannah value the fun that comes from celebrating the changing seasons and holidays, but shy away from accumulating lots of new pieces every year or for using every year. We share our projects and decorating successes, plus other ideas…
39: Ashley’s Mid-Century Modern Master Bedroom Makeover
Sep 18, 2018 • 25 min
Your master bedroom should be your oasis, but many times, it takes a backseat to other rooms in our homes. In today’s show, Ashley talks about her Mid-Century Modern Master Bedroom and how it’s finally a place that feels like a retreat. You’ll hear how…
38: First steps in decor when you move into a new space
Sep 11, 2018 • 33 min
Moving into a new space is so exciting!! Whether you rent or own, you probably want to get your new home looking and functioning the way you want as soon as possible… but there are some improvements that are much better to do sooner or later. We have tips…
37: DIY or Hire Out: Painting
Sep 4, 2018 • 27 min
In today’s episode, you’ll hear our thoughts on painting (both interior and exterior) and whether you should hire painting our or do it yourself! From using a paint sprayer to taping off windows and ceilings, tune in to hear what we think about how to get…
36: Design, Make, & Live: Hallways
Aug 28, 2018 • 27 min
Do you have a dark and dingy hallway? Or, a downstairs hallway that is lacking function? It doesn’t have to be! We have great ideas to update, makeover, and better utilize your hallway so it’s beautiful as well as functional.
35: No-Spend Facebook Challenge Update + Our House Updates
Aug 21, 2018 • 34 min
Our first challenge in the Your Home Story podcast Facebook group was live last month. The challenge was all about refreshing a space in our house WITHOUT spending money. Tune in to hear about what spaces were refreshed as well as what projects we are…
34: Erin of the $100 Challenge
Aug 14, 2018 • 25 min
Can you really make over a room in 1 month with $100?? Our guest Erin has done that month after month and spread the motivation with tons of readers—even made an appearance on the Rachel Ray show! This week we’re talking to Erin about how she got started…
33: Real [estate] talk: How to BUY a Home
Aug 7, 2018 • 39 min
Selling a Home (Episode 16) was such a hit that we decided we had to talk all about the process of buying a home. From searching for homes to radon testing to home loans, tune in to hear our experiences and tips on home-buying!
32: Plant Care
Jul 31, 2018 • 35 min
Whether you’re Team Real Plants or open to faux ones, too, this episode will help you pick which plants should go where and how to decorate with and around them! Tune in for our top 10 indoor plants that are easy to care for and more!
31: Exterior Home Maintenance
Jul 24, 2018 • 30 min
We will be the first to admit that keeping up with the exterior of the home can be daunting. It feels like we never have enough time to get the interior how we want it, and then you want me to keep up with the exterior too? Today, we are breaking down…
30: Backspash & Tiling Tips for Walls
Jul 17, 2018 • 34 min
Want a great starter DIY project that will make a huge impact in your bathroom, bar, or kitchen?? Ashley and Suzannah have both done tile wall and backsplash projects and share tons of installation tips plus design considerations.
29: Shopping Vintage Online
Jul 10, 2018 • 37 min
Who doesn’t love vintage decor, furniture, art, and more?! Today’s episode is all about finding great vintage pieces from the comfort of your home. You’ll learn which pieces we’ve bought online, how to search and buy them online, what to expect to pay,…
28: DIY or Hire Out: Windows & Doors
Jul 3, 2018 • 29 min
Changes to windows and doors can make a huge effect to make a home look more custom or updated. Some of these changes you can do yourself… others could be a huge nightmare, mess, time suck, or worse! Ashley and Suzannah talk through their experiences and…
27: Design, Make, & Live: Powder Bathrooms
Jun 26, 2018 • 38 min
Most half bathrooms or powder baths are not too exciting or pretty to look at right away. But they’re often used by guests or you, all the time, so might as well express your style in them! They can have function issues, too, like small sinks and no…
26: Listener Questions 2
Jun 19, 2018 • 21 min
We are answering YOUR questions today! Tune in to hear about where/how to buy Benjamin Moore paint, our favorite tools, how to get your partner on board with home decor, and about decorating when you have an eclectic style but don’t want your house to…
25: How to Decorate with a Spouse
Jun 12, 2018 • 21 min
You know how you want to decorate but do you know how to update a space or do a big project with your spouse or significant other? If others in your household care about the decor, you may have to get creative and figure out how to work on your home…
24: Buying + Selling on Facebook, Craigslist, Sales, etc.
Jun 5, 2018 • 33 min
There are great deals out there on secondhand items direct from sellers (online or in-person), but it takes work to find them. Plus, selling your furniture, rugs, etc. can be a great way to get some extra cash to cover new purchases! We share our…
23: Life & Home Updates
May 29, 2018 • 29 min
We’ve had some big personal and home/project-related updates lately and wanted to share in more depth, let you get to know us even better! This episode shares what’s up with us as we enter summer and a new phase of life for Suzannah.
22: All About Window Coverings
May 22, 2018 • 37 min
How do you pick window treatments? What type of window treatment do you need in your living room, kitchen, or bathroom? How do you hang window curtains? Tune in today, as we chat all about window curtains, blinds, shades and more.
21: Design, Make, & Live: Entryways
May 15, 2018 • 31 min
Focus on one space in your home with us today and learn more about how to make your entryway work for you and your family. Whether you need decor ideas such as art, lighting, or rugs or more organizational ideas such as how to create a drop zone, coat…
20: DIY or Hire Out: Small Electrical
May 8, 2018 • 23 min
“Small electrical” may not sound very exciting, but it is SO empowering to have the skills to make small changes in your home with light fixtures, light switches, and more. Ashley and Suzannah share their experience with lots of DIY electrical updates,…
19: Minimalism
May 1, 2018 • 32 min
“Minimalism” is an aspirational term for many of us… but hey, what does it mean, is it realistic, and will it bring us happiness? We talk about Marie Kondo’s books and philosophy for reducing clutter in your home and wardrobe, plus the documentary…
18: Design, Make & Live: Guest Bedrooms
Apr 24, 2018 • 22 min
We focus on the guest bedroom and what design choices are great for this space. Whether you are thinking about hosting guests short- or long-term, these tips for creating a welcoming guest bedroom are all easy to implement and will go a long way in making…
17: All About Rugs
Apr 17, 2018 • 44 min
Rugs add character, coziness, and more to our spaces yet they can be hard to select. Listen in as we chat about rug placement, rug sizing, what types of rugs work best within specific types of rooms, how to clean rugs, and more.
16: Real [Estate] Talk: How to SELL a Home
Apr 10, 2018 • 35 min
Real estate can be so exciting but also so stressful! We’ve had a variety of experiences selling a few houses between us, Suzannah very recently with plenty of issues but also a very successful outcome. In this episode we share our experiences plus…
15: DIY or Hire Out: Wallpaper
Apr 3, 2018 • 26 min
We love to talk about when to DIY vs. when to find a pro—and this time we focus on wallpaper installation and removal. We’ve both installed wallpaper ourselves (different kinds) and Ashley has had some very good and some very bad experiences removing it.…
14: How to Be Content with Your Home When You Can’t Change It
Mar 27, 2018 • 26 min
We all struggle with contentment and the need/want to do more, make more, and buy more. How to combat that in the home decor world? Tune in as we give practical tips for how to be content even while being inundated with beautiful spaces, amazing…
13: Design, Make, & Live: Kitchens
Mar 20, 2018 • 44 min
If you are ready to start a kitchen renovation, planning a small kitchen update or just want to be inspired by what you can do to freshen up your kitchen, then this episode is perfect for you. Listen in as we chat about how a kitchen function matters and…
12: Listener Questions 1
Mar 13, 2018 • 39 min
We’ve gathered questions from listeners from our Facebook page, Instagram, and email and are answering several of them together in this episode! Tune in to hear our take on budgeting for reno projects, ideas for outdoor living spaces, home blogging,…
11: When to Stop DIY-ing
Mar 6, 2018 • 26 min
Ashley and Suzannah both have some serious DIY backgrounds - for crafty, sewing, and art projects (for better or worse) and have found that sometimes it’s totally worth it to DIY, sometimes it’s better to buy or hire out. Tune in to hear when to hone your…
10: Gallery Walls
Feb 27, 2018 • 29 min
If you love the look of gallery walls but are scared to try to put one up, we are here to help!
9: Home Decor Trends for 2018
Feb 20, 2018 • 34 min
Trends affect us whether we follow them or not. Tune in to listen to us chat about what trends are coming in and which ones are going out. You might be surprised to hear our thoughts on trends in general and how to incorporate them into our homes and when…
8: Consistency Throughout a Home
Feb 13, 2018 • 27 min
Where to be consistent with colors, materials, and styles throughout a home, and when to avoid being matchy-matchy? We couldn’t find many resources about this so we dug into it! We talk about the time and place for consistency versus unique elements, and…
7: How We Live vs. How We Want a Space to Look
Feb 6, 2018 • 30 min
We cover the age-old question of decorating a beautiful home vs. creating a comfortable home that fits the way you live. How to determine how you live in a space? Challenges in smaller vs. larger spaces? How do you want the space to look? We cover issues…
6: All About Choosing & Installing Flooring
Jan 30, 2018 • 45 min
We chat about what type of flooring each of us have, what we have picked out and why, and if we have installed it ourselves or hired out. Gain knowledge on color, flooring types, installation difficulties, and more.
5: Design, Make, & Live: Dining Spaces
Jan 23, 2018 • 38 min
Focus on dining spaces including hosting, table decor, practicality vs. function for rugs and chairs, and eating spaces we’ve decorated.
4: Curating Your Home Style
Jan 16, 2018 • 35 min
now that you know your favorite decor style, we talk about tools and organizing your ideas to keep your style consistent.
3: How to Identify Your Home Style
Jan 5, 2018 • 34 min
Learn how and why to define your home style. Some questions we discuss: why pick a style? Why not just collect and decorate with all the stuff you like? Are style quizzes worth the time?
2: All About Painting Cabinets
Jan 5, 2018 • 52 min
Learn what all goes in to a project like painting your kitchen cabinets, doors, bathroom vanities, etc. We cover the steps to have a successful job and what paint both Suzannah and Ashley highly recommend.
1: Introducing the Your Home Story Podcast
Jan 3, 2018 • 15 min
Intro to Ashley and Suzannah and what to expect from our DIY home improvement & design podcast and upcoming episodes.