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Decor, The Entryway, The house, The Seasonal Decor

Spring Entryway Home Tour

Last year about this time, we were just starting to get settled in the house. We’d moved in about a month earlier and were still fairly bright-eyed and bushy tailed, riding high on the joys of owning our first home. Fast forward to this spring and while we may have one or two more gray hairs, we’re still riding that high of home ownership. You see, there’s something about spring that makes you want to take on new challenges and start fresh. Maybe it’s the newfound  ...

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Friday Nesting, The house

Saturday Nesting 3/18

Happy [day after] St. Patrick’s Day! We hope you were able to enjoy a tall Irish beer and corned beef and cabbage πŸ™‚ Life happened and we are a day late on Friday Nesting. But Saturday needs some love too, so we thought it was okay!   Saturday inspiration. Want to learn how to layer paint and distress?Β Click here for a great tutorial from Sawdust 2 Stitches. This blanket ladder tutorial. These vintage rugs are all swoonworthy. All of these spring mantels are just lovely.    ...

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Decor, DIY Project, The house

DIY Wooden Farmhouse Mason Jar Holder

  When Brett’s out of town for work, I usually find myself scrambling for projects that don’t involve too many power tools. My repertoire includes the orbital sander and miter saw, so if I begin a project that requires anything other than that and Brett’s not home, I’m stuck. Which brings me to today’s DIY – not only is its focal point the beloved mason jar, it also only requires a few cuts with the saw (which you could probably have done at your  ...

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Decor, The Bathroom, The Bedroom, The Entryway, The house, The Kitchen, The Living Room, The Mudroom

One Year Anniversary Home Tour

One year, to the day. That’s how long we’ve been in this house. It feels like we just moved in… and yet at the same time, like we’ve been here forever. To celebrate this big milestone, we wanted to take a look at the last year. Not only to catch up the newcomers, but to give us a little piece of mind πŸ™‚ If there is one thing we’ve learned this past year, it’s that renovating a home is hard. But, we also have learned that the satisfaction of literally  ...

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