Farmhouse Style Bathroom Ideas

Did I ever tell you the story of how a simple clawfoot tub inspired me to purchase a house? About 16 years ago when I was a single mom with 3 kids, I decided to check out an old farmhouse for sale that was featured in a local newspaper. I really wasn't in a position to purchase a house, but a girl can dream. It was a cute house but I kept thinking it was out of my reach. But then the realtor opened the door to the farmhouse style bathroom with … [Read more...]

My Bathing Beauty

Slow but sure, room by room, my house is undergoing a transformation of sorts. Not a full-fledged remodeling assault ... just a simple sprucing up. A fresh coat of paint here, a new rug there. Hubby is rolling his eyes thinking, "here we go again." And so, without further ado ... Hubby installed the molding (love him!). I painted the upper walls in Linen, the bottom wears Simply White. Thankfully the old toilet still functions. I love its … [Read more...]

Stuff I Wanna Get Done in 2012

If I were to list everything I wanna get done in 2012, this blog post would involve so much scrolling down the page that you'd be sure to get carpal tunnel syndrome. For now, I'll limit it to manageable goals ... and goals for which I have pictures taken. So in no particular order ... Paint the house. This photo was taken several years ago so it doesn't look like it needs painting. Fast forward about 10 years and this little cottage is in need of … [Read more...]

Rub a Dub Dub: A Claw Foot Tub

What really sold me on our house when touring it for the first time, was the claw foot tub in the downstairs bathroom. I had always wanted one and there it sat, in all its glory. Upon further exploration, we found another one in the upstairs bathroom. One day soon, I'll take photos of each ... but not until I get a new camera. It's been frustrating trying to get sharp, indoor images with my Canon PowerShot. So tomorrow, I'm heading over to the … [Read more...]

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