1905 Farmhouse

Decor

  • 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…

  • 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…

DIY

  • A gray wall with a brown floor and a bench in the foreground with a teal door in the background and a coat hook shelf above the bench

    One Room Challenge: Week 2

    Welcome to Week 2 of the One Room Challenge. If you haven’t read my previous post about my plans for our laundry room, you can read all about that first. That post includes an inspirational/mood board that I put together, although some elements may change along the way but for the most part those are […] Read more…

  • An above view of four paint samples can opened and having gray shades of color

    How to Order Behr Paint Samples Online

    Have you ever wondered how to order paint samples online when you don’t want to go into the store? I have only ever ordered paint samples from Home Depot but it was so seamless and so easy and I am sure most paint stores are very similar. In the area I live it only took […] Read more…

  • 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…

Home Projects

  • A gray wall with a brown floor and a bench in the foreground with a teal door in the background and a coat hook shelf above the bench

    One Room Challenge: Week 2

    Welcome to Week 2 of the One Room Challenge. If you haven’t read my previous post about my plans for our laundry room, you can read all about that first. That post includes an inspirational/mood board that I put together, although some elements may change along the way but for the most part those are […] Read more…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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…