Mint Peg Princess Shelf (and a big giveaway!)

Thank you for your kind words over the playroom reveal yesterday!  Today I'm sharing the first of many projects from that space and it's really one of the easiest-- the little mint peg princess shelf on her gallery wall. I wanted a place to display Read More
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Client Reveal: Project Paint it All

I know many of you are mourning the loss of the gnome garden kitchen wallpaper, but today I'm going to console you with the reveal of #projectpaintitall. As I posted yesterday, this client's space was in desperate need of a makeover and a whole lotta Read More
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Client Before: Project Paint it All

Sometimes you walk into a home and the colors and floor plan are more than just needing an update-- they're downright offensive.  One such client and friend's home fit this bill.  The home had a few big things going for it:  it was in a really great Read More
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DIY Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Thank you for your sweet responses about the kitchen reveal.  It is such a central spot in our home and it turned out pretty much exactly as I envisioned. When we were planning out the renovation, we decided two rooms would be our main splurges: the Read More
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How to Paint Brick

Originally, the #staggreno was almost entirely brick, with just a couple spots of really terrible painted wood siding. We always planned to keep the brick, and add some new siding materials with hardy board and board and batten.  I've already Read More
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REPURPOSED OUTDOOR LIGHTS

Happy Monday!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Mine was quite lovely indeed.  Saturday Jon and I attended the most delightful dinner party in Daybreak (a gorgeous planned community here in Utah), and I was able to spend time catching up with Read More
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A FRONT PORCH FACELIFT

There are few words adequate to express my distaste with the former state of my front porch.  It's silly, really, that we didn't tackle it long ago.  For one reason or another we just kept putting it off.  Well, I'm thrilled to say no longer!  We Read More
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A THRIFTED STEP STOOL MAKEOVER

I doubt my daughter is the only child with a fascination with washing her hands.  She loves to turn on the faucet, hold her hands under the soap until I squirt some on, then rub her hands together under the running water.  So, when I spotted this sweet Read More
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HOW TO PAINT BATHROOM CABINETS

Happy week-between-Christmas-and-New-Years!  It seems like these few days in the middle should just be counted as a holiday, doesn't it?  Unfortunately this holiday has been filled with less relaxing and celebrating than we would like, as Jon has been Read More
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DUPLEX RENO: BEDROOMS AND FAMILY ROOM

Today I'm taking you inside the bedrooms and family room of our recently completed duplex renovation.  We are still basking in the glow of this massive project's completion.  Ahhhhhhhh. When you walk in the front door, you enter into the family room. Read More
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