Our Quick & Budget-Friendly Laundry Closet Makeover

Before and after makeover reveal: small laundry closet refresh on a budget with @bhglivebetter @walmart with storage tips, cleaning supply storage, stylish laundry baskets and more. Shop the post & learn more on jojotastic.com #BHGlivebetter #walmart #betterhomesandgardens #AD
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens at Walmart. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting the content that keeps Jojotastic going.

On a whim a few weeks ago, I complained about our laundry closet to Instagram. All I’ve ever wanted is a proper laundry room and here I am with a laundry closet again… and in the dining room, nonetheless! So when Better Homes & Gardens exclusively at Walmart challenged me to refresh a space that I use daily, I knew it was time to tackle this small, but important space. Let’s break down all of the changes I made!

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5 Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Bedding Brands

We spend one-third of a day in bed and quality sleep is super important for overall health and wellness. Through my lifelong journey with insomnia, I’ve realized that making my bed my favorite place in the whole world helps me want to sleep. Naturally, bedding is the foundation of a cozy night’s sleep. Joanna kindly asked me to use my knowledge of sustainability to break down about a few brands that make eco-friendly bedding. In this post, I’ll cover what makes a brand sustainable, what to look for when you’re shopping, and the five brands that are doing sustainable bedding well.

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How to Wash Underwear So It Lasts Longer

How to Care for Your Underwear So It Lasts Longer! recommended washing machine settings, retractible clothes line, delicates bag and detergent

In lieu of an underwear review this week, I wanted to share a few more tips with you on making your underwear last longer! After all, why go to the trouble of trying to find the most comfortable panties if they don’t last a while?? A big part of it is how you wash and dry your delicates, so today I am breaking down a few easy suggestions for you.

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Our Cabin Bedroom Suite Renovation: Before + Design Plan (Part 1)

Cabin bedroom makeover and main bedroom suite renovation in our PNW cabin

Does it feel like I’m throwing too many renovation projects at you? I hope not! This house is just wayyy bigger than our last one and has SO much work that needs to be done. Plus, you know me… I can’t just sit by and look at ugly interiors. So back in November, Sean and I began round 1 of our main bedroom suite makeover… and have yet to finish it. A lot got in the way (more on that here), but we’re finally back to it. So today I want to share the before photos of the space, my design plans, the to do list, and a bit about why we are renovating this room in stages.

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How to Create a Mudroom Without an Actual Entryway + Open Spaces Review

Open Spaces Review + Entryway Essentials To Create a Mudroom (even if you don't have one!) including stylish modern storage, shoe rack, nesting trays, metal wire baskets, and felted wool bins. Perfect for storing dog toys and leashes, extra winter accessories and more in a small entryway.
Disclosure: For this post I received gifted product from Open Spaces. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

Listen, I am always the first to be a bit leery of what people call “Instagram brands.” Ya know, the ones that seemingly come out of nowhere, but suddenly are everywhere on Instagram and have that clean, modern, sure-to-impress-Millennials look. And yes, I am a Millennial… but I am here to tell you that not only is Open Spaces legit, I am obsessed. As part of our recent living room overhaul, they sent over storage and organization products to review and try out for our entryway — you know the one that is definitely NOT a mudroom, despite my fervent hopes and dreams.

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Our Ultimate Guide to Interior Painting with a Sprayer

Our Ultimate Guide to Interior Painting with a Sprayer! How to use a paint sprayer, why it's better than rolling and using a brush, the paint spraying tools and equipment we used, how to prepare to spray paint and more!

It’s not often that Sean lends his voice to the blog. He’s more of the strong and silent type when it comes to blogging… but he (well, we) learned SO much while painting our cabin recently and realized just how much this post needed to be shared! Our hope is that this guide will help you learn how to use a paint sprayer with confidence! I know it seems daunting, but it really isn’t once you know what you’re doing. Keep in mind that we are DIY home renovators who are learning as we go — definitely not professional painters. Let’s dig into all the details!

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When to Splurge on Home Decor and When to Save

My rules for When to Splurge and When to Save on Home Decor. How to budget for interior design projects and decorating a new home. tips and tricks from a designer.

The question I am most frequently asked when it comes to renovations and home makeovers is what our budget is, how we stick to it, and how we even establish it. I believe in full transparency, which is why I shared a cost breakdown of our past kitchen renovation. But I’m also the first to say that we often don’t even have a budget for projects because they can be so nebulous for us — especially since my job is to document these projects along the way! I’m also fortunate enough to be given product in exchange for coverage on social media, which helps a TON with renovation budgets. But there is one really big factor to consider: when to splurge and when to save on home decor. And no project has made that delicate dance more obvious to me than our cabin!

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