colorful bedroom.

Colorful bedroom tour of Nellie's bedroom space from nelliebellie.com

I have no illusions that I am a skillful interior decorator or designer. I've come to terms with that. I have aspired to become Martha Stewart's long-lost daughter, I find that to be much more realistic. But, as the traffic to my Fall Home Tour shows...you all love to peek at other people's homes. So, I'll give you what you want (what you really, really want...). This is our tiny colorful bedroom … [Read more...]

Decorating and Design Ideas with men in mind. Part 3 of 3.

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Today is day 3 of filling our brains with design ideas with the boys in mind. If your home is full of bows, and ruffles, and…white!…this is for you! So pay attention!! And be sure to go check out yesterdays post for the fabulous tips that we already learned!! A reminder of the 3 questions I asked the bloggers… Question 1. When decorating with the boys in your home in mind what is one thing that … [Read more...]

Before/After: boy’s bedroom on a budget

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  Kid's room's can be a challenge for most mom's. It can be expensive to redecorate a bedroom, for anyone. Nevermind a child that will probably outgrow the room in a year. Or the decor, for sure. So, when it became apparent Levi would need his room redone I set out to keep costs down and create something that could grow with him. A boy's bedroom on a budget of...$150 or so. That's all I … [Read more...]

Simple steps to transform your builder grade door

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One of the projects that needed to happen in order to bring our hallway up to standards was upgrading our doors. They are ugly hollow doors. You know, you’ve seen these doors. You maybe have them. It was time for them to go but we couldn’t afford to replace all 4 doors. Not happening. So, I got creative with tools and paint and did a DIY door upgrade. This is what we started with… I used lathe to … [Read more...]

master bedroom fabric wall reveal

I wanted to wait until I have the whole room done before I start posting. Yeah right...this is over 2 months in progress. I decided that I would show you all this fabric wall a little early. Which I love. A reminder of the before... Truly, truly it's the same room. Truly. I have lots of projects that went into this room but I just want to show off that wall in this post. It was my solution to a … [Read more...]