The One Room Challenge – Week Three

Last fall when we redid our master bedroom it was pretty straightforward. I painted, did a DIY headboard and replaced the curtains, rug, and bedding. The biggest project was replacing the marble around the fireplace. This month I have joined the One Room Challenge and I am doing a makeover of our boy’s bedroom. This project seems to be a bit more involved. And that is because of the board and batten installation.

Why was this so much harder than it looks?

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OFFICE MAKEOVER // Getting Started on My New Project Room

There is a very interesting room in our house that is located off of our family room and living room. It has been known as my office for the last 17 years and it was in great need of a makeover. Why? Because it’s really dark and kind of claustrophobic. (And to be totally honest, it is NEVER this clean.)

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BACK PORCH MAKEOVER // Finishing the Back Porch

I had been scouring a few stores, Craigslist and a few online sites for two rod iron chairs for the back patio. The other day I was looking at Facebook and a link popped up for Facebook Marketplace. So I decided to try my luck. Sure enough, someone had posted a love seat and chair in black rod iron just nine minutes before. The good news? The cost was $75. The bad news? They were about 90 minutes away. Each. Way.

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BACK PORCH MAKEOVER // Part Three

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Now that the not-so-fun part of my Back Porch makeover is out of the way (i.e. cleaning) it is time to begin the fun part.  I saw these hanging shelves on Instagram (thank you @cottonstem) and have been watching them on the Hobby Lobby website. As soon as they went on sale for 50% off I bought two of them right away. I knew they would look fantastic in front of the lattice on each side of the fireplace.

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BACK PORCH MAKEOVER // Part One

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