2022, Pin-spired projects, porches

Boone’s backyard oasis: yet another update

We completed yet another phase of our back yard refresher project. If you're new here, we have been working on our boring, ugly and plain backyard. Since we are a family with young children and without unlimited cash flow, we do things a little at a time (like most people do). You may recall when… Continue reading Boone’s backyard oasis: yet another update

2022, Pin-spired projects, yard

Updating our backyard spaces

I'm not sure who else out there has a plan for their backyard, but I know we certainly do. Recently, my backyard had some rough areas. Look at all that mud!! We had this empty flower bed, where we briefly considered installing a patio. Due to its proximity to our electrical lines, we decided to… Continue reading Updating our backyard spaces

2022, backyards, fire pit patio, garden, Pin-spired projects, Pinspiration, yard

Beautiful Backyard Spaces: A Pinterest Roundup

As you know, our backyard and back porch are currently undergoing a bit of an upgrade. I am planning to write some individual posts on our back porch project and our yard projects shortly, but for now I want to share some "Pin-spiration." If you're new here, "Pin-spiration" is just my made-up terminology for things… Continue reading Beautiful Backyard Spaces: A Pinterest Roundup

Pin-spired projects

Styling a farmhouse china hutch

My china hutch in the dining room was full, but it lacked interest and charm. In fact, it was boring and didn't really add anything to our dining room. I'd been looking for a way to showcase our milk glass collection, so I thought I'd combine the two. I took everything out of the hutch… Continue reading Styling a farmhouse china hutch

Pin-spired projects, Pinspiration, rustic DIY

Creating rustic bathroom shelves from plumbing pipes

Our bathrooms in our home are very spacious, but they're also very boring. They are both very plain and builder-grade. We've recently begun to look at them to see how we might add some character without spending a lot of money on them. We do eventually plan to replace the tubs, tub surround, and flooring,… Continue reading Creating rustic bathroom shelves from plumbing pipes