DIY Barn wood Scrap Art

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This blog post isn't about a tutorial really, but more of an inspiration post to show you how you can make some simple art for your home. For free. On Sunday morning this week I had a few quiet moments while I was drinking my coffee & I decided to create some art with some scrap wood I had. I made a project with an old barn door recently [more … [Continue reading...]

DIY Small Hallway Gallery Wall

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We have this small hallway on our lower level {I say lower level because our house is an odd layout with 4 levels. More on that later} This hallway is right off of our lower level living room that leads to the basement, bathroom, & office. The hallway has barely any wall space & no room for anything significant like furniture, but I was not … [Continue reading...]

DIY Wooden Heart Valentines Day Art

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I mean come on. Three valentines day posts from me now? I think this may be my last one for the year. Pretty sure. So, as many of my blog posts start out... I was walking through target & I spotted something cute & I thought, "Hey! I can make something with that." This something was a wooden heart found in the dollar spot in the front of … [Continue reading...]

Valentines Day Living Room

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I have to start this post out by saying Thank you. Thank you for all your kind words, tips, encouragement, prayers, & more on yesterday's post [here]. I am floored at how many people have reached out via email, comments, Instagram, Facebook, & other outlets. It is sometimes so hard to be transparent &  not share the not so pretty things … [Continue reading...]

Our 4th Baby

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As I sit here writing this it honestly doesn't feel real. It all happened so fast that I forget in this busy season of life that we just suffered this tragic loss recently. Let me take you back to two months ago right before Thanksgiving & to a few weeks before we moved to Michigan. I was shopping in TJ Maxx & I got a huge dizzy spell. Odd. … [Continue reading...]

H&M Home Decor Haul – January 2015

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Not going to lie, putting 2015 in the title of this post had me second guessing what year it really was. Doesn't it just look strange? Well, it's no secret that I love H&M home decor. The style couldn't be more "me", it's affordable, & great quality. I do a few hauls a year from there because when I go to buy one thing, a few more things … [Continue reading...]

DIY Valentines Day Garland

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It's really funny. Valentines day is one of those holidays that I don't always decorate for. It's one of those holidays that I have to be really inspired to even acknowledge with my home decor & this year I was inspired! What inspired me you ask? Target. The answer is always Target isn't it? I was walking through Target the other day & … [Continue reading...]

New Farmhouse Table & Dining Room – The “Before”

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I'm not sure if I ever said it here on the blog, but ever since we moved into our Michigan house almost two months ago we have been on the hunt for a dining room table. We couldn't use our amazing farmhouse table from our last two houses because this dining room is so small that we use that table in a different room in our house that will be on the … [Continue reading...]

New Curtains & Some DIY No-Sew Curtains

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What?! I'm actually giving a Michigan house update? Yesterday I shared our DIY bathroom cabinet & today I'm sharing a few curtains that we have hung up in the house before. Why not more curtains than these? Because most of our windows are sitting there naked & curtain-less & sad. We did manage to hang some curtains up on the first level … [Continue reading...]

DIY Bathroom Cabinet

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I am so excited to share Mr. LMB's latest build with you guys for so many reasons. One, is this is one of the bigger things he has built in the month we have been living in Michigan. Two because it's just beautiful & he is so creative. & three, he designed, built, & painted this piece all himself. Usually he builds & I paint, but … [Continue reading...]

The Best Staircase Gallery Walls

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My brain has been spinning with new ideas for our Michigan home. Of course I have been busy with our  new booth & life in general. Anyways... we still don't have stair nose on our stairs, but I am already thinking of gallery walls for two sets of stairs in our home. There are actually three stairwells in our home, but one leads to our basement … [Continue reading...]

A Cozy Gray Chair Makeover

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Do you ever get an urge to use a certain paint color? Like you are sitting on the couch & all of the sudden you are like, "I have to paint something gray RIGHT NOW or I might go crazy?!" Crap, is that just me? I know I'm not the only one. Well, the other night the mood struck to paint something gray & I had the most perfect little chair … [Continue reading...]

New Year… New Booth!

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Happy New Year... again. Ok, I've said it enough here on the blog & I'm done now for those of you getting annoyed of hearing it, but I'm excited {and slightly scared} of all the changes happening right away in 2015. One exciting change that has happened this past week is we moved to a new booth inside Painted Farm Girl here in Michigan. Some of … [Continue reading...]

DIY Antique Window Sign

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I was sitting in our garage recently just creating some new things when I came across a big "oops" I had made when we were leaving our home in North Carolina. I had dropped a window on the ground & glass & the frame of the window shattered everywhere. Of course, me being a hoarder, I kept the shattered wooden window frame knowing that I … [Continue reading...]

Top Blog Posts Of 2014

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Ok. Don't even get me started. HOW IS IT 2015 THIS WEEK? Like, how? This year went by so fast & looking back at blog posts from this past year makes it seem like it went even faster. This year was a little strange here on the blog. It started out with us living in our NC home that we built, & after that sold it was all about our historic … [Continue reading...]

Christmas Decor Gone & The Flu

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As I'm writing this it's 11 at night & I got the case of the sickies. You may remember me saying I was sick the day before Christmas even on Instagram? Well... it never really went away. I kept feeling like something wasn't right & I was super nauseous & couldn't eat a thing, but I figured I was getting better. Nope. A whole lot of … [Continue reading...]


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