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Summer Tablescape & Blog Hop

Grilling out with friends and family is one of my absolute favorite summer activities. Even though we live 'in the middle of nowhere', we love to host for anyone willing to make the trek up north. 😉 When we do have guests, Brett usually buys steaks the size of your...

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Guest Bathroom Final Reveal

I am writing this post as the last coat of paint is drying on our guest bathroom. The bathroom that seemed to drag on forever. The bathroom that we told ourselves would probably only take a month to finish. The bathroom that has kicked our ass and made us both a...

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Laundry Room Renovation: Lessons From a Can of Paint

I met Trina freshman year of college. The Roommate Gods put us together and we have been inseparable (generally speaking - she lives about four hours away in Fargo, ND) ever since. I know that when we are together, not only is a smile going to be plastered on my face...

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The Creative Gallery #235

Good evening! 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...

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Friday Nesting 6/9

Friday story time. When we moved in, Neighbor Ron told us that our soft sand/dirt driveway lent itself to turtle egg heaven and every year snapping turles make a nest in our front yard. Last year around this time, we [and by we, I mean Brett] picked up about 30 baby...

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DIY Industrial Style Dollar Store Basket

This month for the Create With Me DIY Challenge, you voted for a dollar store item makeover. My goal was to create something so simple and quick that you couldn't help but try it yourself. This industrial style dollar store basket only takes ten minutes to make and...

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Friday Nesting 6/2

It's Friday! This short week seemed a little longer than normal, but we've made it. A short post for you today - some great inspiration projects and a few absolutely adorable farmhouse storage finds to share. Friday inspiration. We're not ones to say no to a great...

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Friday Nesting 5/26

 Friday decor. Gardening has never really been my 'thing.' So, imagine my surprise when these beautiful perennials actually came back for another year of being slightly neglected and more often than not, thirsty. The best part? They look beautiful in a white vase and...

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Guest Bathroom Renovation Updates Round Three

We're closing in on month four of the guest bathroom renovation. While the length of this project is a little longer than expected, it hasn't been all bad. As with any undertaking, we've learned a few things along the way and who are we to not share this newly...

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DIY Entrance Pillars

Make a statement with these DIY entrance pillars. Prior to moving in, Brett had mentioned here and there about wanting a statement entrance - you know... pillars, posts, a gate, etc. - to our house. Since he usually doesn't have a strong opinion on many of the things,...

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Spring Tablescape & A Lesson In Bouquet Making

With the [much needed] help of our wonderful family, we've decided to grow our own flowers for the wedding. No pressure, right? With only 136 days until the big day (!), I've decided to start practicing my bouquet-making abilities with an easy going spring tablescape....

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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...

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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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