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

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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)

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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)

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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…

How to easily add color to a neutral space for Spring

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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,…

Saying hello to Spring 2017 in the dining room

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Hey friends! Oh boy am I ready than ever to welcome Spring. Who's with me? It is just right around the corner and today is about an everyday Spring day in the dining room. Notice anything different? If you guessed lighting?? Finally changed it! Do you love? I sure do! My idea of welcoming Spring is pulling from nature. Being in California, lots of greenery is everywhere and tons of…

making a shelf both functional and pretty every time

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My hubby and I decided to make a little video for you today. We did a stop-motion video; it was so much fun. We laughed a lot throughout the whole process. Especially when my big head would cast shadows when I thought I was completely out of the frame. Poor Jason, he's so patient with me. Anyway, any videos I ever post on the blog can easily be found here…

Let’s talk main living area FLOORING!

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Many people have asked me on Instagram, here on the blog and through private messages for details on our flooring that we installed in the main living areas so today I wanted to give you the details right here. I waited this long to share because I wanted to give it time to really form a sincere opinion.   I've already shared that I got them while they were on…