The above picture is a pattern I found on a rug while I was shopping for the bathroom. So this last week has been messy, ugly and, at times, frustrating during our small bathroom update. I have been doing shopping and discovering the unexpected aspects of making a room better. It is amazing what we have dealt with up to this point. My husband and I always get a sigh of relief when we … [Read more...] about Week 2 of $100 Room Challenge: Small Bathroom Update
Defining Influence and Inspiration in·flu·ence/ˈinflo͝oəns/noun the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself."the influence of television violence"synonyms:effect, impact; in·spi·ra·tion/ˌinspəˈrāSH(ə)n/noun the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something … [Read more...] about Interior Design Inspiration, Influence & Motivation
A master bathroom makeover is LONG overdue at our house. I love a challenge and this one #100roomchallenge is going to stretch my DIY skills. My master bathroom has been a major pain ever since we bought the house. The major problems of the bathroom is that it is super small, has very little functional storage, terrible flooring and has very dated features. Here are the before … [Read more...] about Small Master Bathroom Makeover: $100 Room Challenge
There are two things that pile up at my house...dishes and laundry. Today I am going to share ideas on creating a highly-efficient laundry room and tips on laundry organization and routines. Cherished Bliss We all need to wear clothes to be civilized, and clean clothes is a plus, so figuring out how to create a laundry room and routine that works for you is so important. I will first … [Read more...] about All You Need for an Awesome Laundry Room and Routine
The weather is finally warming up in Wisconsin! Cody has mowed the lawn a couple times and he is currently tilling the garden soil. Seeing green grass, flowers and my ferns is a welcome sight! I am ready to start outdoor dining season, so I am in the planning phase for our deck refresh. While Cody is planning what he wants to plant, I am scheming about how to turn my deck into an outdoor oasis … [Read more...] about The Perfect Outdoor Dining Experience-High and Low Cost Options
Yesterday, while I styled the room, my daughter walked in and said, "Mommy, I love this room." In the hustle and bustle of working and stressing during the One Room Challenge #bhgorc, I had forgotten why I had started this project in the first place--to create a beautiful and functional space for my girls. Her comment was the greatest praise I could get for our hard work. Don't ever forget the … [Read more...] about One Room Challenge Week 6: Reveal Day!