girls’ room

It’s hard to believe we started Polly’s bedroom makeover when she was transitioning out of her crib because that feels like so long ago. But now, 5 months later, we’re calling Polly’s modern cottage bedroom finished! Here’s how it looked when we moved in (her room is about 10×10) And here’s how it looks today! […]

Thanks for all the love for our One Room Challenge reveal last week! We had so much fun designing and DIYing this room for our girls. When we mentioned to some other ORC designers that we were going to do built-in bunks for this room, we were met with, “Are you sure you want to […]

This week, we finished facing the book nook,  installed 4 can lights in the room, and ordered a pretty light for the middle (can’t wait to show you!) and we also started on installing the wardrobes–week 4 was a busy one. That same angle used to look like this: A few weeks ago, we talked […]

The One Room Challenge starts today! 20 design bloggers will be making over a space in 6 weeks and documenting it from start to finish. We’re no strangers to a quick deadline around here–heck, this summer we did a whole kitchen renovation for a family in Pittsburgh in 6 days! And a year ago, we […]


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