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Farmhouse style trim being built and installed in a dining room using cheap common lumber and furring strips. Stack of 1x4 wood sitting on the floor in the sawdust from trimming the rounded edges off on a table saw. Featured Image.

How to Build Farmhouse-Style Trim on a Small Budget

I’ve wanted to replace our builder-grade trim for a while now. But the cost was always a stumbling block to getting it done.

DIY Halloween Vintage apothecary jars displayed in a vignette on an antique dresser in my dining room. Behind the bottles, antique books, and candles, is a vintage mirror and victorian light fixture on the wall.

DIY Halloween Apothecary Jars

I love Halloween, it’s almost my favorite holiday. But I’m not into the spooky Halloween holiday decor. So, instead, I’m going in the Victorian science direction with these amazing DIY vintage Halloween apothecary jars.

Beatrix Potters Squirrel Nutkin illustrations sitting up by the little green books and an ironstone teacup.

Squirrel Nutkin Illustrations

There are possibly no illustrations more quaint and charming for the fall season than those of Beatrix Potter’s famous tale of Squirrel Nutkin. It is my great pleasure to introduce to you if you don’t already know, the naughty Squirrel Nutkin.

Vintage Christmas card bunting hanging from a string on wooden shelves with vintage ironstone.

DIY Christmas Card Bunting

I have fallen in love with the beauty and charm of vintage Christmas cards. They add a simple nostalgia to your holiday season decor. And though my favorite use is creating a pretty little DIY vintage Christmas card bunting, they’re quite versatile!