1905 Farmhouse

Decor

  • Nordstrom Sale Home Dupes

    The Nordstrom Anniversary sale is here and while I am always someone who loves a great sale I will be completely honest that I do not shop at Nordstrom that often. But I usually always try to check out to see what’s available in the sale. And I did find my Spanx faux leather leggings […] Read more…

  • One Room Challenge: Laundry Room Reveal

    The final week of the One Room Challenge is here and that means our laundry room is complete! Almost. Haha. All the big changes are done but I still want to make a cushion for the shoe bench and I have some touch up paint on the ceiling to do and to add the main […] Read more…

  • Outdoor Living Space Ideas

    Now that our DIY outdoor sectional is completed I am excited to get this area decorated for us to enjoy during this summer season. So I wanted to share some of my outdoor living space ideas from items I have and items I think would be a great addition to any deck or patio. I […] Read more…

  • A mood board with gray and blue paint picks, wallpaper, and hardware choices

    Laundry Room Inspiration for the One Room Challenge

    Today we’re gonna talk all about laundry rooms and my vision for our upcoming laundry room renovation. When we first moved in we were focused on getting the main living areas of the house refinished. The laundry room did get a new coat of paint and we recycled wainscoting that my parents had left from […] Read more…

DIY

  • A sewing table painted blue with the words "Cheers" on the side, a handle on the left and wheels on the bottom right

    Repurposed Sewing Table

    I am one of those people that can’t pass up a good deal when I see it. I found this old sewing table on Facebook Marketplace years ago before we even moved into this house. This table has moved once and just sat in the garage until now. I have decided that it needed to […] Read more…

  • A bank of blue cabinets with gold hardware, a white marble countertop with a stainess steel sink and faucet on the left and a grey tiled backsplash

    Farmhouse Laundry Room Backsplash: ORC Week 7

    Week 7 is here for the One Room Challenge. I still can’t believe it’s already been seven weeks. It feels like just yesterday that the challenge started. But the laundry room is so close to being done. I had been looking at my before pictures and seeing how far this room has come feels like […] Read more…

  • A side view of a blue painted cabinets with gold hardware

    ORC Week 6: How to Paint Cabinets for a Smooth Finish

    Week 6 of the One Room Challenge is here and I cannot be more excited about it. This week was all about the cabinets and repainting the original wood cabinets in the laundry room. These cabinets are solid wood and still had the old knobs and hardware. We had updated this room a little bit […] Read more…

  • A laundy room with a white door with a window and a grey floral wallpaper with grey flooring

    ORC Week 5: Luxury Vinyl Plank Installation

    It is week 5 of the One Room Challenge, and this week is all about flooring. As you may recall from my inspiration post showing the before pictures, we have very outdated brown linoleum that dates to the 1970s or 1980s. We’ve been living here for four and a half years, and we finally pulled […] Read more…

Home Projects

  • One Room Challenge: Laundry Room Reveal

    The final week of the One Room Challenge is here and that means our laundry room is complete! Almost. Haha. All the big changes are done but I still want to make a cushion for the shoe bench and I have some touch up paint on the ceiling to do and to add the main […] Read more…

  • A bank of blue cabinets with gold hardware, a white marble countertop with a stainess steel sink and faucet on the left and a grey tiled backsplash

    Farmhouse Laundry Room Backsplash: ORC Week 7

    Week 7 is here for the One Room Challenge. I still can’t believe it’s already been seven weeks. It feels like just yesterday that the challenge started. But the laundry room is so close to being done. I had been looking at my before pictures and seeing how far this room has come feels like […] Read more…

  • A side view of a blue painted cabinets with gold hardware

    ORC Week 6: How to Paint Cabinets for a Smooth Finish

    Week 6 of the One Room Challenge is here and I cannot be more excited about it. This week was all about the cabinets and repainting the original wood cabinets in the laundry room. These cabinets are solid wood and still had the old knobs and hardware. We had updated this room a little bit […] Read more…

  • A laundy room with a white door with a window and a grey floral wallpaper with grey flooring

    ORC Week 5: Luxury Vinyl Plank Installation

    It is week 5 of the One Room Challenge, and this week is all about flooring. As you may recall from my inspiration post showing the before pictures, we have very outdated brown linoleum that dates to the 1970s or 1980s. We’ve been living here for four and a half years, and we finally pulled […] Read more…

Garden

  • A green plant in a blue and green pot sitting on a shelf

    Indoor Plant Tips for Care and Growth

    Indoor plants can cause a love/hate relationship with their growers. Some plants can be very finicky and some can take some lack of care every now and again and they will still bounce back. I wrote a Houseplant Guide for Beginners and wanted to add to that with these indoor plant tips. These tips will […] Read more…

  • A stack of five colorful floral books pictured close up

    5 Great Flower Gardening Books

    I love, love, love, love flowers! All flowers, big, small, wild or not. Once my husband and I moved into our new home after getting married I started filling the yard with bulbs, perennials and lots of annuals each Spring. And once we moved here to the farmhouse I started doing the same thing. But […] Read more…

  • A close up of a white pot with a green aloe vera plant sitting on a shelf

    House Plant Guide for Beginners

    Indoor plants and house plants are all the rage right now. And to be honest I love it! I’ve always been someone that had a house plant of some sort in the house. And it all started with my Grandma giving me a cutting of one of her plants. I’ve highlighted my house plant guide […] Read more…

  • Useful and Helpful Gardener Gifts

    Winter time is for ideas, planning and preparing for the Spring if you are a gardener. If you live in the upper half of the USA like I do the winter is not an ideal time to be outside prepping for the Spring. Here we get rain, rain and more rain and then sometimes snow […] Read more…