Simple and Primitive Christmas Decorations

Our little farmhouse is looking quite festive dressing in all of its Christmas attire! I immensely enjoy how our home looks at this time of year. Stockings, twinkle lights, candles, cinnamon sticks, cranberries, and garlands all work together to create a cozy environment like no other. Living in a 100 year old farmhouse has inspired... Continue Reading →

Inexpensive Drop Cloth Projects

Drop cloth is one of my favorite fabrics to work with for a few reasons...It is durable, very accessible, and best of all...it is so inexpensive! I get a 9'x12' canvas drop cloth for $13 at my local hardware store. I am a huge fan of sprucing up my home with handmade items, so I... Continue Reading →

10 Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas will soon be upon us! It's only November as I'm writing this, but I know how quickly the next two months pass by, so I'm aiming to have all my Christmas shopping done by Thanksgiving. A lofty goal? Perhaps...we shall see. It can be so easy to get stuck on what to gift certain... Continue Reading →

DIY Ornament for Christmas

The weather has taken a sharp turn towards freezing temperatures here in the Midwest. I can't help but begin to think of Christmas as these chilly evenings set in. We still have a little ways to go until it's time to decorate the house, but working on some DIY Christmas ornaments can never start too... Continue Reading →

DIY Sign for Autumn

DIY decor is so inexpensive to make. Just look at this Garden Sign I hung for summer, or the Custom Banner for Elliot's nursery, a Potholder for the kitchen, or this Waist Apron I made from vintage fabric. I aim to keep autumn decor very simple and natural-looking inside the home. This usually means bringing... Continue Reading →

Wooden Spoon Butter Recipe

We all have a few kitchen tools that we use every single day. One set of items that I wouldn't want to go without are my wooden spoons. They are aesthetically pleasing, durable, and quite useful. I always reach for the same wooden spoon when I feed my sourdough starter, mix up homemade pancakes, or... Continue Reading →

How to Hang Plates on the Wall

Our farmhouse kitchen needed a bit of subtle wall art. Nothing too fancy because the space is definitely not fancy. My goal in decorating this home is to add in vintage elements that perhaps bring back a glimpse of the time in which it was built (which is supposedly about 100 years ago). I've slowly... Continue Reading →

We Built an A Frame Chicken Tractor

We purchased our little chicks a few months ago and started Our Chicken Adventure. Since then they've been living in a homemade brooder located in the mudroom. Chicks really don't need much to thrive. The list of Everything You Need to Bring Chicks Home is quite short, but a coop quickly becomes a necessity as... Continue Reading →

All About Drop Cloth

You'll soon discover, if you frequent my blog, that drop cloth projects are pretty popular around here, so I wanted to provide this resource as a place to learn the basics about this fabric. Drop cloth is one of my favorite fabrics to use for projects around my home. I've used it to make DIY... Continue Reading →

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