Over a year ago when I fell down the rabbit hole of white brick exteriors on Pinterest, I started dreaming up what my own house would look like white. I have nothing against traditional brick, but a good white exterior just makes my heart flutter! This is just the first of many exterior projects on … Continue reading WE LIMEWASHED OUR BRICK!
When I set out on the massive closet overhaul project, building the drawers was hands down the most daunting part for me. Everything else seemed straight forward and I was confident I could execute it well, but I have never built drawers before this. In fact, my only experience with anything resembling drawer construction was … Continue reading HOW TO BUILD (AND ORGANIZE) YOUR OWN DRAWERS
I have been wanting to do this fun treatment to this big, vaulted wall in E's room for a while now, but getting anything done in that room is difficult because I can't work while he naps! Since I already had the supplies and J is now working from home, I figured that this was … Continue reading NURSERY ACCENT WALL : IT’S NOT WALLPAPER, IT’S BETTER!
After countless hours spent working on this project, the closet builtins are finally finished! I don't want to sugarcoat the amount of time and effort this beast of a project took, but I will say that it was 100% worth it. My closet is now a crazy luxurious room, taking the place of the embarrassment … Continue reading DIY CLOSET BUILTINS : PART 4
Are we there yet? When I took on the closet project, I mapped out what I thought the timeline would look like. 3 weeks maximum is what I came up with. Do you know how long it has been? I'm currently sitting at 5 weeks, but I'm not finished yet. Good ol' DIY timelines, right?!? … Continue reading DIY CLOSET BUILTINS : PART 3
Wow! This bedroom makeover has been a whirlwind in the best way. My friend asked me to come help her install a green board and batten wall and it morphed into this amazing full bedroom makeover. The furniture pieces are all family heirlooms, so we didn't touch those but everything else got a total facelift. … Continue reading MODERN BOHO BEDROOM MAKEOVER
Last week I took a break from blogging because while I worked a TON on projects, I was split between a couple of different ones and felt like there wasn't quite enough progress anywhere to merit a full post. Funny how that happens sometimes, huh? But this week I have made some amazing progress on … Continue reading DIY CLOSET BUILTINS : PART 2
I am so excited to share the whole process of our closet makeover with you guys! Having a beautiful closet feels like such a luxury, so I'm seriously pumped to be adding this feature to our home. Hopefully having a drop dead gorgeous closet will help us keep it clean... maybe! The first step is, … Continue reading DIY CLOSET BUILTINS : PART 1
It's done, it's done, it's done! This project really should have only taken two, maybe three days but our household got hit with RSV hard so it took about a week. E had RSV, pneumonia, and a double ear infection (poor kid). He so lovingly shared all his germs with me and I'm going on … Continue reading DIY FAUX VENT HOOD
While I finished the bulk of the kitchen before Elliott was born in November of 2018, there were still a few finishing touches that I wanted to do. cABINET Hardware Okay, I think we added the hardware before Elliott was born, but it makes such a difference! We used these cup pulls for the drawers, … Continue reading KITCHEN MAKEOVER PART 3 : FINISHING TOUCHES