At the onset of our foyer makeover, I knew that one of the most important improvements that I wanted to make was to brighten this dark'ish space. The addition of a painted white board and batten wall has accomplished just that! Take a look at how far this wall has come. This wall has gone from a blank canvas... ...to the addition of board and batten... ...to a finished, caulked, painted and styled wall! I always knew that I would put hooks for coats on the left ... Read More about Foyer Updates And How To Style A Farmhouse Board And Batten Wall
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Ideas for using my favorite fall decorating essentials that I use year after year. Keeping a stash of staple items is the key to budget decorating. You might think it's too early to think about decorating for fall, but it certainly isn't too early to start planning for it! Experience has taught me that having a healthy collection of decorating staples for each season really keeps my costs down. It's also a fun way to challenge myself to mix things up for a fresh look each year. These are ... Read More about Essential Fall Decorating Staples And Ideas For How To Use Them
It's hard to believe that we're actually celebrating five years of owning Worthing Court this week! That's five years of a whole house remodel and five years of room makeovers - some more than once. :-D I've always wanted to own an older home that I could completely remodel, from top to bottom. From the very first moment that we found out about this house and took a drive by it, we knew that unless there was something majorly wrong, this would be the house for us. It was kind of like ... Read More about 5 Year’s Of Before And After Room Transformations At Worthing Court
Step-by-step directions for creating a mood board to help you design a room. Do you have lots of ideas for your rooms in your head, but need an easy way to pull them all together? Are you a visual person who feels like you need to "see" the space before you actually start the decorating? Then, my friend, creating a design board is for you! Too bad this option wasn't around back in the days of when I tried my best to create THE most beautiful Barbie dream house ever under my mom's dining ... Read More about How To Create A Design Board – This Will Change Your Decorating Life!
A budget-friendly bedroom makeover that demonstrates how you can upgrade what you already own and use it to totally transform the look of a room. This post contains affiliate links. Click HERE to read my full disclosure. Let me show you a few pictures of what this bedroom looked like right after we moved into the house 4½ years ago. There wasn't really anything wrong with it other than it was boring and dated looking to me. Plus, I was extremely over the cheap faux cherry finish on the ... Read More about Before And After Budget Bedroom Makeover Reveal
The foyer here at Worthing Court is merry and bright and is a preview of all of the Christmas colors that you'll see throughout my home this year. It's a place that's meant to welcome our guests during this most festive time of year! Come on in and look around! Our foyer serves a lot of functions. It includes the stairs that go upstairs, a coat closet... ...the entrance into the family room, where you get a peek at my tree... ...and the entrance into our home office that ... Read More about My Warm And Welcoming Christmas Foyer
Have you noticed that your Pinterest feed isn't doing a good job of showing you what it is you want to see anymore? Too many ads? Not seeing pins from the people you follow? Use these tips to mold your feed into more of what you really want to see. I love Pinterest. I mean I LOVE Pinterest! You probably love it too if you're ever looking for home decor inspiration, recipes, fashion ideas or almost anything else you can think of. BUT - I've noticed that my Pinterest feed isn't what ... Read More about What Happened To The Pinterest That You Used To Know And Love?
How to turn a long, dark hallway into a bright, not so cave-like space with just a few improvements. Well...I'll be honest. I'm kind of shaking my head and wondering if you'll think I'm wasting my time sharing my hallway makeover with you. I feel like I need to apologize for the photos - the hallway is an absolute nightmare of a space to photograph! But - the hallway was on my list of goals for 2018 and I already shared my plans for it, so share the reveal I will. Plus, several of you ... Read More about Long, Dark Hallway Makeover Before And After + 3 Free Printables
The dining room at our beach condo is a very small space that has to serve as the main entry into our condo and also act as the pass through from the kitchen to the rest of the condo. It's the very first thing you see when you enter the condo, so its first impression is pretty important to me. Before we tour the entire finished space, take a look at what we started with. These are the real estate photos from the listing of the condo. You can see that the space is a ... Read More about Small Dining Room Makeover Reveal – Bringing A Mood Board To Life