Saturday, March 18, 2017

Make your Area Rugs Kid Friendly!

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I've always lived in a home with carpets installed. So, until now, I haven't had the pleasure of the never ending quest for the perfect area rugs. However, the 7 rugs I've had in the 5 months of living here are a different story.

This story is about how to make whatever area rug you choose....better, more kid friendly. Times a thousand. More plush, more stationary, you name it! It's like a magic trick for area rugs!

Kid Friendly Grey and White Modern Boho Area Rug!

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Don't Touch My MCM Hutch!

I e-stalked this hutch for a few weeks.




Mid-century modern hutch! MCM bookcase styling!

At $100 my first instinct was BUY BUY BUY! But that's usually my first instinct when it comes to furniture! However, I decided it would be too large for my dining room. So, I scrolled on.


Mid-century modern hutch! MCM bookcase styling!

It was reposted and appeared at the top of the facebook marketplace. Listed for $75. It dawned on me that it'd make an awesome bookcase! It was no longer forced into a life of servitude in the dining room! IT'S A SIGN! So, I convinced my ex to drive an hour & a half to pick it up. I ended up paying $65 for the piece and gave him $5 in gas.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Living Room Tour

As promised, I'll be posting a room by room of the new place as it becomes semi presentable! This room is a far cry from finished, but it's coming along!

Living Room Grey Couch

The grey couch is originally from Macy's, but I scored it used for $450. Yes that's a lot (for me), but it was literally exactly the one I wanted in new condition!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

DIY Kid's Handprint & Footprint LOVE Art! Valentine's Day Craft!

I'm very last minute getting this posted. I am not a planner. Let me explain. I made this art a few days ago, just because it was a cute idea and I wanted something on display of my girls sweet prints. Then last night, it dawns on me that today is Valentine's Day and this would be a great V Day post!

DIY Kids Handprint LOVE Art! Valentine's Day Craft

My favorite things about this project are that it's great for year round (which was my original plan!), and you can choose any colors to match your home decor! Win, win!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Grey Dresser with DIY Copper Pipe Drawer Pulls

I'm always the last one to the party. It's taken me 2 years to get on the copper bandwagon. I love it, but I'm not quite ready to copper all of my gold items! ha!

I'll save y'all a bunch of hullabaloo because I feel like most people only look at the pictures anyway. ;) So here she is!

This dresser is for sale at $350 for locals in the Seattle area!
Measures 52 L x 18 D x 32 H    Drawers slide well and have dovetail joints!

Grey Dresser with DIY Copper Pipe Drawer Pulls

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Budget Grey and Yellow Master Bedroom

Hey y'all! Getting organized and decorating has been a slow process in the new house with a toddler and a new baby! It's a good day if I've showered and there aren't dishes all over the kitchen counters! lol I've basically just plopped my stuff down and purchased some essential furniture pieces. My bedroom is semi decorated; so, I thought I'd share it with you before I change it completely!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

New House! SURPRISE!!!

Wow, so much has been happening in my life...

I had a new baby...AND

I moved into a new house! I'm super excited to begin its transformation! However, that's not going to be happening very quickly because of the new babe. I moved just a week before she arrived. Moving 9 months pregnant is pretty taxing...but it's easier than moving after just having surgery.

Don't lift anything heavier than the baby after a c-section? That lasted 2 days before I started picking up Reagan...! Then there might have been some dryer moving, and a dresser buying...which I carried down the stairs pictured below...Anyway, I survived. :)

Here are the before photos of the new digs the day I got the keys!

Parking is in the back of the house, so this is how I have to come down to our home. You can see my car in the upper right. It's nice to have off the street parking, but it's in an alley and my car has already been robbed. Granted Ethan left it unlocked...but still.