Monday, February 2, 2015

February 2015 Before and After!

Hey hey!! Hope you had a wonderful weekend! We were so busy I didn’t have much project time but I did make some progress on a big one I hope to share with you tomorrow. And I’m starting on the kitchen island this week – I can’t wait!!

It’s time for the February before and after link up – and as always I’m sharing a few of my favorite projects from last month. Seriously, I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again -- blogs are the best thing ever! So many talented people and so much inspiration out there.

April shared her post-holiday home and it is just so pretty:

striped curtains

So soothing and I love the neutral colors this time of year. You need to go check it out!

Jennifer turned an awkward storage closet into a multi-purpose room:

under the stairs mud room

It’s a mud room, a storage room, a pantry – and it looks so good! Beadboard makes just about any space feel fresh and clean.

I LOVED this project Heather shared – she used a bunch of “leftovers” to redo her bathroom:

dark gray cabinets bathroom

I love that she used extra paint and rummaged around the house to decorate a room she wasn’t happy with. It turned out so well!

Ronda hit it out of the park again – you won’t believe how this dresser started:

DIY mirror front nightstand

Those aren’t mirrors by the way – you have to visit her site to see what she used. Brilliant!

Angela shared her incredibly easy baby gate project that is WAY cuter than the ones we used to have:

DIY baby gate

And actually this one is probably less expensive than one from the store too!

I love love love the “runner” Suzanne painted on her steps:

painted stair runnerIt looks so crisp and no carpet to clean! ;)

And to round this one up I had to share one of Sarah’s cute spaces:

simple laundry room makeover

I love her style and her review comparing her home then and now really showcases her talent!

OK, it’s time to see what you’ve been up to lately! If you’d like to be considered for next month’s round up, add this button to your post or just a link to TDC:

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Here you go! Please your own personal projects only!


  1. ooooh! I LOVE all the projects and I had to take a couple looks at that runner staircase! How sweet is that! Thank you for hosting this! Happy Ground Hog Day!

  2. Thanks so much for another fun party, Sarah. I always love checking out the features. Such amazing talent out there--it blows me away every time!

  3. Thank you so much for featuring my post-holiday decor! We're snowed in again today in Northern Indiana, and that makes my snow day more bearable! xo

  4. Sarah, from the post-holiday home, Jennifer' storage room and all the way to that cute laundry room, this month's features are all amazing! Thanks so much for hosting us every month!

  5. Thank you for hosting! These parties are so much fun and I love seeing everyone else's projects!

  6. So many great features! Thanks for hosting Sarah!

  7. Thanks for hosting!!! Love your parties :)

  8. Thanks for featuring my glam nightstand! You rock!

  9. There are some great projects featured! I am in love with the painted runner on the stairs, such a good idea and what a lovely effect!

  10. Awesome ideas here! Thanks for letting me link up!

  11. Sarah, thanks so much for featuring our leftover bathroom! Really appreciate it, and I'm so happy to have found your site and all your fun, budget-savvy quirkiness...I love your sense of humor (and I'm also a closet NKOTB fan). Thanks again! Heather

  12. I like the features. Thank you for hosting and having me.
    Have a nice week.

  13. Thank you for featuring me! I know you love a good mudroom. ;) I can't wait to see what progress you've made.

  14. Thanks so much for hosting! The features are wonderful and House of Huff .... love the dining room!

  15. Thank you for hosting each month! Have a fantastic week! :)

  16. I also love to use neutral colors - beige, brown, gray - this time of year. And I always add some spicy red accents for Valentine's Day.

  17. Absolutely awesome, this collection of link-ups! I have found blogs here I have not seen anywhere else, and I am really liking the vibe. In visiting these links, I feel like I have met people who are more like me and geared to my (miniscule or non-existent budget) -- but a lot more talented! Thank you for bringing this wonderful feature to your readers.

  18. Thanks so much for hosting each month Sarah.

  19. Great job! I love how it looks! Thanks for sharing! Greets! Storage Perivale Ltd.

  20. Lovely window seat! Impressive! Are you putting curtains up? Let me know if you need fabric :)



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