May 2020 Basement Update & Exciting Announcement

Our basement renovation is rapidly progressing, and it just so happens that the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge (ORC) starts on May 7, with a 7 week run time. We were already planning on a late June finish date for the basement, so we’ve decided to make it official and register as participants in the

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Basement Bathroom Design Plan

This post is written in partnership with The Tile Shop and Sherwin Williams. All views and statements are my own. Because it’s been over a year since we started the basement renovation, the bathroom design plan has changed quite a few times. As of this week, however, it’s officially finalized, and the majority of items

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Modern Foursquare Living Room Reveal

#SSModernFoursquare living room is complete! This living room was given a fresh new look with new furniture, accessories, paint, window treatments, and artwork. I fell in love with the original woodwork from the first time I saw this room, and we allowed it to take center stage by brightening up the rest of the room’s

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Modern Organic Living Room Refresh on a Budget

This post is written in partnership with AllModern. This time of winter always makes me a little stir-crazy. I find myself craving change, and am always thinking of little ways to change up our decor or furniture. If you’ve been thinking about doing a living room refresh, now is the time! I’ve partnered up with AllModern to share some

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3 Subtle Ways to Decorate for Fall

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler and to be honest, I’m not sure how I feel about it just yet! But the reality is that fall is coming up quickly, whether we’re ready or not. Decorating for fall doesn’t have to mean Halloween decor, 7 million pumpkins, and cheesy “Welcome

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Eyesore to Outdoor Oasis: Backyard Patio Reveal

Sharing all of the details on how we transformed our patio into an outdoor living oasis for less than $3,000. We completely demolished our former patio area and added pavers, a pergola, built-in bench seating, a dining area, lounge area, and firepit area. Click to see the before and after photos, phases of the renovation, get the sources, and see the budget breakdown!

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