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Thrift Store Desk Makeover

It’s time for another DIY At Home challenge and this month’s challenge was right up my alley – a thrift store makeover.  The only problem was choosing what project in my thrift store stash of projects I should work on!   I had actually found this desk at Goodwill right before we moved and when […]

15 DIY Build to Organize projects

Today I am sharing 15 amazing DIY organizational projects that you can do! I don’t know about you but January and February have been cold and WET which has left lots of time for doing projects inside and I have still have a few more I’d like to tackle before the outdoor spring work begins.  […]

DIY Shiplap Hall Tree with Bench

I am so excited to not only share this project with you but also to tell you that I am going to be partnering with 40 other bloggers each month for a DIY challenge!  Each month will have a specific theme which we will take and put our own spin on in our home.  This […]

Girls cottage themed room/playroom makeover ($100 room challenge reveal!)

Our bonus room/girls room/playroom $100 room challenge makeover is done!  For not being a very involved makeover this one was still a challenge for various reasons.  But I am thrilled with the after even though it isn’t one of my most dramatic before/after reveals.  Isn’t this room so cute?! So first let me go back […]

Old entertainment center turned American Girl dollhouse

So if you’ve been following along my $100 room challenge this month you know that I needed to build a dollhouse to fit 18 inch American Girl style dolls. I considered several options and when I added up the cost of lumber to build one from scratch it was going to be well over $80 […]

$100 room challenge update–painted furniture + painted trim + lots of tidying

Just a quick update on the $100 room challenge…   So we are at week 2 and this week my my nieces, little girl and I went through all the drawers/shelves/toys/closet and purged and reorganized.  Felt so good to throw away several bags of trash and have a huge bin for Goodwill and a few things […]

Cozy Winter Living Room

I loved decorating my living room for winter this year!  There’s something about cleaning up and simplifying after Christmas, but still leaving up a bit of greenery and winter decor that just gives everything a fresh and clean look.  I love using lots of green and white along with natural textures to decorate for winter. […]

DIY Picket Fence Headboard

It’s week 2 of the $100 room challenge and I am back with a simple project that made a big difference!  So this is how the room looked last week before I started working on anything… And here’s how it looks now!   (With a bit of different lighting since I took in the evening with […]

January $100 room challenge–Kids room/playroom before

Welcome to January which means the beginning of a new $100 room challenge!  If you are new to this challenge, you can read all about how Erin from Lemons, Lavendar, and Laundry started the challenge.  But basically anyone who wants to participate chooses a room to work on, blogs about progress on it every Wednesday during […]

Favorite projects of 2018

Happy New Year!!  I hope you had a great Christmas and are excited to bring in the New Year.  I love the fresh start that a new year brings and can’t wait to get working on projects and rooms in our house.  I’ll be sharing more on what I hope to accomplish this year a […]