5 Ways to Get this Look: Festive Family Room

 There’s a chill in the air here that’s making me crave all things cozy.  I’m sure that’s one of the reasons I’m drawn to this Pottery Barn styled family room.  Along with the cozy factor, it offers a good, neutral palette that let’s the holiday decor take center stage.  It’s fun to see how nice the traditional red and green of Christmas look when showcased in a very neutral room.  I challenged myself to find five tutorials for DIY versions of items in this room.  

PB Christmas Living Room inspiration

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Rustic Boy’s Bedroom

Here’s another fun room photographed by Hiya Papaya in a recent home show.  I think there’s a good chance that one of the reasons this room caught my eye was that is shares some similarities with my guy Isaac’s new room.  I like the farmhouse vibe combined with bright colors and bold, modern graphic patterns in the bedding.  I looked around to find five examples of similar design details that other bloggers have DIYed.  Check out these ideas for getting this look for budget prices.

Hiya Papaya boys bedroom inspiration numbered

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Whimsical Mudroom

By raise of hands, who wants a dedicated spot to corral all the chaos of family life that manages to be organized, hardworking and pretty all at the same time?  I see that just about everyone raised their hands,s0 I’m assuming that those who didn’t put their hands in the air already have the mudrooms of their dreams.  If you’d like to implement some–or all!–of the features of this room in your home, I’ve found some good sources for helping you to DIY a similar projects.  Turns out that the mudroom of your dreams can become a reality, thanks to tips from other bloggers.

Mudroom Feature Pic

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Purple Board & Batten Bathroom

I can’t hold out any longer on showing you my purple board & batten bathroom.   I am absolutely over the moon with how it turned out.   I took a huge risk on painting it purple and I couldn’t be more pleased!   It is bold – but the cream board & batten softens {…Read More…}