Antique Hutch

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On one of Mike’s days off in July we decided to take a family antiquing trip. Molly actually loves to go to antique shops, funny enough. She loves digging through all that old stuff and actually pulls out some good finds. The shop owners all love her because she will find something and say, “Mommy, […]

Spring Dining Room Decor

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In beween finishing up real things that need to get done around here {like build stairs to our front porch and then add a hand rail or two-thank you, Mike}, I’ve been trying to freshen the place up. I’ve added touches of spring all over and finally filled a large empty wall in our dining […]

Saying Good-Bye to Our House-Day 4


Our dining room isn’t one of the most used spaces in our house, but it is one of my favorites. It has an rustic, yet elegant look to it that fit perfectly with the feel of our house. One of my favorite projects in that room was the barn style wainscoting. It was a fun […]

Thanksgiving Table {Revisited}


Hi everyone!  Can you believe Thanksgiving is only 1 week away?  I feel like we just got back to school from fall break {not that I’m complaining about more time off:) } and this month has flown by.  I didn’t do any Thanksgiving decorating this year since we aren’t having anyone over, but I thought […]

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Fall Branch Artwork

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My favorite part of my simple fall buffet table was the fall branch art.  I used the silver plates from previous tables and created this graphic statement.  Here is what you’ll need: branches plates {or frames, scrap wood, whatever you have on hand} scrap fabric hot glue gun glue dots saw I started by scouring […]

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Fall Buffet Decor

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Welcome back!  I hope everyone enjoyed your weekend.  We were down in southern Indiana while Mike and a friend ran a Rugged Maniac 5k race.  They had to crawl through mud pits, climb over walls, run through a stream, and a whole lot more.  They both did great and finished like champs.  Glad I was […]

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Rustic Framed Elk Picture

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When I was out garage saling a few weeks ago, I stumbled across a gorgeous, rustic frame.  It was $5 and had been custom made in Brown County, IN {which is an adorable town with some great little shops and restaurants} and it just had to be mine. I must have been staring at it […]

House Tour: Dining Room

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I’m trying to update our House Tour page and I thought the easiest way to do that would be to write up a post about each room with all the projects that went into it.  That way, you can find everything you need about the room in one nifty little spot.  Starting with the dining […]