Cleaned up antique brass hardware, cotton stems, and hardback books dress up a boring desk in the den | Homespun by Laura

30 Projects in 30 Days: Week 4

The final days of the 30 Projects in 30 Days challenge really snuck up on me.  Fortunately, my month of September miraculously lasted 35 days!  All 30 projects I set out to complete have now been checked off the list.

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The $200 Master Bathroom Refresh | Homespun by Laura

30 Projects in 30 Days: Week 3 (The $200 Master Bathroom Refresh)

I don’t know why (in my head, anyway) I had to leave our master bathroom untouched until a full renovation made its way to the top of the project list.  A shocking 8.5 years went by before I realized this was a really stupid idea that was just preventing us from enjoying the space we have.  For week 3 of the #30projectsin30days challenge, I focused my attention on giving this sorry excuse for a master bathroom a long-overdue facelift.

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Master bedroom refresh | Homespun by Laura | Budget master bedroom redecoration

30 Projects in 30 Days: Week 2 (Master Bedroom Refresh)

During the second week of the #30projectsin30days challenge hosted by Stacy of BLAKE HILL HOUSE, I focused on finishing up the master bedroom refresh I started earlier this year.

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30 Projects in 30 Days | Homespun by Laura | Week 1 - Drawers and Walls

30 Projects 30 Days: Week 1 (Drawers and Walls)

throughout the month of September, i’m tackling my to-do list.  I’ll check off 30 items that have been on the to-do list for way too long.  From boring things like paint touch-ups and fixing broken drawers to bigger, more exciting  projects like finishing up our bedroom and a $200 master bathroom refresh, I am getting stuff done in September!

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DIY Copper + Wood Laptop Stand | Homespun by Laura | Make more space on your desk! How to build a space-saving shelf for laptop from copper tubing and a piece of scrap wood.

DIY Copper + Wood Laptop Stand

In my One Room Challenge reveal post earlier this month, I shared the new stand I made to go over my laptop and clear up space on my desk.  Today, I’m sharing the steps I took to make it so you can make something similar for your own purposes. Continue reading

One Room Challenge Office + Sewing Room Reveal | Homespun by Laura

Spring One Room Challenge: Week 6

Wow!  Week 6 of the One Room Challenge is here!  I can’t tell you how excited I am about the condition of this room.  Since we moved into our house in 2009, it has seen various stages of mess and progress, but only in the past 6 weeks have the most major changes taken place.  It looks and feels like a completely different room today than it did 6 weeks ago – without any construction or major financial investment. Continue reading

One Room Challenge Week 5 - decluttering | Homespun by Laura

Spring One Room Challenge: Week 5

Wow, Week 5 got here fast!  That means there’s only one more week left before I finally finish up this nearly two-year long project!  To catch up anyone who’s new, I’m in the final stretch of transforming a space that used to be a hoarder’s dream into a useable office space.  I made huge progress the first time I participated in the One Room Challenge in 2015, but there was more to be done.  Continue reading

One Room Challenge Week 4 - Decluttering and Organizing | Homespun by Laura

Spring One Room Challenge Week 4

This week’s focus has been on two areas:  Decluttering and Organizing.  The room both looks and feels very different after this week’s effort, and I’m pleased with the amount of things I’ve gotten rid of and the more organized look of the shelves.  It’s still a work in progress, so when you see the pictures you’ll probably think I’ve lost my mind.  You’ll just have to trust me.  Continue reading