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Living Room Details: DIY Cabinet, Tree stump table and Sofa Slipcovers

I decided to consolidate this all into one post so I could have a dedicated living room source list next week and you won’t have to scroll through a bunch of chatter to find what you’re looking for. Keeping things simple and easy for ya! First up, one of my favorite pieces in the entire … Continue reading Living Room Details: DIY Cabinet, Tree stump table and Sofa Slipcovers


Bathroom Plans & Cottage House Flip Update

Today I’m headed back home for Thanksgiving where I’ll be dividing my time between feasting & flipping. What better way to work off that pumpkin pie than with some DIY? And this weekend I’ll have family around to help so I’m hopeful we can make some nice progress. I haven’t been to the house in 10 days (which … Continue reading Bathroom Plans & Cottage House Flip Update


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One Room Challenge: Week 3

Can you believe it’s already Week 3? The pressure is definitely on… If you’ve missed any of the action, make sure get caught up on Week 1 and Week 2. A couple days ago I freaked a little when I figured out we’re almost halfway through this thing, so I sat down with my calendar … Continue reading One Room Challenge: Week 3


New Laundry Room: A blank slate

It feels like it’s been a month since my post last week… so much has happened in this room! For the past 7 days we’ve had our contractor, plumber, HVAC, electrician, cabinet guy and drywall crew (along with us) working in there from sunrise to sunset. Needless to say, it’s the fastest progress we’ve ever … Continue reading New Laundry Room: A blank slate


A New Laundry Room: The Plan

Well hello there & Happy New Year! We’re kicking off 2015 with a renovation that I am so excited about, because 1) it solves a major problem with our house, and 2) this might be the biggest before & after transformation ever. In my 2014 recap post I spilled the beans that we’re doing a … Continue reading A New Laundry Room: The Plan


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Living Room: A Complete Source List

Alright folks, the wait is finally over! Today I’m sharing the complete source list for our living room along with all of the links to recap our journey. Make sure to check out the full Reveal post from last week if you haven’t yet! Let’s start with the basics: Wall color: Valspar’s Montpelier Madison White … Continue reading Living Room: A Complete Source List


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The Big Living Room Reveal!

Ok, everyone. The day has finally arrived. I’m especially excited for this reveal because it happens to be October, and it’s finally cooled off here in Northern California enough to actually feel like fall… which means I got to have some fun with cozy decor (seasonal decorating is my absolute favorite… just wait until December!) … Continue reading The Big Living Room Reveal!


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Living room update & decorating for fall

Happy Monday! Is it starting to feel like fall where you are yet? It’s been in the upper 90’s here but that didn’t stop me from breaking out my autumn decor and jumping on this bandwagon. I’m slowly coming to terms with letting go of summer. Last week I finished giving our sideboard cabinet a … Continue reading Living room update & decorating for fall


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Living Room progress report

We’ve been busy bees in the last week! Let’s talk about where we’re at now… starting from where we left off last week: Right after that post went up, so did our mantel… Unfortunately, and I didn’t realize this until it went up, but the wood isn’t perfectly straight. It a little twisted which means … Continue reading Living Room progress report


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Living Room Updates

Stopping in today with some way overdue living room progress! Last time you saw it, we had just painted it & finished the new railing and it looked a little something like this… A big bright empty shell, basically. It had a view going for it but that’s about it. Step 1: Window treatments. When … Continue reading Living Room Updates