History of the Hunt Coat

*This article originally appeared in Horse & Style Magazine’s March/April issue. I wrote it for their “History of Equestrian Style” series! While the origin of the very first riding jacket is unknown, we do know that jackets currently worn by English-disciplined equestrians evolved from the coats initially worn by foxhunters. It is widely thought that[…]

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Villa Topiary’s Home Décor

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll notice that I post about Villa Topiary a lot, but I can’t help it! They are the coolest shoppe out there! According to their Etsy page, “Villa Topiary creates unique, handmade preserved moss, faux boxwood and faux floral topiaries you will not see anywhere else. [They are] now[…]

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Drawer Knobs

A few weeks ago, I purchased a small wooden table at my local vintage sale. It was painted a hideous light teal and grey, but the size was just right for one spot in my mudroom. I knew that with a new coat of hunter green-colored paint, it would be perfect. I ended up repainting[…]

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Hampton Ivy

As my readers know from this blog, I love all things equestrian, nautical, and preppy. It’s not surprising, therefore, that Hampton Ivy fits me like a glove. I found them last year on, where else, but Instagram (@HamptonIvy), and I’ve been hooked ever since! “Hampton Ivy is a classic and preppy fashion accessory company centered[…]

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Mudroom Inspiration

Our latest project around the house has been our mudroom. This mudroom was actually a bedroom, but it was way too small to do much with – we didn’t even think we could get a bed in there. Last year we had the window in that room turned into a door so we could let[…]

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