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  • The Final Reveal - ORC Week 6

    It is completely amazing what can be accomplished when you create a schedule, and stick to it! I am the type of person who prefers to wing it. I wing everything, from daily chores to food shopping, deciding what to post on Instagram to blogging. It's just my personality. However, throughout this entire One Room Challenge, I made and stuck to a schedule. Let me tell you, there was not a single moment where I felt stressed or felt that this challenge wouldn't have been completed on time. Here is what I learned from this challenge. Though, we only worked...

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  • Wallpaper Makes The Heart Grow Fonder - ORC Week 5

    What a week it has been! My husband and I have finished all of our tasks for the One Room Challenge, and let me tell you, we both could not be more thrilled, excited and proud of all of the hard work we put into this project. The best part of all, we didn't get on each other's nerves once! That in itself if a miracle and blessing on its own. HAHA. On a serious note though, we completed the wallpaper throughout the hallway and did a little paint job as a last minute added touch to the pantry. First,...

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  • ORC - Week 4 - Over The Hump

    I cannot believe that we are staring at the finish line with the One Room Challenge. What a smooth, and easy process this has been! It makes me want to refresh all of my bland and boring spaces in our home. (Although, I'm sure my husband would give me full blown death looks if he saw, or read, that statement.) Last week, was the completion of our 'midway point'. Now, that we have entered our fourth week of this incredible transformation, all that is left are the final, finishing touches. The first thing we completed at the beginning of week...

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  • Master Bathroom Lighting Refresh

    When we were building, my absolute favorite part was designing the interior of our home. When I say favorite part, I would do it all over again for the chance to design and decorate a home from the ground up. It was the single most amazing and exhilarating experience of my adult life. (The process actual got me thinking about my future and what I want to do with the rest of my life, designing - but that is a topic for another time) When it came to the point where I had to meet with our builder's interior designer,...

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  • ORC- Week 3

    I feel as if this One Room Challenge is just flying by so incredibly quickly, and more importantly, smoothly. This week I decided to get out of the house for a bit and start shopping for all of the little accents pieces I plan on using to decorate our newly refined space. But, before I head into those details, I wanted to discuss what was completed this week. I'll be talking about the accents I purchased in the next following weeks. As for the completion of week 2, so many good things happened and I am so excited to share...

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  • One Room Challenge - Week 2

    We have officially moved on to week 2 with the One Room Challenge. The design has been finalized and we are in the process of moving forward, quickly I might add. I am absolutely loving how everything is coming together to bring our family organization and functionality. To recap on this incredible makeover, I have planned on putting the finishing touches on my children’s hallway and am converting our closet that is located under our stairway into a miniature walk-in pantry. When I thought of this idea, my first thought was “uh, GENIUS!’. Well, the pantry is 95% completed. I...

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