(Re)Decorating the family room

When we moved to our new house, we didn’t have much for decor or furniture. The house we lived in previously was already furnished so we didn’t need our own stuff…

We’ve slowly been decorating and acquiring new things to dress up the house, make it more cozy, and make it more stylish. I usually work on my laptop in the family room so I am especially focusing on that room right now. We got a nice big, comfy couch and some nice mood lighting… now for more decor!

The walls are a dark

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Inspiration for our baby girl’s nursery

We were going to use Ryan’s crib for the new baby and convert Ryan to a twin-sized bed because we had an extra one. But then we found out we were having a girl and I really really reallllllllllllllly wanted her to have a white crib. Ryan’s is espresso colored. When Hayneedle said they’d send us one, I was super excited. The twin bed is in our basement, Ryan’s crib is now a toddler bed, and our baby girl gets a white crib.

So then I had dreams: all white furniture, pink accessories and…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Steve and I counted last night… we have moved 7 times in the last 5 years. At each new place, we knew it would be temporary. First, we were in Iowa finishing school, then we moved back home and were renting. So we’ve never felt like we’ve had our own place and because of that, we’ve never really gotten into decorating. We’ve paid monthly for a storage unit for the last 2 years and most of our decor things were kept in there.

As some of you know, we finally

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