Articles by erinh

Newlywed Masterful Bedroom Makeover: The After

It’s here – the finish line! After an intense weekend and sharing our process step by step we are so excited to debut the finished product! From repainting to molding installation to new doors and bedding… you name it we updated it! After two days {and nights!} of work, and just a few (dozen!) trips to Lowes we have created […]

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It’s All in the Details – Five DIY Tips to Make Any Makeover a Success

When we started our master bedroom makeover, we thought replacing our overhead lighting would be our biggest challenge. But then it all turned out to be quite simple, so we had ample to time to tackle other, more labor-intensive projects such as cutting, painting, installing, caulking and repainting all new baseboard and window trim. Phew, now that took some serious time. I love […]

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Newlywed Masterful Bedroom Makeover: The Plan and Inspiration Board

When setting out to redo our master bedroom I was looking to take it from “hot mess” to simply hot. When gathering inspiration I was constantly drawn to saturated colors, prints and patterns, and layers of personal touches.   Here’s the inspiration board I put together to serve as the starting point for our makeover:   I grabbed these images from […]

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Newlywed Masterful Bedroom Makeover: The Before

Since getting married last April (our one-year anniversary is in two weeks!), I’ve been delighted by all the amazing changes married life has brought. Sadly, the house my husband bought before we met isn’t one of them. These “before” photos illustrate our need for an upgrade: To call our suburban, split-level, 4-bedroom house a “project” is a serious understatement.It was built in 1975 […]

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