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Showing posts with label farmhouse MAYkeover series. Show all posts
Showing posts with label farmhouse MAYkeover series. Show all posts

5.28.2021

farmhouse may-keover: bedroom

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i've spent all month sharing the farmhouse makeover with you,
with a tour from the front porch to the powder rooms
to share ideas for a quick decor touch up.

last but not least, let's visit the main bedroom...
and guess what? since my friend is smarter than me,
there are BEFORE pics!

continue reading to see how we added artful style to her new 'nest'...

5.24.2021

farmhouse may-keover: guest baths

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we don't generally think of decorating a bathroom.
(a gut job, remodel, demolition - sure)
sometimes, though, a 'cosmetic' makeover 
completed with some simple decorative accessories is enough...

as part of the process of giving my friend's house a budget-friendly new look,
i spiffed up her two powder rooms with a few basic styling tricks.

continue reading to see a refreshing change...

5.21.2021

farmhouse may-keover: dining room & kitchen

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go ahead, you can sit and stare at that beautiful view...
i sure did while i was there! 

the view from my friends' front porch is stunning, 
and that's what you see when you look out the bay window in her dining room - 
also visible from the living room. 

today's post shares the things we did to start refreshing her dining room,
and moves into the very simple ways we gave her kitchen a fresh look... 


continue reading for some 'fast, cheap, & easy' decorating ideas!

5.17.2021

farmhouse may-keover: diy 'artful' chair

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you may have noticed that i glossed over something special in my last post...
something sitting in the living room, next to the fireplace mantel.
it's a chair. it's furniture.... but it's also SO much more!
it's art. it's personalized. it's whimsy.

i'm a strong proponent of including a touch of whimsy in every room.
but what IS whimsy?

it's personality. charm. a unique 'something' that no one else has.
it could be a thing, a color, a pattern, an architectural oddity in the room
that just catches your eye the moment you walk in - and makes you smile.

when my friend mentioned an idea that she had to me,
i KNEW it would be a showstopping addition to her home.
i knew it would be the whimsy she craved and a perfect finishing touch
in her newly refreshed living room.

so we wasted no time in getting started!

continue reading to see the before, during, after (and afterafter!) of our re-styled revived chair!

5.10.2021

farmhouse may-keover: living room

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i'm structuring this 'MAY-keover' series of posts
as if you are walking into and through my friend K's farmhouse...
first, you saw her grand front porch and welcoming entry hall
(link at end of this post)

today, we'll focus on her living room
and all of the simple changes made that completely transformed it...

continue reading to learn some easy tips for re-styling a room on a budget!

5.03.2021

farmhouse may-keover: front porch & entry

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spring is here, it's MAY - 
and that means it's time for another budget-friendly DIY MAY-keover series!

this time, i helped a friend redecorate the farmhouse she inherited from her parents.
her Dad built it, her Mom loved it, and now it's hers...
and i wanted to help her express her own style, to make it her HOME.

she's given me permission to share the changes we made with you,
and i know you'll find inspiring and usable ideas!

continue reading to see some of the simple, affordable ways we added style
to this beautiful farmhouse...

5.01.2021

may series: a farmhouse makeover

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are you ready to give your home a new look for spring and summer?

starting monday, may 3,
i'll be sharing a series of posts to give you
ideas, inspiration, information, and my top tips
for a quick, budget-friendly home decor makeover...
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you'll learn
 
what items guided the color palette and style

updating rooms that had been the same for decades

easy no-cost changes done in minutes!

'use what you have' decor makeover tips

incorporating a color palette through your home

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rooms sparkle with a fresh white, blue, and yellow color scheme
that is perfect for spring & summer!

join me here on the blog every week in may.

you won't want to miss a single room... here's a peek:
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i'm adding in a resource for you that JUST hit the web:

Christopher Lowell, decorator extraordinaire, posted on his blog on May 11
about the subject of looking at the homes we live in, making NEW decisions,
and taking action to refresh them so they really work for US...
he gives excellent advice and examples for doing this,
and i think you'll love his viewpoint!


read Christopher's blog post here

while you're waiting, view my previous MAY-keover posts:

(  4-part 'free', 4-part 'thrifty', and 'garden house' )

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4.19.2021

upgrade a serving tray with a dollar store placemat!

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spring is arriving, summer is on the horizon...
and hopefully this year, those seasons will bring opportunities to entertain again.
you can never have enough serving trays, that's for sure!

this idea makes use of a simple, cheap material to give any tray a refreshed look.

continue reading to see how easy this is!