Lime Washing the Fireplace

One of the things I've both loved and hated about our house since we moved in is the brick woodburning fireplace. I love that it's brick and wood burning. I also love the design with he curved hearth and the recessed walls. I hate that the room, which is north facing gets so dark with … Continue reading Lime Washing the Fireplace

Farmhouse Renovations Continued

This series of projects that has hit us in quick succession has been draining for me. Not because I've been doing a lot of work, because I haven't been. But the clutter of mid-project work is just overwhelming for me; it heightens my anxiety because nothing is where it should be. The dining room floor … Continue reading Farmhouse Renovations Continued

Dining Room Paper Floor

So white is not a color for this clan of mine. Nope. We're too... Well, I was going to say messy, cruddy, and mucky, but we'll go with rugged... We're too rugged to pull off white. White is a color for pristine, childless, petless, showplace homes. So, we (and by we, I mean I, because … Continue reading Dining Room Paper Floor