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Summer Home Tour

June 6, 2014

When Gina from The Shabby Creek Cottage invited me to take part in her Summer Tour of Homes I was a little shocked to be honest!

The tour consists of 25 bloggers sharing their beautiful homes this week and my tour is taking place today :)



If you're stopping by from Heather's home at At the Picket Fence, welcome! I'm Caitlin and this is our desert house :)





Come on in :)



Our home has an open floor plan on both stories. Our foyer opens up into our living room, dining room and kitchen:





We recently replaced our old coffee table with a tufted ottoman:



I found the hexagon tray on clearance at HomeGoods and thought it'd be perfect for corralling remotes and what not. One day I might even get around to styling it too ;)



Our bar cart is in our living room near our kitchen. I'd prefer to have it in our dining room but there's no space for it.



We may end up moving it elsewhere but it's fine where it is for now!





We just "finished" (I used finished in quotes because a room is truly never done to me) our living room and I couldn't be happier with the end result!



The gallery wall around our TV is one of my favorite updates:



It puts a smile on my face every day :)



Let's head into our dining room!



Our dining room is currently a work in progress:



I'm still searching for some art so please ignore those two empty frames on the console table we made over ;)

Our DIY crocodile succulent planter is still going strong almost 3 months later! Maybe my black thumb is turning a little greener haha





Since our kitchen is the most finished room in our house, the only changes we've made have been cosmetic ones.



We replaced the builder basic lighting and painted our kitchen island. We also hung a clock and an EAT sign and added some barstools:



We'd love to add a backsplash and some under cabinet lighting but those items are low on the priority list!

Our powder room was one of the first rooms we worked on after we moved in.



We painted it, replaced the lighting, and mirror, made some art and...



Built some DIY chunky wooden floating shelves over our toilet:



Let's head upstairs!

The hallway at the top of our stairs includes another set of chunky wooden floating shelves but these ones have sides:







Our loft is behind the shelves above and it's one of my favorite rooms in our home:



It's a funky mix of DIY projects and accidental furniture purchases.



I hate to say it but that's the end of our tour! Thank you so much for stopping by! If you'd like to see more of our home (including our office), click here to visit our home tour page.



If you like what you see, subscribe to our mailing list (we'll never spam you or sell your info) to get updates on future projects and rooms updates in our home. We're currently working on our guest bedroom and guest bathroom. We also have plans for our laundry room and updates to make to our foyer! :)

Make sure you head on over to Tatertots & Jello to see Jen's home. Her patio makeover is amazing!

If you'd like to see the other homes on the tour, here's the full list:

Monday, June 2nd
The Shabby Creek Cottage
The Nester
At The Picket Fence (Vanessa)
Thistlewood Farms
The Inspired Room

Tuesday, June 3rd
The Handmade Home
My Fabuless Life
Finding Home
In My Own Style
The Hunted Interior

Wednesday, June 4th
Inspired By Charm
Jennifer Rizzo
Madigan Made
Makely School for Girls
Funky Junk Interiors

Thursday, June 5th
Jones Design Company
Beneath My Heart
The Pennington Point
White Buffalo Styling Co.
Southern Hospitality

Friday, June 6th
At the Picket Fence (Heather)
Desert Domicile
Tatertots & Jello
Home Stories A to Z
Live Laugh Rowe



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14 comments :

  1. i am not surprised at all- your home is stunning! love it all!

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  2. How fun you are a part of this too! I was happy to see Lindsay on here too! That gallery wall, Caitlin-- that is my favorite in your home! Love it every time I see it! xo Kristin

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  3. You have the most fun accessories ever. Love your tour!

    Angela @ Number Fifty-Three

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  4. How fun! I love the gallery wall too and I need that orange flying pig in my life! Also love the playing card prints and the cool pendant light (?) in your loft. Thanks for the tour!

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  5. Great tour Caitlin and what a great line-up.
    Your blue sofa is such a pretty piece of furniture, I just love it!
    Your entryway blows me away every time I see it, So fab!

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  6. Soooo beautiful!!! I absolutely LOVE your style!

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  7. Oh my GOSH. What a stunning home. I fell head over heels with your wall gallery behind your TV... but I love everything I see. The flying pig made me smile! :)

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  8. Love, love, love your home and your sense of style. Great colors.

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  9. Your home is so fantastically styled Caitlin! It looks great.

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  10. Super super awesome tour. I love when I look at house tours and there isn't one single item in the house that I wouldn't put into my own and you house is one of those tours. Even though we don't have the exact same style. I just adore your taste.

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  11. I never thought I'd say this, but I wanna come to the desert now! You make it look so appealing. Love your house....just awesome! Lisa~

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  12. Love your entire house! Amazing style girl!

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  13. Your home is beautiful. Love the tour! (And that croc.)

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