1905 Farmhouse

DIY

Crafting and Creating is Good for the Soul

For as long as I can remember I have loved to do anything crafty. I remember art class being my absolute favorite subject in elementary school and I remember taking as many art/creative electives that I could in high school. At home my Mom was always finding fun crafts for us to do whether it […] Read more…

DIY Barn Quilt Square

A multi-colored quilt square on a white background attached to a faded red barn

My sister and I created this DIY barn quilt for our Mom for Mother’s Day last year. But it just now was put up on the side of the barn so now I can share the process with you all! That’s life for ya right! Our county and some of the neighboring counties here in […] Read more…

How to Make A Yard Game: No Power Tools Required!

A white bucket with a dice picture and the words "yard yatzhee" sitting next to wood stacked dice in a green lawn

I love the summer months when we can get outside and play, lounge and run in the sprinklers. So image my excitement when I was out our school’s silent auction a couple months ago and saw a Yard Yatzhee game. I immediately thought this would be fun yard game to play all summer long. I […] Read more…

An Easy 4th of July Centerpiece

A side view of a table set with place settings and metal buckets for a centerpiece

America the Beautiful, The Star Spangled Banner, God Bless America, and many more songs bringĀ  in wisps of nostalgia this time of year. I love the 4th of July and all the decor. To me, it always means a BBQ whether that be with family or friends and some type of firework display, professional or […] Read more…

DIY Organizer for Your Grill Tool Set

Three different grilling tools hanging from a wood sign that says "grill it"

Summer is here and that means lazy days, swimming, and grilling. You can’t forget about the food right! And what better way to be prepared for a busy grilling season than to have all your grill tools organized in one spot. There is a story that goes along with this DIY too, you see every […] Read more…