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My Favorite Room Reveals from 2016

I feel like this was the year of starting to turn our house into a home. I took on a couple of One Room Challenges, and finally tackled some rooms that needed love. Doing a “room reveal” is pretty fun- and I love having some motivation to help me tackle larger projects. I’ll admit that there is…

My Favorite Makeovers from 2016

I had planned to create a collection of furniture makeovers from 2016… but I couldn’t just stop there! Our DIY house has been a huge labour of love, and working on the exterior siding of the original farmhouse, as well as all the landscaping has been one of my favorite transformations to date. Our progress…

My Favorite DIY projects from 2016

Oh sweet friends, I hope you are well and have had a relaxing, love filled Christmas season. I was working on updating my DIY Design Ideas Page, and kind of couldn’t believe all of the projects I was able to complete in 2016!! Wow. I thought it would be fun to share a few of…

Gift Wrap Made Simple

Gift wrap doesn’t have to be complicated or overly pricy to look thoughtful and put together. I like to buy simple papers that can be used year round, and lean towards a simple stripe, plaid or brown kraft paper. Then I wrap some hemp or cute ribbon, add a handmade pom pom and voila! A sweet…

Merry Christmas Living Room Tour

Can you believe it’s only 3 more sleeps until Christmas?! I can’t. My kids are counting down- and I figured it was about time I shared our Living Room all dressed up for Christmas. I have to admit I had ambitions of sharing more of our home with you all, but I’ll be content with…

Favorite Posts: November in Review

Hi friend. How are you? I hope you are finding rest for your soul during this December season. A season that can often be busy and filled with hustle. A season that can often become one of want. We want more time, more rest, more gifts, more, more, more. It takes intention in our house…

Pretty in Pink: Rustic Glam Christmas Mantel

Sometimes I like to play with different decorating ideas. You know, it might look like re-arranging the furniture, rotating art- or in my case, dressing my fireplace mantel with pretty flowers! Earlier this week I shared our Christmas Mantel- but first I tried something else. I absolutely love this look… it’s a little bit vintage,…

A Classic Christmas Mantel

Classic Christmas Mantel It’s happening- our house is officially getting little bits of Christmas sprinkled about. I am so happy to be sharing one of my favorite parts of our home with you today as part of the Christmas Mantels around America Blog Hop! If you know me- then you are well aware that I enjoy changing…

Winter Woodland Wreath

This past Saturday I spent some time crafting and creating with my oldest son. We both did some sewing, and I also made this precious woodland wreath. I enjoyed myself so very much! When Matt came home he said “Well, thats a bit wild!” And he is so right. I love the way the cedar…

Built Ins: Dombas IKEA Wardrobe Hack

A little over a week ago, I showed you the almost finished makeover of our loft family room. As promised, I’m back to share all the details of my Dombas Ikea Wardrobe Built-in Hack, which is the storage saviour of the space! Sometimes you get really lucky. Such was the case with the IKEA Wardrobe I purchased.…

A Winter Wonderland

This week it snowed, and it looks like it’s sticking around. I couldn’t help but grab a few snaps of the fresh fluffy flakes, and the sweet little faces that were enjoying them so. I always have mixed feelings when the first snow flies, but I am slowly settling into that fact that winter is…

Our Cottage Home Tour

As we continue to wrap up the construction projects, and begin on finishing the design and style of the rooms in our home, I thought it would be fun to put together a little home tour with some of my favorite images of our home over the last year. It’s amazing for me to look back at…

My Husband Made a Film

Good morning sweet friends! I hope you are soaking up sunshine and enjoying a fresh coffee or tea. My hubby and I spent some time away in the mountains for a little retreat to celebrate my birthday, it was the perfect gift. I wanted to pop by today to share a trailer from Matt’s upcoming…

A Day to Celebrate

This has nothing to do with politics… nope! Today is my birthday, and I have extra reason to celebrate because I finished up our Loft Family Room for the One Room Challenge. I am sooooo thrilled with how pretty this space turned out, and we are enjoying it already. What a difference a day makes……

Sooo…. About The ORC: Week5

Oh my goodness guys- I have been completely lame with updating the One Room Challenge, but I am asking for grace because things have been so busy I haven’t had time to blog! Thats life though. I love this space, and sharing creative projects- but when life gets busy I have to put those things…

A Simple Fall Centrepiece

Today I am showing you the simplest pall center fiece, I mean fall centrepiece.  I literally did write that down though… I must need more coffee or more sleep. Anyways, while I am showing you this simple little centre piece, I am not going to talk about it- since it pretty much speaks for itself.…

Fall at the Farmhouse

fall farmhouse I’ve alluded to life being busy lately. Matt {my hubby} is finalizing production of his most recent film- and we have been going at a steady click since shooting started a year ago. I’m trying to create some peace at home by finishing up some lingering projects- but I am also busy with…