Styling Our bookcase

elephant painted

I am happy to say that I checked off my to-do list yesterday and was able to play around with styling the shelves.  There is still trim to be added to one cabinet and then I will be able to show you the finished bookcases.  Yay!  In the meantime, let me share a few things […]

Today’s To-Do’s

bookshelf stuff

As I mentioned last week, I’m on spring break and am loving my life of leisure:)  To move this built-in bookcase project along, this morning I plan on filling these nail holes. Then painting the parts I missed last week. And finish styling these bad boys. And hopefully have something to show you in the […]

Styling a Bookcase

yellow bookshelf

As we are building our bookcases, I, of course, have been thinking about decorating the bookcases.  I think Mike is slightly irritated every time I talk about what I want to do, because he is focused on all the building, but I can’t help myself.  I am working on gathering some inspiration for styling bookcases […]

From Roller Shade to Roman Shade: An Update

faux roman shade tutorial

In an effort to keep it real around here, I had to make some adjustments to my beloved fabric covered roller shades this weekend.  They worked fine for awhile and then as I was trying to pull it down to raise it up last week, a large pop sounded…it was the breaking of my heart […]

Fabric Covered Roller Shade

roller shade tutorial

*Update: check out this post to see how I have changed these shades! Remember a couple weeks ago when I shared that I have been dreaming of a window seat?  Well, we are drawing out plans to add one to…drumroll, please…our master bedroom!  I’m really excited about it and think it will add some great […]

DIY Roman Shade Tutorial and Closet Wrap-Up

diy roman shade tutorial

I have a few last resources and tutorials to share on our closet today to finish off all of our DIY projects.  Be prepared for a random post filled with random tutorials and pics.  I’ll start with a simple roman shade tutorial. We used the process from Homemade Ginger, but I’ll outline it for you […]

Ruffled Bedskirt

bedskirt in bedroom

This weekend I whipped up a ruffled bedskirt for our master bedroom.  You may remember the bedskirt we previously had in there from our master bedroom reveal. It matched our bedding, but that was about all it had going for it.  To be completely honest, I’m not even sure where it came from.  I don’t […]

How to Build a Custom Closet: Shelving Wall

closet-storage boxes

Monday I shared how we built the hanging side of the closet, and today I’m here to share how we did the shelving wall. I will admit it was hard to snap a picture of the whole wall with the lens we have, so you’ll see snippits of it throughout.  We started by ripping the […]