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Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Nook

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Nook. You know how when you move you have everything all planned out? Where all of your furniture is going to be placed and how it's all going to look? So did I. Then I moved in and nothing really fit LOL. My dining room table at the cottage, which I love, is way to big for my kitchen eating area. And my rugs were too big for the rooms. But I ended up having a fun time … [Read more...]

Modern Farmhouse Family Room

Modern Farmhouse Style Family Room. I have a little bit of style ADD I think. I like so many different styles. I felt really comfortable in the cottage with a modern cottage vibe. But when we moved away from the cottage I knew I was ready for a brighter more colorful look. I am always drawn to the farmhouse style with a modern twist. And the area of the community where I live there is a lake and a … [Read more...]

Make a Summer Outdoor Room

Make a Summer Outdoor Room. I may be a little obsessed with those mattress bed swings - is that what they're called - that are all over Pinterest. The ones that hang from the ceiling. I've wanted to make one ever since we did the Daybreak Blogger House about four years ago. So when we moved into our new home and I saw that we have TWO covered porches I was so excited. And in the move all of my … [Read more...]

Spring Patio Entertaining Ideas!

I get so excited when the weather warms up and Spring is in the air. One of my favorite parts of the 1905 Cottage Addition was turning the tiny 1-car garage space into a patio. I put a short fence in the front for a little privacy and a gate for easy entry. I also put an arbor over the gate. This little space is great for entertaining. So when BHG gave me the theme of Spring Outdoor … [Read more...]

20 Beautiful Spring Wreaths

I love Spring! It's such a fun time to bring out the bright colors to decorate after winter. And, decorating my front door with a pretty spring wreath is one of my favorite things to do! So if you're looking for some inspiration for Spring, these 20 Spring wreaths will definitely inspire you! Striped Floral Wreath @ Girl Loves Glam Cheerful Spring Wreath @ The Navage Patch DIY Spring … [Read more...]

Family Generations Gallery Wall and printables!

I love family history and teaching my children about their heritage. My friend and neighbor Amy Dott showed me a really cool family generation framed print that her mom had created abut 20 years ago. I loved the idea and thought wouldn't it be cool to blow up the pictures of her ancestors and really showing them off in a gallery wall? Family Generations Gallery Wall and Printables. I think … [Read more...]

1905 Cottage: 6 Bedroom Gallery Wall Tips

1905 Cottage: 6 Bedroom Gallery Wall Tips. I love gallery walls. One of my favorites was the family gallery wall in the entryway in my old home. And in the 1905 Cottage I have loved creating a few for different rooms. I made a small one, with mainly frames in my dining room. I created a gallery wall with shelves in the family room. And I love the one in my master bedroom. I … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 17 DIY Home Ideas!

Some days I just don't feel like going anywhere... so I stay inside and look at all the fun projects you all make! Here are... 17 DIY Home Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza!  * * * * * Farmhouse Style Coffee Station @ Refresh Restyle DIY Gold Leaf Vases @ The 36th Avenue Wood Surveyor's Tripod Floor Lamp @ Scavenger Chic Pretty Spring Planters @ Heart Handmade UK … [Read more...]

1905 Cottage Addition: Girls’ Shared Bathroom Reveal and $100 Walmart giveaway

1905 Cottage Addition: Girls' Shared Bathroom Reveal and $100 Walmart Giveaway. I've had so much fun working on the 1905 Cottage addition. We love living in our "new" old home. And this year I'll be talking all about the addition and sharing all the details - including the good and bad of turning a vintage home into a modern home on a budget. Today I am sharing my girls' shared … [Read more...]

14 Black and White Valentines Day Decorating Ideas!

This year I love black and white for Valentines Day! I love the simplicity of black and white. It's striking, neutral and timeless. With my Lantern Centerpiece: And easy 10-Minute Heart Pillows Here are 12 more ideas that I love using black and white for Valentine's Day!    Washi Tape Geometric Heart @ Homey Oh My What an easy way to create a dramatic … [Read more...]