Sometimes I get caught up in the idea that everything I post here needs to be perfectly photographed and styled, and if it’s not, it’s not even worth posting. But today I wanted to try to get past that by sharing a fast mini room makeover. There was no styling, and I took all of […]
Since the last update on my breakfast nook makeover, I’ve made a bunch of progress! Fairly subtle progress, but it was stuff that needed to get done before the project is finished. I did some painting, picked out fabric for the cushions, and found a new shade for the light. Oh, and re-styled the shelves […]
Phase one of my breakfast nook makeover is complete! My main inspiration for this project had built-in shelves along the back wall of the nook, so I added some floating shelves to mine. I’m really excited about how it turned out! My breakfast nook already looks way better.
A few days ago I was idly browsing my Instagram feed, as ya do, and an image stopped me dead in my scroll. It was this beautiful breakfast nook from this apartment tour. “I have a breakfast nook,” I thought to myself. “Why doesn’t it look anywhere near this good?” My breakfast nook is currently pretty […]
Did you watch Trading Spaces back when it was first on? I totally did, and lately I’ve been binge-watching old episodes, and the new ones that just came out (the free ones on the website, and the rest on Amazon). Those designers really know the transformative power of spray paint. If you’re a DIY-er, I […]
Do you follow the One Room Challenge? If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a twice-yearly event where bloggers take six weeks to makeover one room. The spring 2018 round just ended a couple of weeks ago. Any blogger can participate as a guest, which means there is tons of real-world design inspiration. I’m just getting […]
This super quick plant stand hack helps you give your plants a little extra height.
This DIY round pillow with exposed zipper is a fun way to play with pattern and color, and use up scraps of cute fabric!
Alternate post titles: “Why I’ve Moved My Curtains More Times Than I Can Remember,” “Hanging Curtains Right: What Not to Do,” “My Biggest Design Mistake In My House,” or “How to Learn From My Mistakes and Hang Your Curtains Right The First Time.” I know that hanging curtains might not seem like the most exciting thing […]