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This post is sponsored by The Company Store Faye hasn’t slept in her bedroom for months. When we replaced the windows and drywall and added the closet in our bedroom, Chris and I slept in Faye’s room, and Faye slept in Greta’s room. Then, we replaced the window in Faye’s room and restructured the turret […]

Two weeks ago, we shared the before and afters of the Lowe’s bedroom makeover we did with The Makerista in Scottsdale, Arizona. But this week’s behind-the-scenes video shows a lot more, including the powerful reveal to the homeowner, Cori.    We’re so grateful for this opportunity and experience. To the family for allowing us […]

This post is sponsored by Lowe’s Home Improvement. A few weeks ago, we teamed up with The Makerista (Gwen! I love her!) and Lowe’s Home Improvement to find a bedroom in the country in need of some TLC and a family that could use some respite. We had hundreds of bedrooms flood in and we […]

I mentioned Monday (when we shared a bunch of great high-low bed options) that we were starting on our bedroom makeover this week, but it actually started with a make under. The fireplace in our bedroom was a little intense when you walked into the space, but I knew that if we just took off […]

This post is sponsored by Walmart.  Have you even seen Walmart’s new private label brand, MoDRN? It’s really good and filled to the brim with drool-worthy furniture, decor, textiles, accessories–everything you need for a more modern home at affordable prices. They asked us if we’d want to share a few of our favorite pieces with you–but […]


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