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October 8, 2014

Hi friends! Popping in to say hi this morning. We’ve been busy the past few weeks! I was getting back in the blogging grove and then.. Bam. I’m gone again! I’m working on it. :) Around the house, I’m putting a few finishing touches on the guest bedroom with a couple of lovelies from Caitlin Wilson (reveal & an exiting giveaway coming next week!), we finally found a chandelier for the living room, and shopping for chairs for the kitchen table. I’ll be back with more soon. Promise! :)

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I am loving these bright colors in the white & gray guest bedroom. The fuchsia below is pretty bright for me, but I’m into it!

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DIY Closet Progress

September 10, 2014

We tackled a big closet project last month and we’re so close to being done! I was super inspired by Kelly’s girly glam closet makeover, so I sent the link to my husband and father-in-law so they could get excited about it. :) Here’s what we did to make over our roomy, reach-in closets.


Our “before” closets weren’t terrible, Allen’s was basically two rods and a couple of wood shelves. Mine was actually all wire shelves and no rods, which was bad because I had to hang hangers in the wire and couldn’t slide anything around, you know?

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With Kelly’s awesome closet inspiration, I drew up an idea of what I wanted in my reach-in closet. An area with shelves and drawers in the middle, rods on each side and lots of spaces for shoes. My awesome father-in-law took on this project and helped us with everything while Allen and I were at work. :)

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We started with an unfinished, oak base cabinet from Home Depot to build the whole thing off of. My father-in-law, Charles, is a construction guy, so he had all the measurements and pieces figured out to have shelves above the base cabinet, rods on either side, and shoe shelves on the bottom right side.

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