Style: The Romper Room

We’ve been talking about our Rumpus Room for the last couple of days (first with a tour and then with our credenza DIY), so naturally my brain jumped from “rumpus” to “rompers” … totally normal, right? Um. Right? Anyway, I love to wear rompers in the summer. They remind me of being a little kid, and goodness knows I love to dress like a six year old, but they’re also just so practical — even for grown ups! They have all the easy peasy convenience of throwing on a dress on a hot day, while still letting you hop on a bike to go… Read More

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DIY Ikea Hack: Wood-Wrapped Credenza

In our Rumpus Room, we needed a space for storage and I’ve always liked the Expedits / now known as KALLAXes. KALLAXI? I am not sure what the plural would be. Inspired by some IKEA Hacks, and pretty much stolen directly from Young House Love, we decided we wanted to wrap the KALLAXI (I’m going with KALLAXI) in stained wood. The process was pretty simple. One tip I’d recommend is to stain the wood before you add it to the KALLAX. That way you don’t have to worry about accidentally staining the KALLAX. Step 1: Assemble your KALLAX. Step 2:… Read More

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Home Tour: Rumpus Room

Hi guys! I have another late post for you today since these things take a long time to put together… but I’m sitting out on the back deck in the sunshine with Ruby, so it’s not a bad job to have! Let’s keep going with our virtual home tour, ok? Today I’m going to show you the room where we spend pretty much all our time, because, let’s be honest, this is where the TV is. And the comfy couch. And all the throw pillows. We call it our Rumpus Room, but you can call it the Family Room, TV Room, Couch Potato Room,… Read More

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