There are so many things that I love about our big old 1917 house. I love that she is 100 years old. I love her built-ins. And I love her massive custom windows. For an older house she has so much light! Every room has at least one giant window. The only drawback I can… Continue reading Kitchen Window Shelf
I’m probably the thriftiest person that I know. I absolutely refuse to pay full price for anything. If I can get an item second-hand or as a hand-me-down, that will actually be my first choice. To that end, finding an item for free on the side of the road gives me untold joy! You’d probably… Continue reading Roadside Find Turned Coffee Bar!
Lately, I really enjoy decorating with mason jars; they are economical, versatile, and made to last. There are countless ways to incorporate them into your decor, especially if farmhouse style is your goal (check out what I did in my kitchen here: Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Kitchen Organization.) We were shopping for garden… Continue reading Mason Jar Succulents
We own a 3 bedroom home and our two boys have always had their own rooms. This has mainly been for convenience with their different schedules; nothing worse than a newborn waking up a two year old multiple times a night! Although we have the space for them to have separate rooms, we always planned… Continue reading Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Distressing DIY
When we moved into our house nearly 3 years ago, I could not wait to hunt for treasures that might be hidden inside. After all, she was nearly (as of this year, is) a 100 year old house. While we definitely didn’t find anything to make us rich or famous, we have found several items… Continue reading Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Wallpaper Framed Art
Add this to the things you now know about me: clutter is not my friend. I despise clutter. It makes me feel like things are always messy, even if it is “organized clutter”. (Gah, that is just an oxymoron). One of the places clutter accumulates on a daily basis is the kitchen. I am ALWAYS… Continue reading Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Kitchen Organization
When we walked through our house before buying it I saw this gorgeous magnolia tree and beautiful weeping birch and instantly fell in love. These were the aged storybook trees I always had in mind for my forever home. Our magnolia blooms in May and it is the freshest floral scent. I love how well… Continue reading Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Magnolia Wreath