• 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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    WINNER: Orange Tank Living Room Facelift

    From Dark Dungeon to Daylit Den I attended the Haven Conference in Atlanta and was a finalist in 2 categories for the Orange Tank competition hosted by the Home Depot! I attended Haven for the first time this year and WON the $1,000 category!! I competed virtually last year and lost so I am so freaking excited about this. This is a huge deal for me to get in good with the Home Depot! I am so beyond excited to work with the Home Depot to turn the below design into a reality. Be sure to let me know what you think of my design in the comments. I will…

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    FINALIST: Orange Tank Garden Party Deck

    A GARDEN TO GRILL OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE This is my submission for the $5,000 category of the Home Depot Orange Tank 2021 Competition Before INSPIRATION/MOOD IMAGES The Design The design would involve removing the old, rotted, and unsafe deck and replacing it with a 16’x20′ deck with a pergola. Part of the deck would still be allocated for grilling and would add space for outdoor dining. To help with that, I would build a 2’x4′ island on wheels. I would pour the concrete counter and build the supports on casters. This would allow counter space to supplement grilling, bar space to supplement entertaining, and potting space to supplement my plant obsession.…

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    Country Classic to Cozy and Bright Kitchen

    A NEW KITCHEN FOR NEW AGE This is my submission for the Home Depot Orange Tank 2021 Competition BEFORE My current kitchen is ORANGE with the fanciest “bunches of grapes” wallpaper you’ve ever seen. INSPIRATION The kitchen of my dreams is warm and light yet still cozy. THE DESIGN I believe my current cabinets are some type of oak. I’d love to bleach the orange away for this natural and warm coastal kitchen. I would make new cabinet faces to make a full overlay cabinet face. I also love the look of the counter continuing up the wall to replace a traditional tile backsplash. Countertops can be quite expensive. I…

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    Office Built-ins

    Custom Bookshelves for the Perfect Zoom Backdrop This is my submission for the Home Depot Orange Tank 2021 Competition Since being laid off due to COVID, I’ve really been pushing to create a successful business of my own. Not only have I been pursuing being a DIY blogger, but I want to really launch my interior design business as well. I’ve been itching to start a Youtube channel to support my blogging side but I also need a proper designer backdrop for meeting with potential design clients. BEFORE This is what the office looked like 1 year ago. Since then, I’ve removed the top layer of wallpaper and put a…

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    One Room Challenge Laundry Room Going Rogue

    Laundry Room Makeover Update I cant be sure what week its supposed to be in the One Room Challenge but at this point, it doesn’t matter. It doesn’t matter because I’m already so much further along than I was last time around. WHERE IT STARTED If you go back to the design I made for the laundry room, you’ll see where I began. The first thing I did was remove all the cleaning supplies and junk from the room. Honestly, easiest demo Ive ever done haha Most all the rooms I’ve demo’d have been bathrooms and entailed removing all the cabinets and plumbing, but THIS was cake! I pulled up…

  • This is a graphic that shows materials for the laundry room project. There is a round mirror, a floral cream and white wall paper, black and white tile, cream paint, and blank pulls for the cabinets.
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    One Room Challenge Laundry Room Week 1-3

    You heard that right! I’m entering my laundry room project into the One room Challenge. I know I know, I’m a couple weeks late BUT better late than never! The laundry room is just off the powder room that I just finished before this. I wanted the two spaces to feel cohesive so the mosaic tile pattern will continue through both spaces. Tile To be honest, I started the powder room for my last One Room Challenge and was so intimidated by tile that I got very off schedule. But guess what, I’m not scared anymore! Tile is a big undertaking but it’s incredibly less intimidating after you’ve done it…