1905 Farmhouse

DIY

Drop Ceiling Kitchen Update

A side view of a kitchen with silver pendant lights hanging above the bar area

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…

DIY Halloween Decor for Outside

A close up of a rounded fan blade painted white with a black ghost face against a red bush

I’m usually somebody who doesn’t necessarily decorate for Halloween. But I’ve started making exceptions. You can see my skeleton scrap wood sculpture that I made last year. I decided to do another DIY Halloween decor for the outside using old fan blades from a ceiling fan we removed from our living room and made these […] Read more…

What Is Milk Paint?

A close up of two measuring cups on a wood surface with the top part of a paint brush

What is milk paint you ask? I see this question a lot in Facebook groups and Pinterest. One of my most popular blog posts to date is the mistakes that I made when I first used milk paint. It’s been about four years since I first started using it and I’ve become a huge fan. […] Read more…

Thrift Store Basket Craft

A watermelon painted basket with white hydrangeas inside hanging on an old white door

I don’t know about you but I love a good thrift store DIY upcycle project. I found this basket with a hanger at Goodwill for $2.99 years ago. I didn’t have a specific idea for it but I liked it because it was flat on the back and I knew it would be perfect to […] Read more…

Shibori Tie Dye Linen Towels

A Shibori tie dye linen towel hanging on a clothesline

Is anyone else obsessed with staining and dyeing fabrics right now? I always love experimenting with new techniques. A couple of years ago I used fabric paint to paint onto linen towels. And I’ve always wanted to do something else with fabric that was with dyeing or painting. When I saw this shibori dye kit […] Read more…