1905 Farmhouse

Decor

  • A close up of a pink depression glass soy wax candle in a white milk glass tray with faux Christmas greens

    Easy Christmas Table Decorations

    Each year I look forward to changing up the Christmas decor on my dining room table and last year I “shopped” around my house for items I could use without purchasing too many new things. (I snapped the pictures but never had a chance to get this post written before Christmas was over!) I wanted […] Read more…

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    The 5 Best Online Thrift Stores for Home Decor

    A lot of the pieces in my home are vintage or thrift store finds. I have a huge love and passion for all things vintage or old and interesting. But I don’t always have the time to go out to a thrift store or garage sale or yard sale to find some of the pieces […] Read more…

  • A gray wooden plant stand hanging from a ceiling with a cross stitched picture on the wall behind it and a window to the right

    Indoor Plant Hanging Stand

    Alright for all the other creatives out there, ya know when you have an idea in your head and you can visualize it but you need help executing said idea? Well, that is where this project started. I had this vision in my head for an indoor plant hanger to hang in our laundry room […] Read more…

  • A chippy green window pane sitting on a shelf above another shelf with a small plant and picture frame

    Old Window Frame Decorating Idea

    I am back again this year joining my fellow blogger friends as part of the At Home DIY Challenge. We will have a different theme every month and this month I am excited to share with you an upcycled project: An old window frame decorating idea! As some of you may know I am a […] Read more…

DIY

  • A close up of a burning soy candle in a green depression teacup glass with a glass chicken in the background sitting on a blue and white tablecloth

    DIY Soy Candles

    I am a crafter at heart and trying new craft techniques and projects is always exciting. I have always wanted to try DIY soy candles but I think I was always worried that it was gonna be a huge investment and something that I wouldn’t make very often. But I have been doing a lot […] Read more…

  • A close up of a blue and white fabric seat on a white chair

    How to Reupholster Dining Room Chairs

    Once I painted the dining room table legs and refinished and stripped the wood on top, the chairs just didn’t match anymore and not just the color but the fabric of the seat. It was time to reupholster the dining chairs. And I decided to paint the chairs white to match the table legs using […] Read more…

  • A side view of a kitchen with silver pendant lights hanging above the bar area

    Drop Ceiling Kitchen Update

    It’s been such a long time since I’ve shared anything about our kitchen. The previous updates are highlighted here: painting of our cabinets a couple of years ago. And then the removal of our drop ceiling in the kitchen 2018, but I haven’t really given an update as to what it looks like now. So […] Read more…

  • A close up of a rounded fan blade painted white with a black ghost face against a red bush

    DIY Halloween Decor for Outside

    I’m usually somebody who doesn’t necessarily decorate for Halloween. But I’ve started making exceptions. You can see my skeleton scrap wood sculpture that I made last year. I decided to do another DIY Halloween decor for the outside using old fan blades from a ceiling fan we removed from our living room and made these […] Read more…

Home Projects

  • A side view of a kitchen with silver pendant lights hanging above the bar area

    Drop Ceiling Kitchen Update

    It’s been such a long time since I’ve shared anything about our kitchen. The previous updates are highlighted here: painting of our cabinets a couple of years ago. And then the removal of our drop ceiling in the kitchen 2018, but I haven’t really given an update as to what it looks like now. So […] Read more…

  • A wide shot of a bedroom with a window on the upper right and partially installed vinyl flooring

    How to Install Vinyl Flooring in a Master Bedroom

    Our master bedroom has been a work in progress from the start. It was very dated when we moved in, you can click here to see the entire post from before. There was brown carpet, unpainted white walls and it was the last room we ended up tackling. You can see the the master bedroom […] Read more…

  • A side view of a kitchen with a u-shape and a long island with a 1 foot drop ceiling above with fluorescent lights

    How To Remove a Drop Ceiling

    I am not sure what it was about the 80s, I mean don’t get me wrong, it was a great decade (I’m an 80’s baby!) but the home decor and design ideas from that decade were interesting, to say the least. The house I grew up in had green shag carpet, orange countertops and carpet […] Read more…

  • A view of a brown closet door shut with brown carpet an the end of a bed sticking out to the right with a door open in the far right of the picture

    Help Update our Master Bedroom!

    Guys, I am almost embarrassed to show you our master bedroom. It’s just so sad and so not us. We literally moved our beds and dressers in and filled the closets. No paint, no curtains, nothing has been done since we moved in a year and a half ago! But that is all about to […] Read more…

Garden

  • A picture of a dirt row that has been hoed

    Growing Ranunculus Flowers

    Did you know that Fall is the time to plant your Spring bulbs? In fact I have a previous post about what bulbs are great to plant in Fall for spring blooms. But today I am going to go over growing ranunculus, as I have found these are a little more finicky than most traditional […] Read more…

  • What Type of Bulbs to Plant in Spring

    Aww, the sun has made an appearance, when stepping outside I no longer have the chill of cold air cutting through me. I can just sense the change in the seasons is upon us and it is glorious! After receiving snow the first Friday in March it is welcome to see the sun and be […] Read more…

  • Starting Flower Seeds Indoors

    You may have seen my recent posts about starting vegetable seeds indoors. Well this year I am going outside my comfort zone and starting flower seeds indoors too. Over the last year or so I have fallen in love with all the beautiful flowers from a specific place called Floret Flowers. They are a company […] Read more…

  • Three rows of plastic seed pots filled with soil and marked with popsicle sticks

    A Complete Seed Starting Guide

    For the last several years I have started some of our seeds indoors for peppers, tomatoes, basil, and cauliflower. I really love the process of nurturing a seed and watering it every day and watching what comes up. We make it a family affair with the kids helping us plant and water. I wanted to […] Read more…