Shower Tile & How to Relocate a Vent Stack Pipe

One of my favorite parts of remodeling is getting to choose the details. Things like paint colors and tile patterns make my heart pitter-patter. So as you can imagine, I’ve been daydreaming about the tile for our shower for awhile! First we had to get the thing built though!

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The New Master Bath Floorplan

Thank you all for your sweet words on my last post about the beginnings of our master bath remodel! Things are coming along really nicely, but I thought it would be good to share an updated floorplan since we have (yet again!) made some fairly major floorplan changes in the house to help the master bath function.

I actually hand-drew a floorplan to share with you guys! I’m not an artist and these aren’t necessarily to scale, but I did my best. The solid lines represent how things are right now, the dashed lines are showing how things were (about two weeks ago!).


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Master Bath Remodel is Happening!

Hey friends! In case you hadn’t noticed I took a bit of a breather from the blog. The past couple months have been pretty crazy for me and I look forward to sharing everything that’s going on and the next several weeks. But for now let me say that I’m excited to be back and I’ve got something really fun to share with you guys! Check it out!

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Easy Felt Ball Garland

I’m always looking for easy and cute ways to add some color and whimsy into our home. Lately, I’ve been loving the playful garland look that I’ve seen floating around the internet and really wanted to make my own fun version.
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Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Lately life has been so crazy-busy that we’ve been relying on our slow cooker more than ever. While we do try out a bunch of different recipes (thank you, Pinterest!), there’s one that we find ourself making over and over again.

What I love about this recipe—and most slow cooker recipes in general!—is how quick it is to toss together. You can use either sweet potatoes or regular potatoes. We usually opt for sweet potatoes that are peeled and sliced.

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I then toss an onion into my food processor and chop it. You can do it with your knife if you are brave…but my eyes are super sensitive and can’t handle it!

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Have you all heard of these slow cooker liners? I’m obsessed. When we didn’t have a kitchen the first 5 months in this house during our kitchen remodel, we LIVED off our crockpot and these bags so we could have as few dirty dishes as possible. You literally cook your meal in these, then throw it away! Tada!

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I layer the bottom of the liner with onions and the sweet potatoes and top it with the pot roast. I always add a few more onions to the top for extra flavor as well as thyme, garlic, salt and paper. I usually also add some baby carrots in and cook it on low for 8 hours.

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Add a glass of Cab Sauv and you’ve got yourself a fantastic dinner. :)

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My Favorite Decorating Books

Sometimes when you’re down in the decorating slumps, you just need some good inspiration. Yes, there’s Pinterest and social media and lots of fabulous blogs, but sometimes there’s nothing like unplugging and pulling out a good book. Being both a design blogger and a huge reader, I have amassed quite the collection of decorating books as you can imagine. There are some that I find myself pulling out to thumb through over and over again.

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Ready to hear why?

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