• A line drawing of my home. It is one story with 9 windows with black shutters. The house is a light colored stucco with a black roof and there are many large bushes in the front.
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    Tour de Palmetto | A First Look at our Super Dated Home

    One of the reasons I started this blog was to take you through my renovation journey so that we can both learn to make our homes Pinterest-worthy and magazine-ready. My boyfriend, Taylor, bought his grandparents home 2 years ago and let me tell you my mind was going crazy with all the possibilities. Once Taylor talked me down from my lofty ideas to expand the upstairs and take down half the walls, we started getting some renovations started.

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    How to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

    HOSTING HACKS FOR WHEN YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS COME TO VISIT The holidays can be STRESSFUL. Now, add taking care of the needs of a house guest. You want to create a welcoming atmosphere while in your home but… how do you do that? I want to share with you a few tips on how to prepare for holiday guests. You won’t have to think too hard about what they’ll need so can focus on the fun parts of the holidays. HOLIDAY DECOR If you’re hosting family and friends for the Holidays, your home is going to already be full of holiday cheer in the form of home décor! Honestly,…

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    5 Christmas Gift Wrapping Inspiration

    IDEAS FOR ALL YOUR HOLIDAY PRESENTS If you are coming from Chica and Jo’s Modern Dipped Christmas Ornaments, welcome! Weren’t those dipped ornaments so pretty?! I’m so glad you’re here! My name is Morgan and I am making over my 1989, super dated home room by room, complete with wallpaper, paneling, and a different colored carpet in every room. I love getting creative with holiday gift wrapping! I’ve created 5 gift wrapping inspiration designs for you to use as your Christmas gifts! OHMYSTARS I love these little star bursts! They are the same shape as the star that I like to use as a Christmas tree topper. I think using these vinyl…

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    Easy & Quick Magnolia Wreath

    YOU CAN MAKE AN EASY DIY A BEAUTIFUL MAGNOLIA WREATH This quick magnolia wreath is so stunning! The deep green of the leaves and the gorgeous copper tones on the back of the leaves give a beautiful contrast to my black door. If you are coming from Lindsey’s Christmas Countdown, at the Lindsey Kate Home blog, welcome! Wasnt her Easy Christmas Countdown made from a linen towel super cute? I’m so glad you’re here! My name is Morgan and I am making over my 1989, super dated home room by room, complete with wallpaper, paneling, and a different colored carpet in every room. Right now we are making a quick magnolia wreath for…

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    One Room Challenge – Week 3

    HOW IS IT ALREADY WEEK 3?!? Remember that thing I told you about? The one that said that I am really bad at anticipating how long a task will take? I was feeling so good about being on top of this project that I let it slide right out from under me! Don’t forget to check out all the other participants of the One Room Challenge here: www.oneroomchallenge.com/orc-blog If you want to catch up from the beginning, Week 1 of my One Room Challenge can be found here. My plan for this past week was: Finish removing wallpaper adhesive Sand down ceiling texture Clean/Wipe Walls Purchase board and batten and…

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    One Room Challenge – Week 2

    One Week of Demolition Progress For my Powder Room Remodel This week should be named “It is Going to Get Worse Before it Gets Better”. I do my best to keep my ‘construction zone’s clean and to clean between each step so that I don’t get too overwhelmed with how chaotic a renovation can be. I also have pets and if I leave the door open, I don’t want them trailing wallpaper adhesive throughout the house or to eat something dangerous. So I clean. Don’t forget to check out all the other participants of the One Room Challenge here: www.oneroomchallenge.com/orc-blog Be sure to catch up with Week 1 of my…

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    One Room Challenge – Week 1

    I AM READY FOR A NEW POWDER ROOM I have been looking forward to participating in the One Room Challenge since the spring when I caught the tail end of the last challenge! To learn more about the One Room Challenge and stay up to date with the other participants, check out all their posts on their site, here. SO MANY OPTIONS I wracked my brain for months and made all sorts of lists for which spaces I could do. I basically listed every room in the house and everything I wanted to do to them! Other than an expert list-maker, I am also an expert at making poor time…

  • Completed green cabinet with caning on the cabinet doors. The cabinet is styled with plants and amber glasses and I am sitting on the floor in front of it
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    Beautiful Boho DIY Cane Cabinet Makeover

    TRANSFORMING AN PLAIN OLD CABINET INTO A BOHO BEAUTY I’ve always wanted to have a boho cane cabinet in my space but they’re so popular and sometimes that means, expensive. Here’s the thing, I tend to love expensive things, but I can’t afford them. This is one of the biggest reasons that I love DIY. I can create the look for myself, at a price that I can afford! I worked on this project as a part of the Furniture Flip Challenge on Instagram. It was so much fun, I will probably participate every year! Note: Affiliate shopping links are provided for your convenience. By shopping through the links on…