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Bedroom Paradise Refresh

A Bedroom/Office Paradise

In doing so much freelance work, it became evident that I needed a designated space at home specifically to do work. So I decided to convert a portion of our bedroom into my personal home office/workspace. But in the process of doing that, I decided to take the opportunity to transform our boringly decorated, mishmash of a bedroom and give it a style refresh in the theme of a Hawaiian paradise!

Fireplace Restyle

This little project is something I’ve been wanting to do for a while, and I finally got around to it!  The concept was simply to refresh the look of our somewhat basic fireplace and mantle with a few sheets of brick wallpaper.  Here’s how it went down… The paper is a simple peel and stick…

DIY Honeycomb Shelves on a Budget

I love the look of hexagonal wooden shelves, like these from Urban Outfitters.  My problem is with the price… so I decided to make a shelf set of my own.   Knowing that I wasn’t going to display anything too large or heavy on my honeycomb shelves, I opted to create the look with a…

Recovering a Couch is Easy! (Sort of.)

Perhaps easy is an overstatement, but as this is my 4th time doing it, I do feel like I’ve basically mastered the skill of unprofessionally reupholstering a couch without any skill.  Here’s the story… I rescued our tiny little couch from my office during a cross-town office move.  It had been a completely pointless reception…

A Touch of Tiki

There is a portion of our home which I’ve informally deemed the “Tiki Section.”  It’s become my go to spot for displaying any of my tiki-style decor and details, as well as our drinks cart (seemed fitting.)   While I’ve never really liked the uber-cheesy tiki bar look, I am slowly building a collection of…