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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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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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create a corner desk using IKEA Besta frames

IKEA HACK: Create a Corner Desktop for Kids Using Besta Shelves

It’s been a couple weeks since we finished our corner desktop in the schoolroom, and I have to say I really, really love how it turned out. More importantly, though, it’s serving our children’s needs well. When we first walked through our new home, we both immediately agreed the third bedroom would make a great …

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