Painted Hallway Trim

dark trim painted white with wood doors. Great before and after!

So a while back I showed you the painted trim in our living room. This unused living room later became my sweet mom cave. I also painted the dark trim in our dining room, and the before and after on that is awesome because it is the same furniture! Really shows the magic of the transformation. But we ALSO painted the trim in our hallway. I still have a  few things to do before it is finished, ...

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40 BAGS 40 DAYS Week Three Progress


This week I focused on two spaces that needed a large burst of energy rather than a quick clean up: the kids’ room and clothing and craft storage. I also cleaned up my purse and a nightstand, and focused on keeping the laundry going and keeping things put away. Shortly after I wrote last week’s progress post, I got to work cleaning out the kids’ room: their closet, drawers, room, and bins in ...

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Woo hoo, week 7! Today is day 39! Are you proud of yourself? I am. :) Since we technically still have today and tomorrow left, I am going to hold a link up next Friday. It’ll be more like a reflection of the whole challenge: what you got out of it, how you feel about your home now, what you learned, are happy about, all that stuff. So you’re not off the hook, and we’re not completely done yet!! ...

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Organized Hall Closet

If I ever doubt that I am blessed, I just need to look down the hallway. Although our house is old, the people who built it were way ahead of their time when they decided to add this closet. “Margie, I think I’ll add a huge closet riiiight… here!” “Dear, what is this closet idea you speak of?” “Oh, you know, a big area where we can shove everything out of sight so that our guests will not know ...

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This Fixture is Driving Me Nuts

I couldn’t take it anymore. I’m not waiting to patch and paint the hallway. I’m not waiting till I decide whether or not to paint the 4 doors, tons of trim, and built-in linen closet that is my hallway. This fixture is driving me nuts. (just like these pretzels are making me thirsty!)  source The yellow light and brassiness that is my current light fixture. It’s gross. So I ...

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