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December 2016

DIY Project, One Room Challenege, The Bedroom, The Entryway, The house, The Kitchen, The Mudroom

2016: Looking Back at the First Year of North Country Nest

Tomorrow is the LAST day of 2016. Can you freaking believe it? I don’t know about you, but this year has flown by! It seems like just yesterday that our weekends were filled with house showings and mortgage meetings and packing up the townhouse. Since I dropped the ball and forgot to post a 9-month update, I thought it might be fun to do a quick recap and look back at all the progress we’ve made this year. Our First Home After Brett and I first walked through this house, in the back of our  ...

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Decor, DIY Project, The Bedroom, The house

DIY Industrial Curtain Rod

Good morning! Today we’re sharing space with Sarah at Making Joy and Pretty Things and adding to yesterday’s drop cloth curtain tutorial. If you stopped by yesterday, you know I was getting so frustrated looking for curtains that were ‘high and wide’. Adding insult to injury, finding a curtain rod that fit with our style and wasn’t over our budget seemed nearly impossible. I stumbled across a great tutorial on Pinterest for a DIY industrial curtain rod and  ...

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Decor, DIY Project, The Bedroom, The house

How to DIY a Drop Cloth Curtain Panel

One of the first design ‘tips’ I ever picked up on was the Curtain Rule. You know. The one that says all curtains should be hung high and wide. Contrary to my previously held belief, they should NOT go right above the frame. Apparently, when they are hung higher and wider than the window, they make the window appear larger. This rule is all well and good, except for the small fact that NO stores carry curtains longer than 86 inches. Not only did I go to Target, but I also  ...

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