Christmas, Decorate

Hand Painted Christmas Ornaments

November 28, 2017

Today I took down all of my fall decor.  We put on a Christmas album, I poured a glass of wine, and pulled out all of my decor tubs.  I pulled out the empty tubs to pack away my fall pumpkins. As I was packing away my pumpkins, my husband pulled out the Christmas tree and the all the Christmas…

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Decorate, Dining Room, How-to's

How To | Homemade Linens

November 21, 2017

If you are a bit behind with your Thanksgiving decorating, or if you are looking for a way to have a stunning table on the cheap, today’s post is for you!  Today I will show you how I decorated my table for Thanksgiving for just a few dollars and some greenery from my yard. HOMEMADE LINENS | SUPPLIES This project…

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Decorate, Dining Room, How-to's

How to | DIY Modern Art

November 20, 2017

For the last couple of months we have had a blank canvas over our sideboard in the dining room.  As part of my 17 by the end of 17 I set a goal to put some paint on this thing.  And I finally have! MY INSPIRATION Before we bought your house, I started a number of Pinterest boards dedicated to ideas…

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Bathroom, Decorate

One Room Challenge | Week 7 Half Bath Makeover Reveal

November 15, 2017

ONE ROOM CHALLENGE Welcome to the final week of the fall 2017 One Room Challenge!  Over the last seven weeks I have transformed my downstairs half bathroom from a brown disaster to a room that is light and bright.  Here is my half bath makeover. THE PROJECT PLAN The project plan by week was as follows: Week two – sand, prime, and…

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Bathroom, Decorate

One Room Challenge | Week 6 Half Bath Makeover

November 12, 2017

ONE ROOM CHALLENGE Welcome to week 6 of the fall 2017 One Room Challenge!  This week was a bonus week as this is typically a six week challenge; that leaves one more week to go!  I clearly was unprepared for the extra week as I am 4 days late with an update.  I am happy that the extra time was provided because…

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Bathroom, Decorate

One Room Challenge | Week 5 Half Bath Makeover

November 1, 2017

ONE ROOM CHALLENGE Welcome to week 5 of the fall 2017 One Room Challenge!  Over the next two weeks I will transform my downstairs half bathroom from a brown disaster to a room that is light and bright. THE PROJECT PLAN I will finish this project over the course of the next few weeks. This week my focus was on removing the…

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Bathroom, Decorate

Game of Thrones | We Bought a New Toilet

October 30, 2017

The husband and I have been updating our downstairs half bath for the last few weeks.  The project includes a lot of painting and some DIY decor projects.  It also includes replacing the old toilet.  (You can read the entire design plan here.)  We are updating our bathroom as part of a six week challenge called The One Room Challenge. …

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Bathroom, Decorate

One Room Challenge | Week 4 Half Bath Makeover

October 25, 2017

ONE ROOM CHALLENGE Welcome to week 4 of the fall 2017 One Room Challenge!  Over the next two weeks I will transform my downstairs half bathroom from a brown disaster to a room that is light and bright. THE PROJECT PLAN I will finish this project over the course of the next few weeks. This week my focus was on painting the…

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