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Childhood Bedroom to Parisian Boho Retreat

Design lovers can you believe it's that time again? The Fall One Room Challenge is here and we're ready! Never heard of the ORC? The One Room Challenge is an online design event featuring spectacular room transformations and endless inspiration. We gave our music room...
Parisian boho bedroom moodboard

Childhood Bedroom to Parisian Boho Retreat

Design lovers can you believe it's that time again? The Fall One Room Challenge is here and we're ready! Never heard of the ORC? The One Room Challenge is an online design event featuring spectacular room transformations and endless inspiration. We gave our music room...

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ABOUT US

Maria & Jeremy

High school sweethearts and parents to five, we have renovated several homes together. Now our children, who are home educated, have joined in the fun of DIY and design.
We live near the shores of Lake Michigan where we share DIY projects, design inspiration, and family moments. We also have lots and lots of budget friendly tips for making life cozy.

Home can be beautiful when you let your creative side shine!

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Parisian boho bedroom moodboard

Childhood Bedroom to Parisian Boho Retreat

Design lovers can you believe it's that time again? The Fall One Room Challenge is here and we're ready! Never heard of the ORC? The One Room Challenge is an online design event featuring spectacular room transformations and endless inspiration. We gave our music room...

FAMILY & LIFESTYLE

Life As Art

  Don't you love it when you're traveling and because of some detour stumble upon a little hidden treasure you had no idea about? One our way home from tent camping (not my idea, good grief the ground was hard) we discovered a little farm stand with the best...

DIY, PROJECTS & RENOVATION

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The Perfect Foyer Bench Furniture Flip

Do you keep a Thrift list? I try to go thrift shopping every week and when I do I always check my Thrift list. My Thrift list is a list of items that I'd like to buy and ideally hope to find at a thrift store. Sometimes an item can be on my thrift list for a year or...

GARDEN

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Memories of Gathering Wild Flower Bouquets

Can you think of something you loved to do as a kid that you still enjoy doing today? I absolutely loved picking flowers on the side of the road when I was little. Fast forward all these years later and I still love gathering wild flowers as an adult. Adulting isn't...

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…..small thoughtful changes lead to beautiful and meaningful memories. Sharing them is our way of encouraging you to create your own, and a home you love.
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The feeling of accomplishment a DIY project brings is pretty hard to beat. Our kids have watched us learn new skills as we transform our home.

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Vintage Finds

Searching thrift stores and estate sales for unique and high quality pieces is a favorite pass time of ours. We’ve saved some of out best finds for you.

Plants & Gardening

Whether a terrace or rolling hills, our homes extend into the spaces around them. Finding ways to make nature part of the places we live brings healing and restoration.

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DIY

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Is there a project you’d love to try? Don’t know where to start? If you want to make your spaces cozy, functional and organized begin with basics. Get your notebook and supplies and let’s get this project done!

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