Inspiration: (small) home office

I have worked from home as a graphic designer for 6 years (minus the current year for maternity leave). My home office is therefore always an important space, no matter where we have been living. I need it to be organized (or at least have the potential to be organized), have a large desk for…

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Inspiration: Stylish Wood Storage

For me, one of the best parts about installing a wood stove in our little place is the idea of a stylish wood storage area. I love the look of stacked logs, and I think if done right, it can be an art piece on it’s own. A functional art installation, if you will…one that…

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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: 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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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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