Our twin boys turned two a few weeks ago and were avidly climbing in and out of their cribs. The realization that we needed to move them into big boy beds had hit. Since I had built our daughter a bed (you can see that here), I wanted to build the boys beds as well.… Continue reading Twin Bedroom Reveal
From a blank wall...to a beautiful focal point Have you ever looked at a blank space and thought that it needed something more? That was this wall. It was somewhat small with two windows and was the only place for the television to go in the room. So, naturally it seemed like the perfect place… Continue reading How to build a DIY Stone Fireplace
It has been 8 weeks since the beginning of the amazing One Room Challenge! When I signed up for the ORC, we knew we would eventually be selling our house. What I didn't plan for was that COVID-19 would hit, life as we knew it would be shutdown, and the ORC would be delayed. By… Continue reading One Room Challenge – Final Reveal!!!
Last week, I shared all the things that I still needed to do in our Master Bedroom for the One Room Challenge. Being so close to the finish line, you would have thought that I would have had a productive week. To be honest, I was able to hang the light fixture, hang the curtains,… Continue reading ORC Week 7 – Sneak Peek
Well, I had high hopes of getting a lot more done on our Master Bedroom for the One Room Challenge, but it just didn't happen. We did make a little progress and when I look at where we are... Compared to where we started... I know we are making progress! So far we have: Painted… Continue reading Week 6 – One Room Challenge – Accent Wall
This week my One Room Challenge progress was really slow with Memorial Weekend and spending time with my family. New King size bed But, we did manage to finish the floor, put in the rug, and assemble our new bed! The Mannington Restoration Collection floor turned out beautifully! It was better than I could have… Continue reading Week 4 – ORC – Baby Steps Forward
It's Week 3 of the ORC! If you've been checking out the other designers and guests, their rooms are taking shape and are so inspiring! This week we focused on installing new flooring and I love it! New Chevron Floors When we decided to redo our master bedroom, my hardest decision was what to do… Continue reading Week 3 – ORC – Flooring
Prepping Process I hope everyone had a chance to check out the featured designers and guest participants on the One Room Challenge! Last week, I showed you my plan for our Master Bedroom. Here is what it looked like: We spent some time removing all of the furniture, tearing out the carpet and pad, pulling… Continue reading One Room Challenge – Week Two – Prepping
Today is the kickoff to the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge and I am pumped and nervous! If you're wondering why, it is because I am stepping way out of my comfort zone to be a guest participant. The ORC happens twice a year and is a design challenge with 20 featured designers and multiple… Continue reading One Room Challenge – Week One – Planning Phase
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When it came time to redo our kitchen, I knew there were some things that I definitely wanted to change. One was our kitchen island. While I loved all the storage and counter space, our island didn't leave much room for a dining room table...especially with barstools. When we redid the floors, I talked my… Continue reading Faux Brick Kitchen Island Makeover