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 ...

Kitchen Towel Pillows

Kitchen Towel Pillows
I’m pretty sure that one of the prerequisites of being a home design blogger is you must be obsessed with throw pillows. Everyone that I follow in blogger world seems to share my obsession and it’s a magical magical thing. Last summer, my Mom taught me to sew (just simple basic straight line sewing…..I’m no ...

$20 Thrift Store Challenge – March

$20 Thrift Store Challenge – March
Last month I took twenty bucks to the thrift store and challenged myself to see how much stuff I could get. It was way fun. Click here to go see that post if you missed it. It was SO much fun, I decided to make it a monthly thing for the ol’ blog here. I’ve always ...

Vintage Racing Room Reveal

Vintage Racing Room Reveal
So, OF COURSE, I don’t have a before picture for my son’s room. I never have before pictures of anything. But I’ll paint you a visual. His room was a taupe-ish color and he had western dĂ©cor. Very cowboy-esque. Wagon wheels, plaid, horse shoes. Well, a few months ago my son informed me that he ...