KITCHEN MAKEOVER PART 3 : FINISHING TOUCHES

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

KITCHEN MAKEOVER PART 1 : FARMHOUSE TOUCHES AND CEILING HEIGHT CABINETS

When J and I first walked into this house while we were house hunting, I just had a feeling this house was the one. There were problems that created a list of projects a mile long, but the house had just enough redeeming qualities to make me really excited about what I could turn it … Continue reading KITCHEN MAKEOVER PART 1 : FARMHOUSE TOUCHES AND CEILING HEIGHT CABINETS

DIY FAUX SHIPLAP WALL

I've been so excited to share this project with you all because I had so much fun working on it! My friend Whitney asked me to help her install a shiplap wall in her living room to add in some character. She has a very simple and minimalistic style, so she wanted something that was … Continue reading DIY FAUX SHIPLAP WALL

EASY WINDOW BENCH

I talked about the awkward shape of our bedroom in my post a few weeks ago. To solve the problem, I knew that I wanted a bench under the window. While I would have loved to build a gorgeous window bench with built-ins on both sides, it wasn't going to work with our space because … Continue reading EASY WINDOW BENCH

MASTER BEDROOM, THE REVEAL : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 6

These past 5 weeks have flown by at lightning speed. If you have experience watching HGTV shows (do they offer an award for HGTV shows binged? I think I deserve it) , then you know that their timeline for redoing an entire home is usually somewhere between 6-10 weeks. This precedent may lead you to … Continue reading MASTER BEDROOM, THE REVEAL : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 6

A BENCH, A LADDER, AND TWO GALLONS OF PAINT : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 5

I can't believe that we are going into the last week of the One Room Challenge. Five weeks to completely makeover a space feels like running a marathon... if marathons involved zero running and a lot of power tools. I am very task oriented, so I always have some sort of project in the works. … Continue reading A BENCH, A LADDER, AND TWO GALLONS OF PAINT : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 5

DRESSERS AND COMPROMISES : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 4

This week has been all about this beauty of a dresser and I have had so much fun, but it has also been so much work. I started with an old, dark, reddish-brown dresser and what I have now is a gorgeous honey colored piece and I am drooling over how it turned out. I … Continue reading DRESSERS AND COMPROMISES : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 4

MOODY BOARD AND BATTEN : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 3

I cannot believe that the One Room Challenge is almost halfway over!!! I'm starting to realize just how much I still need to do in the next 3 weeks in here. Send caffeine and vibes for long baby naps! This week I added the dreamiest board and batten as an accent wall in our master … Continue reading MOODY BOARD AND BATTEN : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 3

DIY WINGBACK HEADBOARD : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 2

When I decided to tackle my master bedroom, I knew that our bed would have to go. I listed it on Facebook Marketplace and we were shocked when less than 24 hours later, it was on its way to another home. I did not expect it to sell that quickly! But I probably should have, … Continue reading DIY WINGBACK HEADBOARD : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 2

6 FALL DECOR TIPS

I am such a fall person. And a winter person. Okay, maybe I'm just a cold weather person. Growing up I always thought that summer was my favorite season, but I am starting to wonder if the seasonal dynamics of northern Michigan (long winters & short summers) persuaded me to sit at the "summer is … Continue reading 6 FALL DECOR TIPS