Family Makeover Part 6: Styling the Built-Ins

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Well the day has finally come for me to show you how I styled the built-in bookshelves.  I will say I am not a stylist by nature.  I would much rather be building something than adding in the finishing touches.  I must have rearranged things about 1000 times each shelf.  My strategy was to keep {…Read More…}





Family Room Makeover Part 5: Final Touches

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If you have been following along on my family room makeover you know I am almost done.  I had those final touch-ups to do.  The last 10% of a project is always the part that kills me.  I was so anxious to get this all done that I have been hard at work making this {…Read More…}





Family Room Makeover Part 2: Framing Out the Fireplace

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So yesterday I left you with some Billy Bookcases from IKEA built, and secured to the wall.  Now we are able to start the fireplace makeover preparations.  The bookcases needed to be installed first so that we could get an accurate measurement for how wide the fireplace would be. Yesterday I showed you my inspiration {…Read More…}





Family Room Makeover Part 1: Installing IKEA BILLY Bookcases

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I have been hard at work getting my garage all organized before the cold weather begins.  I then moved indoors and got my mudroom in order, which has made such a huge difference for my sanity now that we have some organization.  If you follow me on Instagram you know I took a couple of {…Read More…}