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Our New Retaining Wall + Front Porch

Our New Retaining Wall + Front Porch

How is it already August? I don't know how many times I've sat down to write this post and then got distracted with something else.. so it's been a long time in the making. Please forgive the delay! I don't feel like we've taken a breath all summer, but I am SO...

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A Bathroom Update: The Wonders of Paint

A Bathroom Update: The Wonders of Paint

I am extra appreciative of the bathroom makeover... specifically, the mindless activity of painting a room. Not only does paint do wonders for a space, but after the spending a majority of our June and July hauling sheetrock for the garage and 60lb block for the...

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A Bathroom Remodel – The Before + Design Plans

A Bathroom Remodel – The Before + Design Plans

We're sharing the 'before' pictures of our master bathroom, along with all the details on this budget refresh! [post contains affiliate links, which means we may make a small commission, at NO additional cost to you, if a purchase is made. thanks for supporting north...

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Colorful Summer Porch Decor

Colorful Summer Porch Decor

We're sharing our cozy and colorful summer porch decor with the challenge of shopping the house and not buying anything new!  Time for a little honesty. I have been in a serious decor funk. All our energy has been put towards the garage and the only other...

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An Update on the Garage + Insulation and Drywall

An Update on the Garage + Insulation and Drywall

This post is three weeks in the making. On the one hand, YAY, we have so much to share in regards to the garage. On the other, I have been struggling with finding time to share all the updates and my type-A personality that hates missing deadlines is not happy......

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One Year Later: Repainted White Kitchen Cabinets

One Year Later: Repainted White Kitchen Cabinets

One Year Later: Painting Kitchen Cabinets White. We're sharing all the details on how our white kitchen cabinets have held up when painted without sanding. [post contains affiliate links, which means we may make a small commission, at NO additional cost to you, if a...

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Indoor + Outdoor DIY Herb Garden

Indoor + Outdoor DIY Herb Garden

All you need are terracotta planters and a galvanized tray to make this industrial DIY herb garden that's suitable for indoors or out! [post contains affiliate links, which means we may make a small commission, at NO additional cost to you, if a purchase is made....

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Gardening for Beginners: 10 Common Questions, Answered

Gardening for Beginners: 10 Common Questions, Answered

We've rounded up ten common questions related to gardening for beginners so you can cut the confusion and dive into this favorite mindfulness activity! [post contains affiliate links, which means we may make a small commission, at NO additional cost to you, if a...

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A Simple Spring Floral Centerpiece

A Simple Spring Floral Centerpiece

All you need is ten minutes to throw together this simple spring floral centerpiece! The perfect way to add some charm to your spring table decor! [affiliate links may be used, at no additional cost to you. thank you for supporting north country nest!] Hosting Easter...

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Our 2019 Landscaping Plans

Our 2019 Landscaping Plans

The snowstorm of the century is expected to roll through tonight, through Friday, so why not talk all things landscaping? 🙂 Our yard has been a source of frustration since we moved in. Mainly because we haven't had the time to devote to making it look halfway...

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The Rustic Home Office Final Reveal

The Rustic Home Office Final Reveal

Check out the final reveal of North Country Nest's rustic home office! Shiplap and greenery make this rustic home office a great space for creativity and productivity! [post contains affiliate links. thank you for supporting north country nest!] Almost one year later...

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We’re Brett and Kelly! A husband and wife team tackling our first complete home renovation. We love all things DIY, our two furbabes and lazy summer days out on the lake. Our mission? To inspire you to live a mindful life in a handmade home.

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