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One Room Challenge Week 7: The Reveal

It’s reveal day for the One Room Challenge!!! I am so happy to say we are completely finished with our laundry room on time! This was not the case last year when we completed our hall bath for the One Room Challenge... which you can catch up on here in case you missed it!  If you are new around here, we completed revamped our laundry room (which is also our pantry and what we call our “dog room”) for this 7 week…

One Room Challenge Week 6: Open Shelving

It’s week 5 of the One Room Challenge. As a reminder the One Room Challenge team has extended the event by one more week so the big reveals for all of the guest participants will be next Thursday, November 16th! If you are new around here, we will be completing our laundry room (which is also our pantry and what we call our “dog room”) for this 6 week challenge. You can catch up on week 1 here, week 2 here, week 3 here, week 4…

One Room Challenge Week 5: Laundry Room Cabinet Install

It’s week 5 of the One Room Challenge. As a reminder the One Room Challenge team has extended the event by one more week so the big reveals for all of the guest participants will be November 16th! If you are new around here, we will be completing our laundry room (which is also our pantry and what we call our “dog room”) for this 6 week challenge. You can catch up on week 1 here, week 2 here, week 3 here, and week 5…

Friday 5 (vol. 7)

Welcome to The Friday 5 for this week where I share interior design ideas,  home decor inspiration, DIY, and organization tips and tricks… and really anything else as it comes to mind! ONE I have the One Room Challenge on the brain lately. Ashley from The Gold Hive is hand painting a mural in her office for the challenge and it is turning out so beautifully! I mean look at it, just stunning! She has some major patience for bringing…

One Room Challenge Week 3: Wallpaper & Built-in Washer/Dryer

It's week 3 of the One Room Challenge. If you are new around here, we will be completing our laundry room (which is also our pantry and what we call our “dog room”) for this 6 week challenge. You can catch up on week 1 here and week 2 here. This past week I feel like we accomplished a lot, which is great considering we are already half way through this 6 week challenge! We installed the wallpaper we selected, which you…

Friday 5 (vol. 6)

Welcome to The Friday 5 for this week where I share interior design ideas,  home decor inspiration, DIY, and organization tips and tricks… and really anything else as it comes to mind! The Adored Abode is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  ONE  I have a simple gold bar…

DIY No Sew Faux Roman Shade

Today I bring you a tutorial on how to make a DIY no sew faux roman shade. This DIY was inspired by a need (more of a want) for a window treatment on the window above our kitchen sink. It is an odd shaped window, roughly 42” W x 40” H. Here is a shot of the window soon after we moved in, when our kitchen looked much different. When we first moved in I went around the house ripping…

DIY No Sew Headboard Slipcover

DIY No-Sew Headboard Slipcover We have been slowly refreshing our master bedroom ever since we moved in. We started with big stuff like having our popcorn ceilings scraped, new hardwood flooring and paint. Here's a little throwback to what our rom looked like when we first moved in. After that was completed we set up our bedroom furniture almost exactly as it had been in our old house and called it good because there were other areas of our house…

How to Live Through a Renovation (8 Tips to Remember)

Living through a renovation... is rough to say the least. We bought our current house almost a year and a half ago. I honestly naively thought we would be done renovating our by now. Or that we would at least have our main floor completely done, or the rainbow carpet ripped out from the upstairs. If you missed the rainbow carpet you can see it in our new house tour here. We are substantially done with the main floor, with the major exception…

DIY Custom Large Scale Art (for $30)

I was stumped for the longest time as to what to put on our fireplace mantle. For reference, our living room has cathedral ceilings and our brick fireplace goes from floor to ceiling, so our fireplace is roughly 20 feet tall. It definitely makes a statement when you walk into our house as you see the fireplace immediately when you walk in our front door. Here is a before picture of our living room from our entryway, with a view of…