1905 Farmhouse

Decor

  • A grouping of sea glass spray painted bud vases with a pink on left and a green on the right with Spring florals in the vases

    Sea Glass Spray Paint Bud Vases

    There are a lot of bud vases that are very popular this year. And after seeing so many different options online and in stores I knew that I could come up with my own version from the thrift store. Another plus was that I knew that I didn’t want to pay as much as some […] Read more…

  • Easter Decor Ideas

    Did Easter sneak up on anyone else this year? It is right around the corner and I figure I better get some decorations out. I have a little bit of Easter decor in my holiday decor stash but I always like to add a couple of new pieces each year. So I thought I would […] Read more…

  • Spring Decor Ideas from Etsy

    Spring is in the air! And although the weather outside is still gloomy I know that brighter days are ahead. And what better way to celebrate Spring than to bring the colors and blooms inside. I rounded up some spring decor ideas all from Etsy. And if you aren’t sure on which one of these […] Read more…

  • A grapevine wreath with pink peonies, ferns and other greenery on the bottom of a grapevine wreath against a white door

    DIY Spring Wreath

    Now that Spring is in the air, I find myself wanting to decorate inside and out for the season. So I wanted to make a DIY Spring wreath for my Spring decor display outside our front door. I love to decorate and reuse for every occasion and season. I have a huge supply of timeless […] Read more…

DIY

  • A grouping of sea glass spray painted bud vases with a pink on left and a green on the right with Spring florals in the vases

    Sea Glass Spray Paint Bud Vases

    There are a lot of bud vases that are very popular this year. And after seeing so many different options online and in stores I knew that I could come up with my own version from the thrift store. Another plus was that I knew that I didn’t want to pay as much as some […] Read more…

  • How to Choose Paint Colors

    One of the biggest questions I get from people is how to choose a paint color for a room. And I am here to tell you that there is no magic formula to choosing a color. Choosing a room’s paint color is all up for interpretation based on your own preferences. But don’t fret I […] Read more…

  • A redwood garden arch pictured from the side with a rhodedendron on the right and a lilac tree on the left with a driveway on the left

    DIY Garden/Yard Arch

    I’ve always wanted a garden arch in this entrance space that leads from our driveway into our lawn. When we have a backyard party or family barbecue, especially in the summer, everyone comes through this part of the yard. And this opening just felt like it needed something more. So we decided to do a […] Read more…

  • A grapevine wreath with pink peonies, ferns and other greenery on the bottom of a grapevine wreath against a white door

    DIY Spring Wreath

    Now that Spring is in the air, I find myself wanting to decorate inside and out for the season. So I wanted to make a DIY Spring wreath for my Spring decor display outside our front door. I love to decorate and reuse for every occasion and season. I have a huge supply of timeless […] Read more…

Home Projects

  • Master Bedroom Refresh Part 2

    I have not done a master bedroom update in a while so I figured to start the new year I would give an update on all our progress in this room. But first, let me take you back to what it looked like previously before we had done anything. I did a blog post several […] 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 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…

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…