Guest Bedroom Woes

Am I the only person with a room in their house that they barely ever go in and is half decorated which makes you go in it even less? No? Just me? Okay then…

The spare bedroom in my house was pretty meh. When J and I moved into the house, our bed and dresser from our apartment went into the spare room. I registered for a duvet comforter to jazz up the room a little bit and haphazardly threw a few things on a wall so it wasn’t totally bare when we had guests over.

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How to Refinish a Table

It’s done (well, it’s been done for a while, but I haven’t had the chance to write it up. What can I say, life happens y’all)! I’ve finally completed my project of refinishing the bar table I picked up from Facebook Marketplace for $50. It was not the easiest project I’ve ever done, but I am so happy I put the effort into the table, rather than just painting it white and calling it a day.

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Exterior Update

For those of you following along on Instagram (@madaboutdecorblog) you might recall that J and I were in the process of siding our house in early October. I thought I would share some pictures of the before, during and after!

Overall, the siding was in decent condition. It was cracked in a few spots (it probably didn’t help that J hacked the bottom of a few pieces with a weed wacker) and slightly faded from the sun. The color reminded me of a powder blue suit from the 70s and it didn’t help that the brick in the front was also painted the same gross powder blue color as well, just really rounding out the gorgeous curb appeal. NOT.

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How I Personalized a Flipped Kitchen

You hear it all the time, “Kitchen’s sell houses.” For me, this could not be more true! The first time I walked into our house and saw the kitchen, I was sold. I loved the large island, the beautiful granite counter tops and the cool glass subway tile backsplash. The large picture window in the front of the house combined with the windows on the opposite wall flood this room with afternoon sunlight. There were so many things to love about the kitchen, except for one thing.

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