Remember That?! August

September 3, 2012  —  Written by Julia Marcum 

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Befores, afters, mood boards, plans, failures, wins. We’ve done a lot of projects, and they’re all here. 

We have a long-standing relationship with DIY, and love rolling our sleeves up and making it happen. 

Even when you don’t want to rip down a wall, you can make that space in your home better. Right now.

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Looking back through August’s post, Chris and I both agree–it was a great month. We balanced hard work and even got away for a night. Plus, starting a new project is always exciting. Before we jump into a new month with a fresh list of projects, we’ve rounded up all of August’s right here for you with links back the original posts. Some, even I forgot about.

Remember when we…

Tackled the bottomless rock pit in our front yard:
Broke down how to achieve this look from Elle Decor:

Had a huge yard sale where we sold almost everything from our living room:

The living room got a fresh coat of dark, dark paint.  Mmmmm:

Chris went to great heights to install our new chandelier in the dining room:

Had a shrimp boil dinner party (and shared the recipe!):

Snagged a big jute rug for the living room on sale:

Transitioned Greta’s crib into a toddler bed and lived to tell the tale:

Got a new slipcover for the couch, and then decided to send it back:

Designed a living room for my first bachelor client–but I would totally love this living room for myself, too:

Found this great little red Virco chair for Greta at the thrift store

Chris and I got away for a night and packed in a lot of fun.

Spilled about dirty kitchens and editing photos on Truth Tuesday:

Introduced smaller, more affordable flats to the gallery:

Gushed over little kids’ rooms:

How was your August filled?  Hope everyone is enjoying their long labor day weekend.  We are, of course, packing it full!

What do you think?

  1. meaganbriggs3 says:

    So fun to look through your old posts. You guys were busy!!!

    September is already proving to be busy with school starting and baby preps in our apt. We have been rearranging things almost daily, so it will be nice when we get everything situated how we like it :-)

  2. Erin {Home Everyday} says:

    WOWSERS! You were busy! My favorite thing this month… hard to choose, but I think it is the Ikat chair. So gorgeous.

  3. You guys were sooo busy this month! How do you do it?! Can’t wait to see what you have in store for September!

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