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Our Cozy Chicago Master Bedroom

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It seems like our master bedroom is just about done and decorated. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll forever be tweaking things here and there…but for now, our cozy master bedroom is staying as is! To celebrate this mini success, I thought we could chat all about the space and how it has evolved since we moved in last year.

When we first found our apartment last October, this room was empty and in need of a good paint job. Before moving in we painted the room “Argos” by Sherwin Williams. Now a year later, and I’m still in love with the color. The bluish-gray is a gorgeous neutral and it really works well in this small space. When all of our belongings arrived from St. Louis, we got to work finding a layout for our furniture. Because this room is itty bitty…this is literally the only layout that made sense. One dresser on the right, one nightstand on the left, and our long black dresser across from the bed. It may seem wonky or unbalanced, but it is what it is. Of course I’d love to have a different setup, but when you’re a renter sometimes you just have to make due! Mirror-over-bedBedroom-DresserNIghstand-in-bedroomI have to admit that I do miss having two night stands, especially since the Mr. is terrible at hearing out alarm in the morning. There have been many a time when I get up, walk over to the other side of the bed, turn off the blaring alarm, and grunt at Finn who is blissfully unaware of any commotion. I would suggest that we just switch sides of the bed but the right side is my side. So perhaps I need to move the alarm clock to my side of the bed. (Side Note: That is definitely not our alarm clock in the picture. Ours is a humongous electronic thing that is hideous. That cute clock is my go-to stand in for blog pictures. #bloggersecrets But that is our white noise machine hiding behind the lamp. That thing is amazing and a total sleeping lifesaver)Casey-in-reflection

We get a good amount of natural light in this room, as our windows face the east. But, so as not to wake up at sunrise we have blackout shades that are usually drawn tight, with nice bamboo shades over the roller ones. Plus, the building across the way might get quite the peep show if we kept them open while getting ready each morning.

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I chose to keep most of our accessories and lighting very light and neutral, to go along with the calming atmosphere of the room. White accents, white lamps, and large-scale “art” help give the room a cohesive look. Feet-on-rugPouf-ShoesI’m still obsessed with our shag rug. It hasn’t shed much at all and it’s still just about the coziest spot in our home. I swear one of these days I’m going to come home to find Finn curled up like a ball napping peacefully on this bad boy. IMG_9728IMG_9762Like most spots in our home, our bedroom features lots of personal touches. Like our “His” & “Hers” signs, wedding date game pieces, and of course our large picture ledge wall. Dresser-Wide-Shot

JewelryMost of my jewelry still stays tucked away in our white jewelry cabinet. I think I’ll have that thing forever, it’s a total lifesaver. I also like to showcase a few extra sparkly things on this HomeGoods cake tray. It’s fun to add a little glitz and glam to the stark black dresser.

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As for the picture ledge wall, it has been so fun switching out the frames and art on it. It changes quite frequently as we collect new mementos and print out new pictures. I still love the combo of the black and white frames up here. Picture-LedgesOur-First-HOmeReading-on-bedAll in all, I’m very happy with our cozy bedroom. We didn’t have much space to work with, yet we somehow managed to fit all of our clothes and bedroom belongings in here. It’s a fabulous place to rest our heads at the end of a very long day.casey_sig

If you have any questions about any of these items found in our bedroom, see below…

Bedroom Posts:

Bedroom Source List:

  • Wall Color: Sherwin Williams’ “Argos”
  • Tufted Headboard – Lowe’s
  • Convex Mirror – Home Decorators Collection
  • White Bedding – West Elm
  • Gray Quilt – Target
  • Lambskin Throw – Ikea
  • Gray & Green Pillows – HomeGoods
  • White Lamps – HomeGoods
  • White Dresser – Value City (from college!)
  • White Nightstand – Value City (from college!)
  • Black Dresser – Ashley Furniture
  • Jewelry Cabinet – QVC
  • Shag Rug – Rugs USA
  • Nailhead Bench – DIY project
  • His & Hers Frames – Pier 1
  • Large Art – DIY project
  • Gray Pouf – Goodwill <—what a score!
  • Clear Candle Stick Holder – World Market
  • Ampersand – Etsy
  • Frames – Mostly all Ikea
  • Bamboo Shades – Overstock
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Fall Home Tour

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If you’re coming over from Perfectly Imperfect, we are welcoming you with big open arms and a great big bear hug! If you’re a regular here on the DIY Playbook, you still get the bear hug treatment, followed by an OMG I can’t wait to share the fall changes I recently made to my home.

My claim to fame for this year’s holiday tour?! Fall-ifying my home with ZERO traces of pumpkins, leaves or the “traditional” fall décor that most holiday projects are made of, well at least on the inside the house that is. Sayyyy whhaaaaatttt?! Is that even possible? I know right. #gaspBlogger Stylin

Hold your pumpkin spice lattes people, I’m not saying I don’t love me some pumpkins, gourds, & traditional fall décor just as much as the next girl. What I’m saying is that I don’t have a BUDGET or the storage SPACE to buy up the entire fall aisle at Michael’s and transform my little ranch into a fall inspired cabin that graces the cozy cover page of Country Living. I WISH! So what’s a girl to do when her nautical home is being featured in a fall home tour series & she has no budget or storage space for fall décor? Quite the bloggin’ dilemma, right? Here’s what I did…

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First, I panicked! Second, I called Casey and panicked some more. Third, I got my act together & finally came to terms that investing in traditional fall décor that is only limited to one season was not in my cards, & eventually came to the conclusion that that was okay! I decided that I’m going to make the BEST of what I got, adjust the color schemes with a few simple changes based on things I already had around the house, and create some art on a budget.

So that’s what we did. We used what we already had, ditched the blues and nautical inspired touches, all while creating a space that inspires us to tackle all this AMAZING season has to offer without breaking the bank. Oh, and we did break the rule of having absolutely zero traces of fall décor on the outside. But heck, mums are one of my favs- so I didn’t feel bad splurging.

Wreath Tutorial /Door Color

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Bridget's House Fall

I’m not totally sure what constitutes my changes as “fall”, all I know is that it just feels far more fall than what our home normally looks like. More oranges, more reds (which I NEVER have), more cozy blankets & a lantern here or there seem far more fall to me.  And I guess LESS pieces of coral, less nautical art, and less blues help do the trick as well.

 

Bridget's entryway

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IMG_2875above the couchI plan on giving you all the scoop on this Target tandem bike art next week, but for now I’ll leave you with the basics. I rearranged my entire wall to add more rustic, fall-ish pieces all for under $60. All I bought to complete the new look was the tandem bike canvas & the material to make the frame that goes around it. The rest of the frames and décor were things I already owned, which meant FREE.  Like that pallet sign for instance, remember it from our wedding pictures?

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Bridget's OfficeCouch // Table // Curtains // Cake Pan DIY Tray // Light FixtureCoffee Table Styling with Succulents

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The guestroom isn’t screaming, “Hi, I’m FALL”, but it is far more fall than what the shelves usually look like. Less nautical and summer-y and more red, orange, and rustic now than ever before. I think… I certainly hope. Again, just by using what I already have from garage sales & thrift shops & overflow “stuff”, I was able to transform this space into on that hints at fall for FREE. Yup, F-R-E-E.

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Same story for the laundry room, except this time we didn’t do the whole thing for FREE… more like for under $10. I purchased the Target Geometric Canvas Art to replace the bright blue one I had there before, but everything else I added was either a FREE printable or “art” I had around the house. A few colorful rolls of washi tape helped give this space the extra kick of color too. Not a bad turnaround for under ten bucks, huh?

IMG_2520IMG_2559IMG_2546IMG_2564IMG_2549Laundry Room Makeover/ Laundry Room Gallery Wall Details

And there you have it…. the fall home tour that does not have one pumpkin, gourd or gorgeous leaf print anywhere to be found. Although our changes don’t consist of tons of the latest, greatest holiday decor this season, I am proud to say that we were able to change up our home ON A BUDGET within our means and still LOVE the new look. I guess this season we learned that it’s not always about trying to buy the best or the most festive new “thing”, sometimes it’s challenging yourself to use what you already have & still make it work. I hope you too can challenge yourself to be creative with the items you do have, while still sprucing up your space to welcome this football weather in style!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Now, you HAVE to go check out what fall gorgeous-ness Emily from Decor Chick! is cooking up!decor chick

Bridget SignatureA HUGE thank you to Lindsay for hosting another inspirational blog-hop series! I guess you should probably add her home tour to your list of things to-do today. And heck, while you’re at it… check out this creative line-up of bloggers too!!

MONDAY:
The White Buffalo Styling Co.
The Nester
Eclectically Vintage
Bliss at Home
Perfectly Imperfect
DIY Playbook
Décor Chick
Rain on a Tin Roof

TUESDAY:
The Inspired Room
Home Stories A to Z
Charming in Charlotte
Thistlewood Farms
Julie Blanner
Beneath My Heart
Cuckoo 4 Design
Dwellings by Devore

WEDNESDAY:
Southern Hospitality
Just a Girl
Number Fifty-three
My Fabuless Life
In My Own Style
Iron & Twine
Run to Radiance
The Thriftress
Primitive & Proper

THURSDAY:
The Handmade Home
DIY Showoff
Simple Stylings
Shabby Creek Cottage
The Chronicles of Home
Finding Home
DesignPost Interiors

FRIDAY
Jones Design Company
Jen Rizzo
Dimples & Tangles
Desert Domicile
Tatertots & Jello
Retro Ranch Reno
Eleven Gables
Sarah M. Dorsey
This, That, & Life

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  1. Shaunna West

    Love it! Love your pillows in the living space…such pretty contrast and pattern. And i totally know what you mean about fall decor. we keep it pretty simple, too!

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    1. DIY Playbook

      Thanks @Tania!! All of the laundry art was F-R-E-E. Free Printables, greeting cards I had around the house and even a page ripped out of a book. Thanks for stopping by.

    1. DIY Playbook

      You are too darn sweet Anneke! Thanks so much for stopping by. Can’t wait to see your fall home tour, you know we are huge suckers for all things nautical!! xo

      Hope all is well!!

  2. Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage

    Wow -what you lack in funds you more than made up for in creativity!! Love your home and all the colorful little touches – cute idea to hang that print with a colorful piece of washi tape!

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  3. Angie @ Oh, Here She Goes

    Love it! Your home is already beautiful and those small changes really warmed things up. Also, I just saw that bicycle art at Target this weekend and I talked myself out of buying it. I think this is a sign that I need it in my life! 😉

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  4. Michelle @ Iron & Twine

    Surprise, surprise…I LOVE IT ALL…like always 🙂 And love what you ended up doing for the wall art ~ that bike? swoon! xo

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  1. Shaunna West

    Love it! Love your pillows in the living space…such pretty contrast and pattern. And i totally know what you mean about fall decor. we keep it pretty simple, too!

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    1. DIY Playbook

      Thanks @Tania!! All of the laundry art was F-R-E-E. Free Printables, greeting cards I had around the house and even a page ripped out of a book. Thanks for stopping by.

    1. DIY Playbook

      You are too darn sweet Anneke! Thanks so much for stopping by. Can’t wait to see your fall home tour, you know we are huge suckers for all things nautical!! xo

      Hope all is well!!

  2. Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage

    Wow -what you lack in funds you more than made up for in creativity!! Love your home and all the colorful little touches – cute idea to hang that print with a colorful piece of washi tape!

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  3. Angie @ Oh, Here She Goes

    Love it! Your home is already beautiful and those small changes really warmed things up. Also, I just saw that bicycle art at Target this weekend and I talked myself out of buying it. I think this is a sign that I need it in my life! 😉

    Reply
  4. Michelle @ Iron & Twine

    Surprise, surprise…I LOVE IT ALL…like always 🙂 And love what you ended up doing for the wall art ~ that bike? swoon! xo

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Blogger Stylin’ Home Tour – My Favorite Room

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We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. The blogging community is chock full of so many wonderful and talented people, and we’re so happy to call many of them friends. Earlier this month, one of our new blogging friends invited us to take part in her “Blogger Stylin’ Home Tour Series” and we jumped on board right away.favorite-room-edition-graphic[Side Note: If you haven’t heard of Lindsay from The White Buffalo Styling Co. then this is your official invite to go love on this crazy talented chick. We admire her laid-back bohemian style, and can’t wait to see what this mama-to-be has in store for her future daughter’s nursery. If it’s anything like she has done in the past, it’s going to be insanely gorgeous.]

Okay, back to the home tour series. This week we’re joining over 2 dozen other bloggers to share a favorite room from our home. All this week we’ve gushed over the gorgeous details that so many of these talented ladies have incorporated into their spaces, and today it’s time for us to show off our space.

So if you just came from Caitlin’s fav room from Desert Domicile, then welcome to DIY Playbook. Today, I (Casey) am going to show off my favorite room in our small Chicago apartment. Wide-Family-RoomThis is our living room, and it really is heart of our home. We live in a small 1.5 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom apartment, and our family room area is the place we often gather. Not just because we have nowhere else to hang (small home problems), but because it is such a comfortable and welcoming spot.

We have a large white sectional that is so dang comfy, and it’s offers the perfect spot to cozy up and relax after a long day of work.  I’ve also filled the couch with soft blankets and textured pillows to make the space even more luxurious. My fiance says I have a pillow hoarding problem, but I like to think of it as a collection. #agreetodisagree

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I love this space because I believe it truly reflects our style, while showcasing some of our personal mementos and treasures. The large white couch is a great neutral piece, and I enjoy accenting it with grays, blues, and teals to add some personality. The coffee table, side table, and wood shelves are all DIY projects that didn’t break the bank.

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Matches-in-bowlMany of the accessories are flea market finds, items from HomeGoods, or treasures my fiance and I have collected over the years (like our bowl of matches from our favorite date nights.)

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Table-TrayBe-Happy-SignYou’ll also find a homemade pallet sign with a sentiment we enjoy as a visual reminder. It says “Be Happy” and this space truly does make us feel pretty darn happy. NightstandCanvas-and-shelvesThis light-filled room is my favorite spot to hang on a leisurely weekend morning. Usually I’ll wake up pretty early and let Finn sleep in. Then I’ll make a nice big bowl of cereal, some hot coffee, and I’ll cozy up on a sun-filled spot and let the morning pass at a nice leisurely pace.

It’s a great time to catch up on blogging, read magazines, and just take a breather before the chaos of the day.

Casey-Drinking-CoffeeSo there you have it. My favorite room in our small Chicago pad. It’s a space that truly reflects what the word home means to me: happy, comfortable, and inviting.

Now I urge you to go check out the next gorgeous space in our little blog hop. Go check out Traci’s favorite room over on Beneath My Heart.

And for even more eye candy, check out all of the spaces from the talented group below. They’ll be showing off their fav rooms all this week.

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  1. Jennifer Susil Griffin

    What a beautiful room, Casey! I love how it’s loaded with personality and looks so chic but comfy.

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  2. Gabbi @ Retro Ranch Reno

    What a pretty space to spend time in…I can see why it’s a favorite!! Love the colors throughout…

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  3. Summer Hogan

    Your space is amazing!!! I love EVERY inch of it! I’m so glad I found your blog and met you guys! Y’all are too cool for school and if I’m every in Chicago I’ll be knocking on your doors 🙂

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    1. DIY Playbook

      Summer,
      You are seriously the sweetest! Thank you for all of the love here and on social media…you’re seriously too kind! We are so happy we met you too! Come to Chicago!! We promise we will wine and dine you and show you our fav spots around town.
      xo,
      B & C

  4. DIY Playbook

    I actually found it a couple years ago at a resale shop for about $25! It was quite the steal. It’s probably 1.5 feet…pretty big and amazing. Keep searching! Hopefully someday you’ll find your own

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  5. Gigi

    Beautiful place!!!!! Luuuuuv. I recently relocated to Colorado and am missing Chicago *so much* 🙁 . Where did you buy that incredible painting of the skyline? It is amazing! I NEED IT!

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    1. DIY Playbook

      Gigi,
      Thanks so much! Chi-town misses you, but Colorado is so beautiful too! We hope you love your new city.

      The cityscape was actually a HomeGoods find from a couple years ago. Only $100…quite the score!

      Thanks for tuning in!
      Casey

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  1. Jennifer Susil Griffin

    What a beautiful room, Casey! I love how it’s loaded with personality and looks so chic but comfy.

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  2. Gabbi @ Retro Ranch Reno

    What a pretty space to spend time in…I can see why it’s a favorite!! Love the colors throughout…

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  3. Summer Hogan

    Your space is amazing!!! I love EVERY inch of it! I’m so glad I found your blog and met you guys! Y’all are too cool for school and if I’m every in Chicago I’ll be knocking on your doors 🙂

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    1. DIY Playbook

      Summer,
      You are seriously the sweetest! Thank you for all of the love here and on social media…you’re seriously too kind! We are so happy we met you too! Come to Chicago!! We promise we will wine and dine you and show you our fav spots around town.
      xo,
      B & C

  4. DIY Playbook

    I actually found it a couple years ago at a resale shop for about $25! It was quite the steal. It’s probably 1.5 feet…pretty big and amazing. Keep searching! Hopefully someday you’ll find your own

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  5. Gigi

    Beautiful place!!!!! Luuuuuv. I recently relocated to Colorado and am missing Chicago *so much* 🙁 . Where did you buy that incredible painting of the skyline? It is amazing! I NEED IT!

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    1. DIY Playbook

      Gigi,
      Thanks so much! Chi-town misses you, but Colorado is so beautiful too! We hope you love your new city.

      The cityscape was actually a HomeGoods find from a couple years ago. Only $100…quite the score!

      Thanks for tuning in!
      Casey

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Casey’s Downtown Apartment

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Hi there favorite readers! We’re always trying to keep things up to date here on the site, and home tours are a big part of that. So today I’m showing you the latest look of our Chicago apartment.
We’ve only been here for about 6 months, but things are slowly coming together. There are still many projects we’re itching to start, but I’d rather take my time and make sure our space really reflects us.
Just consider these progress pictures, and continue to check out our Home Field tab for updated pictures of both Bridget’s home and our apartment.
Many of these photos are courtesy of the lovely Liz at Coach House Pictures.
Front hallway
White Frame gallery wall
Gallery wall
Bar Cart
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vintage bar cart
Casey's family room
two tone nightstand
rustic ikea shelves hack
Casey on couch
breakfast scene
scones and berries
Be Happy Sign
apples in a basket
White bedroom dresser
Master bedroom
White flowers on nightstand
quote onto canvas
Casey's Jewelry
ikea picture ledge
Bedroom picture frames
mike and casey frame
game pieces
nailhead trim bench
Bathroom painted
bathroom accessories
white hydrangea
casey on couch
Thanks for stopping by our home!
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  1. DIY Playbook

    You will have a home like this someday! And yes, I’m always down to help decorate. How awesome that Molly & her husband are here! Do you know what neighborhood?

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    You will have a home like this someday! And yes, I’m always down to help decorate. How awesome that Molly & her husband are here! Do you know what neighborhood?

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Casey’s Apartment: One Month in…

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During the last home tour of our new Chicago pad, I left you with a pretty scary sight..

Messy hallway

We’ve now been moved in about a month and things are looking much, much better. The boxes are gone and it is actually starting to feel like home.

Keep in mind this is just a “progress report.” We still have a lot of work to do, and we’re looking forward to sprucing up every square inch of this place.

So take it all in, and realize that each space is still under construction…

Front hallway

You’ll see our big bookcase right when you walk into our place. Therefore, I knew I wanted to personalize it as much as possible.

Bookcase
Bookshelf
I added pictures, our favorite books, and small personal nick-knacks to this bookshelf area. We also have a bowl for our keys, and a basket that serves as a “catchall” for scarves and mittens. When we were still unpacking boxes, I styled this area first. I just needed 1 spot in our messy place that felt like “us.”
Guest room
Up to the right, you’ll see our little hallway gallery wall (more on that this Friday!) Then we have the 2 sliding glass doors that go to that oh-so-scary triangle room. Since we moved in this has been a dumping ground for stuff that just doesn’t have a home yet…
Guest room stuff
This pile is slowly starting to go down, but I can’t seem to find the perfect place for all of my favorite things. I don’t want to make any rash decisions and hang something too early…only to hate it after a week. For now I’ll just keep slowly chucking away at that corner pile o’ stuff.
Double Ikea Desk
We originally had plans to turn this room into a guest room/office. But once we put our belongings in there, we quickly realized it was just way too small to fit it all. Instead we decided to buy a double desk and truly make this an office where we could both work. The desk and chairs are from Ikea and took quite awhile to put together. So far we are totally loving this setup, but we still have lots of work to do to make this space complete. I’m thinking art above the desks? And then a big comfy chair in the “pile o’ stuff” corner? I think it would make for a nice reading blogging nook.
Kitchen
Next, we move into the main area of our place. The kitchen and family room. Luckily we have plenty of cabinet space, so all of our kitchen supplies fit very nicely. Our Ikea stools are still going strong, and we even found a nice home for our bar cart.  All a must for entertaining…
White and blue family room
The family room is really coming together. I purchased a few pillows (still need to buy a few more) and I am really liking the color palette in here. Very light & airy! I have plans to DIY some wooden shelves and will be adding a little somethin’ somethin’ to those white curtains that I hemmed in this post.
Family room white couch
Balcony
Our outdoor space..yikes!  We had some leftover outdoor furniture from our time in Wisconsin, so it is currently hanging out on our balcony. Obviously it is December, so we’re not really spending much time out here anyways. Come spring I will definitely make this a little outdoor oasis with lights, flowers, and a new grill!
Master bedroom
I think our bedroom is coming together quite nicely. We’re still absolutely in l-o-v-e with our West Elm duvet cover (soooo comfortable!) and I still adore the gray and green accents. We recently purchased bamboo shades for the windows (more on that soon) and I have future plans to DIY an upholstered headboard.
Quote on canvas
I’m happy our quote on canvas found a spot in our new home. The quote resonates with me now more than ever. I look back just a few months ago and remember how scared and uncertain we were about the future. Would we find the right jobs? Would we find a place to live? I realize now that it all works out in the end and there is no reason to fear the future.
So even though I’m anxious to get our place looking “perfect”, I constantly need to remind myself to enjoy the process and make each moment we have here count.
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  1. Alysia @ Slim Sanity

    I really love the new place! I think it’s coming along great. Chicago is pretty much the only city outside of Dallas we really want to move to, and I’ve applied to a couple jobs for after graduation!

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  2. Alysia @ Slim Sanity

    I really love the new place! I think it’s coming along great. Chicago is pretty much the only city outside of Dallas we really want to move to, and I’ve applied to a couple jobs for after graduation!

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  3. Runt

    It’s coming along great! We have been in our house since March of 2011 and I’m still “making it our own”. Like you, I don’t want to make any rash decisions, and life in general is just so busy – especially with our first little one on the way – but things will come together eventually. I always have to remind myself that it doesn’t HAVE to be done NOW. Rome wasn’t built in a day right? =]

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  4. Runt

    It’s coming along great! We have been in our house since March of 2011 and I’m still “making it our own”. Like you, I don’t want to make any rash decisions, and life in general is just so busy – especially with our first little one on the way – but things will come together eventually. I always have to remind myself that it doesn’t HAVE to be done NOW. Rome wasn’t built in a day right? =]

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    1. DIY Playbook

      Jessica,
      Yeah it is kinda like that! It’s a desk from Ikea and you can choose the legs for the table and what kind of drawers go in between each work station. Kinda hard to put together, but totally worth all of the space in the end!

      Casey

  5. DIY Playbook

    Jessica,
    Yeah it is kinda like that! It’s a desk from Ikea and you can choose the legs for the table and what kind of drawers go in between each work station. Kinda hard to put together, but totally worth all of the space in the end!

    Casey

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  1. Alysia @ Slim Sanity

    I really love the new place! I think it’s coming along great. Chicago is pretty much the only city outside of Dallas we really want to move to, and I’ve applied to a couple jobs for after graduation!

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  2. Alysia @ Slim Sanity

    I really love the new place! I think it’s coming along great. Chicago is pretty much the only city outside of Dallas we really want to move to, and I’ve applied to a couple jobs for after graduation!

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  3. Runt

    It’s coming along great! We have been in our house since March of 2011 and I’m still “making it our own”. Like you, I don’t want to make any rash decisions, and life in general is just so busy – especially with our first little one on the way – but things will come together eventually. I always have to remind myself that it doesn’t HAVE to be done NOW. Rome wasn’t built in a day right? =]

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  4. Runt

    It’s coming along great! We have been in our house since March of 2011 and I’m still “making it our own”. Like you, I don’t want to make any rash decisions, and life in general is just so busy – especially with our first little one on the way – but things will come together eventually. I always have to remind myself that it doesn’t HAVE to be done NOW. Rome wasn’t built in a day right? =]

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    1. DIY Playbook

      Jessica,
      Yeah it is kinda like that! It’s a desk from Ikea and you can choose the legs for the table and what kind of drawers go in between each work station. Kinda hard to put together, but totally worth all of the space in the end!

      Casey

  5. DIY Playbook

    Jessica,
    Yeah it is kinda like that! It’s a desk from Ikea and you can choose the legs for the table and what kind of drawers go in between each work station. Kinda hard to put together, but totally worth all of the space in the end!

    Casey

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