2014 Roundup: Home Renovations & Updates

JPEG_20150105_132744_182503881Over the next 2 weeks, we’re recapping our 2014 (and our second full blog year!) with some roundups of our most popular categories!

Home updates were in full swing in 2014 at Crystal’s nest! Over at Annie’s, a few major renovation projects were completed, making way for even bigger renovations to come in 2015. Here are our Home Renovations and Updates posts from 2014:

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Have a settled week.

settledHappy Sunday! Sorry for the late post today. We’ve been super busy trying to finish up Carter’s nursery this afternoon! I am so happy to say that it is painted, the crib is put together, and the rug is laid! We still have some key pieces to purchase and set up but things are definitely coming together. And all three bedrooms are officially DONE! I think my favorite part about getting a room done is that it usually means I get two rooms out of it: the newly completed room and the room that was previously completed but was used to house all the stuff that has to go in that new room. In this case, it’s my office / guest bedroom. Since my baby shower in October, the floor of this room has been covered with gift bags, boxes, and Target bags full of baby gifts and gear. Now that they have a home, I can start working on getting my office organized and ready for the 3 months off for maternity leave.

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Have a decisive week.

12217_MakeDecisionHope you all are stuffed and happy after the Thanksgiving holiday! I know I sure am. I apologize for being a day late on this post but Jason and I were driving all. day. long. yesterday after spending the holiday with my mom in New York. On the trip down, we talked about all we have to get done this week and we will be making a lot of decisions. It can be overwhelming, especially when there are two of us trying to agree and when we are spending more than $100. There are definitely strategies that can help while you’re in the decision-making process and one of my favorites is really simple and fun.

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