All Things Outside

The Project We Have Been Waiting On

Guess what is happening.  I bet you will never guess.  The antique street lights are FINALLY being installed down our driveway.  Can you believe it?  Maybe you don’t even know the story behind the project we have been waiting on since moving to our property.  So I wanted to share the story along with several […]

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How to cozy up your porch

All Things Outside

Ideas to Cozy Up your Front Porch

Have you been cozying up your outdoor spaces like we have?  So far, we got our front porch put together last week after we had our new furniture delivered.  Our screened porch was cleaned and refreshed by using a few things from different spaces around our property.  We moved the urns that we found at […]

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The Best Front Porch Furniture with built-in cushions

All Things Outside

The Best Front Porch Furniture with Built-in Cushions

Our porches are in full use.  And I can’t tell you how happy that makes me.  The weather has been excellent here in Ohio for outdoor living.  I briefly mentioned before that normally, we don’t plant annuals and hang ferns until Mother’s Day.  But the two week forecast was so good that our flowers have […]

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Screened Porch Decorating Ideas - What you May Need

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Screened Porch Decorating Ideas

Wow… what a whirlwind that last couple of weeks have been.  We have been getting all of our outdoor spaces spruced up for summer.  What is so funny is that today is May 10.  We have had such great weather here in Ohio this spring that we got everything cleaned and planted a lot sooner […]

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From The Garden

Roundup of Last Years Summer Projects and this Years List

The planning has begun.  Every year we have one major project that we plan around our property.  We call it our “big summer project.”  Our big summer project this year will actually happen late summer/early fall.  And, it’s BIG. I will share more about that later.  We do have several other projects that we are […]

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Spring Mantel Layered look using old shutters

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Spring Mantel in the Dining Room

Did you see the brick wall behind the fireplace in the dining room?  We had that finished last week.  I love the texture that it brought to the room.  It added so much interest.  We have another project coming soon in this area so I will for sure share. I’m excited about it. Anyway, I […]

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Antique Chandeliers in the kitchen

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Antique Chandeliers in our Kitchen

Man, am I behind on catching you all up with our projects.  We recently took a trip to see my sister in North Carolina and I found the prettiest vintage chandelier on the drive home. I wanted antique chandeliers in our kitchen from the very beginning. But I knew it would be way too hard […]

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Brick wall

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Brick Wall behind our Fireplace

Another project completed! We now have a brick wall behind our fireplace in our dining room. We did something a little different with our brick than what is standard today, and I love how it turned out! Let me tell you all about it! Our Brick Wall behind our Fireplace From Flat to That- Where […]

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