The Good Mood Board {Living Room Edition}

The Good Mood Board {Living Room Edition}

Today I'm thrilled to be back participating in the The Good Mood Board Series organized by Cassity from Remodelaholic Cassity has put together a group of eleven different bloggers to give you all a glimpse into our own personal styles through mood boards we each have created. The goal of the series is to provide inspiration to get your creative juices flowing and for all of us to gain a better understanding of what we love, and seek, for those things. The last Good Mood Board topic focused on Master Bedrooms and if you happen to miss that Continue reading

Utilizing Unused Living Room Space to Create a Child Friendly Area

Utilizing Unused Living Room Space to Create a Child Friendly Area

I know it has been awhile since I last mentioned the living room, but the re-design is pretty much complete aside from an accessory or two. One of the main to-dos on the list was utilizing the awkward corner space and creating some additional storage in the room for everyday toys that my little guy is into at the moment. This space was primarily used for the Christmas Tree during the holidays and that was pretty much it. The door you see to the left will eventually be replaced with glass french doors and open to a bonus 'man' room - but that Continue reading

The Breakfast Bar is Painted {plus a little information on VOC’s}

The Breakfast Bar is Painted {plus a little information on VOC’s}

I finished painting the breakfast bar this weekend and checked off another to-do for the living room. Why is it when you give something a fresh coat of bright white you immediately feel the need to go around your house and re-paint every inch of molding and trim since it now appears to be dingy in comparison...talk about instant motivation I did manage to stay on track and only focus on the living room; though I will definitely be re-painting the rest of the molding woodwork on the first floor as I work my way around the rooms in the next Continue reading

The Story on Our Main Living Room {Progress and the To-Do}

The Story on Our Main Living Room {Progress and the To-Do}

I decided to begin in the main living room from that long to-do list that transpired when removing the Christmas Decor. We have been in our new house for two years now and one of my goals this year is to re-visit the rooms that were tackled when we first moved in and add all the finishing touches that have been put aside a little more time than anticipated. When we first moved in I went through and made every room on our first level 'livable'. I was under a bit of a time crunch as a week after we settled we had an appointment to have our Continue reading