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The mudroom was a laundry room when we moved in, and when we renovated a room on the second floor to house the laundry room of our dreams — this became Cricket’s room. We then started thinking this room might make a good “pool bathroom” since it’s just off the backyard, but the longer we’ve […]

I’ve been dying to get my hands on this thrifted ghost painting trend! You may have seen this trend sweep your TikTok or Instagram Reels, where you paint ghosts onto a thrifted art piece, transforming it into a spooky Halloween decoration. Love this TikTok example, and this one, oh, and this one! Rather than head […]

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We’ve been living with these built-in lockers in our bonus room for over a year and a half now. They’ve been thoroughly used and loved, and with school starting, I figured we’re overdue for an update. We still love the lockers! That hasn’t changed, but the way they’re getting used day-to-day has evolved. Here’s a […]

Have you ever been stopped in your Pinterest scroll by a colorful interior and thought, “I absolutely love this,” followed by, “I could never”? Well, you’re in the right place and not alone. Welcome to your first day of Color School, a series of mini-lessons designed to help you embrace color fearlessly into your home. […]

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To catch you up, we’re currently in the process of renovating our daughter Faye’s room. She’s nine, and she’s pretty interested in design, so I’ve been including her in some of the decision-making. Well, I presented her with 28 wallpaper samples (all selected by me), and after much contemplation from her, and a little back […]

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