We thought it was time to upgrade our kitchen shelves to keep up with our modern-meets-old-world farmhouse kitchen decor. You know we love to build everything ourselves, but we know that’s not an option for everyone. Let’s take a minute to talk about buying kitchen shelves vs building them, if open kitchen shelves are a […]

Building, Design, DIY, DIY Ideas, Kitchen

October 14, 2022

DIY Kitchen Shelves

DIY Tack Room


What is a tack room? Simply put, it’s the term used for a room in or attached to a stable for the storage and maintenance of riding tack, namely saddles and bridles. In a small barn tack room, one can also display any prizes or honors of the stable in a tack room. This makes […]

Barn, Building, Design, DIY, Our Farmhouse

August 27, 2022

DIY Barn Tack Room


Want to know how we designed our deer-proof fencing in an attractive debt-free way?!! Come see friends!

Building, DIY Ideas, Farm Life, Garden

May 13, 2022

Building Deer-Proof Fencing

deer-proof fencing
stone pathway


Designing a Stone Pathway here are the steps to making this dream a reality.

Building, Garden, Our Farmhouse

April 13, 2022

Designing a Stone Pathway


We have been wanting to create a showpiece bed frame to finish out our bedroom since we added onto our house two years ago. We have been torn on the look that would most perfectly compliment the feel that we were striving for with this space. Read for for our DIY High End Bed Frame Dupe.

Building, DIY Ideas

February 18, 2022

DIY High End Bed Frame Dupe


Sharing about our DIY barn extension and phases we are living in!

Barn, Building, DIY, DIY Ideas

October 26, 2021

Barn Extension


Pouring a concrete slab yourself can be a big money-saver or big mistake. We show you the best techniques and tools so you get concrete forms right the first time.

Barn, Building, DIY, DIY Ideas

September 20, 2021

DIY Concrete Walls and Slab


We removed the orange tone from our exposed beams and now they look amazing!. See how we did it using pickling stain and no sanding!

Building, DIY Ideas, Our Farmhouse

September 15, 2021

Pickled Wood Ceiling Beams With No Sanding


Thanks for joining us on our next big adventure!! We have partnered with Tractor Supply this spring to help us tackle some homestead projects.

Building, sponsored

March 30, 2021

DIY Homestead Fencing


We are beyond excited to share that our DIY stone backsplash in the second space in our house is completed! This stunning rock wall is in our entryway. Read the tutorial on how to make your dream stone backsplash!

Building, DIY, DIY Ideas, Home Decor, Our Farmhouse

January 21, 2021

DIY Stone Backsplash

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