The Power of a Bigger Window

Making a basement cozy, but not cave-like can be a challenge. Windows are usually sparse and unless you are lucky enough to have a walk out basement, natural light is limited…

Planning Our Playroom + The Final Design

Before we were even considering finishing our basement, heck before E could really even walk, I was dreaming of and pinning playrooms and play tables. Maybe it’s the kid in me that…

Freestyle Friday

E is my little helper through and through. She loves to help me clean and do the real laundry, so when we saw this Melissa & Doug Let’s Play House!…

Easy, Peasy Guacamole in 7 Mins Flat

I swear you’ll be saying, “Holy guacamole!” after you taste this quick and easy guacamole. Of the few recipes I have come up with, this is the one I am…

Paint a Kid’s Room Door to Add Character

DIY projects don’t have to be complicated to have wow factor. In, fact one of the first DIY projects we did took less than an hour of our time in labor,…

Freestyle Friday

Frequenting home and decor stores with an almost two year old can be difficult. There are breakable things everywhere and E does not like to stay in the cart, which…

Basement Kitchenette

A Family Friendly Basement Bar Design

Drumroll please…. Monday I unveiled the design for the moody and dark entertainment room. Today, I present you it’s opposite, the white and bright kitchenette, and sometime bar, or as we call…

A Dark Entertainment Room

Remember how I mentioned last week  I came up with a design for the basement that would fulfill both Daren and I’s wishes? A compromise, if you will, of dark…

Freestyle Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday! First of all, I had no idea what to expect when Pretty Domesticated launched Sunday, but you have all blown us away with your support. Thank you to anyone…

Basements Matter

If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook, you may be aware that we are working on designing and finishing our basement. We are beyond excited about this project and…