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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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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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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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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