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Our Finished Fenced In Yard

Our Finished Fenced In Yard

After a brief materials delay, we are happy to share that our fenced in yard is finally finished!  What was previously a somewhat neglected side yard, is now turning out to be one of our favorite, and most used, spaces. The crew returned to wrap the post and rail with...

Breaking Ground on the Fence Installation

Breaking Ground on the Fence Installation

Our fence plans are in motion and installation has begun! The crew has made amazing progress in such a short period of time. They're installing the fence in two phases – first, the post and rail and second, the picket, chain link and gates. Bringing in the...

We’re Getting a Fence Installed! Plans and Inspiration

We’re Getting a Fence Installed! Plans and Inspiration

You read that right – we are getting a fence installed! Fences are a huge investment and, after lots of visual research and planning, we decided this was one of the projects we wanted to leave to the experts. I’m sharing why we’re installing a fence, our inspiration,...

Finished Built-In Shelves in Matt’s Office

Finished Built-In Shelves in Matt’s Office

Believe it or not, the last update I shared on Matt’s office shelves was in April of this year. The garden and summer commitments have kept us incredibly busy, so it took me a while to get back to finishing up the last bit of painting on the doors and trim. To be...

What We Planted in the Kitchen Garden

What We Planted in the Kitchen Garden

This is the first year we’ll be growing produce in our newly built raised bed kitchen garden. If I’ve learned anything through my research it’s that gardening isn’t an exact science and each year will teach you something new. Sure, there are some rules that tend to...

Building Our Raised Bed Kitchen Garden

Building Our Raised Bed Kitchen Garden

There’s nothing like telling a New England winter to move on by starting your garden build in the middle of March, am I right? Cold and snow be damned! Staking it out With the nearly final plans in hand, we measured and staked out the proposed garden edges and bed...

Dreaming Up Our Kitchen Garden

Dreaming Up Our Kitchen Garden

I have been dreaming of my very own kitchen garden for as long as I can remember. After all these years of dreaming, I'm now gazing out the kitchen window in our new-but-old home ready to make that dream a reality. When I was a kid, our family had a sizable garden. My...

Constructing Built-In Shelves in Matt’s Office

Constructing Built-In Shelves in Matt’s Office

Matt’s office was the first room I knew exactly how I wanted to design. It’s a space he shares with our second guest bed and it has a lot of potential to function more effectively. Believe it or not, built-in shelves weren't the jumping off point either! After...

DIY Upholstered Bed Frame

DIY Upholstered Bed Frame

I can't believe I'm writing this – we built a bed frame! When we moved into our new house last December, we upgraded from a queen to a king mattress. Everything for a king bed is bigger – pillows, sheets, bed frames – and that often means it's more expensive, too. I...

DIY Semi-Permanent Stair Runner with an IKEA Tiphede Rug

DIY Semi-Permanent Stair Runner with an IKEA Tiphede Rug

This post contains affiliate links. These won't cost you anything and if you use these links to buy something we may earn a commission. Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, for your support! I’ve been wanting to add a stair runner to our main entry for a while...

Sitting Room Makeover: Picking a Paint Color

Sitting Room Makeover: Picking a Paint Color

This post is a lesson in going with your gut! I spent months researching inspiration for our dining-room-turned-sitting-room paint color. For the longest time I’d envisioned turning that space into a cozy, inviting, library-esque room with a traditional inspired vibe....

DIY Gallery Wall with Thrifted Frames

DIY Gallery Wall with Thrifted Frames

This post contains affiliate links. These won't cost you anything and if you use these links to buy something we may earn a commission. Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, for your support! I’ve always loved the look of an eclectic gallery wall. They emanate...