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Simple Fall Centerpiece

Here we are at the week of Thanksgiving…<p>We’ve decided to host a small gathering for Thanksgiving in our temporary home, the apartment in the basement …

Crafting

Renovating a Whole House is a LOT!

Last night I was overwhelmed with the thought that our house renovation is never going to get done.<p>I think that feeling is stronger on this project …

Home Improvement

How I Made Custom Curtains Without a Sewing Machine

Where there’s a will, there really is usually a way… and there certainly is a way to do this… so if you don’t have a sewing machine, or just hate to …

Sewing

From a Tub to a Shower

Here’s an update on our renovation project before I get into the details of changing the tub to a shower,<p>We have moved into the basement apartment as …

Bathrooms

Basement Apartment Progress

Yes, the basement apartment progress is coming along nicely. I wish it were done so that we could move into it and have a kitchen again, but in a few …

Houses

How to Change a Door Lock

Here’s why and how to change a door lock…<p>Why, you may ask would I bother to change the lock on our new house door when the door is this ugly one? …

Home Automation

Renovating the Basement Apartment

You’ve seen our new house and project, (if you missed that, check it out here). The basement apartment was an intriguing part of this property for …

Here are a Few Important Tips I've Learned on Packing and Moving...

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Bear with me...

Yay! It looks like we sold our house… by ourselves! So bear with with me, my posts have been few and far between, but in the summer most everyone is …

Garages and Sheds

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Our 100 Year Old House Kitchen Renovation

As I’ve been writing posts lately on the renovation projects we did to our 100 year old house a couple years ago, I’m reminded how much work it was… …

Renovations

Our 100 Year Old House Attic Renovation

We started the renovation on our 100 year old house 3 years ago, and the attic renovation was an amazing transformation! It was transformed from a …

Home Improvement

Our 100 Year Old House Master Bathroom Renovation

Our 100 year old house master bathroom renovation was a major project that we had completed before we could actually move in the house.<p>The plumbing …

Bathrooms

Our 100 Year Old House

I thought it would be fun to share with you our house “pre-listing listing”! We are on to another project! Yay! I’m excited, my husband… well… he’s a …

Houses

Water Walls and Cloches

Ansty to get gardening? Well here are 2 very clever inventions to extend your growing time by allowing you to safely start earlier, even before the …

Gardening

DIY Peat Pot Easter Baskets

This DIY peat pot Easter baskets project is one of my favorite crafts I’ve ever done. I love the way they turned out, and there was something just so …

Crafting

Kid’s Easter Table

Kid’s Easter Table Where everything is aimed at tickling the eyes of our young grandchildren, by focusing on fun colorful styles for our 'grandkids …

Holidays

Tips to Refresh Basement Steps

With a few products in hand, and a couple of days with low traffic, here are the tips to refresh basement steps…<p>I’ve been meaning to do this for a …

Home Improvement

DIY Simple Curtain Panel

Even if you’re a beginner, sewing this DIY simple curtain panel should be right up your alley! Here are the very simple steps to creating your own …

Sewing

Ingenious Tips to DIY this Vegetable Planter!

Here are the ingenious tips to DIY this vegetable planter straight from my parent’s garden…<p>My parents are great grandparents, if that gives you an …

Gardening

How I Made Faux Delft Tiles

Before I even tell you how I made faux Delft tiles, I’ll tell you why…<p>If you’ve been following along in my blog you already know about the antique …

Faux

Happy Easter! Bringing You this Hope with Some Pics of Last Year’s Easter Table…

Happy Easter! Here are pictures of how I did the Easter tablescape last year. (Hopefully next year, I’ll do this year’s table)<p>Our dining room was an …

Holidays

Mod Podge Peat Pot Easter Baskets

I made these fun and colorful Mod Podge Peat Pot Easter Baskets a couple years ago, when we still lived in our former house. As I’m preparing to …

Whiskey

Easter Hope Sign

<i>“…hope in the Lord; For with the Lord there is lovingkindness, And with Him is abundant redemption.” Psalm 130:7</i><p>Inspired by a sign from Fyne’s …

Faux

DIY Easter Bunting Banner with a Message

DIY Easter Bunting Banner with a Message Here is the Easter banner I came up with to make, along with easy 'how to' tips..."><p>Getting ready to …

Crafting

Kid’s Easter Tablescape

Kid’s Easter Tablescape everything is aimed at tickling the eyes of our young grandchildren, by focusing on fun colorful styles for our 'grandkids …

Holidays

Adding Labels to the Linen Closet

We were fortunate that our upstairs hallway, in our new 100 year old house, had a huge linen closet in it, but it didn’t always look quite like this. …

Houses

Get Your Free Artsy 2017 Calendar

I’ve been working hard on this artsy 2017 calendar and am so super excited to offer it to you now!<p>The calendar is a free printable artsy 2017 …

Time Management

Renovating a Condo Bathroom

Continuing the series on the ‘Modern Swedish Farmhouse’ style condo projects, it’s all about renovating a condo bathroom today!<p>Here are a couple of …

Bathrooms

Add a Fireplace to Any Room

With the wonderful choices in electric fireplaces out on the market now, a world of ability has opened up to us to add a fireplace to any room. (like …

Houses