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


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


Needing a little pick me up for your home? Operation dahlia inspired peach door happened this weekend. Follow along on the color I chose!

DIY, DIY Ideas, Home Decor, Our Farmhouse

June 22, 2020

How to Paint an Exterior Door


I am sharing how to make a kitchen garden today on the blog! The garden beds were from gathers rocks are around the homestead easy & cheap to make! Let me show you how.

DIY, DIY Ideas, Garden

April 14, 2020

How to Make a Kitchen Garden


Happy Spring here is step-by-step instructions on how to make a beautiful and fragrant dried lavender wreath at home. Tips on how to harvest lavender and a DIY wreath form.

Crafts, DIY, DIY Ideas, Home Decor, Our Farmhouse

March 21, 2020

DIY Lavender Wreath for Spring

mini donkey


After years of sitting on a waiting list for a mini donkey we finally brought out sweet girl home! Meet June! Part of the now duo FRANKIE & JUNE

Animals, DIY, DIY Ideas, Farm, Farm Life, Livestock

March 4, 2020

Meet June our New Donkey


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


A simple tutorial for creating beautiful white salt dough for Christmas ornaments for memories and gifts!

Christmas, DIY, DIY Ideas, Holidays

December 19, 2019

DIY Christmas Ornament: Handprint Memories


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

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