Category Archives: Crappy to Happy

Who doesn’t like before & afters? Here you will find amazing transformations! (ooooooo… ahhhhhhh…)

My Fancy Dining Room

Yes. I know. It’s been a while. And where the hell have I been? Don’t I know people are waiting for a post? Do I even care about their disappointment? How selfish am I that I’ve deprived my followers of… … Continue reading

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My Bitchin’ Kitchen: Part II

I promise this is the last time I’m ever going to post this picture of my (not really a kitchen, but doing its best impersonation of a) kitchen. Have I ever mentioned I lived FIVE YEARS with this set up? I feel … Continue reading

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My Bitchin’ Kitchen: Part I

I have been planning my kitchen for a looooooong time. It’s been more than five years with this crappy set up where a kitchen should be:

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The Fantastic Floor

Feature Welcome to Crazy Town

When choosing something big for my home, I will inevitably go on a journey. One that takes me down a secluded winding road, through a scary forest, under a barbed wire fence, over a stream of lava, past a dragon, to a … Continue reading

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Where Am I?

I’ve made it super easy for you to keep up with my blog this year. It’s now June and I’ve only written two posts. Two. (Well, three, if you count this one…) See, I know you’re busy, so I didn’t … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Closet

My BFF and I have been friends since we were 13 years old. I’m not even going to tell you how many years that is (because I like to pretend I’m still a kid and that would destroy the illusion), but … Continue reading

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My Desk Rescue

Check out what I picked up for (mostly) FREE at ReStore! Isn’t it beautiful? Nope. Definitely not beautiful, but it’s going to be. Doesn’t everyone love a good makeover story? Sure you do!

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It’s More Than a Closet. It’s a Sanctuary.

What do you do when you’re somehow amazingly able to find an affordable house with three bedrooms and you really only need two? Well, duh! You turn that superfluous room into a dream closet, of course! A dressing room. How … Continue reading

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My Chandelier Makeover

I love chandeliers. They’re ridiculously trendy now, but about 5 years ago, when I needed a black one for my bedroom, the only reasonably priced ones I could find were from stores in the UK. (That happens to me all … Continue reading

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I ♥ My Bathroom

Ironically, my bathroom was the first room in my house to stop being crappy. (Get it? Bathroom…? Crappy…? Oh, never mind.) It was fully renovated before I moved in and it didn’t cost me anything. I know! What??

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