A pallet wood sofa that’s also a lounger!

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patio with pallet lounger

I’m blaming this pallet wood sofa that’s also a lounger project on my friend Cindy. Or I should say, thanking her! I spotted Cindy’s gorgeous summer patio decked out with cozy loungers on her Instagram stories, which looked so comfy! So I started pricing some loungers out. The ones I wanted were SO expensive… ugh. […]

Rustic shed with garden shutters and bike

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If a girl leaves for a month during summer, what happens to her grapevine-covered rustic garden shed? Are you even ready for this?! Don’t say I didn’t warn you. It disappears! I swear, this grapevine-gone-crazy happened in the blink of an eye. One day I was packing my bags, and once I returned, everything in […]

Reclaimed wood tool fence with Farm Supply sign

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  Some projects can take an afternoon to tackle and complete. While others seemingly take yearSSSSSS. But I finally have a super cool update on a long awaited project completion with I think the cutest outcome! Even better than I originally imagined. Remember THIS reclaimed wood fence project? Recap: The original fence was falling over. […]

Stenciled Buffalo Check front door mat

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Buffalo Checked front door mat

A cute front door mat has been something I’ve desired for a LONG TIME! I generally pick up those great big industrial black mats from big box stores. They do the trick, but I’ve longed for a little mat stylin’. So last time I visited Ikea, I grabbed a few plain Ikea Trampa door mats […]

A no-flowerbed update with a simpler summer shed – Part 5

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As you may already know, I’m currently planted on the beautiful island of Maui which I shared in THIS post. You can catch my spontaneous ramblings and filming on Insta Stories HERE While I’m enjoying a little downtime until I build some stories of the tropical variety, here’s a little update on my yard, based […]

How I built a rustic reclaimed wood garden fence – part 4

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  There is nothing quite like an unplanned project. Because no planning appears to work best in these parts! So thanks to my lack of due diligence, I’m taking you waaaay back to the garden shed and fence project that was started last summer. As a refresher… Here’s Part 1 where we first cleaned up. Welcome back […]

Surviving the storm and trimming the shrubs

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The other night, the wind was absolutely howling through our little valley leaving me surprised any tree was left standing. But you can bet this blogger-nerd was on top of it! I ran out there barefoot my iPhone and captured a true Instagram Stories moment filming the willow tree out back swaying like crazy. It was gorgeous actually. Sidenote: […]

Buffalo check and Plaid placemats for a fall or everyday table

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I really do love my big metal kitchen island that also doubles as a table. And I also really love my pallet wood sawhorse office desk where a kitchen table would normally go.  All that works in this house. It really does. However I secretly miss having a kitchen table at times. I’m picturing a big […]

Welcome Fall quirky reclaimed wood pumpkin sign

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This summer when I painted my front door Bayberry green, I was soooo looking forward to playing with fall and Christmas decor against it! It’s such a lovely natural moss green tone that just seems to go with anything. Nature never fails as inspiration, does it? So blame this project on my 2nd Starbucks pumpkin […]