Category Archives: Living Room

A New Place to Call Home

Surprise! I’m not an accidental suburbanite anymore. Now that the dust has settled and the boxes have been unpacked (most of them, anyways), I’m sharing a peek inside my new home!

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DIY Hack: 6 Ways to Transform Your Decor with Marble Contact Paper

Alternate title: six ways that marble contact paper is about to change your life (and your home decor game) forever.

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Adding Floating Shelves by the Fireplace

We loved the look of built-in shelves, but we knew they weren’t an option in our living room. Instead, we took a DIY approach with floating shelves on either side of our fireplace.

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Replacing a Ceiling Fan with DIY Recessed Lights

Because drilling a bunch of holes in the ceiling isn’t terrifying at all, right?

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Furnishing Our Family Room

We’re still several projects away from being ‘finished’ with our family room, but picking out a few key pieces of furniture helped this room move leaps and bounds towards becoming an ‘after.’

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Shopping for a Sectional

The Challenge: our downstairs has a great open layout, but a tiny living room. The Solution: finding the right sectional to maximize space, without scrimping on style.

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Hanging a Mini Gallery Wall for Family Photos

Gallery walls are a quick way to add color and life to a space, with a side order of style.

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Holy Hardwoods!

Staining our dated hardwood floors was our home’s one-way ticket out of the 90s.

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Painting our Doors Black

We learned the hard way that painting a door is the kinda thing you gotta do right the first time… (insert ‘you don’t get a second chance at a first impression’ metaphor here).

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Quick Fix: Hanging Curtains

We were hesitant to obscure our beautiful glass windows and quaint neighborhood views with bulky window treatments. Luckily, curtains aren’t like the other girls.

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