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The Ultimate Tip to Stay on Top of Laundry

This year has been a busy one including, deaths in my extended family, trips to visit family in Georgia and Texas, and finishing up the school year at home. What does all that mean? After a couple of trips and just everyday life, our laundry got behind. I didn't see a way out of the…

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DIY: Luxury Upholstered Headboard

Once we embarked on making over our bedroom, I fell in love with this Ashely Lasseigne's fabric. Ashley's fabric and wallpaper is very well-designed and it's all inspiring. Very quickly, I decided the fabric would make an awesome upholstered headboard. So I reached out to Ashley and she also agreed with my idea. The project…

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One Room Challenge: Master Bedroom Reveal

For the past six weeks, I embarked on a design challenge, the One Room Challenge, to makeover one space in my home. I was able to join as a guest participant and decided to tackle my master bedroom. Each week, I shared updates here on the blog of my progress. Some weeks, I progressed a…

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One Room Challenge: Week 5

Whew! Guys, there is less than one week left in the One Room Challenge and I'm pretty excited about that! The big reveal day is on November 8 and I cannot wait to share the whole space with you. I've wanted to quit several times in this design challenge. It really pushes you in every…

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One Room Challenge: Week 4

Well, week four of the One Room Challenge is here and I must be honest. I didn't get much done. I feel so frustrated to admit it but it's the truth. Some other priorities took precedence and the project was stagnant for the past week. That does happen in projects...life happens. This past week was…

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DIY: Sharpie┬« Teacher’s Gift

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Teachers make the world go 'round! Year after year, men and women give their very best to teach our children. Though my children "homeschool" they really are enrolled in a "tuition-free online public school". With that being the case, they have teachers that they meet with weekly (live sessions) and other opportunities (testing, open house,…

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One Room Challenge: Week 3

It's here. It's here! Week three of the design challenge is here. I've been officially working on my master bedroom for three weeks, meaning we are halfway done! Or halfway not done. I'm definitely behind schedule and that's got my nerves really bad. Plus, I was sick this week so that has slowed my productivity…

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One Room Challenge: Week 2

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Guys, let's be honest for one minute! I've never put together a space, like an entire room in six weeks. Can it be done? Obviously, it can. Look at the beautifully designed bedrooms that have come out of this design challenge. But I've always felt like true design, especially designing a home, takes time. It…

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One Room Challenge | Week 1: Master Bedroom

Guess what guys?! I'm a guest participant in the fall One Room Challenge!!! This is a bi-annual, interior design challenge where I have six weeks to transform a space. I'm super excited to reveal that I'll be giving our master bedroom a makeover! Yeah!!! Guys, there is a ton of awesome and inspiring design ideas…

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Summer Fun Bash – Instagram Live Series

Summer is knocking at our door but it's already begun around here. Once the kids are out of school, that officially starts summer everywhere. I've been staying busy trying to keep the kids busy with activities. It takes resources to keep kids entertained - time, money, effort, etc. We definitely don't want them getting bored…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.