DIY Wooden Playhouse Makeover Reveal

playhouse makeover diyI am SO excited to share all the details for our DIY wooden playhouse makeover! This playhouse has been a labor of love for a few weeks now, and it’s finally complete. It turned out so whimsical and lovely and functional, and is a dream to give to our girls to play in. This project was so much fun to take on! My husband and I both put our hard work and love into every detail to make it happen, and agree that we need to do DIY projects together more often 🙂

In this post I will be sharing all of our tips, hacks, decor ideas, issues we ran into, and helpful things we learned along the way. I also have a super informative highlight bubble saved on Instagram of our entire DIY process, and those stories are where I went into more detail about the steps in constructing the playhouse.

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What Apartment Life Is Really Like

This is one of my favorite spaces in our mini apartment. Many months were spent in this corner reading books, having game nights with friends, facing challenges in our marriage, and taking naps with Izzy. It’s weird knowing that this is probably the last time we’ll live in an apartment, because our goal is to buy (or rent) a house at this time next year! And though I’m really excited for the possibility of buying our first home, there’s a small part of me that will be nostalgic for apartment life.

Friends, I’ve lived in 6 different apartments in the last 6 years in two different states. That’s a lot of moving, and a lot of roots to put down and pick back up again! There’s something so unique about apartment life that I’ve grown to embrace over the years Continue reading

Our Baby’s Eclectic Bohemian Mini Nursery

We live in a one bedroom apartment, so our baby girl’s “nursery” is set up along one wall of our bedroom. I thought it would be too small at first, but it turns out it is just the right size for all her things! Plus, we wanted to keep her close to us for the first year, not in her own room. Moving into a 2 bedroom would not have been cost efficient (especially living in San Diego) – so for the time being, this set up works for us. If you have a small space for your nursery, or if you can’t afford to expand into a larger place for now, or if you’re working with a budget – this post is for you 🙂 I’ll be talking about how we set up her space, where we got everything, and how to create a personalized mini nursery on a budget!

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