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  • Beautiful Unfinished Basement Ideas to Try at Home
    Creating a functional living space in an unfinished basement is an incredible way to add square footage to your home! Today I am excited to share affordable ideas to create a beautiful unfinished basement on a budget. These DIY projects made all of the difference in our basement and it’s now a space that we use every single day.
  • The Best Neutral Pink Paint Colors to Try at Home
    ks, I will be getting started on a bedroom makeover for my daughter and, unsurprisingly, she has requested pink walls. When she told me what color she wanted to paint her walls, I realized that I had never painted any interior pink before! Today I am sharing a roundup of the best neutral pink paint colors that I considered for her bedroom.
  • 10 Aesthetics of Joy | How to Create a Joyful Home
    e in a home that gives them energy every day and brings them joy. This book has helped me to understand how simple design choices can brighten our moods.
  • Easy IKEA Hemnes Dresser Hack to Try at Home
    This IKEA hack transformation may be my favorite one yet! I decided to give our current IKEA Hemnes dresser an update when I was putting together the design plans for our master bedroom makeover.
  • 5 Ways to Make Your Laundry Room More Green
    Today I am excited to share 5 easy ways to make your laundry room a little more green! These simple changes can save energy and reduce plastic while doing laundry every day.
  • The Best Road Trip Essentials When Traveling with Kids
    Chris and I grew up taking family road trips every year and have naturally fallen into the same pattern with our kids. While air travel is nice, we often decide on driving to a destination to save money and have our own transportation.
  • The Best Cottagecore Paint Colors to Try at Home
    I have always loved the cottage style. My college bedroom was filled with shabby chic target bedding, a DIY green and white chippy bed frame, a wicker dresser, and a vintage, iron standing birdcage. In our first home, I tried to achieve the cottage look with warm yellow walls, a blue striped couch, and chippy furniture. Cottagecore has become popular and my love for that cozy cottage feel came right back! At this moment, I am loving the muddy, warm paint colors that go along with cottagecore. My shabby chic phase in the early ’90s had more of a romantic feel with creamier colors and light pinks., With cottagecore paint colors, I am drawn to more natural earth tones. Below are a few of my favorites I hope to try out in the near future The Best Cottagecore Paint Colors Highland Peat by Fenwick & Tillbrook One of my favorite Instagram accounts to follow right now is My Tiny Estate. Borja and Dean are restoring an old English estate and it is so fun to follow along! Below you can see the Caretakers cottage with the muted reddish/brown paint color called Highland Peat. What better place to find inspiration for […]
  • How To Create A Beautiful English Cottage Garden
    You may not have a charming English cottage in the countryside, but you can still create a beautiful English cottage garden in your backyard. English cottages are definitely having a moment and I am all in with the cottagecore and grand millennial trend!
  • Beautiful English Garden Designs | Backyard Inspiration
    I have always loved the look of an English garden! Since moving into our home last summer, I envisioned creating an English garden in our yard. I have spent hours researching features and flowers found in these gardens and have started the beginnings of my very own English garden in my backyard.
  • How to Paint an Old Cabinet the Perfect Green | DIY
    I found this old cabinet at a garage sale and immediately felt the urge to bring her back to life. I decided to paint the cabinet the perfect green paint color that aligns perfectly with the modern designs in my living room and dining room.