Inspiration: The Dining Bench

Our bench ended up at the dining table because it almost perfectly matched the newly refinished floors. Since having a dining bench, I am kind of in love with dining benches! I think they bring a casual “modern farmhouse” feel to an otherwise chair filled dining area. Kid and apparently dog friendly too! Here’s Finny modeling ours:

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Here’s some dining bench inspiration:

double bench // source
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with a cushion // source
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A picnic table vibe // source

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Recycled object bench // source

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with a bit of fur // source

Sheepskin

modern with roots, modern farmhouse

News: We bought a new (really old) house!

We took this photo a few minutes after we signed the papers, I am really happy we captured this moment! It’s a new house to us, but the original structure dates back to 1870. Architecturally, it can be considered a “gothic revival farmhouse”, which was a builder’s style that dominated rural Ontario for a really…

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News: My Modern Farmhouse Chandelier

One of the very first things I bought during renovations was a chandelier for above our giant 8 foot harvest table. I knew once we took out the walls on the main floor that I wanted the living space to have a light, airy feel. I didn’t want anything really heavy hanging in the air…

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