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One Room Challenge: Thrifting Is Fun

We’re making over our master bedroom for the One Room Challenge link-up party and this is week three. If this is your first time here, check out week one and week two. Nick’s parents are here (you know… Read More

One Room Challenge: Plans and More Plans

I’ve already started working on our master bedroom for the One Room Challenge link-up party (hint: spray paint is involved) but I still have a long way to go. I was making changes here and there and realized… Read More

One Room Challenge… Accepted!

This is the first post in the One Room Challenge series. Here’s the latest update. Linda from Calling it Home hosts this fun one room challenge that I’ve always wanted to participate in. Six weeks, one room from… Read More

Our sad cabinet needs a paint job…

A long while ago, we bought this cabinet from a Goodwill store. This cabinet makes me feel so very full of regret. We bought it in 2011 and it was sad and lonely in our garage until just… Read More

French Doors in the Kitchen: Black or White?

Here’s what our kitchen looks like right now. All we’ve done in that room so far is paint the walls and ceiling. But this sleepy little kitchen is going to undergo a major transformation by 2014, if all… Read More

New Rug Leads To Some More Hard Decisions

My life is so hard. We just found the perfect rug for the laundry room… and that forced me to make some hard, life-altering decisions. But now I look back on it and realize that it was the… Read More

Home Dreams vs. House Realities

It’s fun to dream, but there always comes a time when you need to determine the difference between what will always be a dream and what is actually possible. And so it is with our house. My dream… Read More

Plan for Guest Bedroom Finalized! Now I can sleep…

Last night, while I was in bed and hoping that Janella would make the transition to the crib successfully (she did! yay!), I decided to formulate some kind of plan for the guest bedroom. Why now? Aren’t we… Read More

West Elm-Inspired DIY Ideas

West Elm is officially my favorite store. They just get better and better with each new season! I love their catalogs, too – the way they include non-catalog items as well as Etsy finds makes every page a… Read More

Lights Galore

We finally went on our bathroom light hunt last Saturday and it was successful! It was so successful that I was so worn out and slept all the way home from the stores. Sorry, Nick. In my defense,… Read More