The title might lead you to believe that I’m just hanging on by a thread, but despite the myriad challenges and setbacks on the farmhouse-renovation journey, I’m doing relatively OK in the emotional department.
If you turn left into our driveway, you’re taking a chance—a big one. In fact, turning out of our driveway, regardless of direction, is a major risk each and every time.
It’s the night before Christmas, and all through the house not a creature is stirring, not even a mouse, when all of sudden came a clicking clatter, as I pulled out the laptop and typed up this letter.
Sometimes in a renovation, there are key items and tasks you look forward to checking off the list—not only because you get to scratch through one line of many but also just because you enjoy it. Cabinet hardware is one of those items for me.
I think I’ve mentioned once or twice that we’ve had our fair share of challenges throughout our farmhouse renovation project. Our latest in what seems to be an endless list re-dos involves a major undertaking: the floors.
For most of our house, I’ve selected unique but timeless (at least in my opinion) lighting options that fall in step with our old-meets-new approach to decorating.
With major farmhouse renovation projects taking place all around, I hatched a plan that would keep me out of the way but still productive in the building process: bathroom backsplashes.