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hey there! I'm monica 

I pride myself on making amazing style and design accessible for everyone, regardless of location, budget, or ability! My design philosophy is rooted in authenticity + attainability - If I can do it, you can too! My work has been featured in countless publications, but I take the most pride in homeowners that have been personally inspired by my DIY ideas and have tried something in their own homes!

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Hey all! Since we’re already three-quarters of the way through 2012, we thought it would be really fun to look back at our most popular posts so far this year. We have so many projects up our sleeves for this upcoming Fall and Winter, but it’s encouraging to know that we’ve already accomplished so much in our homes in the last nine months!

One of the biggest changes in Jessica’s living room was her labor-of-love fireplace makeover using a honeycomb stencil from Royal Design Studio.

Another big statement piece that got rave reviews was the Gigantic Framed Photo we created for under $20. Seriously, this project was super easy and is a show-stopper!


Main Pic



Outside, Jess added some much-needed curb appeal to her house by painting her shutters and front door a happy blue, and Monica’s front door facelift  and tiered planters finally have the outside of her house reflecting her style.  


Jess’ kitchen was a major priority the past few months. She knocked down a wall, added a gorgeous wall stencil and painted the cabinets during her Kitchen Renovation.


And Monica made an impromptu decision to add a bold Chevron Accent Wall in hers….




We both went nuts with DIY rugs and saved ourselves a bundle in the process!


Spray Paint Stenciled Rug

Stenciled Outdoor Rug





DIY Fabric Floorcloth


Monica showed how she’s not afraid to design it how she likes it and added some serious personality to her foyer.



Monica’s Foyer Tour 



We were pretty thrilled that together we were able to pull off a surprise garage mudroom makeover!




Garage Mudroom Makeover



You know we like to keep it real here, and Monica kept it really real with her now-you-know-way more-than-you-want-to-about-her-love-life Game of Love.



 Game of Love Tutorial



And finally, we’re getting ready to share some awesome pumpkin ideas for 2012, but if you’re itching to get started with your Fall decorations, check out our fab pumpkins from last year!




 Thanks for hanging out with us so far this year! 

We have SO much more in store, and can’t wait to share it all with you. 🙂 


And don’t forget that Monica is in the running to be the New Face of Proctor & Gamble Home! Please head over and vote for her.  You can vote once a day, now through October 3rd.  We know voting things can be a pain, but this one is simple and man, winning would Rock our World!  So thanks so much!  

Click HERE to vote!  

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Would love to hear/see the finished patio of Monica’s.

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