Antique Train Station Bench

Antique Train Station Bench
My husband had the day off last Friday so we decided to spend the morning hitting garage sales together. We came home with loads of good stuff, but by far the best find of the day weekend month was this bench. A local antique collector has a HUGE annual sale where he parts with TONS of ...

Shop SALE!

Shop SALE!
This is an all about treating YOURSELF sale! Everything in my online shop is 25% off thru Sunday!!! Farm signs, wreaths, chalkboards, reproduction items, vintage pieces, farm trays, etc!! Head over to the shop now to take advantage of this site wide sale!! Use discount code: MOTHERSDAY15

Repurpose Design Series #1

Repurpose Design Series #1
Yay yay yay!! I’m so happy that this day is FINALLY here! The Repurpose Design Series was birthed from my thrift store challenges I’ve done in the past. So, what I’m saying is my thrift store challenge had a baby and it’s name is Repurpose Design Series. Mom and baby are both well. Well, I’ve hit my weird ...

Vintage Map & Frame

Vintage Map & Frame
Last week I blogged about the newspapers from 1918 I found and framed around my house. This week let’s talk about the vintage map I framed. 🙂 I was digging around one of my favorite architectural salvage spots, Marshall’s Antique Warehouse in Canton, Ohio. She had about a dozen of these cool old maps. I ...

WWI Newspapers

WWI Newspapers
My latest and most exciting find is definitely this stack of WWI Newspapers I stumbled upon. I was in this little shop here in my little town and I noticed about 3 dozen old Newspapers from Biddeford, ME sitting on the counter. My friend, the owner, was telling me how she came across them in a basement she ...

A Little Potting Shed

A Little Potting Shed
As a little girl, I absolutely loved going to my Grandma’s house. Our favorite movie to watch together was The Secret Garden. The magic in the mystery of the beautiful gardens wowed me. My Grandma had a beautiful little secret garden of her own. Well, it wasn’t really a secret. She had created the most ...

Announcing Shop Changes

It’s incredibly important to me to shop small and support small businesses. Like super duper important. I live in a small town (of 700) that is surrounded by other small towns – all of which – are full of mom and pop shops. These shops are not only cute and fun to check out, but ...

Edit Your Home Photos in 5 Simple Steps

Edit Your Home Photos in 5 Simple Steps
My house has a ton of natural light with all of its enormous windows, so taking photos is typically pretty easy….however, I still have dark corners and areas that require some photo shop work to brighten them up and make them look a little more “professional”. I thought I’d share how I edit the photos ...

Guest Bedroom Facelift

Guest Bedroom Facelift
I think I’m sick. Or crazy. I don’t know. In the midst of our kitchen reno (which feels like it has taken over my house and my life for the last couple months), the new formal living room that I just finished, my son’s room remodel…….I thought “HEY!!! I should give the guest room a little ...