Starting the Fall Touches

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It was in the 60's and rainy here today, so I'm calling it. It's time to decorate for fall.  Of course, that doesn't mean every room gets pumpkin-ized or hay baled. For me--especially in the less visible rooms--it's about changing out things like blankets, pillows, or foliage. Since it needed to be gutted anyway (as usual), I started with my son's room.  I found a plaid throw at Ikea to screamed … [Read more...]

DIY Pallet Wall {Part 2}

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Okey Dokey. So we left off with a pile of wood. So now what? Paint the wall. I knew there would be a lot of imperfections in the wood, and there might be some gaps here and there. I just mixed up some paint I had on hand to be a dark enough tone so people wouldn’t notice the khaki color in the seams. Alrighty! It’s time for installation. We chose to start from the top because we didn’t want it … [Read more...]

How to Install a Pallet Wall {Part 1}

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Thanks sooo much for the supportive response to my son’s when will this room be done still unfinished room! It’s by no means a difficult project to take on, but I wouldn’t necessarily say it’s the quickest—unless you have no kids and no job, and a husband with no kids and no job. Believe me when I say the internet (Pinterest, anyone?) provided lots of inspiration for this wall. However, … [Read more...]

Tween Bedroom {boys room}

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Awww…you’ve waited long enough. I’m just too busy to finish it all for a “final” reveal. Looks like it’s gonna have to be in stages. You ok with that? Figured as much. So this part’s done! Do you want to see what it looked like before? It was perfect…for a younger boy. My tween was starting to like “edgy-er” things, so it just wasn’t suiting him anymore. With the darker colors, the … [Read more...]

Show and Share Day and Progress

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Well, they’re progress pictures, but they’re at night. That’s about what you’re gonna get until I can figure out how to get something done before 9:00 around here. You’ve asked about the pallets, and I imagine this will give you an idea of what we’re doing. My son is in his “tween” phase, and his room needed to catch up with him a bit. We are both excited to see it transform. After picking … [Read more...]