1905 Farmhouse

Home Projects

DIY Board and Batten Wall

A side view of a wall with a pegboard on the left and a dark green colored wall with board and batten

It’s already week 3 of the One Room Challenge and this week we are tackling the DIY board and batten wall. I have always wanted to create a board and batten wall in a room and now we get the chance! I am looking forward to giving Addie a more sophisticated look to her bedroom […] Read more…

Week 2 ORC: Kids Reading Nook Idea

An above view of a girl sitting in a nook with a blanket and a book

We are in week 2 of the One Room Challenge and my plans have already shifted from the original plan just slightly. As we were trying to decide the placement of the board and batten we started talking about this closet area off of Addie’s room that leads to the attic access. I started talking […] Read more…

Updating Hollow Core Doors

A side view looking at unpainted trim placed in a rectangle on a brown door

When it came time to giving the closet doors in the laundry room a makeover I knew I wanted them to be white and I knew I didn’t want to buy new doors to replace them as they aren’t a major focal point in the room. The only downside is being an eye sore with […] Read more…

Deck Replacement Idea: Plane Existing Boards

A close up of a rotting deck board

The covered front porch of most homes is the first thing that welcomes guests into your home. The goal is the keep the porch as welcoming and inviting as possible. Sometimes that is difficult when the porch boards and railings have seen better days and could use a little curb appeal update. Our deck had […] Read more…