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gift guide for a perfect night in

Gift Guide for the Perfect Night In

It’s no secret that Brett and I would rather spend a night in than go out to the bars. Somewhere between the entryway renovation and finishing up the guest bedroom we realized that nothing says relaxation like a night on the couch, watching whatever TV show season we’re into on…

DIY Rustic Christmas Ornmanet

I have a confession. DIY’ing ornaments was never really on my ‘must do’ project list. Whenever I worked up the motivation to start on something, my mind would go blank and all the creative juices would leave me. And then I went shopping [where most great stories begin, I must…

The creative Gallery #258

Hello friends! Welcome back to another week of The Creative Gallery! The Creative Gallery Hosted by: Kristi at Making it in the Mountains Emily at Our House Now a Home Sarah at Making Joy & Pretty Things Kelly at North Country Nest Erin at DIY Passion Gemma at The Sweetest…

Rustic & Woodsy Gallery Wall Printable

On Wednesday we shared our final reveal of our guest bedroom makeover for the One Room Challenge and I am still grinning like a fool every time I pass by the room. Since we’re saving to finish the garage in the spring, most of the room was DIY and/or purchased…

rustic industrial guest bedroom decor

One Room Challenge Week Seven: Rustic Industrial Guest Bedroom Final Reveal

It’s here, it’s here, it’s here! Seven weeks later and we’re finally able to show off alllllllllll the progress on the guest bedroom. But first, a recap. We started off this One Room Challenge by showing you our bedroom plans; we wanted some industrial and rustic touches with a heavy…

The Creative Gallery #257

Hello friends! Welcome back to another week of The Creative Gallery! The Creative Gallery Hosted by: Kristi at Making it in the Mountains Emily at Our House Now a Home Sarah at Making Joy & Pretty Things Kelly at North Country Nest Erin at DIY Passion Gemma at The Sweetest…

Gift Guide for the Beginner Home DIY’er

When we first moved into the house, we had a sorry looking collection of tools for renovating. We were running back and forth to my parent’s house, on what seems like a daily basis, to pick up another tool that we needed. We’ve slowly been adding to the collection and…

rustic wooden holiday sign

How to Make a Rustic Wooden Holiday Sign

Greetings, friends! It’s offical, the holidays are here and we’re kickin’ the season off big by joining in on a giant blog hop called Handmade Holidays. It’s three days of handmade, holiday goodness and today is all about the home decor. Our holiday project is super easy (duh) and full…

craft closet organization

One Room Challenge Week Six: The Craft Closet Organization

Today we’re talking about one of my most favorite topics: organization. More specifically, craft closet organization. I am of the strange breed that likes to make a complete mess of things (closets, bedroom shelves, etc.) and then put them back together…for fun. In the interest of holding out for next…

The Creative Gallery #256

Hello friends! Welcome back to another week of The Creative Gallery! The Creative Gallery Hosted by: Kristi at Making it in the Mountains Emily at Our House Now a Home Sarah at Making Joy & Pretty Things Kelly at North Country Nest Erin at DIY Passion Gemma at The Sweetest…

hearth & hand home decor line

Shop Our Favorites From the NEW Hearth & Hand Home Decor Line

Friends, THE DAY IS FINALLY HERE! The new Hearth & Hand home decor line by Chip and Jo Jo’s is live and it’s absolutely everything we wanted, and more. It’s rustic and industrial and modern and charming all rolled up into one convenient decor line. I LOVED absolutely everything that…

How to Repurpose an Old Window into a Guest Bedroom Coat Hanger

How to Repurpose an Old Window into a Coat Hanger

Collecting old windows is a favorite activity in our house and our friends have picked up on our style. So much so that a good friend gifted us this beautiful old window as a wedding present (thanks, Jenny!) and said she experienced some serious ‘crafters block’ and decided to leave…

One Room Challenege Week Five: Wood Bench Makeover

Hello! It’s week FIVE, friends. Where in the heck has all the time gone? I feel like it was just yesterday that we were talking about the bedroom plans and showing off what we wanted to do with the space. And now it’s week five and we’re so close to…

The Creative Gallery #255

Hello friends! Welcome back to another week of The Creative Gallery! The Creative Gallery Hosted by: Kristi at Making it in the Mountains Emily at Our House Now a Home Sarah at Making Joy & Pretty Things Kelly at North Country Nest Erin at DIY Passion Gemma at The Sweetest…

Friday Nesting October 2017

Renovation changes. If you’re subscribed to our newsletter, you’ve already heard a bit about the changes on the main level’s floor plan. Nothing is set in stone yet and we’ve gone back and forth on what we’re going to do. Who am I kidding? We weren’t expecting these changes, but…