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 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 As you may recall from my inspiration post showing the before pictures, we have very outdated brown linoleum that dates to the 1970s or 1980s.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…

  • A close up of painted marble looking counterops on a brown countertop with a yellow unfinished backsplash

    DIY Marble Painted Countertops

    It is week four of the One Room Challenge, and this week has been all about DIY marble painted countertops. Now this was a pivot from my original plan. The original plan I was leaning towards was to do concrete countertops. If you remember from my inspiration post I wasn’t exactly sure which route I […] Read more…

  • DIY Outdoor Sectional

    This post is sponsored by Kreg Jig, this means that I have been compensated monetarily for writing this post. However all thoughts and opinions are my own. Please see my disclosure and privacy policy for more information. It’s that time of year where the days are longer and the itch to be outside relaxing with […] Read more…

  • A laundry room wall with the window on the left and a grey floral wallpaper installed

    How to Apply Peel and Stick Wallpaper: Week 3 One Room Challenge

    Week three of the One Room Challenge presented by Better Homes & Gardens is here and this week I am tackling peel and stick wallpaper to create an accent wall. To give you a recap so far you can check out my previous posts: Laundry Room Inspiration for the One Room Challenge One Room Challenge: […] Read more…

Home Projects

  • 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…

  • A close up of painted marble looking counterops on a brown countertop with a yellow unfinished backsplash

    DIY Marble Painted Countertops

    It is week four of the One Room Challenge, and this week has been all about DIY marble painted countertops. Now this was a pivot from my original plan. The original plan I was leaning towards was to do concrete countertops. If you remember from my inspiration post I wasn’t exactly sure which route I […] Read more…

  • A laundry room wall with the window on the left and a grey floral wallpaper installed

    How to Apply Peel and Stick Wallpaper: Week 3 One Room Challenge

    Week three of the One Room Challenge presented by Better Homes & Gardens is here and this week I am tackling peel and stick wallpaper to create an accent wall. To give you a recap so far you can check out my previous posts: Laundry Room Inspiration for the One Room Challenge One Room Challenge: […] Read more…

  • 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…

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…