1905 Farmhouse

Decor

  • DIY Hello Fall Sign

    Fall is just around the corner, and what better way to decorate your home, than with a DIY hello Fall sign. I’ve never really hung signs up for Fall but this year I decided one was needed in the dining room. I’ve had an old framed piece of a quilt that I got from a […] Read more…

  • A close up of a black sign with white lettering hanging in a laundry room

    How to Make Stencils with Cricut

    Did you know you can use your Cricut machine to create your own stencils? This is one of the things I use my Cricut for the most. One of the reasons is because I have an Etsy shop but I have also found that I love using it for my own personal projects, and in […] Read more…

  • 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…

DIY

  • DIY Hello Fall Sign

    Fall is just around the corner, and what better way to decorate your home, than with a DIY hello Fall sign. I’ve never really hung signs up for Fall but this year I decided one was needed in the dining room. I’ve had an old framed piece of a quilt that I got from a […] Read more…

  • A close up of a black sign with white lettering hanging in a laundry room

    How to Make Stencils with Cricut

    Did you know you can use your Cricut machine to create your own stencils? This is one of the things I use my Cricut for the most. One of the reasons is because I have an Etsy shop but I have also found that I love using it for my own personal projects, and in […] Read more…

  • How to Fix Epoxy Countertop Blemishes

    A while back we finished the epoxy countertops for our laundry room as part of the One Room Challenge. And I had mentioned in that blog post about one of our cats jumped up on the countertop before the epoxy had fully cured. So today I wanted to share with you how to fix an […] Read more…

  • 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…

Home Projects

  • How to Fix Epoxy Countertop Blemishes

    A while back we finished the epoxy countertops for our laundry room as part of the One Room Challenge. And I had mentioned in that blog post about one of our cats jumped up on the countertop before the epoxy had fully cured. So today I wanted to share with you how to fix an […] 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…

  • 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…

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…