Friday, March 30, 2012

The Church

I've always been the sort of person that likes to take the way less traveled.  I'd much rather take a winding country road lined with farms and homesteads than an interstate or highway clogged with traffic and billboards.  Maybe it's because I grew up on those country back roads as our family's dairy farm was little ways away from the small, rural town that we lived by?  It's all I ever knew until I was 18 and I'm still very much that farm girl longing to get back to the country. 

Monday, March 26, 2012

Spring Front Porch and Wreath Project

I've been sprucing up my front porch a bit for spring the last couple of weeks.  It's been so unseasonably warm that it feels like it's June back in the Pacific Northwest! I know that I need to just soak up these moderate temperatures before the heat of the southern summer sets in.  I've been adding just a few potted plants, pillows, and touches of spring...

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Desk Chair Makeover and the Beginnings of My New Creative Space

I fell in love with this chair last winter at a small antique show up in Sandpoint, ID and had to bring it home with me after feeling how heavy, sturdy, and comfortable it was.  I'd been on the lookout for just the right chair to go with my new half-round desk and this fit the bill....

Sunday, March 18, 2012

8ft Farm Table

I just love a good, solid farm table.  I hunted high and low for months for the perfect, huge (and affordable) farm table for my dining room in my new house last fall and didn't find it...  I ended up with a large trestle table that I really love, but I finally found that elusive farm table a few weeks ago! 

Thursday, March 8, 2012

My Spring Mantel

It's no secret that I'm pretty much obsessed with birds, nests, branches...pretty much anything nature-inspired, so when it came to decorate my mantel for spring, all I needed to do was turn to things I already decorate my house with all year around. 


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