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ORC Week 5: Time to Paint!

ORC Week 5: Time to Paint!

The first half of this week was spent waiting on items to come in. We wanted to start spray painting the built-ins we created but the paint spray that Graco graciously gifted us was delayed. So I shifted my focus to the fifth wall, the ceiling. In the previous week, I mentioned I was trying [...]

ORC WEEK 4: Wall Molding and Electrical Outlets

ORC WEEK 4: Wall Molding and Electrical Outlets

We are halfway through the One Room Challenge, which means it's time for me to freak out. Why does getting to the halfway point always make it seem like we are behind after feeling like we are ahead? I think it's because we realize how many things still need to be completed and when a [...]

ORC Week 2: Ikea Billy Bookcase hack

ORC Week 2: Ikea Billy Bookcase hack

This week I will be sharing how to turn a plain wall into a custom built-in library wall using IKEA Billy bookcase hack. The best part of this DIY project is how unbelievably affordable it is. Having contractors create built-ins for us would have cost us thousands of dollars. By using Ikea Billy Bookcase hack, [...]

Powder Room Makeover Reveal – One Room Challenge: Week 6-7

Powder Room Makeover Reveal – One Room Challenge: Week 6-7

Spring 2020 ORC | Fall 2019 ORC Previous weeks can be found here: Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4 and Week 5. More detailed documentation can also be found on my Instagram stories here IT'S FINALLY DONE! I'm giddy writing this as I'm so excited to share the final results. Out of all [...]

Powder Room – One Room Challenge: Week 3

Powder Room – One Room Challenge: Week 3

If you are new to my blog, welcome! I’m Sanda Stojakovic and I’m the author of My Design Playbook. A year ago my husband and I bought a 1970 Colonial house that needed many updates but we were so excited about this purchase that we knew we could turn this house into our home. Ever [...]