TV Console & Gallery Wall

TV Console & Gallery Wall
I spent the past week on vacation in Tennessee with some family on their farm! It was a splendid time! We did lots of antiquing……lots. So, by the time we got home my brain was literally exploding with inspiration and ideas. We pulled into our driveway at 5:00pm on Sunday and by 5:35 I had ...

Dining Room Open Shelving

Dining Room Open Shelving
There’s only THREE more days of school left?! Who’s as excited as I am?! Pool days, splash pad play dates, picnics, trips to the zoo, 3 meals a day on the patio…..I simply LIVE for this time of year! Both of my babes are home all day, and it’s simply the best! One of the ...

DIY Patio String Lights

DIY Patio String Lights
Sometimes my projects go from thrifty to straight up redneck. They always turn out though and I end up saving tons of money. So hillbilly redneck or not, it’s a win. I am completely out of this world obsessed with outdoor string lights. They’re so magical. I needed to have some. My patio isn’t exactly ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Farmhouse Serving Tray

09. March 2015 DIY 0
Farmhouse Serving Tray
My scrap wood pile is out of control. Because I live in the arctic and don’t currently have a heated garage or workshop, I have to do all my projects in the basement. This is a less than ideal situation. My laundry “room” is also in my basement. As a matter of fact, my miter box ...

DIY HUGE Kitchen Island

DIY HUGE Kitchen Island
In case you haven’t caught on by now, I am DIY obsessed. And when I run out of things to DIY in my own house….I just move onto my family members houses. Which works out well for them, I reckon. My sister, Amy is a crazy excellent cook. Cooking is to her what design and ...