Our Adventure

It's time for a fresh start with a new home, new neighborhood, and new blog. I have left my old blog, History & High Heels for this new adventure with my husband, Mikael, detailing our life in our new (old) home in Midtown, Kansas City! While it is bittersweet to give up the fashion blog I had written for almost 5 years, it is nice to begin again - just like what's happening to this house. 

We bought a 114 year old American Foursquare in the heart of Kansas City. When we first saw the house, we were drawn immediately to the ornate original woodwork that adorned the entire place. The built-in hutch in the dining room, beautifully detailed stairway in the front foyer, the wood trim and floors throughout, and the bold glass and wood door all spoke of the character of this historic house. However, with an old house comes all of the renovations and surprises that always arise. So we are going to keep busy.

Thankfully, Mikael is incredibly handy and what he can't do he researches so that he can. While I may not be so technically helpful, I bring a love for all things design. Here on this blog, we'll be detailing our life here in Kansas City - the ups and down of renovating a century-old Foursquare and decorating it with our modern eclectic style. So stick with us here as we bring together old and new and sharing a bit about our lives and inspiration along the way!


  1. Looking forward to reading about your adventures here!

    1. Thanks, Shishir, for following along! It's going to be quite the adventure!!

  2. Oh this is so exciting! The house is absolutely stunning and I can't wait to see how you all put your special touch on it!

  3. We have a house very similar to yours that I have been stuck on how to renovate it while maintaining the historical character (there is SO MUCH WOOD everywhere). Looking forward to see what you do with yours!

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