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 […]

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

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How I built a rustic reclaimed wood garden fence – part 4 See the finished fence HERE Visit the entire series HERE 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 […]

Lessons from the fall rain

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I’m beginning to appreciate the many layers of fall. It seems like yesterday that I was moping about the heat of summer leaving us. It packed its shades and sunscreen and just flat out left our country seemingly overnight, leaving leaves all over the place in complete haste. The nerve! I guess that meant while I moped about being home […]

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 […]

The real garden shed and fence gets cleaned up – part 1

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  See the finished fence HERE Visit the entire series HERE As most of you already know, this little rustic shed I often feature out back isn’t a real garden shed at all. It morphed from a greenhouse, and today houses firewood, while becoming a cute focal point to the backyard through a sawhorse potting bench, […]

Welcome to my branched front door, barn wood bench and wood mat.

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Welcome to my branched front door, barn wood bench and wood mat. This post shares how I repainted my front door, made a reclaimed wood mat and a funky new reclaimed wood bench! (this post contains some affiliate links) We are not kind to front doors. Ok, the fact that the front door stuck terribly, […]

How to Buffalo Check plain red cushions for a cabin look!

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How to Buffalo Check plain red cushions for a cabin look! As you may remember, I was recently on this epic little cabin in the woods getaway, where I fell in LOVE with their outdoor dining / living room. So much so, as soon as both my feet were planted on home ground, I started planning […]

Mums and pumpkins front door fall decor and shed bed head tour

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I knew it would happens soon. The wind was starting to kick up, and the grapevine was turning vibrant! But in no time, every leaf would be gone. So it was time to RUN outdoors to take one last shed shoot of the season… fall style. But what enticed me out there the most was a recent, […]