Family Room Before & After

 Crazy enough, I have never shown you before and after photos of my family room.  Why you may ask?

Well, the kids play all the time in this room (even though they have a playroom in the basement) so it’s always in complete disarray.  Toys are always everywhere and I’d like to have a comfy chair or two in there but we need the open space for the kiddos.

We need a lot of room to dance!

One of the most dramatic transformations in this room is the fireplace but it was actually a temporary fix (going on five years now) because we couldn’t afford what we really wanted to do to it which was have it completely redone!

But I spray painted it and it still seems to be working after all this time.

Let’s take a tour of the whole room, shall we?

Family Room before & after |

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Beachy Decor Ideas

 I love my Industrial Beachy French style.  Did you know that I totally made that up?

That’s the best part.  I took the three styles that I absolutely adore and just made them all go together.  Why not?

There seems to be a beachy element that I add to every room.  It took me awhile to realize I was actually doing that.  It happened by accident.

Sometimes the element is just rope to tie my curtains back, capiz shell chandy in the master, or shells on top of stacked books.

As summer is nearing an end, I thought I’d share with you some Beachy Decor Ideas.

Beachy Decor Ideas |

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Canadian Bloggers Home Tour

I’m super excited to be a part of this house tour series this week!!

If you noticed, it says CANADIAN Bloggers Home Tour.  I know!  Finally a group collaboration with just us Canucks.

And they are all amazing house tours.  Thank you Shannon and Christina for inviting me!

The tour started off this Monday and continues all this week so be sure to check out all the wonderful house tours at the end of this post.

Okay, ready?  Let’s go!

Canadian Bloggers Home Tour |

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20 Gorgeous Summer Wreaths

 It’s nearing the end of summer so I thought I would share a round-up of some pretty summer wreaths with you, 20 in total!

Um..can you believe it’s nearing the end of summer?  I cannot!

I love summer but I’m really looking forward to having my son go back to school, ha!

So to take in these last summer days, let’s swoon a little while we check out these unique and gorgeous wreaths…

from shells to a garden hose!

20 gorgeous summer wreaths |

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