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Inspired By: Simple Creativity
{DIY Wallpaper Decals!}

How to make wallpaper decals - Apartment Therapy Yesterday I talked about how much I love blogland. I really do. But like many of you, I get overwhelmed by the input. I even get confused by all the options. I love when I find a very simple, doable … ** Read more **

Inspiring Finds:
The I love blogland edition.


Classicly Amber Blogland.  So much talent, so many ideas, so much creativity. So little time to see it all. Want to know what I found this week? Well, I can't show you every post I read or loved, but here are a few inspiring finds to … ** Read more **

Making Our House More Like US:
A New Project Begins

Don't worry, that is not my new project. That is one of my daughters stripping wallpaper late one night from another hallway in our old house. Just thought you might be amused after yesterday's post to see yet another hallway of lovely wallpaper we … ** Read more **

DIY Makeover: Staircase Before & After

A reader of The Inspired Room, Jessica, sent me these photos of her staircase. The stairs at her new house were in bad shape, but a coat of black paint brought them back to life and looking classy again! Thanks Jessica! … ** Read more **

DIY Staircase Makeover (Before & After)

staircase makeover red and white steps

AFTER: STAIRCASE At my old house, we gave this staircase a much needed DIY makeover. The above is the after photo. It started out in really sad shape. If you remember, our last house was a 1930s English style home that needed a lot of cosmetic … ** Read more **