A Kid And Guest Friendly Nautical Themed Bathroom


DIY, Uncategorized

The hall bathroom is mainly used by our 5-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter. But often, it is used by guests. Almost 3 years after moving in, the bathroom was still builder-white. With two little people using the bathroom, the walls were starting to look dingy from wet hands and water splatter on flat white paint. The bathroom […]

September 23, 2016

Master Bedroom Update: A Promised Picture


DIY

A friend reminded me that I still owe a photo of our newly painted bedroom. And she’s right. The Great Paint and Curtain {In}Decision came with a promise for a photo the following week. Here we are over a week later. Still, no photo. My bad. It is time to make good on that promise. However, it makes sense […]

June 29, 2015

Master Bedroom Update: The Great Paint and Curtain {In}Decision


DIY

A few weeks ago I casually mentioned to my husband that I was thinking about painting one of our bedroom walls dark blue. Surprisingly, he liked the idea. In fact, he liked it so much, he was ready to go pick out paint (in the store without bringing any swatches home) and paint our bedroom and bathroom – immediately. […]

June 18, 2015

Update Furniture You Already Own: DIY Spray Painted Bar Stools


DIY

Our kitchen is full of neutrals and needed a pop of color to coordinate with our dining room. As I’ve mentioned before, our budget is limited so wherever possible, we use what we already have, updating where necessary. We already own four wood bar stools at the perfect height for our kitchen island. However, they too were neutral in […]

October 10, 2014

DIY Decor: How to Update a Framed Mirror with Chalk Paint


DIY

Chalk paint. It’s all the rage on Pinterest. Several friends of mine have used it and love it (and what they painted looks fantastic!). I’ve been dying to try it out but have been too afraid to jump in and use it on a large piece of furniture. Up until now, I’ve been chemically stripping or […]

September 9, 2014