Hallway Bathroom Makeover-Rustic Nautical

Can you believe it? I can finally show you one of the rooms in my house? It’s taken me long enough! This isn’t a complete renovation, just a makeover.  The biggest item changed out was the floor. So here we go!

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We have to start with the before. Isn’t it pretty? There was brown carpeting in front of the sink and linoleum in front of the shower and toilet. The medicine cabinet and mirror were a nice 1970’s touch. The light fixture wasn’t too bad, in a retro kind of way, but we wanted something more updated. The baseboards were some kind of rubber stuff I didn’t even know existed. The toilet and the faucet were recent updates, so we left them. We also changed out the knobs on the vanity so they fit in better with the new updates.

 

The first thing to go was the carpet and the old linoleum. We had it torn out before we even moved in! We lived with the cement floor for a couple of months and finally got the tile put in. We thought we had enough of the leftover flooring, but we didn’t. Which is okay, because I really like this grey 18″ tile we found at Home Depot.

 

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Lauren and I painted the room before we moved in also. We used Benjamin Moore Simply White, which is what we used in the whole house. As you can see, we also took out the mirror and medicine cabinet that was from the 1970’s. We added in the pallet mirror that Steve made last summer. We also used pallet wood for the baseboards. Steve cut them all to fit and then I stained them and nailed them in. I love how they tie in with the mirror and give the room a rustic look.

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I loved this idea when Haley showed it to me! We found the dock cleats at Walmart in the sporting goods section, tied some rope on and it makes a great towel holder.

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We also found this amazing hanging light to replace the old one. It’s actually very similar, just a little more updated.

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Haley made this whale string art, which is the perfect addition to the room.

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I added another rope towel bar on the other side of the room with a fun turquoise and white striped towel.

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I also created this California chalkboard subway art that perfectly compliments the room.

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The small hand towel is perfect for a teenagers bathroom! I really like how this room turned out! It’s so much more my style and feels clean and fresh. Now on to the next room!

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Cute and Simple Easter Egg Decorations

Hello everyone!  I hope you had a wonderful week!  I am reposting this because I found that you can still purchase these items or similar items.  Enjoy!

So, this project started when I was walking through the 99 cent store.  And to be honest, I love shopping at the 99 cent store.  I can go and buy dog treats, Arnold Palmers, lunchables, spatulas, mixing bowls, and stuff for your car all in one spot.  It’s like a lesser version of Walmart!

While shopping through the 99 cent store, I came across some Styrofoam eggs that could be used for decorating for Easter.  And then I saw some smaller eggs on Kabob sticks.  And I thought, what if I put the smaller eggs in the larger egg to make an arrangement?

And then I bought the supplies!

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I bought two of the bigger eggs, one package of bigger eggs on sticks, and two packages of the smaller eggs.

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I split all the eggs into two separate piles.  There were four big eggs in each arrangement and ten smaller eggs in each arrangements.  I knew that the biggest problem was going to be the long Kabob sticks.  So as I went along, I broke off the sticks to make them shorter and easier to stick into the large Styrofoam eggs.

And here are the end results.

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So…I’m not completely happy with how they turned out.  I like all the colors worked together, but it didn’t go exactly as planned for how the eggs looked once they were in the giant eggs.  I had a completely different idea of what they would look like when they were done, and this isn’t what I had in mind.

But other than that, it was a very simple project to do for Easter.  I only spent $5 creating this, but you could spend a little more if you wanted to add more egg Kabobs (or whatever they are actually called), go for it.  This is what I made with what I had, but I might go back and buy more egg Kabobs to fill in the arrangement.

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Ready for Spring! Simple DIY Flower Box

Hey everyone! It’s been a little quiet around here this week. I have been pretty busy with ‘life’ and then on Thursday, we had a ‘brown out’ because of thunder storms and later that night our modem went out, so no wifi! Uggg! It’s so frustrating. Not sure how we ever survived! Lol. It’s back on now, so we are good to go!

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Today I have a simple flower box idea for spring. I found this box in my stash when I was unpacking. I believe I bought it at a thrift store, but I know they have similar ones at the craft stores. I also bought some styrofoam and flowers at the Dollar Tree. If you click on the Dollar Tree ad on the sidebar, Home on the Corner get a little compensation, but you spend no extra! I bought the rope awhile back for another project that never got done, so now I could use it for this!

wooden flower box

I did give the box a light coat of white paint, so its just barely there. I decided I wanted the rope around the bottom to give it a little more texture. If it was around the top, it wouldn’t show because of the flowers. I like the little added touch of farmhouse or coastal the rope gives it. I added a line of hot glue and then placed the rope on top, gluing a little at a time. I ended up doing 3 rows.

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I placed the styrofoam in the bottom of the box and used a little glue to keep it in place.

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Lastly was the flowers. I didn’t have any moss, but it would probably be better to add it first, just to cover the styrofoam. I pushed some of the leaves towards the bottom of the stems to help cover it up. I placed the taller flowers first and then filled in around it.

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I only used 6 stems, 2 of each kind. It’s just the perfect touch to add to my front porch!

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My hall bathroom is complete, so hopefully I can get some pictures done and get it posted! Hope you all have a wonderful week!

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Here are some of the items I bought at the Dollar Tree. Click on the ad on the sidebar to be taken to the website.

Colorful Floral-Pattern Slotted Plastic Baskets     Gentle Grip Green...      6-Stem Floral Garden Artificial Blue Hydrangea Bushes, 17 in.  6-Stem Floral Garden Artificial Pink Hydrangea Bushes, 17 in.

Creative Easter Eggs!

I AM SO SORRY FOR THIS BEING LATE TODAY!  WE HAD NO INTERNET YESTERDAY SO I COULDN’T UPLOAD UNTIL NOW!  PLEASE ACCEPT MY APOLOGY!

So, Easter is coming fairly soon (April 16th to be exact).  And of course, what is the number one thing that people think of for Easter?  PEEPS!

No, just kidding. It’s the Easter eggs.

And don’t you think that most Easter eggs are boring?  They are just a single color, for the most part, with nothing creative.  So here are some ideas for how to have more creative Easter Eggs!

Supplies you need are eggs, glue, glitter, ribbon, acrylic jewels, and any other things that you think you want to decorate your plastic eggs.

Easter Eggs Supplies

So I started with a pink egg (obviously).  It is very simple and I knew what I wanted to do on the egg.

Easter Egg Pink Egg Before

I took my glue and drew my own design in it to cover with glitter.  I decided to draw a sun with some other designs like dots and swirls.

Easter Egg Pink with Glue

Next, I went with a yellow egg.  This one was going to get a very simple makeover.  I decided to use my pink ribbon to add something to the egg.

Easter Egg Yellow Before

Finally, I went with a green egg that has white polka dots on it.  So, it is a little more creative.

Easter Egg Green Before

So I decided to add a little glue to each dot and bedazzle it!  Is that super obvious for me?  Here is the first one I did before I covered the egg.

Easter Eggs Green with Jewel

So here is the finished eggs in a cute Easter basket!

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I love how they turned out!  They were super easy and it only took about 10 minutes for each egg! I did have some trouble with the green egg because while the glue was drying, the jewels slipped into a different spot.  But, they still look pretty!

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Papering the Wall with Barnwood Wallpaper

Good Monday morning! I hope everyone is safe after some of the storms going on lately! We have had beautiful weather and now it is raining again. Not that I am complaining-we need it and this will probably be the last big storm. We won’t get much of a spring and will go right into summer. Are you ready?

Have any of you tried out the new removable wallpaper? I found this at Walmart and thought I would give it a try. This is not like the old glue wallpaper, thank goodness! I have scraped enough of that stuff off to last a lifetime! This is more like contact paper. It has a back that peels off and you stick it to your wall or whatever else you want to use it for. If it goes on crooked, just peel and re-stick!

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Here is the one I got and another similar one with turquoise in it. Love!!

 

I wanted to paper one of the walls in the front living room. The barn door/window is on that wall, so I really can’t put anything else there. This really added a lot of character. I have even had a couple of people think we actually put wood up! It looks so great!

It took 2 of us to put it up, well 3, if you count Rozy. Haley would start of the top and I would hold the rest of it to make sure it lined up and slowly peel off the paper backing. We used rulers to make sure all the bubbles were out and the paper was smooth.

barn wood wallpaper application

The top and bottom were trimmed with a razor blade. That really was it! It went up really easy and it has stayed up! I really love how it looks!

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This is where the barn door/window slides over it. I love that you can see it through the window. It really reminds me of an old farmhouse or beach-house.

barnwood removable wallpaper with barn door

Looking towards the front door that I painted turquoise, my favorite go-to color. See the little white thing on the carper? That’s Munchy’s ice-cube she didn’t finish. 🙂

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I’m so excited how this room is turning out! It feels so light and fresh!

barn wood wallpaper hydrangeas and wicker table

I hope you all have a wonderful week!

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