Farmhouse style Christmas front porch with picket fences

I am excited to share my Christmas front porch with you today!  Decorating my front porch for fall and Christmas is one of my favorite things to do and usually one of the first things I will do as the season changes. I thought I’d step back first and show you the previous 2 years […]

Farmhouse Plaid Christmas Tour

Happy Wednesday!  I’m excited to be joining 15 other bloggers in sharing our farmhouse style Christmas home decor ideas!  So grab a cup of coffee, and enjoy and be inspired! First off if you are new here, my name is Christina and I love all things frugal. home, family, with a bit of farmhouse thrown […]

Plaid and Cotton Farmhouse Style Christmas Tree

Happy Monday!  I’ve been so excited to share my farmhouse style cotton and plaid Christmas tree with you! You probably caught a glimpse of it in my Christmas mantel post but today, let’s show you some closer pictures and talk about some of the details. So I knew going into Christmas decorating that I wanted […]

Plaid and Shiplap Farmhouse Christmas mantel

Plaid, shiplap, tobacco baskets, greenery, and vintage items all adore my Christmas mantel and I think even Joanna Gaines would be proud!   So excited to share all the details of my Christmas mantel with you today! Oh how I wish I really could deck the walls with lots of shiplap!  😉 I actually flipped […]

Christmas Book Advent Calendar

I’m so excited to start this new tradition with our little girl this year – a Christmas Book Advent Calendar or Christmas Book Countdown. This idea is not original to me, in fact, I actually did something like this with my nieces and nephew a few years ago, but this will be the first year we’ll […]

How to pick a theme or change up your Christmas decor (plus a tour through Christmases past)

Are you decking the halls yet?  I’m just about done and can’t wait to share it all with you!  But first I thought I would answer a question that I got several times as I shared sneak peeks of Christmas decorating which was how I choose a theme for my Christmas decor or how I […]

Transforming a red brick fireplace with a German Schmear technique

So if you remember back to my fall tour post, this is how my brick fireplace looked.  Now I love brick… but red brick with red mortar?  No, not at all.  I knew when we bought the house that I wanted to change it for sure but I wanted to live with it, research some […]

Thanksgiving Table with Blue and Amber Accents

Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  I sure am – turkey, ham, all the sides, stuffing and pumpkin pie – yum!!  Today, I thought I would share my take on a pretty table all set for Thanksgiving dinner hoping that it will inspire you or give you some ideas for your Thanksgiving table. I LOVE setting […]

Farmhouse Coffee Bar with DIY floating shelf and mug rack

Tips on how to add a functional coffee bar to your kitchen even if you only have a small corner space, also tutorial on a DIY industrial floating shelf and hanging mug rack made with pipe hardware. I don’t know about you but it’s a keep the coffee coming kind of Monday especially after time […]

DIY Rustic Wood Shelves + DIY toilet paper holder made with plumbing pipe hardware

How-to tutorial on how to make industrial farmhouse wood floating shelves with pipe brackets and a DIY toilet paper holder using plumbing pipes found at the hardware store.         After I posted my master bathroom makeover reveal post, many of you asked for a detailed explanation on how to make the floating […]