Fabulous living room built-ins in Newport Beach

Fabulous living room built-ins in Newport Beach

Here is a project I just finished for a family I know up in Newport Beach (Mr. and Mrs C). They ...
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Apartment living: Bedroom reveal with 10 easy ideas for a serene retreat

Apartment living: Bedroom reveal with 10 easy ideas for a serene retreat

Now that we have moved into our temporary apartment while we look for our next adventure, I want to ...
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How to move in one week - and pack your house in 7 hours

How to move in one week - and pack your house in 7 hours

During our almost 20 year of marriage, Frank and I have moved a LOT. In fact 8 times in the past 16 ...
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Master walk-in closet - the reveal

Master walk-in closet - the reveal

As we announced just recently, we have moved. Not only have we moved, but we have drastically down-s ...
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The guest & game room - before, demo and reveal

The guest & game room - before, demo and reveal

Let's talk about our guest / game room. The previous home owners had built an addition to this house ...
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Medium sized bathroom make-over

Medium sized bathroom make-over

Today, I am sharing our fourth and final bathroom make-over from our house. Also one of the reasons ...
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We are excited to announce ...

We are excited to announce ...

We have some exciting news to share with you. Something which we have been planning for quite a whi ...
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Small bathroom make-over

Small bathroom make-over

Upstairs we have three bathrooms. The master bathroom, which we recently renovated, and two other ba ...
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Upstairs hallway reveal

Upstairs hallway reveal

Our upstairs hallway is ready for its final reveal. Even though it is 'just' a hall way, this space ...
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Announcement: A big change at Shift Ctrl Art - a name change and two new websites.

Announcement: A big change at Shift Ctrl Art - a name change and two new websites.

Something big is happening on this site. And it is happening now. And later. I love organizing and I ...
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Organization: creating an heirloom train set for the next generation

Organization: creating an heirloom train set for the next generation

Did your kids grow up all of a sudden, leaving behind a large collection of tracks, trains, trees, ...
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Want, need, wear, read - gift giving

Want, need, wear, read - gift giving

Have you heard about this idea for gift giving to your kids? It was an idea that I saw floating aro ...
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Home office make-over - the whiteboard wall - reveal

Home office make-over - the whiteboard wall - reveal

Home office make-over, oh what a long, drawn out project you have been. But now you can stick a for ...
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How to: Organize a tangled mess of cables under your desk

How to: Organize a tangled mess of cables under your desk

We are in the process of making over our home office. We have made several DIYs that I am excited t ...
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We were published in Lovable Livable Home by Young House Love - a New York Times Bestseller

We were published in Lovable Livable Home by Young House Love - a New York Times Bestseller

Before the year runs out, I want to revisit something that happened this fall while I was en Denmar ...
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