Cedar Porch Posts

cedar pillars 5

Hi friends! It feels good to be back and chat house with you all. I obviously took a long break off during my first trimester and was back and ready to start blogging again in May but then the end of the busy school year happened and our computer crashed:( So blogging has been put […]

DIY Outdoor Dining Table

DIY Outdoor Dining Table

I have months worth of DIY projects to share in the coming weeks. Now that I’m safely in my second trimester and getting my energy back slowly but surely I’m ready to get back to blogging. I’m sharing our most recent project today because it’s so pretty:) We ate outside at the table for the […]

Family Christmas Photos

molly christmas sign

I don’t know about you guys, but it seems like no matter what we do, who we pay, or where we are Molly doesn’t cooperate for family pictures. We did newborn pictures not once, but twice and she cried the entire time both times. Two different photographers. Two different locations. Twice the tears. Her one […]

Ruffled Gingham Fall Wreath

ruffled gingham wreath tutorial

After a string of large-scale makeovers {a la the master and half baths}, I was ready to work on some simple crafts.  With the fall weather here, and oh so lovely, I was ready to create something pretty and fresh for the front door and this gingham wreath was the perfect answer. Here is what you will need to […]

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Painted Front Door Inspiration

seafoam door

Mike and I have talked about painting our front door for awhile now, but just haven’t been inspired enough to tackle it.  We also want to DIY some shutters and paint those to match.  Let me first remind you of our lackluster blah brown door that currently greets you at our house {the monogram helps […]

Fresh Front Door

wood letter hanging up close

Welcome back!  I hope you all had a great weekend.  We were able to spend some time with friends and with both of our families which was great, and we were even able to sneak in a little work in the laundry room.  It’s really coming along!  Walls are painted, cabinets are painted and installed. […]

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Outdoor Kitchens

stone island

We’ve been brainstorming ideas lately to put in an outdoor kitchen in our backyard.  We have an entire 7′ long concrete countertop and two smaller pieces that were a little too rough to put in the kitchen but would be perfect outside.  We are thinking of building an island/bar area with our grill and counters […]