Painted Foyer and Stairwell

Painted Foyer and Stairwell
A few weeks ago, on a frightful snowy Saturday, my husband and I spent the. whole. bloody. day painting our stairwell and foyer. We thought it would only take one coat. Ha. Ha. Ha. No. When we bought our house 4 years ago, it was painted a yellow and unfortunately this color just doesn’t work with ...

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 ...

Farmhouse Friday

Farmhouse Friday
Horray for Fridays!! And a double horray for nonworking Fridays! My husband is off and we’re on going on a roadtrip! These are the Farmhouse things I’m obsessed with this week! 🙂 This. Just this. It’s just so amazing. And I want it. See more here. How INSANELY gorgeous is this bathroom? I want to ...

Announcing NEW Online Store!

Announcing NEW Online Store!
Ok- So. I JUST opened my Etsy shop. But here’s the thing. Etsy limits me to only selling certain things….and I don’t like limitations. I’m a “the sky is the limit” kinda gal. I’m also a “go big or go home” kinda gal. And I’m going big. Real big. With the INCREDIBLE support of my good ...

Blue Rooster Bakehouse

Blue Rooster Bakehouse
Some of you were following me last fall when I originally posted the Bakery – but there’s a LOT of new followers so I wanted to share it again. PLUS – I have before pictures now, and the transformation is craaaaazy!!!!! I was brought in by Wendy and Leo to help them design their new ...

Formal Living Room

Formal Living Room
I feel like this room has taken me 4,821,934 years to complete. I might be off by a year or two though. You ever have a project that just seems to drag on and on and on and on!? This was THAT project. It became the house “catch all” while it was under improvement. And. ...

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 ...

Farmhouse Friday

Farmhouse Friday
How is Friday again already?? This week was a complete and total whirlwind!! Lots of great things happened – including the opening of my Etsy Shop!! Yay! You can find the link for my shop here. Thank you all so much for the support! It’s been SO fun getting set up, and I’m just so ...

DIY Deer Silhouette Pillows

25. February 2015 DIY 3
DIY Deer Silhouette Pillows
This is one of those DIY’s that will probably take over my house and I will soon have these EVERYWHERE. It’s fun. It’s inexpensive. It’s easy. It’s quick. I could go on. I’ll spare you though. Here’s a quick list of what you’ll need: Pillow filler – or an old pillow. You can just take off the ...

Vintage Funnel Light Tutorial

23. February 2015 DIY 2
Vintage Funnel Light Tutorial
If you’ve been following me for a while, then it’s certainly no secret that I have an undying love for old things. In addition to my love for old things, I love repurposing old things into new things. It’s beyond thrilling for me. I love having a house full of things with stories and history. ...