How to Install a Ceiling Medallion and Lighting – DIY

After purchasing a ceiling medallion and lighting last November, we finally installed it Saturday. You may have caught a few glimpses of the DIY on Instagram Stories, but if you missed it, here is the the full install in all its glory including the final reveal, which wound up looking killer.

DIY - How to install a ceiling medallion

After about 2.5 minutes into the install, The Boy said…and I quote, “I am loathing this already. I’m envisioning much cursing, sweating, and a trip or 7 to Home Depot in my near future.” He was right. There was 1 trip to Home Depot and some sweat involved. There was also, “please, please, pretty please with sugar on top” uttered which is how we curse in front of the small children, so one could argue there was foul language. But all in all, it was surprisingly simple.

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Decorist Bedroom Design Project – Before & After Part 3

If you’ve been watching my Instagram, you’ve probably seen a couple sneak peeks of the guest bedroom design project. I moved towards a look that was out of my comfort zone. Right before teaming up with Decorist, I noticed I was obsessing over white and neutral spaces.  Pinning them like I was on fire. Maybe it was because I was also on color overload while redecorating the master bedroom in navy and pink? I don’t know, but flipped the switch, crossed my fingers and hoped for the best. Decorist hooked me up with Ashley Redmond, interior designer extraordinaire. I was psyched!

Decorist Design Project. Before and After guest bedroom reveal. Wicker tray from West Elm filled with white fluffy towels. sits on a handira wedding blanket, welcoming guest for their overnight stay. Sheepskin pillow from Chairish.

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Step-By-Step Guide to Styling A Nightstand

Hi you guys! Just popping in really quick today to let you know I’m over at Chairish sharing my tips and tricks for a beautifully styled nightstand. Get ideas on what nightstand works best for you and of course what essentials will beautify your space. It’s easy peasy if you follow this formula.

So what are you waiting for. Head on over to Chairish right now to find out how easy  styling a nightstand can be.

 

 

Decorist Bedroom Makeover Before & After Part 1

Hey you guys! How’s your week going? Did you read my last post? Well, I figured out a solution to my new found love of whites and neutrals. I’ve teamed up with Decorist to knock out my guest bedroom makeover. It’s been on my to do list, but I just wasn’t sure exactly how I wanted it to look.

If you haven’t heard of Decorist, you should. I found them about a year ago and have been watching them grow and basically change the interior design industry as we know it. By working virtually with a professional interior designer, they will help you take your room from now to wow with just a point and a click. No longer shall we hear, “I would love to hire an interior designer, but I can’t afford one” because Decorist takes your room and redesigns it to perfection for just a small fee.

Decorist Before & After Guest Bedroom Makeover

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Bedroom Makeover Thoughts

While perusing Pinterest, I recently came across a new bedding company called Parachute Home, and the caption under the image was “What do you love about your bedroom?” Hmmm, do I love my bedroom? Well, that’s a really good question. Not really. Well, not now anyway, but I will…as soon as I finish this bedroom makeover. We moved into our home over 4 years ago, and I’m finally getting around to the designing and styling this space. I mean sure, we purchased some nice bedding and a new Tempur-Pedic mattress right away to make it feel fresh, but I chose to focus my design efforts more on the main floor. A space that my guests would see.

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