5 Ways to Get This Look: Summer Color Living Room

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As the days get warmer, I’m drawn more and more to the kind of colors that decorate beach towels and umbrellas. Sun-drenched rooms have the light to be able to handle saturated colors. This room by Holly Hollingsworth Phillips of The English Room was featured at House of Turquoise. It’s a good example of how a room with great natural light can support a bright, busy mix of color and pattern. Check out the tutorials I found for DIYing several elements of this inspiration room.

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Calm Master Bedroom

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Sometimes, as a grown up, all you want is a place where you can shut the door on the crazy world outside, kick of your shoes, and R.E.L.A.X. If there’s a comfy bed and a few good books for napping and reading….that’s icing on the cake. This calm master bedroom designed by Lindy Allen of Four Chairs Furniture looks just right, to me. Want to recreate a fresh, calm space like this one for your own master bedroom? I found several tips and tutorials that will help you do that, even on a budget. Check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look.

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Mudroom with Built-Ins

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Newsflash: kids come with stuff. We deal with toy clutter year round, and you know what else we deal with year round? Outdoor clothing and equipment. In the winter there are coats and boots, in the summer we have towels, suits, bubbles, and balls. So when I spotted these mudroom lockers in Traditional Home I was inspired. Here are five ways to get mudroom built-ins, with an emphasis on budget-friendly, DIY projects. Enjoy!

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How to Make a Chalkboard Calendar

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Hey all!  It’s Carmel, from Our Fifth House, and today I’m back with yet another project using leftover wood that had been collecting dust in my garage.  You might remember last month when I shared a simple diy instagram display board and the month before that when I made arrows out of scrap wood.  Today’s {…Read More…}