I still have a few details and one BIG project in our master bedroom that I need to complete, but it is pretty close to the finish line. If I had waited until I felt like it was completely done, you’d never get to see it! Rooms in this home change faster than Katy Perry’s hair color. This is how our bedroom looked back in 2006. In 2008, I went though a I-must-paint-all-my-walls-chocolate-brown phase.
Restoration Hardware…oh, how I adore thee. You are so rugged, yet refined. You showed up on my door step again the other day. As I gazed into the pages of your catalog and admired your industrial awesomeness, I was once again reminded that you’re so out of my league. I am but a poor girl from the wrong side of the tracks. I couldn’t help but be saddened by the fact that you could never
I could really kick myself for not taking pictures of our home when I first moved in here after my husband and I got married in 1999. Brad had bought this house a month before we met on a blind date. The bedroom that I am showing you used to be Brad’s room mate’s room. It was painted dark navy and then sponge painted with gold craft paint. It’s come a long way, Baby! It’s
”Ok Ma’am, put down the Mod Podge, slowly back away and no one gets hurt.” I PROMISE that I will not give you another decoupage project for a loooong time. If I do, I’ll just hide it and keep it for myself. I just can’t help it! It’s so simple and so immediately gratifying. I found a clock at the Goodwill for a buck and couldn’t pass it up. When I got it home, I
I wish I had a dollar every time someone at the home improvement store asks me, “What are planning to do with all that stuff?”. What I really wish is that a had a camera the day the cashier asked me the same thing about all the plumbing parts in my cart. When I told her I was making DIY curtain rods, all she could utter is, “oh”. By the look on her face, it
In my last post, I showed you the reveal of my oldest son’s bedroom. Today, I’ll give you a quick tutorial on how I put up the planked wall treatment. I had originally planned on using pallets after finding the pallet wall treatment that East Coast Creative’s blog had used. The whitewash treatment was what really caught my eye. Knowing my level of patience and my aversion to the hundred degree weather, I knew that I
Our teenage son, Taylor, will be back home from my parents’ tomorrow and I can’t wait to see him! He starts his senior year of high school in four days…hard to fathom for me. In my last post, I showed you the mood board and inspiration links for his bedroom. After few minor road blocks along the way, I’m ready for the reveal. Taylor’s room is only 10×10. It also has to serve as
In less than a year from now, our teenage son, Taylor, will be leaving for college. I can still remember his first day of kindergarten like it was yesterday. It was not pretty, trust me. I’m predicting that the tears will be rolling just as badly a year from now as they did back then.Taylor has been spending some of his summer vacation working with my parents so he can save some money. Since he’s