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The Adjustments We’ll Make to Our Colourful Home in 2022


Final 12 months was an intense, costly 12 months when it got here to house updates. It was one which was exhausting for our household at instances. Even apart from well being points inside our household, being displaced for practically six months with the kitchen transform actually put me over the sting. Going by the height of burnout at that very same time taught me so much in regards to the significance of going slowly reasonably than attempting to slot in tons of tasks. Whereas updating the design of our house is part of my job, I’m aiming to be extra intentional this 12 months about which tasks I select to deal with.

Beneath, you’ll discover the tasks on our listing this 12 months. On the high are all the house updates we’ve got deliberate, with the highest three rooms being our major focus. Beneath are the second-tier tasks that will (or could not) occur this 12 months.

Residence Updates We Have Deliberate for 2022

Peach Room (proven above)

Updates Deliberate for 2022: This room will probably be a giant design focus for 2022. Lately, we added a new rug to the house, which would be the first of plenty of adjustments. We plan to color the partitions, add some new furnishings (primarily a settee, ottoman, and facet tables), add a brand new chandelier, add new sconces, add large-format artwork on the clean wall reverse the hearth, and determine the best structure. We may additionally swap out the present chairs and desk for vintage variations and add a reclaimed classic mantel to the hearth.

Estimated Timeline: Summer time 2022

Visitor Room

Updates Deliberate for 2022: We just lately added wallpaper, modified the trim coloration, and swapped out the overhead mild on this room (you’ll see all of this SOON). We additionally plan so as to add new curtains, add a brand new rug, replace the flooring, and replace a few of the furnishings (ideally in ways in which enhance storage choices). I’m additionally excited about including paintings in a daring graphic sample and probably including crown molding.

Estimated Timeline: Could 2022

Basement Household Room

Updates Deliberate for 2022: This 12 months, we plan to color this house, add wallpaper, swap out a few of the furnishings, replace the lighting, and replace the structure. I’d additionally like so as to add some new rugs, add a gallery wall down the steps, add DIY curtains in entrance of the glass block home windows, and add a gasoline insert and new mantel to the hearth, which can not all occur this 12 months.

Estimated Timeline: Fall 2022 (That is pushed again from what we’d initially deliberate.)

Blue Room

Updates Deliberate for 2022: This room is the place I spend most of my time because it’s at present my workplace. Whereas we possible gained’t do any main updates right here this 12 months, I’d like so as to add a special desk, add blinds, and replace the structure.

Estimated Timeline: Summer time 2022

Eating Room

Updates Deliberate for 2022: My foremost precedence in this room is so as to add a brand new overhead mild and probably add a harder-working console desk for serving. Ultimately, we’ll add wallpaper however possible not this 12 months.

Estimated Timeline: Fall/Winter 2022

Essential Bed room

Updates Deliberate for 2022: We redesigned our bed room final 12 months and have since added a couple of vintage items that actually shine on this house. I solely have a few further updates deliberate for 2022, primarily including a brand new mattress body and mattress. Our present mattress body is gorgeous however the materials is a bit too delicate with two younger children and two canine.

Estimated Timeline: Could 2022

Children’ Bed room

Home Updates: Kids' Bedroom

Updates Deliberate for 2022: The children’ room was redesigned in 2021 and the updates we’ll do that 12 months are minor. I plan so as to add curtains and convey in additional recent paintings. I’d additionally love so as to add some vintage trunks sooner or later. Ultimately, we could change the sunshine with one thing greater and add layered rugs over the carpet.

Estimated Timeline: Spring/Summer time 2022

Low-Precedence Residence Updates (These could or could not occur in 2022.)

Entry/Essential Hallway

Potential Updates for 2022: If we’ve got the chance, I’d love so as to add wallpaper to this house. I additionally wish to end including crystals to the chandelier within the entry, which was by no means totally put again collectively when it was initially hung.

Children’ Rest room

Potential Replace for 2022: This room was up to date in 2021. This 12 months, I’d like so as to add a curtain across the backside of the sink, which may very well be a enjoyable DIY challenge.


Potential Updates for 2022: This can be a very low precedence. Proper now my purpose for this house is to keep up the organizational system I’ve put into place. In some unspecified time in the future, I’d like so as to add new stools, add ruffle-detail curtains on home windows, and add a panel-ready dishwasher. We may additionally paint over the navy cupboards with a lighter coloration (the cupboard paint has chipped barely and will use a refresh in some spots), though that is but to be decided.


Potential Updates for 2022: We don’t have set plans to replace our patios proper now, however I’d like to rearrange the structure to make it work higher for our household’s typical use. I’m additionally specializing in persevering with to wash out our giant backyard beds to make manner for brand new crops. We’re at present speaking to native landscaping corporations in regards to the design of our outside house. 

Keep tuned for updates as we go!


Victoria Joy
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