Time to “Spruce”

Melissa PalmerWhere I Shop2 Comments

So there’s this sweet little shop called Spruce just a short walk from my house in old Leawood. I can tell you it’s always worth every step to get there for it’s inspiration and it’s inventory. I’ve been here several times and I always find something(s) to take home. (I’ve actually learned to just drive so I can get all … Read More

A Pretty Place To Lay Our Heads

Melissa PalmerStyling Tips6 Comments

I’ve been dreaming about this room for a while. Will and I have had at least 5 bedrooms in our 11 years together in various houses/apartments, none of which felt anything but functional. I remember our first apartment together. We were so hard up for cash having just moved to California that we slept on an air mattress for six … Read More

Weeknight Entertaining Made Easy

Melissa PalmerEntertaining7 Comments

We entertain a lot. It’s just something we love to do, and not just on the weekends. For us it’s relaxing to have the people we love over to break up the monotony of the week. Weeknight entertaining might sound overwhelming but when we’re talking happy hour it can be thrown together in under 20 minutes with a little creativity … Read More

Curb appeal, She Just Needed Love

Melissa PalmerStyling Tips12 Comments

Here she is, our 1950’s ranch that had more hidden potential than I even realized. This house was good looking enough before but it was flat and none of its features were highlighted. The entrance was almost hidden and the windows looked more like enclosures. The idea of a white house (White Dove) with black (Tricorn Black) accents made me … Read More

Welcome to House of Palmers

Melissa PalmerEntertaining, Styling Tips, Where I Shop7 Comments

So it happened, we finally finished our house. We bought this two bedroom sweet little ranch just over seven years ago. I remember Will (my husband, he’s hilarious and will be all up in these posts) and I walking in here for the first time. We were married just a little over a year and had recently moved back home … Read More