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Master Bedroom

When we originally moved into the house our bedroom was downstairs but we decided we would move upstairs into the loft area because the room was much bigger. This is the room before we did anything. Its your basic beige empty room.At the time I used paint and furniture that we already owned and did a quick makeover. The room was nice but not functional. There is only a very small closet that doesn't even begin to work for just…

Put Your Ideas In Front of You with an Inspirational Board

Before I do a room re-do I cut out items that I think would look good in the room and tack them to a cork board. Having a picture in my head can sometimes be very different then what it actually is when I see it with my own two eyes laid out in front of me! Once I have everything clipped out I wait a few days and then look over it again, and its usually then where I…

A Look Again at Sloan’s Tween Room

This is my 11 year old daughter's bedroom I did about a year ago. This was a budget makeover, as much of my projects usually are. Her room was originally painted pink and I didn't really have the time nor did I really want to re-paint all four walls so I decided just to do an accent wall in chocolate brown.The comforter was one of those inexpensive bed in a bag that was on clearance at Target. I actually did…

1 minute Decorating Idea

You don't need alot of time or alot of money to create change, there's always simple cheap easy things. In the summer I fill my hurricane in my living room with either glass stones, sand or shells and in the fall I fill the same hurricane with either pine cones, leaves or like I did this year fragrant spiced pumpkins.

Be Brave and Wallpaper

Wallpaper has been making a coming back for a few years and its not the same wallpaper our parents were using. Say good-bye to small flowers and ivy or god forbid borders. The patterns are much more bold and the graphics are pretty colorful and fun. Everyone I tell that wallpaper is making a comeback immediately says to me, I will never wallpaper a room again! The great thing about wallpaper this time around though is that you don't have…