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

Barn, Building, DIY, DIY Ideas

October 26, 2021

Barn Extension

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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

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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

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Learn how to make your own lily pond using a stock tank. Lily ponds are their own beautiful self-contained little ecosystem and they make a great addition to your yard or garden.

DIY, DIY Ideas, Farm Life, Garden

July 24, 2021

How to Make a Lily Pond Using a Stock Tank

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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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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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