DIY No-Sew Upholstery & the BIG Reveal – ORC Spring 2020 Week 8

DIY No-Sew Upholstery & the BIG Reveal – ORC Spring 2020 Week 8

Last week I was supposed to work on the the all important DIY no-sew upholstery project for the my cousin’s loveseat. Naturally, it just wouldn’t have been right if there were no issues AT ALL with that process. All I was able to do is remove the old upholstery at that time. Thank goodness for…

Slow Progress While We Play The Waiting Game – ORC Spring 2020 Week 7

Slow Progress While We Play The Waiting Game – ORC Spring 2020 Week 7

This week was supposed to be about outfitting the “office” area of the Teacher’s Lounge & the all important upholstery project for the 1 thing my cousin specifically requested in the room – the loveseat. Well friends… I am officially behind this week. Some things are getting done, some things are moving verrrrrry slowly, and…

NEW Sherwin-Williams Emerald Designer Edition – ORC Spring 2020 Week 6

NEW Sherwin-Williams Emerald Designer Edition – ORC Spring 2020 Week 6

I have an exciting update this week (week 6… I think… because who knows what day or week it is anymore) for the One Room Challenge! It’s PAINT! And it’s a new line – Sherwin-Williams Emerald Designer Edition! In case you missed it… Back to the Teacher’s Lounge… All the planning is done and execution…

Use Feng Shui to Increase Positivity & Spirituality in a Multipurpose Space – ORC Spring 2020 Week 4

Use Feng Shui to Increase Positivity & Spirituality in a Multipurpose Space – ORC Spring 2020 Week 4

Hi & welcome back! It may seem like there’s been little to no movement on my One Room Challenge space but trust me there’s lots going on behind the scenes. Planning, shopping, planning, planning & planning. Because of the multiple uses for The Teacher’s Lounge, and the significance of them, I knew from the start…

One Small Room, 3 Big Functions: ORC Spring 2020 Week 2

One Small Room, 3 Big Functions: ORC Spring 2020 Week 2

Well y’all we got through week 1 of the One Room Challenge without a hitch! I thought there would be a few more hiccups because it was a last minute decision but NO! The “storage” room is completely cleared out to make way for “The Teacher’s Lounge”. Now it’s time to make the space work……

The Teacher’s Lounge: ORC Spring 2020 Week 1

The Teacher’s Lounge: ORC Spring 2020 Week 1

Hi Y’all! Guess who decided (last minute) to join the One Room Challenge as a guest participant for the first time in 3 years?! ME that’s who! And I’m doing something a little different – we’re calling it The Teacher’s Lounge. The One Room Challenge is a bi-annual event where designers/bloggers/DIYers & folks who love…

One Room Challenge Week 6 ~ Backyard Makeover Still In Progress

One Room Challenge Week 6 ~ Backyard Makeover Still In Progress

Well y’all it’s week 6 of the One Room Challenge and all over the web, lifestyle & design bloggers have completed 1 room in their homes!  It has been fun & a true challenge for many of us.  Pop over to Calling it Home & check out some of the amazing transformations. We did not make…

One Room Challenge ~ Week 3~ Creating Outdoor Rooms

One Room Challenge ~ Week 3~ Creating Outdoor Rooms

Our yard is not huge – it’s about 24′ x 75′ not including the existing patio.  It’s still plenty of space for creating outdoor rooms & still have play space.  It almost looks like there is not much going on this week. There’s only a few physical changes, but there is plenty going on behind the scenes….

One Room Challenge ~ Week 2 ~ DIY Elevated Garden Beds

One Room Challenge ~ Week 2 ~ DIY Elevated Garden Beds

In week 1 of the One Room Challenge, I mentioned that our backyard makeover needed to be done in stages in a specific order.  Last week, we completed the 1st part of our DIY elevated garden beds. We started out with the garden so that we can start planting & hopefully have some veggies to harvest &…

One Room Challenge Week 6 | Master Bedroom Reveal!

One Room Challenge Week 6 | Master Bedroom Reveal!

Well y’all, it’s week 6 of the ORC and that means it’s time for… Our Master Bedroom REVEAL!  I have vacuumed my bedroom for the first time in 3 weeks and I never knew it could feel so good!  No we are not lazy or dirty, there was just no reason to do it until…