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Not Your Typical Barnboard Clock

*This post is also featured on Up The Old Barn Road as part of the Fabulous Friday blog series. Click here to check out some of the other posts in this series* The rustic reclaimed look for home decorating is so trendy lately, and I’ve totally hopped on that bandwagon. I love how some old wood can add character…

Custom Closets With Built In Shelving

Another thing on our to-do list was to finish up the built in shelving in all the closets. I’m going to show you how we designed our closets, built all our custom shelving, and organized the spaces so you can draw some inspiration for your own home. After we moved into our house we still…

Mudroom and Front Hall: Before and After

When we designed our house, we knew we wanted a mudroom between the garage and the main living area. This would give us a place to drop all our coats and boots, and have the mess contained within a defined area. If you remember from our house plans, we built a raised bungalow with a split…

Unfinished Basement and Future Plans

When we were building our house, we decided to finish off the upstairs first and leave the basement finishing for sometime in the future. We don’t need the extra finished space at the moment. For now, a wide open area in the basement is great for the kids. The kids can practice their sports in…

En-suite Bathroom Plans and Progress

We are trying hard to get a few more things done yet before Christmas. One of the major projects we would like to complete is the master bedroom en-suite bathroom.  Here is a mood board with the components we are planning to use for our bathroom. I think the last time I showed a picture…