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Slowly but surely, we have been updating our master bedroom. (still love our updated cedar chest!) We have lived here for 2.5 years and still haven’t finished it – isn’t that sad? I wanted it to be the first room that was totally complete but like most of you, we worked on the areas everyone sees first. I’m hoping that by the end of February, it will be really finished.

IMG_2285We painted the walls a dark grey when we first moved in and they still look so great. The yellow-beige moldings and tan ceiling? Not so much. This picture shows what even one coat of primer can do. Original on the left – primer on the right.

IMG_1789This picture shows the ceiling and crown moldings completely finished – wow, right? The moldings on the doorway and the baseboards still have to be painted but we should be able to finish those this weekend. This picture makes it even more apparent how not white our “white” woodwork really is!

IMG_7599Once the woodwork is finished, I am doing a project that starts with this bad boy. I can’t wait and will show you next week what it is! If you want some play-by-play this weekend, follow me on Instagram and Facebook to keep up.

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Target could be one of the most fun but very dangerous places, ever! You go in for ‘just one thing’ and come out with several bags of goodies. When does the “What just happened” occur with you? When you’re checking out? When you get to the car? When you’re unloading ALL of those bags at home? I think they put Vegas-like oxygen in the air so you spend more, just like you gamble more in Vegas!

This was my latest purchase. I am obsessed! White ceramic animals are a very popular trend, horse heads especially. I always think of Lauren at Three Pink Dots when I see something like this because she is a pro at the equine trend. I think I needed more nudging though so when Sarah at Thrifty Decor Chick featured this gem from Target last week? I was on it!

Isn’t he pretty? For now, he has a special place on this little side table in the main living room. I can already tell he’ll be making his rounds in the house! Similar styles are usually priced in the hundreds of dollars (like this one at Neiman Marcus) but good ol’ Target had it at $24.99! Talk to me! Conner is still getting used to him…I think it helped a little when I turned the head to the side so the horse wasn’t staring straight at him…

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