Curriculum Resources: A Detailed Look into Our Montessori-Inspired Homeschooling Plan for Lower Elementary

In this post I hope to outline some of the resources our family will be using over the coming years as we begin our Montessori-inspired lower elementary studies. Our oldest daughter is currently 6 years old and, if she were going to traditional school, would be entering the first grade this fall. One of the …

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A Whimsical + Modern Girls’ Shared Bedroom Reveal | One Room Challenge – Week 8

It’s final reveal time! It feels like we started on this redecorating adventure as part of the 2020 One Room Challenge ages ago. We were able to accomplish everything on our project list, and other than hanging a few plants and displaying some family photographs I’m happy to say our daughters’ shared bedroom is finished! …

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A Children’s Rolltop Desk Makeover | One Room Challenge – Week 7

You guys, I seriously can’t believe it’s the last week before the final reveal for the One Room Challenge! Eric and I got a little sidetracked last week when we had almost 9 consecutive days full of sun and no precipitation. Our deck is now 21 months old and has never been sealed. It wasn’t …

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A Simple IKEA Rast Nightstand Makeover | One Room Challenge – Week 6

And just like that, it’s already Week 6 of the One Room Challenge! For those who have been following along as we makeover our children’s shared bedroom, we are almost finished with all of the DIY projects we had initially planned. Here’s a quick recap of our projects and progress during the Spring 2020 One …

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Easy DIY Built-In Closet Shelving | One Room Challenge – Week 4

How are you, friends? For this week’s One Room Challenge we’re tackling the closet in our girls’ shared bedroom. Built-in closet shelving may not be the most exciting project, but it’s essential for small spaces. Here’s a quick recap of our projects and progress during the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge. WEEK 1: A Shared …

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DIY $60 Corner Bookcase | One Room Challenge – Week 3

I hope everyone is still well and in good health. Or as best health as can be expected given the current circumstances. Eric has returned to his normal work shift, so we’re slowly adjusting to our ‘new’ schedule again. We’re missing friends and family and have been trying to occupy ourselves with some projects around …

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DIY: Twin House Headboards | One Room Challenge – Week 2

For this week’s One Room Challenge, we’re tackling the girls’ headboards. In Week 1’s post I detailed how we’re hoping to add a bit of character to the huge, blank wall behind their beds — something a bit whimsical and fun. Here’s a quick recap of our projects and progress during the Spring 2020 One …

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Join us as our family makes over our daughters' small shared bedroom, adding a bit of whimsy, color, and much needed practical storage as we participate in the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge! #montessoriathome #childfriendlydesign #designingwithkids

A Shared Girls’ Bedroom Makeover | One Room Challenge – Week 1

It’s officially the first week of the One Room Challenge! Have you heard of it? Originally created by Linda of Calling it Home in 2011, the One Room Challenge is a biannual interior design event that challenges its participants to completely transform a room over the course of six weeks, while documenting and sharing their progress …

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