Installing modern shiplap using a nail gun to attach the boards to the wall through the dado

Installing modern shiplap – Spring ORC Weeks 3 & 4

Well we’re just past the half way point of our One Room Challenge! We were a little late with our Week 3 update so we decided to combine weeks 3 & 4. Despite the delay though, we’re super excited to finally get our modern shiplap boards up on the walls! Better late than never right?? […]

Geometric feature wall wired with LED tape lights & half lit

Setbacks & Progress (ORC Weeks 4/5)

It’s the final week of this Spring One Room Challenge which means it’s officially crunch time in this 6 week room makeover! With just one week to go, and still a whole lot of big items to check off our to-do list, we’ve got no time to waste, so let’s get right to it.

The Dream Kitchen: Open shelving – because we really need more storage (#ORC Week 4)

We’re into Week 4 of our 6 week kitchen makeover for the One Room Challenge. This week we’re adding some open shelving. Whenever anyone walks into our kitchen, the first comment we get is usually get is “Wow, that’s a lot of cabinets” and to be fair, they’re not wrong. We do have a lot […]

Pulling all the elements together for a master bedroom makeover | The Dreamhouse Project

Master bedroom makeover – Pulling it all together (ORC Week 5)

Well we’re into the home stretch of the One Room Challenge and though most of the previous weeks were filled with lots of planning & purchasing this week we finally started pulling this master bedroom makeover together. We’re in full execution mode and ready to bring the dream bedroom to life! 

Family room makeover: console table

The final push: Family room makeover (ORC Week 5)

It’s week 5 of our 6 week family room makeover for the One Room Challenge and I’m officially freaking out! Reveal day is exactly 7 days away and there are still SO many things we have to cross off our to-do list to bring our vision for the family room to life.

Dreamhouse family room tv wall before

Family room plans: One Room Challenge (Week 1)

It’s that time of year again!!  And no, I’m not referring to the season where we “pumpkin spice all the things” (although here in Canada it is that too). I’m referring to the time of year where bloggers from all over get just the kick in the pants they need to roll up their sleeves, […]

Tile levelling system

One Room Challenge Week 3: Getting down & dirty with tiles

We’re into week 3 of 6 in our One Room Challenge which means we’re right at the half way mark. Aaaaannd as I write that I’m starting to feel the pressure. Last week was a bit anti-climactic with all of the researching, material sourcing & shopping but this week we really got to work.