July 31, 2018

We decided to give our backyard a mini facelift by painting the 90's brick dark charcoal. This project was definitely time consuming, but oh so worth it. One question I've gotten quite a bit is about temperature (since black typically gets hot) but so far we haven't noticed a difference. Brick in general gets pretty hot as-is, so the color isn't excelling that by much. I've listed the materials we used below if you want to try this yourself!

Here is our newly TLC'd pool n...

May 4, 2018

The wood floors are in! It's amazing how flooring can change a room so drastically. We lived out of our bedroom all of last summer when we were remodeling the kitchen and the carpet got so wrecked. We continued the flooring we have in the rest of the house into our room, it's by SLCC in their Milky Way Collection in color Venus. I just love the wide planks and rustic feel! Excited to have this first step down, because now it's time to roll up our sleeves! It's major DIY time. Here we go!

March 28, 2018

The very first thing we did when we moved into this house were the floors. We replaced the current flooring with engineered hardwood by SLCC (Milky Way Collection in Venus). The second thing we did was this built-in in the family room. We hired a contractor and he nailed my Pinterest inspo photo to a T. We added shelves and cabinet doors to the right, where the alcove/desk combo was before. We also built right in front of that existing window on the right (ha). It's still there from the outside....

March 15, 2018

Like many houses, ours doesn't have a set 'nook' area to easily create a proper entry. So I had to get creative by adding a slim design along the right wall, just after you enter the front door.

See the before & after images, and product details below.

 Sources

Chandelier  |  Console Table  |  Floor Plant  |  Surf Shack Book

Kinfolk Book  |  Mirror (similar here)  |  Wall Frames  |  Rose Gold Planter

Antler Wall Hook  |  Basket (similar here) (and here)

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