five favorite corners of my home

Inspiration for this post struck after snapping a photo of a corner of our living room that I really love. (Below!) I just adore this apartment. There are so many little areas that I can’t get enough of. If you follow me on instagram (@thedaintysquid) you might already be familiar with a lot of these

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kitchen tour

You guys, a first here on The Dainty Squid! A KITCHEN TOUR! Woooooah! Recently someone left a comment asking for a kitchen tour. As much as I love our kitchen it wasn’t something I had really even considered. The kitchen isn’t really a room you decorate, at least I don’t. I mean, it definitely has

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apartment must have : a disco ball!

Last year I discovered the joy of rainbows in my apartment. Two suncatchers and some crystals hanging in the window means that when the sun is shining my apartment is filled with tiny rainbows. It’s nothing short of magic. Honestly, it’s one of my favorite things in the whole world. I had no idea silly

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2018 bulletin board

Since 2012 I’ve been sharing photos of my bulletin board here on the blog at the beginning of each year. Along with making a whole heap of goals, taking everything off my bulletin board and starting over is one of my little rituals to help start the year off right. A fresh start is always

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living room tour 2017

It’s been nearly a full year since Jeff and I moved into an apartment together. The most perfect lil apartment there ever could be! The first room we ‘finished’ decorating was the living room. ‘Finished’ because is a room ever truly done? No! I think it’s safe to say we both consider this our favorite

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grow light review

In 2016, I reached peak plant lady status. With an outdoor space all to myself for the first time since moving to the city, I went wild with plants. I learned to propagate, and my plant count was through the roof. Then in the time between learning about my new apartment and finally moving in

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what I wore : cozy at home

details glasses – Ludlow c/o Alice & Olivia romper – button-down shirt romper via Urban Outfitters cardigan – Macy’s socks – thigh high socks via Amazon slippers – Marshalls (similar) I’m not going to lie, this post feels a bit more like a string of selfies than an outfit post. Also, I’ll probably end up doing

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rainbows in my home pt. 2

Toward the beggining of the year I discovered the magical world of rainbows in my apartment. I purchased a suncatcher that attached to the window with a suction cup. It changed my world. That sounds so ridiculous and dramatic but truly having rainbows fill my apartment daily is so relaxing. I can’t imagine not having

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