DIY affordable coastal master bedroom makeover

DIY affordable coastal master bedroom makeover

If you have read any of my other posts you know I have a tendency to jump right into any project. I just always figure I can fix it if it goes array. But this one took me awhile to pull the trigger. You know when you have this beautiful vision and you're just not sure you can pull it off? Well this was one of those visions. 

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DIY master bedroom plank wall

DIY master bedroom plank wall

I'm not sure when I began to actually verbalize my master bedroom dream to Hubby. He's the kind of guy who is pretty darn content with the way things are. Each time I'd bring up an idea, he would poo-poo it. Tell me the room was fine...etc., etc. But you know, happy wife, happy life and all that. Poor guy.

So when I told him I wanted to buy four sheets of underlayment plywood for a plank wall, he raised his eyebrows, gave me the look... sighed, and said, "Okay". 

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Dull bypass closet doors upgraded to faux barn doors

Dull bypass closet doors upgraded to faux barn doors

What I dreamed about was a master suite that was light, spacious, and inviting. I wanted a space I could relax. A place that was simple so that all my thoughts and ideas could just sigh in relief. I also didn't want it to feel too girly. I did share this room with Hubby and although he's not too picky, I wanted him to like how the room was transformed.

The standard bypass doors were pretty dull. If you have read any of my other posts, you know I tend to go with ideas that are simple. I may be handy but I am definitely not a construction guru. 

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Affordable Dresser Refresh with Paint

Affordable Dresser Refresh with Paint

I had this vision that one day I would have a beautiful master suite. Something grown-up...polished. A place where my mind sighed every time I entered. But with two mismatched dressers and very little spending money it seemed like my dream would never see the light of reality.  But where there is imagination, Pinterest, and paint...anything is possible.

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Rustic style laundry room makeover

Rustic style laundry room makeover

The dirty room--dun, dun, duuun. I'm pretty sure when they designed our modular home the laundry room was an after thought. It's a bit of an eyesore especially when sitting down to eat a meal. It desperately needed a makeover that didn't break the bank. Preferably a rustic farm-style makeover.

Could I create a space that was functional, stylish and didn't cost me a thing? What if I already had everything I needed; I just needed to re-imagine the space?

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5, plus 1 on the way, ideas to use DIY tiered trays

5, plus 1 on the way, ideas to use DIY tiered trays

Lately I have been seeing a lot of DIY tiered trays on my Pinterest feed. What I love about them is that with a little creativity and home purging you can do this in a short amount of time. For a couple of days it was tier happy at my house. Here's 5, plus one ways I am using my DIY tiered trays.

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Kitchen storage challenged? Go vertical!

Kitchen storage challenged? Go vertical!

The kitchen. The place that is the heart of home because, as you know, the way to the heart is with food. Good thing Hubby likes to cook!

I dream that one day I will magically discover the perfect way to organize my kitchen. Hence the rotation of kitchenware, spices, grains, pots, pans, plastic...you get the picture.

Going vertical seemed like the right move. 

 

 

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Rainy Day Project: easy container for center of outdoor table with umbrella

Rainy Day Project: easy container for center of outdoor table with umbrella

Make your own center piece for an outdoor table with umbrella. As projects go this one has to be one of the easiest ones I've taken on so far. The beauty of this is you can add flowers such as I did, or you can use this container for condiments, silverware, sunscreen, playing cards, etc. 

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Pacific Northwest spring gardening madness

Pacific Northwest spring gardening madness

Pacific Northwest spring. This season we have had little rain allowing for some good ole' fashion garden back-breaking work. I'd like to say I'm one of those year round gardeners. You know the kind. The garden is tilled, mulched, and cared for no matter the time of year. But I am not. You'd be surprised though, what some diggin' in the dirt gets you.

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DIY Cute Cabin Style Greenhouse

DIY Cute Cabin Style Greenhouse

I never dreamed I would have a greenhouse cabin. It has become my she-shed where I can play in the dirt or work on some home projects. Hubby built me a potting bench, seed starter shelves, a tomato bed, and lots of storage space. And if one day the greenhouse has run its course, would be pretty easy to convert into a guest cabin.

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