Before + After: Barn Makeover

We have an old (like 1840’s original) barn, that’s pretty and charming…but attached to it is a building that’s less charming. When we bought this house I had dreams of turning it in to my studio. That was a dream. It’s been taken over with tractors, lawn mowers and all the essential larger scale equipment….

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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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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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