My secrets to a messy bed

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Pin It “Make your bed!” You know the line. We heard it as kids and we say it as parents.    So what would you say if you came into my (an adult’s) room and saw this bed?     I really really REALLY dislike making my bed.    So I made my lazy train […]

The horse gate headboard inspiration and reveal

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Horse gate headboard Thanks to friend Michael from Inspired By Charm, I now have a colourful bedroom! Allow me to explain. My confession  My shabby white on white trash bedroom is no more. I know… so many of you are holding your breath with, “what have I done?!?” 🙂 See, I’ve been wanting to change this room out […]

How to build a pallet wood closet wall

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This pallet wood closet wall project in the form of a rustic feature wall has saved my bedroom! 🙂 I’m not crazy about hanging up clothes. Truly, I’ve had this “issue” since … forever. So when a blank wall kept staring at me while my clothes were slung all over my bed, I came up […]

My unexpected bedroom redo – Part 1

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  Well friends, funny how things work out. I’ve wanted to redo my bedroom forever but really had no intention to tackle what you’re about to see anytime soon. Head over to my other blog HERE for Part 2!   This post is Part 1 of  the start of the big bedroom redo and is truncated for […]

My junky little lamp gets some new bling

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Pin It It really appears that many of you love the simple ‘slam it together and be done’ projects. So here’s one I whipped up today! This is my lamp in the bedroom.  The shade is nothing more than ripped strips of loose cotton material draped over the top, then held in place with a […]

The pallet bed tray that turned to the dark side (of Canada)

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  me – “I wanna make a Canadian flag out of this pallet.”   son – “Why?!?”   me – “Because my party is patriotic themed this weekend. Grandma had flags all over so we need one too. But I don’t want this big huge red and white thing on the mantel…”   I had […]

An impossible project brings a feature, win, AND giveaway!

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 Most of you have seen my bedroom a bazillion times by now. Please bear with me. I had to use this room for what this post is all about. 🙂 When I first decorated this room, I couldn’t believe my nerve.Would I get away with this?!?  I remember the doubtful yet curious comments when just […]

My ‘mom cave’ bedroom

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 When all is quiet with the world, I love to slip into my little shabby white oasis… … to gaze out my candlelit window… … while laying in my rumply crumply pillowy haven, that wears many shades of white. Welcome to my mom cave bedroom. 🙂 At times, my bedside painter’s ladder, showing off a […]

How to make a crumply rumply bed

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Pin It Do you detest making your bed? I use to. Ensuring every crinkle was smooth + tweaking the pillows to perfection = augh. I have to admit, most days I left mine unmade I despised the duty so much. Then a thought occurred to me. What if I MADE my bed to look UNmade? […]

New way to stack/decorate a side table (furniture line intro)

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In preparation for my Christmas Show, I wanted to illustrate different types of finishes to furniture pieces viewed in room settings. I was over the moon delighted to land these two identical adorable round side tables which were the perfect before and after pieces! Here is one of the tables, with the legs and top finished […]