2015 in review

December 31, 2015

 How in the H-E (LL) Double Hockey Sticks is it about to be 2016? I feel like we JUST rang in the new year, and to know that another year is about to be upon us…. is crazy.  Like I normally do, let’s get sentimental and review what a year this has been for AID.

– Throwin’ it back to the beginning of 2015 –


I was lucky enough to be featured in the February 2015 issue of Good Housekeeping for Client Dr Client’s pad –

Before + After: Client Z to the E to the N

December 22, 2015


Not only is it my fave time of year, but I am about to drop my fave kinda post….THE GLORIOUS  before + after – it feels like Christmas morning ALREADY – am I right!?

Ohhhhh #ClientZtotheEtotheN… It’s been SO fun to work with this young & hip, newly engaged couple over yonder in Venice Beach. We did a whole do over on their pad with a few remodels here and there. I’m officially OBSESSED with how everything turned out and the color palette –

Color Theory: Army Green

December 21, 2015

As you all know, I’m trying to get better at this whole blog thaaang so I figured I’d bring back an old topic – Color Theory. I’m sure you haven’t even noticed it’s been missing, but here it is just showing up at your doorstep right in time for the holidays! So consider this my gift to you…

But seriously – I am DIGGIN’ these army green hues at the moment. We just wrapped up #ClientZtotheEtotheN and used a similar color on the kitchen cabinets –

Simple Holiday Wrapping

December 17, 2015

In my Dream house, I would have a “gift wrapping rom”. Yeah thats right, an entire room designated to wrapping presents, because when you have a “dream house” why the hell not???

Every year I like to plan out my gift wrapping…. and this year is no different. I have decided to just keep things simple, because ain’t nobody got time to do much more this year, and , I don’t quite yet have a “gift wrapping room”


December 15, 2015

It’s that time again lovelies…let’s play a little take it // leave it. Take a peek and tell me what y’all think!











Top 10 – Gifts That Give Back

December 9, 2015

If you follow along on you may have seen that the Duck, G, and I went on a shopping spree for a local charity and did a whole lot of giving back. I have never really been in a position to be able to donate to a charity before, and I must say….I am high from how good it felt. I know it may sound crazy, but I feel like a million bucks after knowing that we will be putting smiles on a kids face and the fact that G was so elated to be able to fill 3 carts full of toys.