Board and Batten Hallway Design Board

Board and Batten Hallway Project

In the summer of 2010, I overcame my fear of power tools put up board and batten in our living room. It was life changing. Ok, so life changing is an exaggeration, but it was room changing. I love looking back at my old posts on HGTV’s Rate My Space and seeing how our home has evolved since 2007. Over the past few years, our home has gone from being dark, masculine and traditional to

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Restoration Hardware Inspired Industrial Pendant Light…Uncaged

How to make an industrial cage pendant light inspired by Restoration Hardware.- by Simplicity In The South

Some call it cheap, but frugal sounds so much more complimentary. I am quite stubborn when it comes to parting with my money. I also like the challenge of finding something that I really like and then figuring out how to do it myself. Sometimes it causes more undue stress in my life than necessary, but most times it is well worth the effort. I needed to find something to replace the bare bulb ceiling

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Vintage Industrial Teen Boy’s Bedroom and Closet/Office Reveal

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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

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Adding a vintage-industrial style to our teenage son’s bedroom

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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

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Faux Easy Mercury Pendant Light

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Welcome! This is my very first blog post! I’ve been wanting to start a blog ever since I stumbled upon Young House Love and The Lettered Cottage 3 years ago. I am hopelessly addicted to home decor and doing things myself. My other addiction is Pinterest. My only saving grace with Pinterest is that I have been a lot more productive with projects around the house this past year, except for all the time I

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