How to Install Laminate Flooring

Good Morning Guys! I am so excited to have this tutorial all about how to install laminate flooring here for you today. Changing the flooring in a room makes such a huge impact, and laminate has gotten better and better over the last few years. There is some very realistic looking hardwood inspired laminate these…

How to Install a Barn Door

Good Morning dear friends! I wanted to pop in today with a super simple video tutorial for how to install a Barn Door and Track. I love me a pretty barn door… they make a design statement on their own! We hung this barn door in our new studio space- Maker House. The door is…

BMH Episode 6: Furnishing the loft

I feel like a bit of a celebratory dance is in order- because I have a fresh Building Maker House episode for you guys. In this episode you get to see quite a bit of progress in the loft, which is the creative workshop space. We install window trim, bring in furniture, install the  …

Refinishing a Table Top with MMS Hemp Oil

A while back I took a $5 garage sale find and refinished the top using Miss Mustard Seed Hemp Oil. This was my first time using hemp oil, and so I thought I would share a bit of the process with you. I painted the base out in a semi-gloss black, and I love the…

A Maker House Studio Update

Things moved along beautifully with our Maker House Studio Renovation… but our web series? Well- would you believe that we have the footage, and several episodes edited and ready for me to review, but unfortunately since I got pregnant and life got kind of crazy we have just been horrible about getting them uploaded to…

Building Maker House: Episode 5

Oh my, I have not been a very good mini-series promoter or blogger the last few months… please accept an official apology on my part! However, I am excited to be picking up this series again and sharing some of the progress of our studio. While we are more or less completed the space- we…

How to Install MDF Shiplap

I have seen imitation “shiplap” popping up on pinterest for a while now. I have been curious to try installing MDF Shiplap, and decided to give it a go as a feature wall. We actually have shiplap in the original farmhouse side of the house, and uncovered it during our addition build. We then repurposed…

DIY Chevron Wood Wall and Episode 4

Matt and I were visting one of our favorite places- Canmore- when we went into one of our favorite shops and saw a beautiful dark, wood, feature wall. I tucked that pretty piece of inspiration away- and pulled it out for this DIY Chevron Wood Wall. I I shared all about our progress and this…

A Walkthrough of the Studio

I have gotten a few questions about what is where, and the functionality of this new studio project, so the easiest way to answer those seemed to be in a video! I’m taking you on a full walkthrough of Maker House and sharing a bit of the vision for each area… We hope to be…

Hand Built Farmhouse Tables

Happy Saturday Morning Guys! I hope your day is off to a great start. Mine started with a delicious Americano… we bought a new espresso machine for the studio and have been using it at home until we are ready to move everything over there…I’ve been spoiled! I wanted to pop in to share the…

Building Maker House Update: Episode 1&2

Things have been pretty focused on Maker House projects lately… I thought I would share the latest Episodes for my short web series…as well as an update of what is happening since I first shared the “before” photos, and the painted floors update. Episode 1: Framing, Drywall and Primer When we took over the space…

Tutorial: How to Paint Wood Floors {+Video}

Matt and I have been making great progress over the last month- and I am starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel! One of the projects I was really excited about trying was painting the old wood subfloor. It seemed like a great option for us- and I was pleasantly surprised…

Building Maker House: The Web Series

I wanted to pop in this morning to share that my new web series is now available on youtube. As I mentioned we’ve been documenting the journey of this whole thing– and it just made sense to share what we are up to in a vlog style format. I hope you enjoy these! I don’t plan on…

Welcome to Our New Project

I have to tell you that I am just a tad excited to be writing this post! A few weeks ago I shared that yes, indeed I am still alive- and that between working on a big new project, and my computer dying- the frogs have been croaking. Today I am going to tell you all…