• modenr farmhouse bathroom featuring subway tile, wood mirros, and instant granite countertops
    DIY,  How To,  Renovation

    How to Install Instant Granite on Your Counters

    Happy day, friends! Today I’ve got a fun DIY project comin’ at ya! If you follow me over on Instagram (and if you’ve recently checked out my previous Fall 2018 One Room Challenge Post), you’ll know that sadly, not every DIY project goes well. I had painted our master bathroom countertops, and then sealed them with an Epoxy called Glaze Coat. They looked GREAT! Fast forward about 4 months – YELLOW. Yes, I had yellow counters. Why? Because the epoxy was not UV resistant (and because I didn’t do my own research and instant blindly trusted another DIY blogger – do seriously, no matter what you read here, you should…

  • Home Decor

    Master Bedroom Refresh with Orian Rugs

    Happy day, friends! It’s a gloomy June day here in San Diego, so I’m hanging out inside, drinking some coffee, and getting a few work related things done! It’s also been a hot minute since I’ve gotten a blog post to y’all! So today I wanted to give y’all a little tour of our master bedroom refresh, with the biggest change of all being our new Orian Rug! **Orian was kind enough to gift me this rug in exchange for my honest review – please see more of my Disclosure policy HERE** But let’s start with the BEFORE shot, shall we? I knew I wanted to go more neutral, more…

  • DIY,  One Room Challenge,  Renovation

    One Room Challenge Week 6 | Spring 2019 | $550 Guest Bath Reveal

    Happy REVEAL Day, friends, and especially to my fellow ORC-ers out there! There are so many inspiring spaces this ORC, and you can go see ALL the other rooms over at the ORC Blog Page! What’s even more exciting is that Better Homes and Gardens is the media sponsor for this ORC! So amazing! If you missed previous weeks, you can check them out here: Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 This was a very different ORC for us than the last two we have participated in. One, because I approached it from a very different mindset – design for US, not…

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    One Room Challenge Week 5 | Spring 2019 | Painted Stenciled Floors

    Oh. Em. GEE! Only 1 week left ya’ll! It’s crunch time, and while I’ve got ONE major task and about a million little ones left to accomplish these week, I absolutely CANNOT wait for the big reveal! *This post may contain affiliate links – read my full Disclosure Policy HERE* But first things first, if you are new here, the ORC is a 6 week challenge where 20 featured designers and hundreds of guest participants support each other in renovating/remodeling ONE entire room! There are so many inspiring spaces, and you can go see ALL the other rooms over at the ORC Blog Page! What’s even more exciting is that…

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    One Room Challenge Week 4 | Spring 2019 | Painted Cabinets

    Hey y’all! I can’t believe it’s week 4 of the ORC! If you are new here, the ORC is a 6 week challenge where 20 featured designers and hundreds of guest participants support each other in renovating/remodeling ONE entire room! There are so many inspiring spaces, and you can go see ALL the other rooms over at the ORC Blog Page! What’s even more exciting is that Better Homes and Gardens is the media sponsor for this ORC! Seriously so cool! If you missed previous weeks, you can check them out here: Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 Week 4 is typically the “OH SH***T” week! But I’ve…

  • DIY,  How To,  One Room Challenge,  Renovation

    One Room Challenge Week 3 | Spring 2019 | Painting Faux Brick

    Happy ORC Week 3! If you are new here, the ORC is a 6 week challenge where 20 featured designers and hundreds of guest participants support each other in renovating/remodeling ONE entire room! There are so many inspiring spaces, and you can go see ALL the other rooms over at the ORC Blog Page! What’s even more exciting is that Better Homes and Gardens is the media sponsor for this ORC! So rad! If you missed previous weeks, you can check them out here: Week 1 | Week 2 **Please note, this post may contain affiliate links – please read my full Disclosure policy.** Here was this weeks To Do…

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    One Room Challenge Week 2 | Spring 2019 | Making Faux Bricks

    Happy ORC Week 2! If you are new here, the ORC is a 6 week challenge where 20 featured designers and hundreds of guest participants support each other in renovating/remodeling ONE entire room! There are so many inspiring spaces, and you can go see ALL the other rooms over at the ORC Blog Page! What’s even more exciting is that Better Homes and Gardens is the media sponsor for this ORC! So amazing! If you missed Week 1, you can hop over and read that post HERE. **Please note, this post may contain affiliate links – please read my full Disclosure policy.** So this week, my main goal was to…

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  • one room challenge spring 2019 guest bathroom renovation design mood board
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    One Room Challenge Week 1 | Spring 2019 | Guest Bath: The BEFORE

    Can you believe it’s already APRIL?! What on earth?! Now that Spring is finally emerging from its long hibernation, I’m ready to tackle a bit of a bigger project – and by bigger project, I mean the Spring One Room Challenge! This is our third time participating in the challenge, and I cannot recommend it enough! It has been so much fun each time! We tackled ourKitchen and Master Bath in the last two challenges, and this time we’ll be tackling the upstairs Guest Bath! If you are new here or haven’t heard of the One Room Challenge (or ORC) before, welcome! The ORC is a 6 week challenge where…

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