Y’all, we closed on the new farm last Friday. It still feels a bit surreal, but it’s really happening! It’s time to hit the ground running with renovations, and I need your help!Read More
These DIY Towel Rack Labels add charm and remove the guess work in our high-traffic, multi-use powder room.
A small project that somehow got stuck on my to-do list FOR-E-VER, the labels required Read More
Don’t you just love place card holders?
The possibilities are endless…use them to label food dishes, announce a special message, provide instructions, display photos, add Read More
I just love the way this project turned out! Our Farmhouse Chic cabinet began as a bright green 1950’s curio cabinet scored for $75 on Craigslist.Read More
Wanted: Book Storage
This project was exactly what I needed to add extra book storage to a few spots in our home:
- simple appearance
- efficient use of space
The best part is that it’s mounted to the wall and takes up absolutely zero floor space! How “crate” is that??Read More
Here’s another big project from my list of Nesting Projects: The Dining Room Hutch Makeover. It was a long time coming, and in the end, I can claim no credit for any of the work. I was merely the visionary, but am really pleased with the results!
For ten years, this (below) was our dining room hutch. It was one of our very first furniture purchases, and I could kick myself for failing to take a picture of its “before” condition. Read More
Which books are piled on your nightstand / bookshelf / desk these days? These are the titles I’ve been reading this month…
For some reason, January always seems to usher in an enormous wave of Organization and Home Beautification at my house. Add pregnancy to the mix, and I am in serious Nesting Mode.
Merry Christmas from the Yankee Homestead!
It’s not possible, for various reasons, to invite each of you to our home during this holiday season, so I thought I’d bring our home to you.
Today’s post is a mini-tour of our Christmas cheer. Some of our decorations didn’t even make it out of their boxes this year, but we did manage to “Christmas-fy” most of the house to some degree.
Let’s start at the back door, where most folks enter our house. Back door guests are best!Read More