• Master Bedroom

    Our master bedroom is still very much a work in progress, but here are a few things we’ve had fun doing to the space since we moved in back in 2007… The room started out pretty builder basic… …but we’ve … Continue reading


    Classroom Map

    It seems like the older I get, and the more I work on this house, the more I feel like following my own design instincts, not set-in-stone ‘design rules’. Ya know what I mean? These days, it seems to pretty … Continue reading


    Master Bedroom

    Remember that big ol’ wall in our master bedroom that we were thinking about putting a built-in bookcase on? Remember the (rough) virtual drawing I did to see how that would (sort of) look? Remember when I talked about the … Continue reading


    The Bedroom

    Well, we still haven’t gotten around to building the barn door we talked about back in this post, but we did manage to make the bed at least once this month give our bed a quick spring/summer makeover this month! … Continue reading


    We’re Building A Barn Door

    We’ve been pluggin’ away, little by little, on the north wall in our master bedroom, and man does it feel good to finally be getting closer to the finish line! Here’s what it looked like before we painted it Martha’s … Continue reading


    Painting A Dresser And Planning A Pocket

    Remember that $40, oh-so-cute, but badly-water-damaged dresser we got at a flea market a while back? If so, then you probably also remember that we initially took the top part of it off, painted it white, sanded back the drawer … Continue reading


    Oil-Rubbed Bronze Knobs For My Bedside Chest

    Remember that cute little bedside chest I got from my friend¬†Mary a while back? I finally hooked ‘er up with some knobs, so I can actually open the drawers without using a kitchen utensil now… I don’t know why I … Continue reading


    A Quick And Easy Way To Transform Your Curtains From Tab Top to Rod Pocket

    We had a bunch questions about how we altered our master bedroom curtains on an earlier post, so I’m gonna give Kev the reigns today and let him show just how easy it was to transform them from tab top, … Continue reading


    Master Bedroom Re-do Update: Mirrored Closet Doors

    Well, we’re fiiiiinally done re-doing our master bedroom closet doors, and I’m happy to report we’re pretty stoked about how they all turned out. There really wasn’t anything wrong with them before… …but YOU KNOW ME. Once a project idea … Continue reading


    Master Bedroom Re-do Update: HomeGoods Bedside Lamps & Ikea “Lenda” Curtains

    Kev and I received a HomeGoods gift card last month, so the other day we jumped in the car and headed up to Birmingham to see if we could find a couple of matching bedside lamps for our bedroom. ¬†It … Continue reading


    Master Bedroom Re-do Update: Plankification 2010 is complete!

    Thought I’d share a master bedroom update here today since we’re one step closer to constructing the built-in thing-a-ma-jiggy. Woo hoo! You may remember this inspiration drawing I posted a while back… Well, Kev started by attaching a bunch of … Continue reading


    The Lettered Cottage Layout & Our Flooring Dilemmas

    When Kev and I bought this place back in October of 2007, we had to tackle a couple of projects just to get the place livable before we could actually move in. First project- the floors. The carpet in the … Continue reading

    Carpeted Room

    Master Bedroom Re-do Update: “Plankification 2010″ Continues

    We added some more of the MDF we got at True Value to the wall nearest our bedroom door this past week… We got almost all the way to the top of the wall before we realized we didn’t have … Continue reading


    Our King-Sized, Pottery Barn-Style Headboard

    We decided to go with a metal headboard because we just didn’t want any of that glorious natural light to be blocked. (So many of the rooms in our house don’t get a lot of natural light because of the … Continue reading

    Master Bedroom

    Window Treatments for the Master Bedroom

    Life just seems to have gotten busier and busier lately, so there hasn’t been a whole lotta renovatin’ goin’ on in the master bedroom. That being said, this is what looked like just a mere month ago… …and here’s a … Continue reading