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  • Savannah’s Modern Ranch House: Girls Whimsical Bedroom

    The day has come!! I have been DYING to share my girls bedroom with all of you and today is the day for the final reveal!! For my girls room I wanted it to be very whimsical and playful and I think that’s exactly what I achieved. Before I show you the final reveal let me show you the before picture. It was a very very plain room with brown carpet. When we first moved in we had a million projects going on so the kids room sat with just the beds for about two weeks. I knew I wanted the kids rooms to be done as part of their Christmas gift. The first thing I got for the girls room was this amazing mural by Bari J. she is such amazing artist and she happens to be local in Arizona. I have seen her work in many different places including the cutest phone cases ever at Anthropologie. You all know how much I love a accent wall and I wanted something epic in my girls room and I believe…

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  • Updating My Curb Appeal by Painting My Front Door

    So with the New Year here I am getting things done around the new house. The house is coming along and I have notice that the smallest details and updates are making the biggest difference. With that being said my front door was in pretty bad shape. I hated the green trim around the door and black door was in major need of a fresh coat of paint. Who ever painted the door in the first place did not do that great of a job. There was a lot of wood showing through the black paint. The paint was also chipping off on parts of the door. The whole door needed a facelift. I decided to use the DecorArt Outdoor Living paint in Iron Gate to update the look and giving my front door a fresh look for the New Year. The paint is super smooth and has a great finish. The Green trim was the first thing to be painted. I taped around the whole door and the windows to make painting a bit easier.   The before and…

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  • How to make finding flooring easier… Floor and Decor

    Finding flooring can be really difficult. When we bought our new house in October we planned on moving in then down the road redoing the flooring. As we started working on the house we knew that we wanted to do the flooring before we moved in. Since the new flooring would be in the main rooms of our house we knew that doing the flooring while we lived there would be harder with us living there. Now the challenge was finding the flooring that we wanted and finding it fast. What I did first was I put together a must have list. Which included: Light colored Something that would look good next to my pre-existing hardwood floor because the hardwood was in good shape and it was in the entryway and the kitchen. We were looking for something very durable because the new flooring is in the formal living room, dining room, living room, nursery, and hallway. Because it was going next to real hardwood I did not want a “wood looking” tile even though I loved a lot of…

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  • My new house! #savannahsmodernranchhouse tour

    Can you even believe that Mallory and myself both bought new houses in the same year just a few months a part?!?!?! Which you can see all the details about Mallory’s house if you search #mallorysprescottviewhouse. It has been a crazy whirlwind for us this year and I can’t even wait to share all the details about my new house. You can follow my house details by searching #savannahsmodernranchhouse. Now, let me start from the beginning. My husband, Kyle has a plumbing company in Az called Northstar Plumbing and I have been doing hair for the last 12+ years and so all banks hate us since we are self employed. We have rented ever since we were married. It has been a little over ten years now and in the last 1-2 years we have been working towards buying our own house. Like we have both been working so hard.. like I could cry just thinking about how much and how hard we have worked for this and we finally did it!!! Here is my story: I have been looking at…

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  • Dining Room Refresh with ScotchBlue

    Hello, hello our dear friends! We are so excited to share Savannah’s dining room refresh we did recently! We are pumped because A. we painted a door our current favorite color, blush pink. Learn how to paint a door here. B. We got to do a project together since I moved. C. We have a new video for you! Yahoooo! Now, this living room “Before” is definitely not your typically before photo because obviously it’s gorgeous. Savannah just wanted a lighter, brighter feel and something that felt “new”. You know when you’re stuck in a rut in your house but don’t really need to change anything? A simple coat of paint on an accent wall or a fun colored door gives you a new, fresh feel without redecorating! We’re going to show you our tips for a quick room refresh. Let’s do it! Materials: All-purpose cleaner and paper towels Screw Driver ScotchBlue PLATINUM Painter’s Tape Putty Knife or 5-in- 1 tool Paint roller Paint brush Interior Paint Paint tray TIP: Be sure to follow all ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape package instructions for…

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  • DIY Stars Wars Dresser

    Today I’m excited to share all the details on how we did this DIY Star Wars Dresser. Okay, so my little guy Ryder LOVES Star Wars so much! When I was redoing his room from his circus nursery into a big boy room I knew that Star Wars going to be the ticket. I love theme rooms because I feel like they tell a story about the person or in this case the child. I knew this phase and love for Star Wars would not really last forever and that is why I did not do anything to crazy expensive. You can read all the details about the room HERE. Now let’s talk about this cute Star Wars dresser. Its so crazy how we changed a simple and inexpensive dresser from Ikea into key element in Ryder’s new room. First, we stained the whole dresser with a light coat of grey stain. Next, we used the Silhouette Design Studio to create the tie fighter ship. Since the Silhouette Cameo cuts only up to 12 inches we had to cut it…

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  • How to paint a door with ScotchBlue

    We have a super fun project to share with you guys today. One that applies to basically everyone, no matter your style, taste or even skill level! Today we’re sharing how to paint (or repaint!) a door.We are painting the exterior of Savannah’s front entry door of her house today. She’s in a rental so we knew we would just be able to do cosmetic updates to the outside. In a perfect world, Savannah would love to add another window to the left side of the house and change the roofline but those are pretty big changes! ha! Next house. 😉 The plan was to paint the door, some other paint updates (the step under the door, repaint the foundation, facia and door casing), add shutters, a window box and some plants and flowers. The front door was replaced a few months ago. It came primed but not painted and she waited and waited until she decided on the perfect color to paint it.  She finally decided she wanted a deep, rich navy so we got to work! Supplies: All-purpose cleaner…

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  • How to Stain a Wood Table + a Dining Room Update!

    You might remember for our last furniture makeover, the pink campaign dresser, that we have teamed up with an incredible furniture company, Ave Home. Ave Home is an interior furnishings company based in New Orleans. They specialize in producing curated collections of both raw wood and finished furniture. We got to choose an amazing piece from the AVE Raw collection and I chose this insanely awesome Jax Pedestal Table. It came in two boxes (the base and the top) and completely raw wood. I sanded it slightly on the top to make it as smooth as possible and got to work. Supplies: Ave Home Jax Pedestal Table  Pre-Stain Classic Grey Stain Polycrylic Gloves Face mask Staining pads or cloth Drill or screwdriver (to attach the pieces together) First, I used a pre-stain conditioner and wiped it on the entire piece. Follow the directions on the can but you can usually start staining around 5-15 minutes after the pre-stain is applied. It helps avoid blotchy staining and gives you a more consistent look when you apply your stain. I applied one coat of the Classic Grey…

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  • Travel Trailer Redo: How to paint a travel trailer

    Hey! I am excited to share with you some more details about the travel trailer. Let start from the VERY beginning. The first thing I started with on the trailer was write down every project that I planned on doing and then addressed it in order that it needed to happen. After I wrote everything down I realized that this was going to be a very big undertaking. Number one on my list was to paint the inside of trailer. Our trailer along with a million other trailers have the WORSE wallpaper and couch cushions etc. Why do the wallpapers have to be so ugly?!?! I honestly don’t even understand it! Anyways, it all had to go. Then after we addressed the fact that the wallpaper was awful and that all the trim pieces needed to be painted we took out the carpet and it was so nasty and a hot mess. We know the previous owners of the trailer and they were VERY clean people and they kept the trailer in great shape but after years of the dirt…

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  • Star Wars Kids Bedroom

    This room reveal is sponsored by American Furniture Warehouse but all the opinions are my own.   You guys!!! I am so excited to share my little boys room with you today. To say that he is obsessed with his new room is a bit of an understand. My three-year old little boy Ryder LOVES Star Wars. I wanted to give him a themed room with out it being to “cheesy” and I really think that Mallory and myself nailed it. The first thing that I bought for his new big boy room was his headboard. I wanted the headboard to be classy and timeless and when I found this headboard from American Furniture Warehouse I knew it was perfect. What I love about the headboard is that it totally gives the room a very rich and sophisticated feel to the room, especially with a themed room that was really important to me. I LOVE American Furniture Warehouse. I am lucky enough to have one about 20 mins from my house and whenever I am looking for a new piece of…

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  • Travel Trailer Redo

    Finally, I have the before and after pictures of my travel trailer. We loved being able to partner with the Home Depot for this project. We put a lot of energy and time into this trailer and I totally love the outcome. We are going camping in it this weekend and it just makes me so happy.     I mean it really did turn out so good. The trailer was not in really bad shape it just needed a bit of a facelift. Here are some of the before pictures.     Here are some of the after pictures…   I am excited to share all the details of where everything is from and how we did this transformation. I plan on posting the trailer travel redo into a few more detailed post in the next few weeks. But now it’s time for me to get things really to go camping in this awesome trailer.…

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  • Win a $5000 Pier1 Gift Card #Pier1LoveContest

    Thank you Pier1 for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Pier1, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. I can’t wait to tell you all about a few things that I am totally in love with from Pier 1 but before I do, we are so excited to share this ridiculously amazing contest going on right now with Pier 1! This contest is going to be so much fun! It’s super easy to enter and the prize is a $5000 gift card to Pier 1! Amazing, right? Here’s how to enter! Now, to share with you a little bit of what I have been working on these last few weeks. I recently redid my guest bathroom and I am really happy with the outcome. I will share more details on the “faux wallpaper” a little bit later but today I want to tell you all about the cute mirrored jewelry box and this cute pillow. I fell in love with this pillow at Pier 1 when I saw it. I knew I had to have it somewhere…

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