We updated the shop in our newly renovated barn with cabinets and lights. There simple updates we ordered online and were easy to assemble. Come see!

Building, DIY Ideas, sponsored

January 7, 2021

Easy Workshop Upgrades


Whitewashing wood has had a big resurgence thanks to the huge popularity of farmhouse and vintage decor these days. Everyone loves that aged, rustic look that is all over. The bright white wood is stunning and gives off a fresh farmhouse feel to a room. Today’s blog tutorial is going to teach you how to white wash wood yourself.

Building, DIY Ideas

November 4, 2020

How to White Wash Anything


I have been sharing all about our barn progress on instagram I did not want to forgot to share some progress pictures of the project!

Barn, Building, DIY, DIY Ideas

October 29, 2020

Barn Progress


One of the most asked questions I get on Instagram messages is what color we used to paint our interior & exterior of our farmhouse. Here is it the The Absolute Best Farmhouse Paint Color!

Building, DIY, Our Farmhouse

January 25, 2020

The Absolute Best Farmhouse Paint Color


This week on the homestead we are framing our phase 2 addition. Now that the slab is complete and has cured, it is time to start building the shell. Follow along on our journey!

Building, DIY, DIY Ideas, Our Farmhouse

November 11, 2019

Home Build: Week 4


This week was a big week! We had a few surprises right before concrete was poured. A mix of California power outages, hospital stay for our little girl joining the family, extreme winds and finally our concrete pad was poured!

Building, DIY, Our Farmhouse

November 1, 2019

Phase 2 Construction Week 3: Concrete Pad Pour


We are here Phase 2 Construction Week 2: Concrete Preparation! This is a big week with a push to get ready for concrete. We are here to walk you through each step in this process on DIY concrete preparation.

Building, DIY, Our Farmhouse

October 11, 2019

Phase 2 Construction Week 2: Concrete Preparation


I’ve discovered that when God puts a dream in your heart, you should chase it. Our dream home is coming true right in front of our eyes and that has only encouraged us to dream bigger. We are excited to announce we are starting Phase 2 Construction!

Building, DIY Ideas, Our Farmhouse

October 2, 2019

Phase 2 Construction Week 1: Porch Removal


How to create the rock wall of your dreams for any room in your home.

Building, DIY Ideas, Home Decor

March 6, 2019

DIY Rock Wall of your Dreams


I thought it was time to share some information about our past and future construction plans here at the Thermaland Oaks Homestead.


January 24, 2019

Construction Phase 1 and Future

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