Cherry Picking A Treasured Family Activity

Cherry Picking A Treasured Family Activity

Cherries are our favorite fruit to pick. For the last twelve years we've been coming to Gavin Orchards in Coopersville, Michigan to pick cherries. For many of those years we've had the kids stand in this exact spot in front of a bank of wild flowers. Prior to that I'd...

Beautiful DIY Plywood Plank Flooring

Beautiful DIY Plywood Plank Flooring

It's so interesting to me how renovating a home can lead to design decisions you thought you might never choose. That's what happened in our music room. When we first bought our house the large room off the entrance had carpet. The rest of the first level had laminate...

Affordable DIY Botanical Wall Art

Affordable DIY Botanical Wall Art

Finding beautiful botanical art doesn't have to be expensive. In fact it can be an incredibly low budget, high end look for your home. As I was working on our music room I decided I needed a little art gallery above our piano. I wanted a cohesive, simple collection of...

Mixing Moodboard Art for a New Look

Mixing Moodboard Art for a New Look

Hey friends! Let's have some fun with moodboards today! Creating a moodboard when designing a room can be a very eye opening experience. It always fascinates me how changing just one element of a space can effect the overall look and feel of the room. Today that...

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Our Christmas 2021 Home Tour

Our Christmas 2021 Home Tour

Merry Christmas friends! It's been a wonderful season with so much to give thanks for both big and small. We wish you a time of peace, and are happy you stopped by for a visit. I've gathered up for you some of my favorite photos of our home this Christmas season....

A Budget Minded Christmas Front Porch

A Budget Minded Christmas Front Porch

It took a while, but we're sharing the budget-friendly Christmas decorations we chose for our front porch. The simple design decisions and classic Christmas decor sure make us happy when we pull into the driveway. I definitely think that this year we'll be keeping up...

Designing a Thrifted Christmas Tablescape

Designing a Thrifted Christmas Tablescape

As I'm sure you know by now, Thrifting is one of my favorite things to do. Since I blogged about our thrifted Thanksgiving table setting here, I thought a Christmas tablescape was in order as well. Everything on this table was either bought at a thrift store, an...

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