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  This weekend I read ‘Cozy Minimalist Home’ by Myquillyn Smith (affiliate link) and found it to be very insightful. Myquillyn runs The Nesting Place, a blog I was unfamiliar with before reading the book, but definitely plan to follow now. I would not call myself a minimalist by any means, but I am most definitely […]

Cozy Minimalist Home

It has taken a few months, but my half bath is finally finished! For some reason, deciding on the accessories or decorative touches can take the longest for me amount of time on a project for me. I sometimes struggle to envision what smaller items will look like will look like until it is in […]

I am particularly proud of my latest project, my half bath sink. It is the first project I’ve done without working off of existing plans. I was heavily inspired by this sink from Pottery Barn and just planned it out in my head as I went along. (Affiliate links included below.) I started out building a […]

The biggest remaining project for my half bath is my sink. I plan on designing and creating a base and then installing a sink top and faucet. While I worked on the design of that, I decided to take on a more simple project this week and build a simple shelf over the toilet in […]

It is with great relief that I finally finished putting up the wood panels in my half bath! And not only are they up on the wall, but they are trimmed, spackled, caulked, and painted. Since there were some angled walls and cuts required, I think that’s where I lost momentum in the past. But […]

So far, I’m 0 for 2 on getting my One Room Challenges done on time. Last fall, I eventually finished my dining room, but it was a little late. This spring’s challenge was my garage, which is still a work in progress. So for this next challenge, I decided to go with the smallest room […]

I shared on my Instagram post yesterday that my new strategy with home projects is to work on at least something every day, even if it is really minor so that I’m further along than the day before. So often I get caught up with life or work and the next thing I know a […]

I can now put a big check mark next to something on the garage to-do list! I finished building my miter saw bench this weekend. If you don’t do too much woodworking, this project may seem kind of boring. But since I use my miter saw on nearly every project I do, it is a […]

This week was full of new experiences for me as I got started on the garage. Insulation and drywall are definitely not the most glamorous of home projects, but I was excited to learn some new skills. The walls of my garage that do not touch the house were never finished, so I decided that […]

It’s One Room Challenge time once again! The One Room Challenge is a six week event where home designers work to update a space in their home during that timeframe and share weekly updates online. This past fall I updated my dining room for the fall One Room Challenge. I am thrilled with the way […]

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