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A picture of the finished bathroom.

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Our Downstairs Bathroom Reveal

See our downstairs bathroom reveal and how we transformed this space into a functioning bathroom! I’ve included all of the room sources as well. I’m so excited to be sharing the reveal of our downstairs bathroom with you today. This space has dramatically changed from when we first bought the house a few years ago. […]

See our downstairs bathroom reveal and how we transformed this space into a functioning bathroom! I’ve included all of the room sources as well. I’m so excited to be sharing the reveal of our downstairs bathroom with you today. This space has dramatically changed from when we first bought the house a few years ago. […]

A picture of our finished master bathroom.

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Our Master Bathroom Is Finished

Our master bathroom is finished! Take the tour to see all the finishes we selected, as well as the terrible before photos. This is one great before and after! I’ve been so excited to share the big, exciting news! Our master bathroom is finished! And I’m sharing the big reveal below. When we bought our […]

Our master bathroom is finished! Take the tour to see all the finishes we selected, as well as the terrible before photos. This is one great before and after! I’ve been so excited to share the big, exciting news! Our master bathroom is finished! And I’m sharing the big reveal below. When we bought our […]

A picture of our living room with the jute rug.

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On The Search For A New Living Room Rug

I’m on the search for a new living room rug and I’m sharing a collection of my favorite large area rug options below, and which one we chose! Well, it’s officially time to get a new area rug for our living room. With Ania on the move and crawling, I’m wanting something softer underfoot and […]

I’m on the search for a new living room rug and I’m sharing a collection of my favorite large area rug options below, and which one we chose! Well, it’s officially time to get a new area rug for our living room. With Ania on the move and crawling, I’m wanting something softer underfoot and […]

A picture showing the design elements for the bathroom remodel.

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Downstairs Bathroom Design Plan

See our downstairs bathroom design plan and how we’re transforming this bathroom with budget friendly items! We have several projects going on right now, with so many of them getting close to being finished! The house is feeling good. And with that, we’re getting ready to start our next big project, which is our downstairs […]

See our downstairs bathroom design plan and how we’re transforming this bathroom with budget friendly items! We have several projects going on right now, with so many of them getting close to being finished! The house is feeling good. And with that, we’re getting ready to start our next big project, which is our downstairs […]

A picture showing the budget master bedroom makeover plan.

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Master Bedroom Budget Makeover Plan

Is your bedroom lacking some style? Ours too! Below I’m sharing our master bedroom budget makeover plan that includes several affordable options to create a space we love!  We’ve been hitting our 2021 house goals hard these last couple of weeks with hopes we can knock several lingering items off of our to do list. […]

Is your bedroom lacking some style? Ours too! Below I’m sharing our master bedroom budget makeover plan that includes several affordable options to create a space we love!  We’ve been hitting our 2021 house goals hard these last couple of weeks with hopes we can knock several lingering items off of our to do list. […]

A picture of our dining room.

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TGI-Friday

Happy TGI-Friday! It’s been a little while since I’ve shared a TGI-Friday post, but I always look forward to putting them together. They’re a bit random, but they’re full of so many good things, including my favorite new finds and behind the scenes things we’ve been working on, or upcoming projects we’ll be starting.  Lately, […]

Happy TGI-Friday! It’s been a little while since I’ve shared a TGI-Friday post, but I always look forward to putting them together. They’re a bit random, but they’re full of so many good things, including my favorite new finds and behind the scenes things we’ve been working on, or upcoming projects we’ll be starting.  Lately, […]

An overall view of the design plan for our nursery.

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Nursery Design Plan

With our sweet baby girl due the beginning of July, I’ve been working hard to pull together her nursery design plan and our baby registry. It’s becoming really real that she’ll be here soon, which is both incredibly exciting and making me a little bit nervous at the same time. We still have so much […]

With our sweet baby girl due the beginning of July, I’ve been working hard to pull together her nursery design plan and our baby registry. It’s becoming really real that she’ll be here soon, which is both incredibly exciting and making me a little bit nervous at the same time. We still have so much […]

A picture showing elements of our master bathroom design plan.

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Master Bathroom Design Plan

I can’t even explain how excited we are to start on our master bathroom remodel! It’s been a project we’ve wanted to do, but held off from finishing while we prioritized other projects that needed done first. It’s finally here though, and I’ve spent so much time working on the new floor plan for the […]

I can’t even explain how excited we are to start on our master bathroom remodel! It’s been a project we’ve wanted to do, but held off from finishing while we prioritized other projects that needed done first. It’s finally here though, and I’ve spent so much time working on the new floor plan for the […]

Office Design Plan by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Office Design Plan

It’s hard to believe a month ago the room for our office was stacked full of boxes. We couldn’t even walk around in there. Every day I’d walk by completely overwhelmed and frustrated with not being able to find certain things we’d be looking for. As soon as I knew I’d be back to blogging […]

It’s hard to believe a month ago the room for our office was stacked full of boxes. We couldn’t even walk around in there. Every day I’d walk by completely overwhelmed and frustrated with not being able to find certain things we’d be looking for. As soon as I knew I’d be back to blogging […]

TGI-Friday

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TGI-Friday

Remember when I shared TGI-Friday in the past? I know it’s been a little while, but I really like the idea of sharing some behind the scenes peeks, as well as new things I find and love. It’s a random post, but it’s real and full of good stuff! In house news, we’ve been spending […]

Remember when I shared TGI-Friday in the past? I know it’s been a little while, but I really like the idea of sharing some behind the scenes peeks, as well as new things I find and love. It’s a random post, but it’s real and full of good stuff! In house news, we’ve been spending […]

The Laundry Room Design Plan by The Wood Grain Cottage

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The Laundry Room Design Plan

If you remember the first tour I shared of The Willow House, downstairs there was a teeny, tiny bedroom with it’s own walk in closet. Big enough for just about a twin sized bed, it was another room that didn’t really make sense. And why the smallest room in the house was the one with […]

If you remember the first tour I shared of The Willow House, downstairs there was a teeny, tiny bedroom with it’s own walk in closet. Big enough for just about a twin sized bed, it was another room that didn’t really make sense. And why the smallest room in the house was the one with […]

The Hall Bathroom Design Plan by The Wood Grain Cottage

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The Hall Bathroom Design Plan

I’m sharing the hall bathroom design plan! See our plan to give this bathroom a big makeover on a budget! There are several rooms in the Willow House that are getting completely gutted down to the studs, with walls moved and rearranged for better functionality. The hall bathroom is one of them, so today I’m […]

I’m sharing the hall bathroom design plan! See our plan to give this bathroom a big makeover on a budget! There are several rooms in the Willow House that are getting completely gutted down to the studs, with walls moved and rearranged for better functionality. The hall bathroom is one of them, so today I’m […]

Guest Room Plan by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Guest Room Plan

With the office almost done (we only have a few things left to do!), I’m starting to turn my attention to our guest room. And I have to say, I am pretty excited about this room… I think it has something to do with the fact that our last guest room pretty much just stored […]

With the office almost done (we only have a few things left to do!), I’m starting to turn my attention to our guest room. And I have to say, I am pretty excited about this room… I think it has something to do with the fact that our last guest room pretty much just stored […]

Chair Options For The Office by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Let’s Talk Office Chairs

We’re getting close to actually finishing up our office, and now we’re down to the point of putting in all the finishing touches that will really take this room to the next level. I still have a few tutorials to share, like the actual desk area, our DIY leather hardware and a few other things, but […]

We’re getting close to actually finishing up our office, and now we’re down to the point of putting in all the finishing touches that will really take this room to the next level. I still have a few tutorials to share, like the actual desk area, our DIY leather hardware and a few other things, but […]

The Office Blinds by The Wood Grain Cottage

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The Office Blinds

We were able to make some great progress in the office these past few days and everything is officially coming together. I’m looking forward to being able to make the big office swap and start transferring all of my items over into the new space soon! It’s very exciting… and that means we’ll be sharing […]

We were able to make some great progress in the office these past few days and everything is officially coming together. I’m looking forward to being able to make the big office swap and start transferring all of my items over into the new space soon! It’s very exciting… and that means we’ll be sharing […]

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