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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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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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5 Tips for Spring Cleaning Success + Checklist

I'm so excited and I just can't hide it. I know. I know. I know. I know. It's spring. It's spring. It's spring! And I'm wrapping my hands all around it and here's why. The winter was long. It snowed, my feet froze (in my house), and the rampant flu made me hibernate like a…

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I Spy – No.1

I've been spying so many awesome recipes and home/craft projects all over the internet lately. I've been trying to "PIN" posts, save them to my Instagram collections, and leave comments when I have time. Today, I thought I'd share some of the things I've been finding with you. I'm not sure if this will be…

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You Vote – We Create: Sitting Area Reveal

The sitting area reveal is finally here! This was project #1 from the You Vote, We Create series I started in January. I started a little late in the month so the very first project took longer. I definitely added items to the project that I did not originally plan. (This is what happened the…

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The power of painted ceilings

Where would we be without color? Color makes a difference in everything...vision, art, and even decorating. That's why painting a room or piece of furniture is so BIG. The color of a room can alter your mood. Bright colors can make you feel joyful, even excited. Dark colors can make a space feel small and…

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Closet Makeover Mood Board

closet moodboard

Please read the full disclosure for more information¬†about this post. Last week, we worked hard on our master closet and made it a space we really love. Check out some pictures from the master bedroom closet organizing project. It's still super-organized and we can't wait to organize more spaces in our home. In fact, there…

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5 Tips to Create a Closet You Love

*Blog disclaimer* A new year is underway and it's a perfect time to get some organizing done. I was super excited about participating in the #10daysoforganizing blogger collaboration. This gave me a deadline to fully organize¬†one space in my home and share it on my blog. Perfect motivation! I decided the master bedroom closet could…

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We Built A Barn Door!

In looking for ways to beautify the master closet, I immediately thought that installing a sliding door could actually work in this area. You need enough door clearance to install a sliding door (at least 72 inches) so it doesn't work everywhere. I really wanted to add some drama to the master closet area and…

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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.