Paint & lighting - these two additions in this week's ORC update have completely transformed our powder room

The bold & the bright: paint & lighting – Spring ORC Week 5

Can you believe it’s week FIVE already?? Friends….we’re in the Endgame now. See what I did there?? LOL, not to worry – this is a spoiler free zone. ūüėČ But seriously….we’re down to the wire with our powder room makeover and with the addition of a little paint & lighting, I don’t think I could […]

Paint & furniture – Master bedroom update (ORC Week 3)

It’s week 3 of our One Room Challenge and true to form I’m beginning to feel the stress. Every time we decide to tackle a room makeover, Kes and I come up with these huge ideas & plans for multiple DIYs. Week 3 is usually about the time when I take a look back at […]

ORC Week 5: Master Bath Retreat – the final push

We’re very late with our update this week. It’s week 5 of our One Room Challenge which means there’s only ONE WEEK LEFT!! It’s serious crunch time and after the setbacks last week we’re having to make some adjustments to the plan.

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 much […]

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.

PARA Blog Crew SpringFever: 5 Blogs + 5 DIYs - Coming Apr 8th

Spring is (finally) in the air…

It’s April!!! And after months of snow, ice and Polar Vortex temperatures, Mother Nature is finally giving us a bit of a reprive¬†(knock on wood)¬†from what felt like the longest. winter. ever! Oh – and let me take a minute to say thank you for the overwhelmingly positive emails, text messages & blog comments I […]

Random Acts of Paint: Simple Elegant Family Room Makeover | The Dreamhouse Project

Random Acts of Paint: An Elegant Family Room Makeover

If you’re lucky in life, you’re blessed with the kind of friendship that spans decades. Through breakups, triumphs, & crazy vacations; loves, loses, adventures & many¬†many glasses of wine, I’ve been blessed to have an amazing friend by my side. Angela of Endless Possibilities Image Consulting¬†is one of my closest friends. Friends from childhood we […]

Random Acts of Paint

Random acts of PAINT!

I love the idea that when something good happens you to, you should pay it forward. I feel like if more people tried to live by this one simple philosophy, our world would be a better place.  Sometimes just a simple act of human kindness can go a long way.

Project Santa: Laundry Room Reveal

Project Santa: Laundry room reveal

The laundry room is complete. It nearly killed us, but after two weeks, an unthinkable number of late nights, an ice storm, a power outage, a stomach bug, and the final push of nearly 46 hours straight, we were able to pull it off just in time for Christmas.

Kes Planning the dry fit space

Project Santa: Laundry room progress + paint

Happy Friday friends!! Well,¬†Project Santa is well under way and if you’ve been following our behind the scenes progress on¬†Twitter¬†and¬†Instagram¬†you know that we created a workspace in the basement to stage and dry fit everything. ¬†By measuring and taping off the dimensions of the laundry room, it basically it gave us a place to plan, […]