It's Week 4 of the One Room Challenge and if you're new here you should probably go back to Week 1 and get yourself up to speed. But in case you're lazy like me let me give you the Coles' Notes version. We're 4 weeks into a 6 week challenge where we're creating our Dream Bedroom. There. That wasn't hard at all! But with just 2 weeks to go, there's no time to waste so let's get down to business.
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 the long list of to-dos that we have yet to complete and start to seriously doubt our ability to pull it all together in time. This time around is no exception.
We made it to week 2 of our One Room Challenge master bedroom makeover. If you missed last week, you can head there now to get up to speed with our vision for the completed space. Today we'll give you a glimpse inside the bedroom as it is now & fill you in on what we've been up to over the last week.
Things have been crazy busy lately - which you've probably gathered from our lack of blog posts in the last month. It's been a bit of a struggle trying to strike the balance between our day jobs, being a parent to a 5 year old (Yes our little guy is FIVE now), working on the house, & staying on top of the blog, but we're working on it. Thankfully though - this time, our silence here hasn't meant things over at the Dreamhouse have ground to a halt. Quite the opposite actually. Things have really progressed since our last update & we're even starting to glimpse that light at the end of the tunnel. So rather than ramble on and on about all of the things that have been happening we thought it might be easier to share a quick video progress report so you can see for yourselves.
over a month a loooong time since my last post and even longer since we've given you all a proper progress report on the Dreamhouse. I wish I could give you some amazing reason why like Kes & I have been off traveling and having the time of our lives. Or better yet that we've been keeping an epic secret & I've simply been too exhausted to write because I'm busy growing a human (a girl can dream right!?)...
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, construct, & assemble all the elements to see how things would all fit together before we got into the actual space. It also allowed us to do all that, without forcing my parents to go without a laundry room for 2 weeks while we carry
Today is the final day in our Design Week series! We've taken you behind the scenes on the exterior, from inspiration, material choices, and the many, MANY decisions on colour. Now it's finally time to see how it's all coming together. So without further ado
Happy Thursday folks - and Happy Thanksgiving to all our Ameri-friends! First of all, I feel like I should apologize for the radio silence over the last couple of weeks. Between broken laptops, business trips, a sick pre-schooler & some much needed family time, there hasn't been a whole lot of room left in my schedule for the blog. I know
Remember how excited we were when our windows finally arrived?? Well now we're even more excited (if that's even possible as I'm sure we hit maximum excitement a while back) because the windows are being installed and they're even sexier than we imagined they would be! That's right I said sexy
See that?? That right there?!?! That is me doing my happy dance. After nearly FOUR MONTHS of sourcing, quoting, choosing frame styles, then re-sourcing, re-quoting, picking colours, making custom orders, manufacture lead time, and of course what felt like ENDLESS waiting