Bedroom, Decorate

One Room Challenge | Master Bedroom Relaxing Retreat Week 4

April 28, 2019

It is the end of week four and our master bedroom is looking beautiful! I am so excited to show you the progress this week. For those of you that are new to The Organized Wife, I am renovating my master bedroom during a six week challenge called The One Room Challenge. During this time, I am challenging myself to renovating my master bedroom while sharing the project progress each week. WEEK 4 PROJECT UPDATE…

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Bedroom, Decorate

One Room Challenge | Master Bedroom Relaxing Retreat Week 3

April 21, 2019

It is the end of week 3 of the Spring 2019 One Room Challenge. The room is starting to feel more relaxing, but is still far from finished. Today I am sharing a project update with details on how the room is coming together. For those of you that are new to The Organized Wife, I am renovating my master bedroom during a six week challenge called The One Room Challenge. During this time, I…

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Bedroom, Decorate

One Room Challenge | Master Bedroom Relaxing Retreat Week 2

April 14, 2019

We are in week two of the One Room Challenge. Today I am sharing my project update. SOURCES BED | CURTAINS | DRESSER | NIGHTSTANDS | PILLOW A | PILLOW B | LAMPS | DRAPERY ROD | SIGN | PAINTING | BLANKET FURNITURE ORDERED THIS WEEK Most of this project is centered around new furniture. We don’t have any walls to paint, any tile to lay, or anything to be built. To say the least,…

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Decorate, Dining Room

Makeover | An Old Painting Gets a New Look

April 9, 2019

Last night I decided that the painting in our dining room needed a makeover. It is a large gallery framed canvas that is in good condition. But it is so green. I needed to do something meditative and painting is a good outlet. Here are some shots of the canvas before making any changes: I am not a classically trained painter. I took a couple of art classes in college and they were more about…

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Bedroom, Decorate

One Room Challenge | Master Bedroom Relaxing Retreat

April 7, 2019

It is time for another One Room Challenge and I am in! For this challenge, we will be making over our master bedroom. I am so excited as we have been putting off this makeover for far too long. I had my contractor over this week to talk about some projects that will be kicking off in June. He reminded me that we had our bedroom set up in the living room when we started…

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Decorate, Living Room

Spring Living Room Refresh + Exciting News

April 1, 2019

The temperature outside might still be in the 40’s, but spring has arrived at our house! The husband and I have made a concerted effort this year to spend more time relaxing on the weekends. I have been doing such a great job that I haven’t made time for one of my favorite hobbies: the blog. I have missed blogging so very much, but I really needed a break. I just renewed the site for…

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When to Take Down Your Christmas Tree

January 6, 2019

According to tradition, when should you take down your Christmas tree? Our friends at Good Housekeeping state, “tradition dictates that the Twelfth Night is the best time to take down your festive decorations — including your tree. It’s believed that waiting too long after the Twelfth Night will bring bad luck.” When is the Twelfth Night? That would be January 5th or 6th, depending on whether or not you consider Christmas day as Day One. When do…

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Live Simply

Make a Fresh Start for the New Year

January 2, 2019

Good morning and welcome to the New Year! The husband and I struggled to stay up until midnight. We saw the ball drop, we gave one another a passionate kiss, and then we immediately went to bed. Staying up too late would simply ruin our ability to get to brunch timely. I don’t like waiting for a table. One must have their priorities straight. Looking back to this year, I think it was rather fun.…

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