Pretty In Pink

January 12, 2015

My family and I recently moved into my mom’s house. We are using our house as a rental property now and hope to be moving into a little larger home soon. In our own home I had my own craft and wood working room. I have to admit aside from not having my own kitchen, I have missed my craft room the most. This weekend I decided to remedy that. I devoted a corner of my husband and I’s room to my girly stuff as he’d call it! I was completely inspired by my new planner and a bill organizer that I bought. The rest just fell into place.

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We came up with this mini desk plan pretty easily. We used MDF as the top and nailed some trim around the edges. We braced it against the wall with 2×3’s and 1×4’s. We used pocket holes to screw 3 inch screws into the studs. I taped off the walls and painted it a bright white! The whole things cost less than $25!

It’s simple yet really inspiring for me. The golds, whites, and soft pinks put me in creativity heaven! What can I say, I like pretty!

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I could have purchased gold prints at a variety of stores but I made my own using my Silhouette Cameo and a couple sheets of card stock. The black frames were under $5 at Target!

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Tissue paper tassels have been around for a while. If you’ve never made them and want to in the future, here are some great instructions.

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Here is what most of my photos look like! Most shoots take a little longer to get done with a toddler running around. Oh well, it makes things interesting. Charlie likes to be right with me. Maybe as he gets older I can train him to take the pictures ha!

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This is the most feminine I’ve ever gone in a room. I think it’s important to have your very own space even if it is just a corner. This little corner of the room reflects me and I hope it’ll inspire me throughout year. Surround yourself with the things that reflect you most.

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Source List:

Lumber: Home Depot

Black Picture Frames: Target

Card Stock: Hobby Lobby

Tissue Paper: Target

Metal Caddy: Pottery Barn

Gold Picture Frame: HomeGoods

Gold & : Hobby Lobby

Burlap B Canvas: Target

Flower Print Cards: HomeGoods

Glass Mercury Candle Holder: Pottery Barn

Gold Polka Dot Planner: Sugar Paper LA

Teal Polka Dot Organizer: Target

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3 Comments

  • Reply Jennifer Smith January 13, 2015 at 8:22 am

    This is so pretty! I want an office like this šŸ™‚ Are you going to show how you made the gold prints in the future?

    • Reply TheTaleofanUglyHouse January 15, 2015 at 7:40 am

      Jennifer, I will be! It was very simple. I did make them with my Silhouette Cameo. I will be doing a post on the fun things I’ve done with it so far.

  • Reply Hannah W. January 13, 2015 at 8:30 am

    I love this space. Everything is so adorable! You have such a great eye. I’m loving your site!

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