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…

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…

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…

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.…

Easy Rustic Step Stool

Last week I shared an update on the mini bathroom makeover I’ve been working on in our boys room. I painted the vanity¬†and¬†knobs then¬†re-hung the mirror. Today I am showing you the rustic step stool I built using scrap lumber and a jigsaw. I followed¬†a set of plans from Ana-White, but modified them slightly based…

The Evolution of Our Stone Fireplace

One of my favorite features in our home is most definitely our stone fireplace. It is the fireplace of my dreams, and I just can’t believe we have one. I mean I was excited to have the electric fireplace in our first little home, and this is a major step up!¬†When we were building our…

Pallet Headboard Au Natural

When I built this pallet headboard, I had always intended to give it a coat of paint. The thing is, once I had the¬†boards in place, being the natural wood lover that I am, I had to grab a few photos of it. My husband loved the look of the wood- but I painted it…

Joanna Gaines Inspired Pallet Headboard {Tutorial}

Joanna Gaines Inspired Pallet Headboard If you are joining me today via the Remodelaholic Blog Hop- Welcome! I’m so glad you stopped in. Remodelaholic is kicking off Pallet Aplenty Week¬†with a Pallet Challenge that¬†includes myself and 8 other lovely bloggers. There’s also¬†a week long link party, and a bunch more pallet inspiration coming your way…

Cedar Window Boxes {and a tutorial}

Hi Guys! We have been enjoying some really lovely weather, and it has me wanting to spend my days out in the garden. Earlier in the summer I built some cedar window boxes for a few of our larger windows- and I am happy to say there is a full tutorial for you over at…

MMS White Wax and the Press Back Chairs

If you’ve been following along for a while you might remember the set of 6 press back chairs I scored for $100. They were just what we needed for our family of 5. I recently tested out some white wax on one of them in an attempt to tone down the orange base- without having…

Gingham Stool Cover

You may have noticed this sweet little gingham stool cover from my kitchen post the other day. I was inspired by Miss Mustard Seed’s Ticking Stool Covers, so I used her tutorial to whip up a cover of my own. It’s been a while since I have sat down at a sewing machine, and I…

Off The Wall: I Wall Papered the Fridge

So, I may have wall papered the fridge. And by may,¬†I mean I wall papered the fridge. I’ve teamed up with Wayfair for this super simple DIY using wall paper- with a twist- because it’s not on the wall… so buckle your seat belts and get ready to learn how I wall papered our fridge!…

DIY| Aged Terracotta Pots

I have been working on a few little crafty/diy projects lately, and always enjoy sharing them here. These “aged” terracotta pots are¬†too cute not to share ūüôā I picked up some inexpensive terracotta pots with plans to age them up a bit. I like experimenting, so I tried a few different things!¬†At less than $1…

10 Minute DIY: Dip Dye Wooden Spoons

This is one of those so super simple projects that I have wanted to do for years- and I finally did it this afternoon! It probably even took less than 10 minutes to make these dip dye wooden spoons, so I really don’t know why I waited so long! It is so easy, it doesn’t…

DIY| Custom Wall Letters

I am planning on trickling out a few more details for¬†the little projects that were a part of the One Room Challenge, like these custom wall letters. If you are just catching up, I made over my¬†boys’ room. It was a big push to get to the “finish” line- about 3 days prior to the…

Painted Upper Cabinets for the Beverage Bar

I have finally finished and re-hung our painted¬†upper¬†cabinets for the beverage bar! Let’s celebrate ya’ll. I am so happy to have this project behind me. (even if I am not totally happy with the paint… so shiny, and terrible with self levelling, but I am trying to let it go! haha) It completely brightens up…