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 BLACK AND WHITE PAINTS

    Hello friends!  If you follow me on Instagram, then you know I’ve been trying out white paints for a couple projects here at The Striped House.  Choosing paint colors it HARD.  I love so many colors out there, but I’m especially picky about my blacks and whites.  And if you have followed The Striped House […] Read more…

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    FAVORITE METALLIC GOLD SPRAY PAINT

    Hello friends and Happy Labor Day! Keeping with my theme of “Favorites” lately, I’m here to share my latest find.  And it’s a good one!  Have you ever bought and tried a metallic spray paint only to be disappointed with how the finish turned out?  *raising both hands*  I kept reading about other bloggers singing […] Read more…

DECOR

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    DIGITAL PRINT ART FAVORITES FROM ETSY

    Hello friends!  It’s been pretty busy around The Striped House.  In a couple weeks, a landscaping crew will be out to rework my front yard and I am BEYOND EXCITED.  This means yours truly is outside digging up old plants and moving a couple tons of river rock to my back yard.  WHAT was I […] Read more…

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    MY HOME STYLE: BEFORE & AFTER

    Hello creative friends!  This is a fun week for 20 other bloggers and myself.  The lovely Stephanie of Casa Watkins invited us to participate in a blog hop where we show off a before and after of a room and breakdown our personal style for that room.  The most challenging part of this was to […] 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…