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Tips For Staining A Fence

We’ve been in our home for just about 2 years and every year we pick one BIG project to tackle. Last year was our yard and this year we chose to put in our fence! With three little kids and a dog, we’ve been very anxious to keep them cont...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Jul 28, 2016

Summer Garden Party

You may have noticed things have been a little quiet over here and there is a good reason, it’s summer time! I have had a lot of fun projects going that you all will see next month, but I have also been taking time for family vacations, a trip...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Jul 20, 2016

6 Down 6 To Go

I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th!  I absolutely love seeing the excitement through the eyes of the kids. Seeing the sky light up with sparkles and eating cupcakes past bedtime. It’s so much fun. I feel like July 4th is when our summer real...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Jul 5, 2016

Summer Home Tour

There is something so peaceful about summer. One of my favorite things is waking up early on summer days. I love walking down stairs to a quiet house, watching the sun peer through the windows, listening to the birds chirping outside and looking fo...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Jun 22, 2016

Little Girl Closet Makeover

Disclosure: I am a compensated 3M-sponsored blogger. Opinions are my own and additional products used in the project were selected by me.  I can’t believe it’s already been a few months since I revealed our daughter’s big girl roo...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Jun 6, 2016

DIY AC Unit Cover

Disclosure: This post is in partnership with True Value. I don’t know about you, but I think the outside of your home is just as important as the inside. I’m talking about curb appeal. I feel like I’m still trying to get the insid...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Jun 1, 2016

Rustic Office Mini Reveal

Eeek! You know that feeling you get when a space turns out exactly the way you envisioned it?! Ahhh I’m SO excited! Just about 6 weeks ago, I started decorating my husband’s office. I was hoping to complete the entire makeover in 6 week...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on May 16, 2016

Whimsical Little Girl’s Room Reveal

Wow. I am always amazed when I get to the point of FINALLY doing a big room reveal. Decorating is a slow process for me, so it generally takes me about a year to get a room just right. When we moved into our home 1.5 years ago, I jumped right into de...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Apr 13, 2016

Trash To Treasure: Painting Upholstery

Hi friends! Happy Monday! If you are visiting from Home Stories A to Z, welcome! I’m participating in Beth’s Thrifty Under Fifty Challenge and I’m really excited about today’s project. I finally tackled a project I’ve...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Apr 11, 2016

One Room Challenge – Our Office Makeover

There is one thing you should know about me. I love a challenge. I love the adrenaline rush and the feeling of pushing myself to new limits, especially when it comes to something I’m passionate about. I’ve followed Calling It Home’s...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Apr 7, 2016

Industrial Bathroom Decor

Two new spaces two days in a row!? Yes, it’s happening. Up until this point I haven’t done anything with our guest bathroom downstairs. The tile work in our shower is gorgeous so that has always been the main focal point (more on that lat...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Apr 5, 2016

Sawhorse Console Table Entry Way Display

There are actually many areas of our home I haven’t shared yet on the blog. I’m learning that it takes time to make a house a home and I’m enjoying the process, even if it’s a little slow at times! Sooo are you ready to see a...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Apr 4, 2016

Girl Room Sneak Peek: New Lighting

Disclosure: This post is in partnership with Del Mar Fans. All opinions are 100% my own. I’m just inches away from revealing Miss E’s big girl room and I cannot wait. I’ve been making the final tweaks to the room and one of the last...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Mar 17, 2016

Spring Outdoor Living Space

Disclosure: I am an ambassador for the BHG Live Better Network. All opinions are 100% my own.  I never really decorated for ‘seasons’ until we moved into this home. I’ve really enjoyed switching out our decor in a few different p...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Mar 16, 2016

Personal Loans for Home Improvement: What You Need to Know

It’s that time of the year again! The time when you finally decide that your surroundings have become too monotonous, and you need to give your house a makeover. Renovations can be time-consuming and extremely expensive. This kind of decision requi...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Mar 7, 2016

Floral Spring Tablescape

Disclosure: I was chosen to be a Michaels Maker for Michaels Stores. All opinions are 100% my own. I think I am more excited about spring than ever before. This has been such a rainy winter here in Seattle (like record breaking) and I am dreaming o...
by Design, Dining + Diapers on Mar 1, 2016

How To Baby Proof Your Toddler’s Bed

When we first decided to transition Everleigh out of her crib and into the toddler bed, I was obviously a little concerned for her safety. Everleigh is definitely a restless sleeper and rolls around all night trying to get comfortable,...
by Everleigh After on Jan 22, 2016

How to Conquer Your Home Goals

“So what’s your next home project?” When I asked a friend that recently she instantly start rattling off a list of projects all over the house—everything from painting the bedroom to organizing the pantry to hanging a picture. I...
by Teal & Lime on Jan 5, 2016

Why You Need a Homeworkcation and How to Make It the Best

by Teal & Lime on Oct 20, 2015

DIY Gold Polka Dot Wall For Kids Room

If you’ve read any of my previous posts, you’d know that I like to stay organized and plan things out way ahead of time. Everleigh just turned 2 on October 11th and I’ve been planning her toddler room for months now....
by Everleigh After on Oct 14, 2015


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