Hello everybody, happy Friday to you! I hope you’ve had a great week – I’m still at the Haven Conference and having a blast! Well…I hope I am anyway. I wrote this before I left. ;)
I’ll be back next week with some more DIY, but for now I’m reviewing the big posts from July and I have a fun little announcement at the end that I’m getting excited about. :)
First up last month I shared how I tackled my first true floating shelves:
These are great storage for some of the Bub’s Lego sets – I love having them on display but these also get them out of the way.
Next I shared the details on the powder room redo:
I covered the sources and details for everything in the room, so if you had questions on anything it should be answered there!
I did a little organizing (and prettifying) in the dining room – those skinny little cabinets hold a TON of stuff:
I’m so glad I decided to incorporate that closed storage in the built ins!
I shared more about our latest RV trip and the little cabin in the woods that we stayed in:
Many of you asked the name of the cabins/RV park and it’s called Neshonoc Lakeside in LaCrosse Wisconsin. :)
Next up I showed you a FUN new DIY product – painters tape that comes in shapes!:
This is the first chevron in our house and it may be the last. We’ll see – I’m still not hooked. I do like this little touch of it though. It’s staying for awhile at least!
Next up I hope to use the wave version of the shape tape. ;)
I shared my plan for our mud room redo in this post, including some lovely inspiration pics:
I’ve made a few more changes in there since and I’m SO pleased with how the room is coming together! Our bed is still my favorite part. ;)
Last week I shared the ways I deal when cash is low. I’ve learned over the years it’s a horrible feeling and I’ve always had a few tried and true methods to keep my spirits up:
This week I shared how I’m not killing my hydrangeas anymore:
I’ve made a concentrated effort to learn more about them and it’s paid off!
So I’m excited about August! This month I’ve decided to do another “no spend” month. I first did this a couple summers ago and actually quite enjoyed it! I have so many projects that need to be finished up, so many spots that need decluttering, and I just enjoy trying to work with what we already have.
So this month I won’t spend any cash on DIY or decorating projects. I have one that we’ve scheduled that will probably happen, more on that later. But otherwise I hope to stick to only what we’ve got! I hope you’ll be inspired!
Take care all and have a great weekend! :)
*P.S. As soon as I get back from Haven we head out for the NKOTB concert.