MAKEOVERS

  • FRONT ENTRY MAKEOVER

    Hello friends!  I don’t know about all of you, but I’m thinking about what kind of year I want 2017, and what I want to get accomplish.  Much of what I want to get done for my house is more or less “finishing” rooms and spaces in my house.  Some are big projects, and some […] Read more…

  • EMERALD GREEN HALL CLOSET MAKEOVER

    Hello friends!  I hope your 2017 is off to a great start!  In the spirit of giving the new year a fresh start, I took on a hall closet makeover.  It was in pretty rough shape (see the ‘before’ picture below).  I don’t know if I’m just excited about what’s to come this year, or […] Read more…

DIY

  • GUEST CLOSET MAKEOVER USING FABRIC

    Hello friends! Sorry for being away all of last week.  It was one of those weeks that demanded all of my time doing something else.  Right before last week, I started on the process of making over my guest bedroom closet.  This closet has been used as a catch-all for all sorts junk – old […] Read more…

  • ANTHROPOLOGIE EASEL DESK CALENDAR KNOCKOFF

    Hello friends! Do you ever see something online and think it’s really neat/cute/clever…and then you see it’s sold out?  If you’re me, your next thought is “can I make that?”…  Lately, Anthropologie has been killing it in their home furnishings and decor department.  Anthropologie has never really been in my budget, but man, do I […] Read more…

DECOR

  • HOW TO BUY AND PRINT ART FOR ONLY A COUPLE DOLLARS

    Hey’all!  I almost forgot to write this post so I’m sorry I didn’t do it sooner.  Last month, I finished my entry makeover and finished my gallery wall going up my staircase.  I had mentioned that I got all of the artwork for a steal, but didn’t go into details.  Today I’m going to spill […] Read more…

  • 10 BLACK AND WHITE KITCHEN CHAIRS UNDER $75

    Hello friends! It’s that time of the year where we’re all getting a little tired of winter and getting ready for spring. With spring comes spring cleaning! Kitchens are the heart of our home; so much happens there, especially at the kitchen table. I’ve taken a look at my kitchen and noticed the table and […] Read more…

OTHER GOODNESS

  • BEST OF THE STRIPED HOUSE 2016

    Happy New Years Eve everyone! I love celebrating the New Year.  It’s a fresh start.  An incentive to reach your goals and make your dreams, however big or small, come true.  Fun fact about me:  Futuristic is my #3 strength according to StrengthFinders.  So I’m pretty much always in a state of looking forward, and […] Read more…

  • Best of The Striped House 2015

    Happy Holidays! Before I forget again, The Striped House is finally on Facebook and Twitter – follow along! I always like this week between Christmas and New Year’s and how it gets me pumped up for resolutions and goals for the coming year.  I even got a pretty new planner to help me get my thoughts […] Read more…