• Apple Cinnamon Muffins (Gluten Free)
  • White Washed Numbered Crates | Shelf Organization in the Living Room
  • Weekend Retreat Link Party #90
  • Homemade Hamburger Helper (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)
  • Wooden Polaroid Magnets
weekend retreat collage week 91

Weekend Retreat Link Party #91

Hello friends! It’s Thursday night which means it’s party time! But first some news… We took a couple of days off posting this week, but we’ve been really busy behind the scenes working on our NEW ONLINE SHOP! It’s going to be full of art prints, decorative cut outs, fancy pantry labels and more!  Make… 

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Old House New Country Kitchen

It took two years for Lesli to redo the kitchen, but she says it was worth the wait. She maintained the footprint of the original 50 year old kitchen, replaced cabinet doors and drawer fronts, updated all appliances, replaced the counter tops and she is painting the floors. The room’s transformation is so rewarding!! Visit… 

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Vintage Modern Master Bath

Lesli needed to upgrade and update her bathroom, while maintaining the same footprint. So she searched the internet and local shops and was able to create a beautiful space and save money. She even did the floors and the dresser herself! Visit My Old Country House for the rest of Lesli’s Vintage Modern Master Bath.

easy envelope pillows

Easy Envelope Pillows (from Fat Quarters & Scrap Fabric)

I love throw pillows. I may or may not have a problem. At least I’m not alone. Throw pillows can add so much style and oomph to a room, not to mention comfort. But they can be costly too depending on where you find them. I’ve DIY’d several pillows and pillow covers for our house… 

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Classic Victorian Bathroom

Victoria’s Victorian house was built in 1890, and she wanted the design of her DIY bath remodel to be simple, bright, and modern while still keeping a vintage-aesthetic to complement the age of the house. When Victoria and her husband Paul began gutting, they discovered an entire other bathroom underneath—complete with concrete wet-bed and reinforcement-wire cementing… 

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living room changes

Living Room Changes

Just a short couple of weeks ago, we showed you our living room, which had stayed pretty much the same since we moved in over 5 months ago. Well it doesn’t look like that anymore! Now it looks like this: It’s certainly not an impressive before and after. Mostly because it really isn’t an after, but… 

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Country Porch

Jennifer used to have only grapevine and Christmas lights hanging from the ceiling on her porch. That was until she discovered wide burlap ribbon at the craft store. It turned out lovely. And, in the evenings, it is magical. Visit Decorating Ideas Made Easy for more  of Jennifer’s Country Porch.


Simons – Home Decor, Home Accessories & Home Fashions

Okay, Canadian boys and girls – this is your lucky day! Why? Because I’ve found a fun new source for Home Decor, Home Accessories and Home Fashions called Simons. Simons Would you like to see a few stunning items I’m crushing on? How about this masculine Brit inspired Denim duvet cover set?  At only $75 – $130… 

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butterfly dreams sheet set giveaway

Butterfly Dreams Sheet Set Giveaway

*This giveaway is now closed and we’ve chosen our winner…check below to see if it’s you!* Okay, so last night we revealed our Rustic Chic Master Bedroom look… And in the P.S. at the end I told you to come back this afternoon for a giveaway of THE MOST AMAZING SHEETS EVER! I’m so NOT… 

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Rustic Chic Master Bedroom

Shannon and Dean loved some of the features of their last home’s master bedroom, but wanted a cozier, moodier vibe in their new house. So they reused or recreated what they could and added a few new twists. Visit AKA Design for more of Dean and Shannon’s Rustic Chic Master Bedroom.  

rustic chic master bedroom

Rustic Chic Master Bedroom Reveal

Welcome to our Rustic Chic Master Bedroom. There is a rustic headboard, burlap banner and industrial-esque lamps. But there’s also a trellis-inspired stenciled wall, a crisp white pin-tuck duvet cover, yellow ceramic knobs and vintage looking throw pillows. All combined with a color scheme of moody deep gray with splashes of sunny yellow. Rustic Chic…. 

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three kids

Taking a Family Day

Hello friends! Just popping in to wish you a happy Tuesday. The kids and I went on a mini adventure yesterday and took the bus and train to meet Dean after work for some shopping. It was fun, the shopping less fruitful than I’d like, but still fun. Unfortunately Miss Muffet (our littlest) got food poisoning… 

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French Country Kitchen

Christy built her home 9 years ago so she started with a clean slate. She knew we wanted a warm French country space. In her previous home built in the 70s, Christy had painted the dark stained cabinets white. She knew this time around that she wanted a very different look. Christy says, “To this… 

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