DIY Wood Beam Doorway

Today I want to share the process of how we created a wood beam doorway using readily available rustic boards. We opened up the wall between our kitchen and what used to be the small back entry on our original farmhouse. In case you are new here, we added an addition onto our home, and…

Holiday Favorites: Winter Hoop Wreath Tutorial

My favorite way to decorate for the holidays is to incorporate fresh greenery. This Winter Hoop Wreath was so fun and simple to create, so I thought I would share all the details with you today. This week I’m teaming up with some other crafty bloggers as part of the Creative Christmas Week hosted by…

A DIY Baby Nest

Are you familiar with dockatots and baby nests? I had never heard of them until the last few years, but decided to make my own DIY baby nest for this new little bebe. I love the way it came out, and I think it will be a great little portable, cozy spot to set down…

Small Dresser Makeover

I have been on the hunt for small dressers to use as bedside tables for a long time. I found this set, and thought they were perfect candidates for a dresser makeover. New nightstands can be pretty pricey, so finding these for $25 each felt like a bargain. I made sure they were solid wood,…

Wild Kratts Costume Tutorial

Alrighty, this is a departure from my usual tutorials, but as a mama of boys that love the Kratt Bros- I had to share this quick tutorial for a Wild Kratts Costume, in the form of a creature power vest. I thought you might appreciate this if you are a mama of littles, or a…

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…

Finishing our Cottage Fireplace

Can you relate to getting 95% finished on a project and then not quite finishing it off? I will admit that seems to happen to us a lot because we have so many projects going on- not to mention we are self employed! So- while I wish we could just dedicate time to our house…

Drywall and Trim in the Mud Room Entry!

We have finished the drywall and have all of the trim installed in the mudroom! I have to tell you that my nesting, pregnant self is very pleased. Of course, this is an area we have wanted to finish for a while… but there is nothing like a baby deadline to get us motivated. Not…

All About Our Custom Wood Range Hood

Hey sweet friends, I am popping in this morning to let you know that the full tutorial for our new wood range hood is now available over at Remodelaholic. I am a guest contributor there, so you can catch the cut list, measurements and insert details if you are interested! I looked at a bunch…

IKEA MALA Paper Roll and Minty Goodness

I recently purchased this sweet paper roll holder from IKEA recently. It is called the “MALA paper roll.” I thought it would be handy to have around for craft paper, wrapping paper… you name it! But I wanted to personalized it a bit, so I pulled out one of my favorite minty shades of paint- and…

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…

DIY Reclaimed Wood Coffee Table Tutorial on Remodelaholic

Reclaimed Wood Coffee Table Happy Saturday morning sweeties! Im sipping on some hot french vanilla coffee, with just about the exact same view as you see above. I thought I would pop in to let you know that there is a full tutorial available for my newest project in the living room- our reclaimed wood…

6 Tips For How to Stain a Deck

6 Tips for How to Stain a Deck If you are like me, you usually do a little google search prior to embarking on a project. If you are like me, it’s quite possible you learned that lesson after a few flubs… To be honest though, ye old google can yield quite a bit of…

How to Apply Antiquing Wax to Age Painted Pieces

Last week I shared some of my favorite tips for adding personality to your home, and number three was all about thrifting and refinishing furniture. Today I wanted to share how to apply antiquing wax to age a piece of furniture, or an accessory piece like the old boxes in the tutorial. If you have…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Industrial Pipe Shelving Tutorial on Remodelaholic

Industrial Pipe Shelving Tutorial Good day sweet friends. I’m recovering from a lovely, and late night of celebrating the global release of my husband’s film. What an incredible evening! I’m not gonna lie- I am not used to staying up so late 😉 I just wanted to pop in on this beautiful, sunny, Saturday to…

Miniature Stocking Garland for a Farmhouse Hutch

A few weekends ago my oldest son and I had a Saturday afternoon crafting session. I’ll be honest, our weeks and weekends have been very packed since starting school- so this was a welcome occasion. We set to work sewing some scrappy stockings. I have wanted to create a miniature stocking garland for quite some…

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.…