As you may know, I’m taking on Louisa’s old room for Dueling DIY with my friend Sarah and getting rid of the pink walls was Mission #1. I used one of my favorite painting tools, the HomeRight Paint Stick, to paint the entire room in one quick afternoon.
I love the clean lines of an X-bench and have always wanted to make my own… It’s a relatively easy built and fun to customize with fabric and stain choices! This classic black stain looks great in our living room paired with a bright fabric… I’m excited to see how it looks in our new #duelingdiy guest room.
You know those closets that seem to hold an endless supply of throw pillows and bins upon bins of long forgotten clutter? Well we have one off of our 3rd floor guest room. It’s big… bigger than a typical closet, but not quite big enough to be a full room. The previous state of the space was alllllll the kids outgrown clothes, many of my craft supplies, and a load of ‘miscellaneous.’ One of my resolutions this year was to declutter and to make sense of these spaces that feel a bit like a black hole.
A full kitchen renovation was never in our budget and, honestly, I don’t mind the layout. I love having the working part of the kitchen tucked away a bit from the site lines of the family room. The open area is plenty big enough for a table around which we can all sit, there’s great counter space, great storage… so the aesthetics were really the biggest problem.