Many, many years ago, before I even had kids, I saw an idea in a magazine that I fell head over heals for. It was an amazing mural wrapping a child’s room. Unlike realistic looking murals, this one was a silhouette. At eye-level the room changed from green below to white above. The demarcation was [...]
There are plenty of big things left to do in our basement family room, like re-finish the media cabinet or recover the sectional, but I am not ready to tackle those yet. Instead, I have craved quick pick-me-up projects. You know the ones that take only minutes to complete, you have everything you need on [...]
One of the most frequently asked questions from our friends and family is if we plan to put the TV in front of the bamboo wall? That’s a big fat NO!
I totally understand based on the orientation of the room and the focal wall nature, that it might [...]
I finally took the leap and made my first flash sale site buy. I have been window shopping on flash sale sites like Joss & Main, One King’s Lane, and GroopDealz for a while, but never made a purchase. I get a little anxiety over the time constraint. If I see something I like, I [...]
I have a treat for you today. I’ve worked on this mood board for almost a year…since we broke ground in the basement back in March of 2012. I finally feel like it is done and ready to share. Hopefully over the next month or so this mood board will come to life in my basement.
Why We Chose Cork
For a moment I thought I wanted to paint the cement floors in at least part of the basement. But as soon as winter hit, I couldn’t wait to cover up that cold, blah cement floor. I wanted a material that would warm up the floor. I also preferred using the [...]
I will get to how I saved over $700 part in a bit, but first I need to show you our cork floor. When I shared all the finishes I chose for the basement, I showed you a small sample of the cork floor. Here [...]
Rooms that can multi-task are essential in a modern home. Whether it is due to space limitations or the desire to simply keep the family together in one space, multi-functional rooms are great. The trick is maximizing the space to deliver in every way you need it to.
Sometimes a space just needs a fresh [...]
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