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, […]

ORC Week 4 – Setbacks

I just had a feeling things were moving along a little too smoothly…. It’s week 4 of our One Room Challenge where we’re participating along with the 20 designers & over 150 bloggers in the linking event over at Calling it Home to transform a space in just 6 weeks. If you’ve been following along […]

ORC Week 3: Colours, fixtures & finishes

Happy Thursday! It’s week 3 and we’ve reached the half way point of our One Room Challenge!! If you missed our previous updates, you can go back to read Week 1 & Week 2 where we shared the before of our entire master suite & the plans for our #MasterBathRetreat. The bedroom space still looks […]

One Room Challenge: The Dream Bedroom

Ok. Let’s try this thing again… If you’re new here and joining us from Calling it Home – welcome! I’ll get to the fun stuff in a minute. There’s just one thing I need to get off my chest first… So I think it’s pretty clear at this point that we VASTLY overestimated our ability […]

One Room Challenge Week 5: Getting back on track

We’re back with week 5 and after our setback a couple of weeks ago we’re finally on our way to getting this One Room Challenge back on track.  That said, we’ve still got a LONG way to go to make our six week deadline.

One Room Challenge Week 4: Choosing the right neutral

It’s week 4 of our One Room Challlenge and we’re very behind on our progress. If you read our last post you know all about our devastatingly huge little setback. Sadly we still don’t have an update on that front but we’re hoping to find a solution this weekend. Trying not to be discouraged though we’re […]

Tiling

When tiling goes wrong…

Soooo we’ve hit a setback with the tiling for Operation Organized Entryway. If you follow us on Instagram, you might have already seen this. Remember our beautiful honed grey basalt tile that I love and was ranting & raving over in our last post?? Yea….well…. here’s how it looked the next day once the tiles […]

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.