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  • Adorable Art for an Affordable Price

    Adorable Art for an Affordable Price

    Yesterday was a pretty big day here on the ol’ Playbook. I openly admitted to the blog world that I have converted & officially joined Team Curtains (any teammates?!). I added these panels to our office and am so in love with the warmth, color and sense of “completion” they bring to the space. ComplementingKeep…

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  • Blogger Stylin’ Home Tour – Highlight Reel

    Blogger Stylin’ Home Tour – Highlight Reel

    Last week we shared the details on the Blogger Stylin’ Home Tours Series. We showed you Casey’s light-filled living room, and we had such a great time spilling the beans on why it’s our favorite room. And we got to show you dorky pictures of Casey drinking her morning coffee… Today, we’re back…not with moreKeep…

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  • Blogger Stylin’ Home Tour – My Favorite Room

    Blogger Stylin’ Home Tour – My Favorite Room

    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 weKeep…

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  • Tufted & Upholstered Headboard

    Tufted & Upholstered Headboard

    Our master bedroom makeover is moving along quite nicely. So far I’ve… Hung Picture Ledges Purchased a Moroccan Shag Rug Found 2 new  White Lamps Added Bamboo Blinds But I knew there was a big purchase that I still needed to make to really transform this space…a headboard! For some reason I’ve always viewed headboardsKeep…

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  • New Lamps for the Master Bedroom

    New Lamps for the Master Bedroom

    I’m chugging along with our master bedroom decorating plan. Last time we chatted about the space, I showed you guys the oh-so-comfy Moroccan rug we added to the room. I’m still obsessed with it, and luckily there hasn’t been much shedding at all (which is great with a new rug!) With the rug crossed offKeep…

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  • Use it like THIS or use it like THAT

    Use it like THIS or use it like THAT

    It’s definitely no secret around here that these rookies love saving money & living comfortably and proudly within our rookie budgets. Beyond the unique pieces we score at thrift shops, garage sales, estate sales, or even in the trash (#sorrywerenotsorry), we have racked up quite the collection of frequent flyer miles at some stores thatKeep…

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  • The Facts about Garage Sales & Estate Sales

    The Facts about Garage Sales & Estate Sales

    We both have a special place in our hearts for the spring and summer seasons. Not because of the warmer weather, the blooming buds, or even the absence of Chicago snow…we love the this time of year because it’s GARAGE SALE & ESTATE SALE SEASON! We know it’s the end of July, so pardon usKeep…

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  • Allen + Roth Patio Makeover

    Allen + Roth Patio Makeover

    Disclaimer: We have partnered with Lowe’s to bring you this post. However, all opinions expressed are our own. A few weeks ago, we gushed about one of our latest patio makeovers and shared how making over someone else’s space is not always strictly sunshine & smiles. Tackling someone else’s space means choosing products that reflectKeep…

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  • Office Gallery Wall Prints

    Office Gallery Wall Prints

    Why always run out and BUY when there are just as many amazing resources for FREE? Don’t get me wrong, I love me some Etsy and spend entirely more than my rookie salary suggests I should spend on Etsy, but I also love the challenge of trying to do it for less. Isn’t that whatKeep…

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  • We heart Organizing!

    We heart Organizing!

    We’ve been featured! Of course any “feature” has us thinking, “there must be some mistake, you want us?!” and this one is no different in that sense.  And in a whole different sense…. this feature is so different. We’ll explain in a second, but first let’s cover the basics. Bridget’s DIY Laundry Makeover is currently featuredKeep…

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  • DIY Office Desk + Gallery Wall Reveal

    DIY Office Desk + Gallery Wall Reveal

    My DIY desk is done and I added a large gallery wall above it. Come take a look at my new office space…

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  • Moroccan Shag Rug for the Master Bedroom

    Moroccan Shag Rug for the Master Bedroom

    Sometimes it takes a long time to decorate a room. I mean like a really long time…like I could have popped out a baby since the last time I even thought about decorating our master bedroom (sorry to scare you Finn, #nobabyhere) Yep, I haven’t even thought about decorating our master bedroom since we movedKeep…

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