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Bedroom – The Final After

Two years ago I posted before pictures of our bedroom. A year and a half ago, I posted the mood board. A year ago, I posted a sneak peek. This year, I’m going to finally show you the finished product! I mean, seriously. Who takes two years to complete a project? To be fair, I […]

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Gail - This is INSANE. As in, insanely awesome. Incredible!

Patience B - Where did you get the Thank You artwork??!! I need that above our bed asap! absolutely love the way its scripted and placed on the three canvases.

Coffee Bar Command Center

A couple of years ago, Jack & I bought Dustin a Keurig for Christmas. The plan was for him to take it to his office, but, well, that never happened. Up until that point, I wasn’t a big coffee drinker. It was such a pain to measure everything out, just for the one, maybe two […]

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Jen - That peg board turned the mug collection into a wicked cool art installation! Love the coffee bar idea. I wonder if I could find a space to do that in our home. Hmm… Thinking….

Dustin - First pillows… Then lamps… NOW coffee mugs!!

APRIL - Thanks, Jen! I really love the way it looks. Plus, it clears out cabinet space. Double win! Our coffee bar is in a small corner that would’ve gone unused anyway because it’s in a weird spot. Hopefully you can find a place for one!

APRIL - You forgot shoes ;)

Sunshine Fromkin - Hi there! I love your coffee bar! I’m trying to figure out how to store and display my Starbucks mugs collection and I think your peg board idea will be perfect. I have a couple questions for you:

1. What did you use to attach the peg board to the wall?
2. Did you attach it directly flush to the wall, or was it necessary to affix it to something else first and then attach that to the wall? (Like, is it difficult to hang the hooks/mugs with the peg board flush to the wall?)

Thank you so much!

China Cabinet Makeover

When we moved into our house 6 and a half years ago, this china cabinet was wallpapered in a textured ivory. It was neither here nor there, but I decided to spice it up a bit and paint the background the same green as I painted our bathroom. Unfortunately, it didn’t look hardly any different. […]

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Lori Bugher - I think this is totally inspired, April. I would have never thought of using these colors together, but it is absolutely beautiful.

Gail - LOVE that your house is so ready for spring :) You are SO darn creative!

Bedroom – Sneak Peek

The only thing that’s still left to do to finish my bedroom is to paint the dressers. While I work up the energy to tackle that project, I thought I’d give you a little peek. I actually might be changing up the lighting situation & I need to get new shams and pillowcases, so I […]

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Gail - APRIL!!! I FREAKING LOVE IT!!! Seriously, when your kiddos get bigger, you should SERIOUSLY think about pursuing interior design. You are SOOO gifted at this! Just…wow. In all seriousness, will you help me (next year sometime maybe) come up with a new concept for my bedroom? I’m DYING to redo things and would love your awesome input!

Maya - April…I love the black and white signs with the gold pillow accents. Such a combo I’ve never thought of before!

milsztof fotograf olsztyn - I’m not so much for gold to be honest but I love those chalkboards. Can’t wait to see more.

Office – Before

When we found out we were having a third baby, I realized that my office situation was going to have to change. It was in a room upstairs that was perfect for an office, but unfortunately was going to be needed for another bedroom. I did think, for a bit, about having Jack & Finn […]

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Maya Laurent - I need to come to your house one day April. I just adore all the photos you post!

APRIL - Maya – Thanks! I would love for you to visit! Maybe I should host the next slumber party ;)