The Most Popular Project from Each Month | 2014

December 31, 2014

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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. 

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Happy New Year! When I think about 2014, I get overwhelmed. It was a good year and a hard year, too. We couldn’t feel more grateful to be on this end of it. I plan on diving back into another VERY FULL year of renovating and blogging–ohhhh I can’t wait to share with you what is on deck for 2015–next week, but I feel I would be doing this little blog a disservice if I didn’t recap at least some of 2014s’ projects.

We did an insane amount of work this year. Big projects, like tearing up all of our flooring. Adding a fence! But, I thought it would be best (and the most approachable) to just to highlight each month’s most popular most. It didn’t always equate to the largest project of the month, which is a great lesson for me to learn and keep in mind.

JAN: Huge Typographic Letter Art on the cheap 


FEB: Ikea Tarva Dresser Makeover

MAR: Tips for Achieving Realistic Faux Wood Floors

APR: Our little Faye arrived (the highlight of our whole year!)


MAY: Faye’s Nursery Reveal

JUN: Mini Kitchen Revamp is Done!


JUL: Getting Rid of Dandelions and Yard Shame

AUG: A Trick to Get The Crispest Paint Lines Ever


SEP: Paint on a Globe!


OCT: It was a tie between Greta’s Room Reveal  and! Tips For Making Your Best Engineer Prints Look Their Best

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NOV: The Entry is Done!


DEC: A DIY Baby Gate



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  1. Hi Julia!!
    I love your website because it’s less useful information for me!!

  2. It’s really a nice year with all these project. Looking for your next projects in 2015

  3. What a year! Looking forward to reading along in 2015, Julia — keep up the fabulous blogging, girl!!


  4. angelia says:

    You are so inspiring! Thank you for all the tips and wonderful how to’s! I really could have used the perfect stripe tip doing stripes in my son’s room. However, he and his sister, Julia :) share a room right now so he will possibly be moving into his own soon and I can try for a more perfect attempt! Looking forward to seeing more of your homes transformation in 2015!

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