Inspiration: Kitchen Backsplash

People ask me all the time, “how are the renovations going, are you finished yet?” and my answer will always be no, until the kitchen hood vent and kitchen backsplash are installed. I can’t share, “before and after” photos when the after isn’t an after, YET! Yes, it’s livable and I’ve come to ignore the…

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Inspiration: Beautiful Wood Floors

Our farmhouse came with pine flooring. It wasn’t in the greatest condition and the original red pine colour, just wasn’t my thing. One of the biggest changes in our new (really old) farmhouse, is we added new pine flooring to the kitchen, sanded the old pine flooring down to a raw finish and changed the…

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Inspiration: 10 White Tile Bathrooms

I have this childhood memory of sitting at the kitchen island and starring at the tile back splash and making different patterns in my mind. I would line the tiles up in grids, and then I would line them up in cross patterns, and then I would look at them on a diagonal and it…

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Inspiration: 7 Kitchens With Farmhouse Sinks

There was one thing we 100% knew we HAD to have in our new kitchen; a farmhouse sink. For one thing, it’s called a farmhouse sink, that’s an easy start! Secondly, it’s large enough to wash babies and my Finny in, so we considered it an investment in our future. Lastly, they look beautiful! Here…

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Inspiration: 11 Balanced Bedside Tables

I have a bit of a nightstand thing…as discussed in 8 Affordable Bedside Tables.  I feel like they are such important pieces in a bedroom, but maybe that’s just me?! I am pretty sure there’s lots of people that think, it’s just a table beside the bed for a book and a glass of water….

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8 Affordable Bedside Tables

I am an accent table junkie. If I find a small table that fits my style and budget, I buy it. I rarely think very hard about where it’s going to go, I almost always figure they are small and I will find a spot! Needless to say, I have WAY too many random small…

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Demo: Barn Board Jackpot!

The first renovation task in our new (really old) farmhouse, was to take the wall out between the kitchen and living area…and the house quickly became unlivable! As we demo’d the wall, it was like the dust was moving in slow motion; every foot step, smack of the hammer or high five, sprayed thick old…

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Inspiration: Rustic Wood Beams

In researching the right colour, and exactly how rustic we wanted our rustic wood beams to look, I found some really beautiful examples worth sharing: rustic wood beams + white + iron // source rustic wood beams + grey // source sleeker beams + rustic wood door frame // source A great feature from Apartment…

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Inspiration: Modern Farmhouse Mood Board

After we purchased our new (really old) farmhouse, my Pinterest obsession really ramped up. Ramped up to the point of minor addiction…like I’m talking, fall asleep “pinning” on my phone. I would wake up in the morning and review my half asleep pins, and it got really foggy and strange a few times. I used…

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