Posts Tagged ‘during’


Bath Remodel: The Light Fixtures Are UP!

If you have been following my Instagram stories, I know what must be thinking right now. “Ursula, that’s it? That’s all you’ve gotten accomplished in this many weeks?” Yep. It is week 4 out of 6 weeks to complete my powder room for the One Room Challenge, and I haven’t done much of anything. Guys, I […] Read more…


Powder Room Moodboard

It is week 3 of the One Room Challenge, and I’ve finally started work on my powder room. Sure, wait until the ORC is halfway over before even getting started…yeah, that seems totally sane. In case you missed it, I shared the full before and backstory in week 1, and my inspiration for the powder […] Read more…


Family Room Paint + Lighting: ORC Week 2

*This post is sponsored by Hudson Valley Lighting Group. Whoop Whoop! It is week 2 of the One Room Challenge, and while I’d love to say things are in full swing…welllll. Yup. It still looks more or less like this. *Cue the crickets* Except there is still junk that hasn’t been cleared out, and there are […] Read more…


First Impressions Entryway Plan

*Paint is provided courtesy of my friends at Behr® Paint An entryway may seem like an insignificant space, but it’s the one that greets you as you come in, so why not give it a little time and attention? Have a small entry? You’ll love our previous article on important elements for a small entryway. Isn’t it funny how you paint or improve one room […] Read more…


Master Bedroom Before Pics

  Sigh. You know those spaces in your brand new house you know will need a makeover, and then YOU move in and it’s somehow uglier and messier than it was before? HOW? Yeeaaaaah, that. I’ve started working on my Master bedroom for the 6-week One Room Challenge, and I have to admit so far week one of this […] Read more…


ORC Dining Room Color – Week 2

Guys, today is suppose to be our report for week two of the One Room Challenge. Yo. I’ve been just a little bit like a chicken with my head cut off. I can’t even begin to tell you how nuts this week has been, and how many things went comically wrong. I should maybe star […] Read more…


ORC Week 1: Small Dining Rm Before

Wow, the summer has flown by and it’s already time for another One Room Challenge. Yup, tons of bloggers and designers from all over the blogosphere join in a 6 week design challenge hosted by Linda of Calling It Home to transform a single space. I wasn’t sure I would join in this season, especially after […] Read more…

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Painting the Sitting Room/Office

C’mon Carmona, you can do it… just choose a color. It’s just paint…choose. I needed to make a decision so I can get to the many many projects necessary to makeover my office and sitting room. As I’m prepping this room for paint, all I can think is how many broken things there are in […] Read more…

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Bedroom Fit for a Princess

My daughter has a “fairy godmother” who we’ll call ‘L’ (that’s “Aunty L” to the girls). Well, she’s actually just godmother, but I’m pretty sure she made the special title of “fairy” after granting a pretty princess pink bedroom wish! One day ‘L’ calls me excitedly and requests to make over her god-daughters bedroom (technically we […] Read more…

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