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One Room Challenge: Breakfast Nook (week four)

Bloggers Challenge, project diy

Here we are in week 4 of the ORC and I have to say, this past week might not look like much but I am so excited for how it's all coming together. So, we finished painting the ceiling that we corrected (removing the part of the ceiling that dropped down in the kitchen about 6-7 inches. I mentioned it last week but excited that it's all painted and ready…

One Room Challenge: Breakfast Nook (week 3)

Bloggers Challenge, project diy

Hey guys, are you as shocked as I am that we're already on week 3. nail-biting in full effect. Not literally of course but eek.. it's the half way mark! But where do I start with the set backs this week. Oh my goodness.. But wait, if you're new here, catch up with week one and week two. ... Okay, all caught up?! Great, let's continue! Well this was going…

Thoughts on the Ikea Stockholm Spring 2017 line + a few other new Ikea finds

home sweet home

If you follow me on Instagram, I'm sure you already know I got my hands on a couple new Stockholms items from their Spring line. I literally posted a pic as soon as I put one of the pieces together. Pretty obvious how excited I was right?! I've been waiting for these to arrive since February so you can only imagine how I felt when they told me the two pieces…

One Room Challenge: Breakfast Nook (Week Two)

Bloggers Challenge, home sweet home, project diy, Styling

It's week 2 of the One Room Challenge!! If you just came from the One Room Challenge page over on Calling it Home, hello and welcome!!   Things are getting pretty wild in here because 1: we have started phase 2 of the kitchen renovation but I'll share more on that next week. And 2: we did get some things crossed off our list for the One Room Challenge!! Woo…

One Room Challenge: BREAKFAST NOOK (week one)

Bloggers Challenge, home sweet home, project diy

Hey guys, I cannot tell you how excited I am to be joining the One Room Challenge this time around as a guest participant! I have loved this challenge and enjoyed checking out my friends beautiful projects but have always been a little nervous to participate. Just the thought of "what if my design ideas don't come to life as they do in my head?" and "what if I don't finish…

easy + affordable wood sign and wall art DIY

gift ideas, project diy

Who's ready for a super easy and fun DIY that can be done in an hour. Maybe even less if you're not so easily distracted like me. I think this would be something great to make for your own home or even a sweet and thoughtful gift for your mom this mother's day or even a wedding gift as wedding season is just around the corner! Let me tell you,…

How to easily add color to a neutral space for Spring

home sweet home, Home Tour

Who's patiently waiting for Spring? Not quite sure "patience" is a good word for what I've been feeling but definitely waiting and looking forward to Spring time over here! Honestly, here in California, it's been looking like Spring for about a week now and the kids and I have been loving every bit of it! Being able to swing my windows open.. (ok I wish I was swinging them open,…