5 Ways to Save Money on Furniture

5 Ways to Save Money on Furniture

Hey friends! So glad to have you stopped by. If you actually came over to our house I'd give you a tour, but only of our first level. If you gave me a whole week's notice I'd give you a full tour. With a family of seven we need a little, make that a lot, of time to...

Our Thrifted French Style Chair Find

Our Thrifted French Style Chair Find

Hey friends, it's been a good week of DIY. Mary and I are having so much fun working together and  making over her space for the One Room Challenge. It's Week 6 of our journey to transform Mary's childhood bedroom into a Parisian boho inspired retreat. Yesterday I...

Festive Outdoor Fall Tablescape

Festive Outdoor Fall Tablescape

I love eating outside during the Fall, do you? There's something about being surrounded by nature in the cool, crisp air, and then sitting down to a hot meal that meets all my feel good requirements. If a nice fire is crackling in the fire pit nearby, well that's just...

Our New Vintage Home Decor & Pillow Shop

Our New Vintage Home Decor & Pillow Shop

Are you looking to shop more sustainably? I'm excited to share that we've opened a Vintage Home Decor & Pillow Shop! My design style has always incorporated thrifted, vintage and antique pieces I found along the way. Now I'm happy to share with you some of the...

Easy Summer Porch Decor

Easy Summer Porch Decor

Are you ready for the warmth and sunshine of Summer? Get a head start on your Summer porch with a few easy decor ideas. The thought of sitting on our porch watching the kids play and the trees blow in the warm breeze makes me happy. Soon, very soon! In the meantime...

Decorating for Spring with Forsythia

Decorating for Spring with Forsythia

This is the perfect time of year to bring that happy yellow color we see in nature inside by making a forsythia bouquet for our home. If you live in certain parts of North America you know exactly what i mean. The Forsythia Bush The forsythia bush turns a bright...

Spring ORC – Week 3 Thrifted Furniture

Spring ORC – Week 3 Thrifted Furniture

Happy Earth Day! In honor of our home earth, let's talk sustainability, Thrift shopping for furniture is a great way to be kind to the environment, and live in a sustainable way. Do you know where to find the best thrifted furniture? Every city has thrift stores, and...

World Globes in Neutral Home Decor

World Globes in Neutral Home Decor

As a homeschooler globes and maps have been something I've always try to have in our home. Recently I was working on a map puzzle of the United States with our nine year old, and she asked why Alaska was next to California. She knows it's not and she's right. The...

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Our Thrifted French Style Chair Find

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Hey friends, it's been a good week of DIY. Mary and I are having so much fun working together and  making over her space for the One Room Challenge. It's Week 6 of our journey to transform Mary's childhood bedroom into a Parisian boho inspired retreat. Yesterday I...

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Festive Outdoor Fall Tablescape

Festive Outdoor Fall Tablescape

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