The ‘Hope Chest’ dates back centuries, revealing a rich and fascinating history. Originating at a time when marriage included the exchange of property between families, hope chests were once used for storing marriage necessities and essential home goods for young women. One can only imagine what one may have stored in this dowry years ago.… Continue reading Not Just a Hope Chest
Somewhere along the way, we decided we wanted to do it all and do it all perfectly. We uphold the perfect image, raise perfect children, and chase perfect dreams on perfect journeys. But chasing perfect has left us exhausted and empty. By slowing down and making intentional choices to simplify, we can choose what matters and step off the hamster wheel. Grace Not Perfection is a life-giving standard… Continue reading A dresser of grace, not perfection
Although a HALF moon, this charming vintage accent table stole my WHOLE heart when I came across her! Just look at her legs! AND she has a drawer?! Yes, a half moon with a drawer! Be still my beating heart! There might be a little dust on this table, But don’t let that fool ya,… Continue reading A half moon table that will warm both your heart and home!
Peanut butter n’ jam. Rum n’ coke. Bubbles in a bath. Sun in the sky. French fries n’ ketchup. Puppies in my arms. ❤ Yes, it is things such as these that are simply meant to be together. Country Chic Paint ‘Rustic Charm’ and ‘Antiquing Wax’ are also simply MADE to be together forever! These delightful… Continue reading I’m All Yours
Tastefully — Showing good aesthetic judgment or appropriate behavior. Synonyms: aesthetically pleasing, in good taste, refined, cultured, elegant, stylish, smart, chic, attractive, exquisite Timeworn — Damaged or impaired, or made less striking or attractive, as a result of age or much use. Synonyms: worn out, worn, well worn, old, threadbare, moth-eaten, tattered, battered, dog-eared, well used,… Continue reading Tastefully Timeworn Table & Chair
Imagine not what you see, but what it could be! That my friends is exactly what I did when my oh-so-sweet sis-in-law found this oh-so-sweet, time-worn lil’ lady for me! 🎶 First time I seen her walk by, man I ’bout fell off my chair!🎶 This charming piece was like a pretty girl that didn’t know… Continue reading Body Like a Backroad!
My girl Jenn has been waiting on me for MONTHS to transform a couple bedroom dressers for her. The wait however isn’t ALL my fault. Here’s the thing — Jenn simply can’t make up her mind. 😏 First she wanted the colour ‘Bee’s Knees’, then ‘Cheesecake’, then ‘Vanilla Frosting’, and most recently ‘Jitterbug’. I however can’t… Continue reading JUST for YOU my girl!
My Farmer and I were out checking cows on pasture one gorgeous Friday evening this past Summer — our #farmlife version of “date-night”. Nothing beats takin’ a back road ~ gettin’ lost and gettin’ right with our souls ~ unwinding and unravelling! It’s our #farmlifebestlife ❤ While checkin’ cows, unwinding and unravelling, hubs Bry said to… Continue reading “Trust me sweetheart” transformation
I’m a farmwife. It’s good. Really good in fact. I however wait a LOT — on my Farmer. I will likely take my last breath waiting on him. He’s however very much worth the wait. ❤ I have a somewhat “bigger” furniture transformation project on the go right now (that I’m super excited to share… Continue reading A parlour table perfect for a farmhouse, while also fit for royalty
I love and live a simple life. I chose a simple life, because for me it is the good life. I am happier to slow down, enjoy small pleasures, and am elated and so very thankful to be free from the busy, repetitive and rushed world I once worked amid — albeit a world I learned… Continue reading Go big or go home bedroom set!