I’ve done a little updating in our well-used guest bedroom! I added a beautiful ocean mural, painted half walls, and repurposed items from other parts of the house. I can’t wait to give you a tour! I finished this right before we started staying home, but am just now finding the time to take photos… Read More Ocean mural in the guest room
I have been considering painting these living room walls black for some time. One day I finally just did it! It’s a BIG change, a dramatic change — and I love it! The contrast and depth are just what this space needed. On the other side of this black wall is the kitchen. I don’t… Read More I painted my living room wall black!
Want to know how to save hundreds on wallpaper? Try a stencil! I did two huge walls for $40! I’ll show you how I did it step by step and teach you the application differences between sponges, brushes and rollers. The first two years of living in this house were about seeing how it functions… Read More Living room stencil instead of wallpaper
Our living room rug has had it — stains, rolling corners people trip on and smashed in places. I paid $40 for it a couple years ago so I definitely got my money’s worth, but it was time to say goodbye! I thought I’d share some AMAZING deals I found while shopping. I bought my… Read More Large area rugs under $200
When I think of traditional wallpaper, I think of small repeated prints, over and over. Sometimes that’s pretty, but the nice thing about murals is the huge statement they make. It’s like a giant piece of art for a fraction of the cost. The one I’m considering buying on this list is only $59 for… Read More 9 affordable wallpaper murals, starting at $55!
Like the rest of our house, the playroom was a blank, white space in need of a little life. I found this beautiful palm jungle mural ($85) and had to have it! It mimics the landscaping outside the window in our yard and I love the sage, gray and coral tones. Then as it usually… Read More Sage playroom with tropical mural
I did more projects this year than any other! This was a big blank house when we moved in 2018. It was a fresh, clean slate and I’ve been busy making it our own and adding character. Here are my projects of 2019! Dining room board and batten wall Friends helped us close this wall… Read More A year review in projects!
Today I’m sharing my favorite Amazon home finds this year. I’ve had a lot of returns over the past year, but I’ve found some amazing deals! I tried to find the best bang for your buck and also make things functional. Let’s jump into it! Large macramé curtain, $55 I’m just going to start right… Read More Favorite Amazon home finds
Paint transformed this standard beige builder’s bathroom and gave it some needed dimension and personality! I painted stripes, added simple wainscoting (with no power tools) and even painted the door and shower accent tiles. And the award for bathroom with the worst lighting ever goes to … ME! Heavens, these photos are rough. This editing… Read More Boy’s bathroom paint makeover
Do you have ugly tile in the bathroom? You can paint it! I gave the tile in Clara’s bathroom a makeover for about $60 (including brushes). This has been by far the most asked tutorial I’ve gotten on Instagram and I finally finished it! This painted ombré tile wall didn’t require many tools or materials,… Read More DIY painted coral ombré shower tile
This will probably be my last blog post until August! My kids are home from school for the summer and I want to be present for all the fun! Ok, I also want to be present for the arguments. I feel like this is a crucial time to teach them kindness and how to be… Read More Painting French doors black
The previous homeowner gave us a huge gift by leaving us this large outdoor dining table and chairs. I don’t know how many years it would take us to make this investment on our own, but God knew what he was doing because this is a very well-used spot! As we continue life’s celebrations in… Read More Outdoor Moroccan inspired table setting