MAKEOVERS

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    GUEST BEDROOM MAKEOVER | ONE ROOM CHALLENGE FINAL WEEK

    Hi y’all!  It’s FINALLY time to reveal my guest bedroom!  I’m so excited with how it all turned out.  Strangely, it actually looks like how it did in my head six weeks ago!  In case you’re new to The Striped House, I participated in my second One Room Challenge this spring.  (You can see my […] Read more…

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    GUEST BEDROOM MAKEOVER | ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 5

    Hello friends!  It’s been a busy week around The Striped House.  It’s the final stretch of the One Room Challenge and it’s that’s critical time where you really see the room start to take shape.  Funny thing is that it isn’t always what you pictured.  So I reassess and make a new game plan.  But […] Read more…

DIY

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    FAVORITE DIY SUPPLIES

    Hello friends, sorry I’ve been away for some time.  I was in Atlanta last weekend for Haven, and it was such an amazing four days.  I love seeing my DIY/design/home decor blogging friends.  We learn so much from each other, get inspired, and have fun every night well past Cinderella’s curfew.  I miss them all already […] Read more…

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    CURTAIN DOOR TIE BACK HACK

    Hello Friends!  It’s been a recovery week at The Striped House.  My home looked like a  “Post One Room Challenge Apocalyptic War Zone”.  No joke.  I can actually see my dining room table now.  I’ve returned everything that I didn’t end of using.  And I made much needed trip the store for human food, cat food, […] Read more…

DECOR

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    FAVORITE THINGS IN MY HOUSE

    Hello friends! Today is a different kind of post. It’s my favorite items in my house. These are the things that will go with me wherever I go. Some of these things I’ve had since I moved into my house 12 years ago, and some are more new. And a few of them have a […] Read more…

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    HOME DECOR FAVORITES: NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE

    Hello Friends! It’s that time of year when all fashion, make up and home decor enthusiasts get a little giddy.  It’s the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!  Even if there’s not a Nordstrom near you (there isn’t one near me, either), these sales are online and they’re too good not to check out!  I picked out some […] Read more…

HOLIDAYS

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    Celebrating New Year’s Eve

    Happy New Years!  Who else is excited for 2016?  It’s going to be a great year!  I’ll be counting down to the new year with friends and a lot of champagne no doubt 🙂 Here are some festive decor ideas from Gordman’s to help you ring in the new year! What I bought at Gordman’s: […] Read more…

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    What your pet really wants for Christmas

    I am a self-proclaimed animal lover.  Toby, (my tiger cat) made his first appearance on Twitter this week.  I brake for squirrels.  I’ll leave the pile of leaves under the bush if I know a bunny is living there.  I have pulled over on the side of the road (many times) to chase after animals […] Read more…

OTHER GOODNESS

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    REAL LIFE HOME TOUR

    Hello Friends! This is a one of a kind post today, so I hope you’re ready for all of the real-ness you’re about to see!  My dear friend, Amanda (who blogs at Amanda Katherine), asked a group of DIY and home decor bloggers to show our real houses.  Yep, no staging.  No cleaning.  No styling. […] Read more…

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    WHAT I’M WORKING ON NOW

    Hello all! I’ve been pretty active lately around my house and haven’t posted much the last couple days. Here’s a behind the scenes summary of what goes on in my blogging life: I worked on my garage more, and took a load of stuff to a dumpster.  I still have a ton of organizing to […] Read more…