I guess it's no secret that I'm a fan of decorating with pink. So far I've used it as a significant design element in our mudroom, laundry/bathroom, and even master bedroom, and I've got touches of it throughout the house. But I'm also the only girl in a houseful of boys- my husband, and my two sons, ages 16 and 8. And one of the most common questions/comments that I get on the blog and IRL is how on earth did I manage to convince my boys to let me use so much pink in our ... Read More about Decorating with pink when you live with a house full of boys
Hey guys! You may have noticed that I conspicuously left out a tutorial for the wall tile when I redid the laundry/half bath for the $100 Room Challenge. That's because I did a really bad job on the tile work, and I knew as I was doing it that it was a bad job, but to be honest, in the interest of time and budget, I just kept on going. Normally I'm pretty good at tiling- I've done it several times before, and it's a good beginner DIY project. This one, whether it was a combination of the ... Read More about What not to do when you tile a wall
So it's a little embarrassing to admit this, but you need to know, right? I'm going to keep it real with my latest interior design mistake. And of course, I realize this entire post is entirely #firstworldproblems. Remember our entry-turned-library that I made over for the One Room Challenge in October? I love almost everything about it. It was not a functional space before-just a pass through- and now it's a space we use every single day. One of the most surprising ... Read More about My latest interior design mistake and how I’m going to fix it
The first question was really for me, when my mom gave me a Cricut Explore One for Christmas over a year ago. She has one that she uses mainly for monogramming and custom designing clothing and accessories, and she has a thriving side business with it. But the first question that came in my mind was, "What can you make with a Cricut machine that will make my house look amazing?" I got my answer with the peel and stick wallpaper pink pineapples in our new laundry/half ... Read More about What can you make with a Cricut machine? This awesome peel and stick wallpaper, that’s what.
You guys, it's DONE! And I think you're either going to love it or hate it. But I love our new bold and colorful laundry/bathroom! For those just joining, I've been participating in the $100 Room Challenge with Erin of Lemons, Lavender, and Laundry, and lots of other creative and talented bloggers (be sure to check out their amazing reveals, below), and today is the big reveal day! I started with a laundry room that was thrown together, had no organization, and didn't represent my design ... Read More about $100 Room Challenge: The reveal of our bold and colorful laundry/bathroom!