1905 Farmhouse

Decor

  • 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…

  • Cheap Home Decor DIYs under $20

    I am a self proclaimed DIY addict. I love to make and create with my hands and create new masterpieces and decor for our house all the time. Buuuut I will admit that sometimes DIY projects can cost a pretty penny and if you don’t already have supplies or tools it can end up costing […] Read more…

  • A white wood skeleton leaning against an outdoor wood staircase with a black painted face

    Scrap Wood Outdoor Skeletons

    When it came time for this month’s DIY blog hop with a theme of “make something from scrap wood” my mind started to wander of all the possibilities. But with Halloween decor on my mind and already thinking about wanting to add more Halloween type decor to the outside of our home I decided a […] Read more…

DIY

  • Thrift store makeover collage with text overlay

    10 Amazing Thrift Store Makeovers

    If you are anything like me going into a thrift store or garage sale is like a treasure hunt. You never know what you might find and the possibilities are endless! I have rounded up 10 amazing thrift store makeovers from my blogging friends who are part of the At Home DIY blog hop. Upcycled […] Read more…

  • Printable Postcards to Send to Friends and Family

    Our world today has entered into an unknown that we haven’t seen before and now more than ever it is important to band together and create as positive of an atmosphere that we can. With the majority of our country under a social distancing order, it is important that we stay connected with family and […] Read more…

  • A wide shot of a white bookshelf filled with books and green plants next to it with a tobacco basket hanging on the wall above it

    How to Paint a Laminate Bookshelf

    Slowly but surely all the hand me downs and thrift store furniture in our home is getting an update. Most recently was the laminate bookshelf that sits in our living room. Most of the furniture in our house is solid wood but this piece is all laminate so I thought I would walk you all […] Read more…

  • A dark stained table with a jug of orange Citri-strip sitting on it with plastic sheeting under the table

    Dining Room Table Makeover

    I don’t know about you but I cannot let quality furniture be discarded. We bought this dining room table when we were first married brand new from the furniture store but it no longer fits in with the farmhouse decor. When we refinished the floors we chose a walnut stain and the table is stained […] Read more…

Home Projects

  • 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…

  • Stick on carerra marble flooring from Home Depot

    How to install Vinyl Peel and Stick Tile

    If you are an avid follower of the blog you saw the recent bathroom reveal. If you aren’t an avid follower, why not!?! J/K! As I promised here the full tutorial on applying the vinyl peel and stick tile that we chose. Let’s take a look at what it looked like before: We removed all […] Read more…

  • A budget bathroom makeover with some paint and new decor elements

    Budget Bathroom Update Reveal

    I’m calling this the budget bathroom update because well I didn’t feel that remodel or renovation applied here.  We didn’t technically physically change anything major in our bathroom. This house has one bathroom and when we moved in my mind was on updating all the other living spaces in the house ( kids’ bedrooms and […] Read more…

Garden

  • 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…

  • A dark brown background with 3 seed catalogs fanned out with a couple of faux flowers in the corners next to the catalogs

    Vegetable Garden Plans in January

    Here in the Pacific Northwest January is usually pretty dreary and cold and the last thing I normally want to think about is our summer vegetable garden. And it’s not because I don’t like to garden I actually love it but when it’s so cold and rainy I don’t want to be outside. (Anyone else […] Read more…